Trump promotes GOP tax law in Ohio

Hannah Rogers
May 7, 2018

Both GOP primaries include a surprising number of candidates jockeying to prove they're most like Trump, considering the president's approval rating remains below 50 percent in most general-electorate polls.

Trump spent several hours in OH meeting with supporters and participating in a roundtable created to highlight the benefits of the new Republican tax law.

Trump said Democrats like Brown were responsible for "catch and release" immigration rules, which allowed undocumented migrants who were arrested to be released while they wait for a trial.

The lawsuit claims Renacci campaign ads falsely describe Gibbons as "liberal" and "anti-Trump", incorrectly claim he "donated to efforts to attack and defeat Donald Trump", and wrongly said that "Gibbons himself admits he's no conservative, describing himself as ideologically flexible".

"We'll be taking care of our people", he added.

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In an effort to advance his agenda and policies, President Trump is calling on OH voters to elect Republican lawmaker Jim Renacci to the Senate, saying "we need his vote very badly".

Trump also attended a fundraiser for Trump Victory, the joint committee funding his campaign and the Republican National Committee, meeting first with high-dollar givers and then addressing a larger group of about 250 donors. Sherrod Brown, who Renacci will face in November if Renacci wins his primary. Trump predicted: "He'll be fantastic".

"In making the defamatory statements identified herein, Renacci acted with actual malice and is thus responsible for punitive damages", says the lawsuit, which seeks punitive and compensatory damages of more than $1 million.

His visit comes as Republicans across the nation are facing an increasingly challenging midterm election environment.

OH has several competitive races this November.

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