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President Trump expected in Macon to rally for Brian Kemp in Georgia governor’s race

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President Trump waved to a handful of supporters Monday leaving the Georgia State Farmers Market in Macon during a hurricane Michael disaster tour October 15, 2018.
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President Trump waved to a handful of supporters Monday leaving the Georgia State Farmers Market in Macon during a hurricane Michael disaster tour October 15, 2018.

President Donald Trump is expected in Macon Sunday to urge Georgia voters to vote for Republican Brian Kemp in a tight governor’s race with Democrat Stacey Abrams.

A week after Georgia’s first Sunday voting, Trump will host a rally in Macon, according to multiple sources.

The rally is scheduled for 4 p.m. in the North Hangar at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport. Doors open at 1 p.m. Tickets are available on Trump’s website.

This will be Trump’s second trip to Macon this month after meeting with Red Cross relief workers and farmers impacted by Hurricane Michael.

The president reportedly will be traveling to eight states this week in the final push for Republican candidates in this midterm election where the balance of power in the U.S. House could shift to Democrat control.

Trump is expected to host up to 10 rallies this week although the Secret Service is still working out logistics for the visits.

The presidential Make America Great Again rally website shows four evening stops for Trump through Saturday: Fort Myers, FL, on Wednesday; Columbia, MO, on Thursday; Huntington, WV, on Friday and Pensacola, FL, on Saturday.

“We are excited to have the President coming to Georgia,” Kemp communications director Ryan Mahoney emailed The Telegraph Monday. “Just working to confirm date/time/location.”

Pence will be at the Dalton Convention Center at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, in Grovetown at the Columbia County Exhibition Center at 2:30 p.m. Thursday before appearing at the Savannah Convention Center at 5 p.m.

Pence stumped for Kemp in Macon days before the July runoff where he handily defeated Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, the top finisher in the primary.

Trump endorsed Kemp in the final stretch of the runoff campaign although Cagle was supported by Gov. Nathan Deal.

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