Campaigning in Nevada for Senator Dean Heller, Ivanka Trump told the audience “This is our first stop and our most important stop.” Scott Sonner of the Associated Press reported on Trump’s stop in the Silver State:
Ivanka Trump praised Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller on Thursday for the role he played in passing the 2017 GOP tax bill and the doubling of the child tax credit that came with it.
Making a rare appearance this year on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser predicted Heller win his tight battle for re-election against Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen.
“I don’t do a lot of campaigning,” Ivanka Trump told about 80 supporters at the GOP field office in Reno during an appearance with Heller.
“But I really wanted to do it for him. This is our first stop and our most important stop,” she said. “I know he’s going to win.”
Heller, considered perhaps the most vulnerable incumbent GOP senator as the only one running for re-election in a state Hillary Clinton won in 2016, cautioned the faithful against becoming complacent in the final days of the campaign.
“Let me assure you this is a close race,” Heller said. But he said he believes the 2,000 GOP volunteers knocking on doors and making calls on his behalf will make the difference.
“I’ve never seen the state of Nevada this well organized, especially in a non-presidential year,” he said.
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