President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Duluth, Minnesota next Wednesday, one week after he returns from the summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, which is scheduled to begin in a matter of hours in Singapore. “Today, Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. announced the next MAGA Rally featuring President Donald Trump, scheduled in Duluth, Minnesota on Wednesday, June 20 at 6:30 pm CT,” the Trump-Pence campaign said in a statement released late Monday. The event will be held in Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District, which stretches from the suburbs of Minneapolis-St. Paul to the Canadian border, one of the few districts in the House of Representatives that is currently held by an incumbent that the Cook Political Report rates as a “toss up.” The selection of Duluth–a leading Great Lakes port on the banks of Lake Superior–as the site of President Trump’s first MAGA rally after the summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un is politically strategic. The scheduling of the rally, so close on the heels of the summit, is a clear signal that President Trump intends to take the battle to the opposition Democrats in the leadup to the November 2018 midterm elections, a point the Trump-Pence

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