Trump pushes Joe Donnelly through ads on Facebook


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President Donald Trump has continued the interim campaign tour in Indiana where he tried to face the campaign of former President Barack Obama who will visit the state during the weekend (November 2nd)
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President Donald Trab ran into the Democratic Senate candidate in Indiana on Saturday, drawing attention to a report that his campaign is trying to split Republican voters by paying for ads that support the liberal candidate.

Trump, who led Democrat Senator Joe Donnelly on a tweet a day after a match in Indianapolis, appears to be reacting to a story in the Daily Beast, noting that Indian Democrats buy ads on Facebook for the candidate Freedom Party.

Trump has questioned whether Donnelly, running against Republican Mike Braun in one of the nation's most closely watched tribes, "is trying to steal the election."

"Rumors are that Senator Joe Donnelly of Indiana pays for Facebook ads for his so-called libertarian ticket," Trump said on Twitter. "Donnelly is trying to steal the elections – it's not what Russia did!"

Trump's decision to highlight Russia's participation in the 2016 elections was astonishing. The president has restored the intelligence services' estimates that the Kremlin-linked entities ran an advertising campaign meant to support him.

The Republicans of the Indians defended Facebook's ads, which led Liberer Lousy Brenton's stand against taxes.

"The ads that underline Lucy Brenton is the real conservative in the Indiana Senate race pay the Indiana Democratic Party," party chairman John Zody said in a statement. "They are absolutely legitimate, real and accurately represent the anti-tax record."

The president holds multiple meetings every day as he carries out a final campaign before Tuesday's election, which will decide to control Congress.

He is expected to return to Indiana on Monday.

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