Dec 31, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Trump set to counter-program January's Democratic debate with Wisconsin rally


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President Trump will hold a campaign rally in Milwaukee, Wisc., on Jan. 14, countering a Democratic presidential debate set for the same night in Iowa, per AP.

What's happening: CNN and The Des Moines Register are sponsoring the first Democratic presidential debate of 2020 that night at Drake University in Des Moines.

  • The rally at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena will be Trump's second in less than a week. His first 2020 rally is in Toledo, Ohio, on Jan. 9.

The context: All three events could unfold against the backdrop of Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate.

Go deeper: Who has qualified for the January Democratic debate

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