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Donald Trump Encourages Wisconsin Absentee Voters To Recast Ballots For Him

Scott Walker, Sean Duffy, Ron Johnson Join Trump At Eau Claire Rally

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Donald Trump, Scott Walker
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At a rally Tuesday evening in Eau Claire, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump encouraged Democrats who voted early to recast their ballots for him.

State law allows residents three chances to correct mistakes or change their vote on absentee ballots until absentee voting ends. Speaking to the packed University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Zorn Arena, Trump said he was making an important public service announcement for Democratic absentee voters who were having buyer’s remorse.

“A lot of stuff has come out since you voted,” Trump said. “So if you live here or in Michigan or Pennsylvania or Minnesota, you can change your vote to Donald Trump. We’ll make America great again.”

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Trump spent most of his speech attacking democratic rival Hillary Clinton for things like her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state and allegations of using her position to solicit donations to the Clinton Foundation.

Also speaking at the Trump rally were Wisconsin Republican Party Chair Brad Courtney, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson and Gov. Scott Walker.

Walker introduced Trump to the packed arena and said Trump would turn the country in the right direction.

“We know for sure that with a White House with Donald Trump in, a House and a Senate controlled by Republicans, there’s no end to the good that we can do for this state and this country, and we know it well here in Wisconsin,” Walker said.

In turn, Trump praised Walker as a tremendous competitor. But the two were at odds earlier this year. Trump criticized Walker at campaign rallies throughout the state this spring after Walker supported Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in Wisconsin’s primary.