Trump stumps for Republican Rick Saccone in Pennsylvania
Trump stumps for Republican Rick Saccone in Pennsylvania
U.S. President Donald Trump announces a presidential proclamation placing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports while surrounded by workers
11 March, 2018, 20:35
Cindy had more to say about Saccone's opponent, Democrat Conor Lamb, calling him "personable and charismatic".
"Is there anything more fun than a Trump rally?" he asked on the heels of a whirlwind week in which his chief economics advisersaid he was resigning, he formalized steep tariffs on steel and aluminum that angered business leaders and allies, and he abruptly announced, through South Korean officials, that he meant to meet with Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader. We've got his son.
But Trump spent most of his hour and 20 minutes on stage talking about nearly every other topic under the sun.
President Donald Trump attempted to energize his Republican base ahead of a Pennsylvania special election, talking up the plan for tariffs on steel imports, criticizing the media and Democrats, and praising the concept of the death penalty for drug dealers.
Trump talked up his decision this past week to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports - a move deeply opposed by congressional Republicans and the business wing of the GOP yet popular in this Pittsburgh suburb, the heart of steel country.
"We're not talking El Chapo-level people", he said, referring to Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the former leader of the Sinaloa cartel who was extradited to the United States past year.
But it's not clear what effect that could have on the final outcome. "I might like him", the president quipped. He said the tariff might have had more of an impact if the announcement had come earlier, and workers could feel some of the benefits.
Trump won the area by almost 20 percentage points little more than a year ago, but polls now suggest that the Republican and Democrat are essentially tied.
However, the GOP is also campaigning hard to maintain the seat.
Murphy quit last fall after his hometown newspaper reported he had suggested a mistress get an abortion when they thought she might be pregnant. "Will be going to Pennsylvania today in order to give my total support to RICK SACCONE, running for Congress in a Special Election (March 13)", he said on Twitter at the time. "Otherwise they're going to take away your tax cuts".
When Mr. Trump said that he may meet with Mr. Kim, some in the crowd began to boo.
"Some countries have a very, very tough penalty - the ultimate penalty", Trump said during last week's summit. Trump is making the case that a person can get the death penalty or life in prison for shooting a single person, but a drug dealer can kill thousands and spend little or no time in jail. Allegheny County, which is in the 18th District, had the highest drug overdose death rate in the nation in 2016, according to the Pew Research Center. He also mentioned the Republican candidate whom he endorsed.
Josh Jaros and his partner, Kim Zouko, both 36, invited Lamb into their living room, where he played with their 3-year-old daughter for a few minutes before asking them who they were voting for.
It's not clear whether Trump's presence on the campaign trail three days before the race will boost turnout, but Saccone was hoping it would.
Ireland, who supports Trump, said she feels that many DACA recipients could have taken steps to apply for citizenship already if they really wanted to, but she was adamant that they deserved a solution and that Democrats have dropped the ball.
Trump carried the district by 19 points in 2016. Vice President Mike Pence spoke at a fundraiser in February in Pennsylvania. Senate race in Alabama, although the president did not make those men the centerpiece of his comments. But, 'Women won't like Donald Trump. The president is looking to bolster support for Saccone as polls now have the two candidates neck in neck. "It's not a national election". The president has previously offered support for the religious conservative. The Democrat contests that claim, saying he will not support Pelosi for leader if he's elected.
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China has repeatedly vowed to defend its "legitimate rights and interests" if targeted by U.S. trade actions. Calling steelworkers the "backbone of America", Trump called steel vital to United States national security.
Turnbull said the two leaders discussed the importance of a "fair and reciprocal" trade relationship between Australia and the US. The internal White House dispute over tariffs contributed to the resignation of Mr Trump's chief economic adviser Gary Cohn.
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