President Donald Trump’s campaign organization’s claims that New Mexico could be in play in 2020 has been met with some skepticism.
But some Democrats seem to be taking the claim very seriously even though the state has been trending their party’s way in recent elections.
U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján and New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver sent out fundraising pleas for their Democratic U.S. Senate campaigns in response to the president’s visit to Rio Rancho on Monday.
“This is the most important email I’ve ever sent you,” the congressman said in a message sent out by his campaign organization, People for Ben. “I just learned Trump is personally traveling to my district. He just announced a huge rally here to turn our state red. Let me make something perfectly clear: I will not allow this President to come into our house and turn our state red.”
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