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May 27, 2022

Post Politics Now: Forecast of severe weather forces Trump to reschedule rally with GOP gubernatorial hopeful in Nebraska – The Washington Post

Post Politics Now: Forecast of severe weather forces Trump to reschedule rally with GOP gubernatorial hopeful in Nebraska  The Washington Post

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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.

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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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  • 9 a.m. Eastern: The House select subcommittee on the coronavirus held a hearing on “integrity at our nation’s public health agencies.” Watch coverage here.
  • 10:45 a.m. Eastern: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) held her weekly news conference. Watch coverage here.
  • 1 p.m. Eastern: Biden had a phone call with López Obrador. The call was closed to reporters.
  • 2 p.m. Eastern: White House press secretary Jen Psaki briefed the press.
  • 3:15 p.m. Eastern: Biden met with inspectors general from federal agencies.

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