Nashville Crowd Boos Senator Bob Corker at Donald Trump Rally

Nashville Crowd Boos Senator Bob Corker at Donald Trump Rally

Nashville Crowd Boos Senator Bob Corker at Donald Trump Rally

President Trump Tuesday makes his third trip to Nashville in just over 14-months, but this time a rally is wrapped around a fundraiser for a key U-S Senate race.

Mexico has said it would not pay for a border wall.

Speaking at a boisterous rally in Nashville, Mr. Trump criticized Democrat Phil Bredesen, a former two-term governor, as "very liberal".

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., leaves the House Republican Conference meeting at the Capitol Hill Club on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015.

Mrs. Blackburn and Mr. Bredesen are running for the seat held by retiring Republican Sen.

Trump added that Bredesen donated to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in 2016, saying, "Phil Bredesen supported her and he supported her ideas".

Diving into the midterm elections, President Donald Trump is seeking to build a stable of Republicans who will help promote his agenda and serve as a check on Democrats aiming to win majorities in Congress.

Corker, who has publicly criticized the President, announced previous year he would not seek re-election. "That's the worst thing that can happen", he 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.

"If Bredesen were ever to get elected, he'd do whatever Chuck and Nancy [say]", Trump said. "To keep on winning, you have to vote Republican in November".

Tennessee has a history of electing centrist senators and the race could be complicated by Corker's up-and-down relationship with Trump.

This comes as GOP Senate hopeful candidate Marsha Blackburn is set to face off in the August primaries.

In his final year in the Senate, Corker has called Bredesen a friend and said he won't actively campaign against him.

Trump won Tennessee decidedly in 2016 and remains popular there.

"You can say what you want, but I think border security and security in general is a great issue for the Republicans", Trump maintained. "They do nothing for us".

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