MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) — President Donald Trump is stopping in southern Illinois to support Republican Rep. Mike Bost’s re-election bid.
Trump has scheduled a rally with Bost on Saturday at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro. His campaign says he’s expected to discuss his America First agenda and the need for Illinois voters to help protect and expand the Republican majority in Congress.READ MORE: British Cooking School Life Kitchen Launches Cookbook For Those Who Have Lost Smell, Taste Due To COVID-19
Bost is in a tight race against Democrat Brendan Kelly, the St. Clair County state’s attorney.READ MORE: Man Carjacked At Gunpoint In South Austin
The 12th Congressional District is one of four GOP-held seats that Democrats are targeting as they try to take control of the House.
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