Trump planning robust October campaign schedule in advance of 2022 midterms, with an emphasis on rural areas: report

Donald Trump arrives at a Make America Great Again rally in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on November 5, 2018.
Trump’s aides are talking with GOP campaigns to have him stump for candidates in October, per WaPo.
GOP officials are gambling that Trump can raise turnout without turning off too many independents.
Independents are now leaning toward Democratic candidates in the fall contests, per a new WSJ poll.

Former President Donald Trump’s advisors are in talks with GOP campaigns to have the ex-commander-in-chief stump for candidates on the trail in October, leading up to midterm elections where the party is aiming to make major gains in Congress, according to a Washington Post report.

Per the report, GOP strategists are taking a major gamble that Trump can juice party turnout without turning off the independent voters who will be key to the party’s hopes this fall.

Trump is set to appear at campaign rallies, while also making robocall messages and potentially participate in tele-town halls…

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