President Trump is visiting Wheeling, West Virginia, Saturday evening to headline a campaign rally for Republican candidates including Senate nominee Patrick Morrisey, who is challenging Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) for his seat. This is the first of five such events in Trump-friendly areas of the country scheduled for the coming week. The president will also make appearances in Johnson City, Tennessee, on Monday; Southaven, Mississippi, on Tuesday; Rochester, Minnesota, on Thursday; and Topeka, Kansas, a week from Saturday. This trip takes Trump out of Washington as scandal and debate continue to surround the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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