President Trump used part of his Tuesday night campaign rally in Milwaukee to defend his decision to authorize an airstrike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Wisconsin's primary is April 7.
The House is soon expected to name impeachment managers to prosecute the case against the president in the Senate and to hand off the articles of impeachment for the trial.
Winning back Wisconsin is a key part of Democrats' 2020 strategy - and one of the reasons the party chose Milwaukee to host its national convention in July. Wisconsin is part of the "blue wall" of states, in addition to MI and Pennsylvania, that Trump carried in 2016 but that Democrats feel they can win back.
Protests were also planned around the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee arena. Now that 2020 is upon us, we will be shifting our coverage to also incorporate more re-election events from President Trump in addition to our complete coverage of the Democratic primary. Wisconsin is a state the President must hold if he has a chance at re-election, and Democrats are working hard to return Wisconsin back to the "blue wall" of upper-Midwest states that have voted reliably Democrat for years. Linda Sorenson, who set up folding chairs and blankets with her sister-in-law Elizabeth Sorenson and said she would be seeing her 10th Trump rally, said it was fun "to meet other people who love the president, or like him, as much as we do". The Coalition to March on the DNC said more than a dozen groups would be joining its event. Meanwhile, an immigrant and refugee advocacy group, Voces de la Frontera, planned a separate rally to criticize the Trump administration's treatment of immigrants and refugees. It was a rare bipartisan victory, with backing from black leaders and lawmakers who forged an allegiance with President Trump.
Democrats and Republicans are trying to win over black voters in big cities such as Milwaukee that will play a huge role in deciding who will become the next president. I don't know how you can even get anything done, but he does.
One of those organizers in Milwaukee, Angela Lang, said Kushner's event seemed like an attempt to woo minorities but that Trump shouldn't assume that all black voters care about is mass incarceration and criminal justice reform. "But black voters are more than just single-issue voters".