elections heller: Trump and Heller have papered over their once prickly relationship to present a united front in their shared goal of helping Republicans maintain, if not expand, their thin 51-49 majority in the Senate in November's congressional elections, according to CTV. Heller was among the officials waiting on the sweltering airport tarmac to greet Trump. Trump was in Las Vegas to assist Dean Heller, the only Republican U.S. senator seeking re-election in a state that Democrat Hillary Clinton won in 2016. In remarks to several hundred often-cheering attendees at the Nevada GOP Convention, Trump portrayed himself as the toughest against illegal immigration, saying at one point, I think I got elected largely because we are strong on the border. The fact is we need more Republicans because the Democrats are obstructionists. But he excluded any mention of the fact that a massive public outcry, including from members of his own family, forced him to reverse course this week and end the practice of separating children from families after they illegally cross the southern border into the U.S. On immigration, we have to be very strong, Trump said, saying the immigration problem should have been solved years ago and blaming Democrats for causing it. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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