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Trump weighs Mississippi visit on heels of Hyde-Smith 'hanging' remark

Posted On: Nov 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Politico

National Republicans are mobilizing to shore up a Mississippi Senate seat that a few days ago was barely on anyone's radar, with the party poised to spend at least $1 million on a TV advertising campaign and the White House weighing a pre-runoff trip by President Donald Trump. The burst of activity follows the release of a video last weekend showing Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith joking that if she were invited by one of her supporters to a "public hanging," she would be in "the front row." Hyde-Smith, who earlier this year was appointed to fill the seat of former Sen. Thad Cochran, is facing Democrat Mike Espy in a Nov. 27 runoff. Espy, a former agriculture secretary, is African American. Party officials stressed that plans for a Trump rally weren't yet finalized, but several people involved in the talks said they expect the event to take place on the eve of the runoff. It would be Trump's first rally since his nationwide pre-midterm sprint. Trump won Mississippi by nearly 18 percentage points in the 2016...

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