"He was gone so fast".
"He was wacky", Trump said of Franken.
"Some might say that the Senate is rolling the clock back on women by confirming Kavanaugh".
Judge Brett Kavanaugh will soon join the Supreme Court, but the controversy surrounding his nomination may have a lasting effect on the political landscape.
Then reviving a popular crowd-pleasing rally tricked, he dropped Franken's name by saying he wouldn't: "I don't want to mention Al Franken's name so I won't". Democrat Harley Rouda has been criticizing the congressman for his ties to the Trump White House and support for Russian Federation. Tina Smith, who is running to fill the final two years of Franken's term, and invited Smith's challenger, state Sen.
The outcome in Minnesota could prove critical as Republicans seek to counter Democratic enthusiasm in the midterm elections. Rochester is the largest city in the First Congressional District where Republican Jim Hagedorn is running against Democrat Dan Feehan, a seat being vacated by U.S. Representative Tim Walz, the Democratic candidate for governor.
Housley joined Trump on stage briefly during his rally.
-39th District, including parts of Orange, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties, This open seat is held by retiring Republican Rep. Ed Royce, who heads the Foreign Affairs Committee. The White House believes Paulsen's rejection of Trump will sink his candidacy.
But the president's primary focus was asking voters to head to the polls in November to support Minnesota Republicans. Both parties largely view the 2018 contest as a race to turn out party faithful rather than an effort to attract new voters. He also touted ongoing promises, including his pledge to develop a Space Force. Clinton won big here in 2016, and emboldened Democrats see the Trump agenda as a liability in the heavily Hispanic district.
He added that his rise has been "the greatest movement in the history of our country" and predicted, "We are going to win, win, win".