Today, a forecast of severe weather in Nebraska forced former president Donald Trump to reschedule his rally with Republican gubernatorial hopeful Charles Herbster, a longtime political ally who has been accused of sexually assaulting several women. In a statement Friday afternoon, Trump said he will appear Sunday night. His appearance with Herbster underscores the risky play Trump is making by trying to be a kingmaker in GOP primaries. Herbster, who has denied the allegations, is only one of several Trump-endorsed candidates in close primaries on ballots next month.
In Washington, President Biden spoke by phone with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Migration, an issue Republicans are trying to elevate in the November midterms, was high on the agenda. Biden also met with inspectors general of federal agencies.
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