President Trump in Nashville tonight

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President Donald Trump lambasted "Chuck and Nancy" and told supporters in Tennessee at a rally on Tuesday that Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen would do the bidding of Democratic congressional leaders.

"In the end, Mexico is going to pay for the wall", Trump told the crowd.

Trump also headlined a fundraiser for Blackburn, who is expected to face Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen to replace Republican Sen.

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn, the leading Republican candidate.

Earlier Tuesday, Trump raised the prospect of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe affecting the November elections and blamed Democrats for "Collusion".

President Donald Trump made his third trip to Nashville since entering office. Tennessee is considered a solidly Republican state, but it could provide an opportunity for Democrats to pick up a seat come November. Bob Corker, who is retiring.

The campaign in Tennessee is among several races crucial to Trump's plans to maintain control of the Senate, where Republicans have a two-seat majority.

"If Bredesen were ever to get elected, he would do whatever Chuck and Nancy" want, Trump said.

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Mexico of doing "nothing" to stop illegal immigrants crossing into the United States, and repeated his election campaign pledge that Mexico would pay for his planned border wall. On Twitter, he said the "13 Angry Democrats" on Mueller's team "will be MEDDLING with the mid-term elections, especially now that Republicans (stay tough!) are taking the lead in Polls".

Trump said one of those surrogates who appeared with Clinton on the campaign trail was rapper Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter.

Tuesday's rally at the same place drew a promise from Blackburn.

"That is what you call getting the job done", Mrs. Blackburn said.

The president endorsed Blackburn on Twitter last month, saying Blackburn is "great on the military, border security and crime".

Trump won Tennessee decidedly in 2016 and remains popular there. "They do nothing to help us".

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