President Trump hits campaign trail for Republican candidates

President Trump ramps up immigration, migrant caravan rhetoric.
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And Travers is outside the white house of a little more of what the president's focusing on. With just one day to go Karen it you know you'd think after that big jobs report we hear a lot about the economy it's great bragging rights. But the president doesn't seem to be focusing on the. No day and the president has made immigration the centerpiece of his mid term closing argument and that's all we heard him on the campaign trail hammering Democrats on all weekend. And expected the president will continue that today when he makes stops in Ohio Indiana and Missouri over the weekend he painted eight very. Dark image of what this country will look like. If Democrats take control of congress here's what he had to say. As Lee's speech Democrats are all openly encouraging millions of illegal aliens to break our laws. Violate our borders. And destroy our nation had so many different ways. The resident's message essentially Diana's boil down to you if you want more illegal immigration and crying vote for Democrats he says if UN security. And border protection vote for Republicans but you're about the economy is very important. Over the weekend the new ABC news Washington Post poll found 65%. Of Americans say the economy right now is good or excellent. That's fantastic number that's a very good. Mid term election message for the Republicans but instead the president is talking about immigration and critics say he's using that. To scare voters to get them out to the polls president himself said over the weekend. Everybody wants and be talking about the economy but he said it's sometimes just not as exciting so Diana president airplane littlest psychology saying. When people are feeling good about something maybe get complacent and you don't show up but if you're scared about something that will inspire you to go to the polls and it's a good. Point when you're strategizing politically Karen some times it's a little bit more than meets BI. Do you have any read on how confident the White House is and now things are going. The president is feeling very good about how the Republicans are doing with the senate and yesterday the president noted. He's focused his attention on the senate so perhaps he's Ari certain lay ground work there that if they do hold the control of the senate or perhaps gain control more with more seats and they pick up. It will be because of his efforts over the weekend the president. For the first time with indicating that the Republicans could lose the house says it could happen he doesn't think that the debt. It's possible that they'll be able to squeak by in keep control but Diane the president noted. He hasn't focuses much in the house he says he hasn't been able to get to those critical battleground districts that the control of the house will be won or lost by Republicans. He's this isn't just too hard to get to and there's too many of them so. If fact keeping notes here remember this on Wednesday the Democrats do take the house the president says that wasn't my area but if they Republicans do managed to gain ground in the senate the president will likely take a lot of credit for that. Also not a bad strategy carries hemorrhage from outside the White House. And embrace that one thankful I'm here in.

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