America, this high-stakes political gamble is exactly what Trump does, as a president who still holds rallies like he's running for re-election already.
It was an anarchical moment that highlighted the comedy that is an underestimated ingredient of Trump's demagogic technique.
Trump's freaky and inaccurate claims in support of the laws certainly won't help win much additional support on the issue.
But Pennsylvania - and especially the Rust Belt swaths of the state, including Luzerne County, where Wilkes-Barre sits - also occupies a special place in the Trump political imagination.
Acosta was later heckled live on air by Trump supporters who shouted "liar" and "CNN sucks".
Twitter users wonder if Trump has ever purchased his own groceries after he makes a freaky claim at Florida rally.
The 36-year-old First Daughter boarded the Air Force One flight to Tampa, Florida on Tuesday afternoon, where she introduced her 72-year-old father at an official press event. Speculation was raging over Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani's confusing strategic shifts in his defense against the special counsel probe. His office did not respond to a question about Trump's Twitter attacks.
"I'll go six or seven days a week when we're 60 days out, and I will be campaigning for all of these great people that do have a hard race, and we think we're going to bring them over the line", Trump told Hannity.
President Trump addresses a crowd of thousands Tuesday at a rally in Tampa.
"China and others have targeted our farmers", Trump said. "We look forward to working with anyone to do so", he said.
"I'm very anxious that the hostility whipped up by President Trump and some in conservative media will result in somebody getting hurt", Acosta noted.
She said it matters that Trump endorsed Rep. Ron DeSantis ahead of next month's Republican primary election for Florida Governor.
Trump is annoyed at the probe by special counsel Robert Mueller and concerned that it is allowing his opponents to chip away at his legitimacy as President. The Koch network boasts an army of grassroots activists across 36 states and has promised to spend between $300 million and $400 million on politics and policy this election cycle alone.
Trump also railed against Democratic Sen.
The president has claimed in recent days that he has higher poll numbers than Lincoln.
"We need to elect more Republicans".
"You know, if you go out and you want to buy groceries, you need a picture on a card, you need ID", Trump continued.
"These are people that don't care about stopping crime". "I tell them it's because (1) I've bought groceries before and (2) I know you don't need an ID to buy groceries". Then Trump-backed Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp crushed Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle in a Republican gubernatorial primary runoff last week.
But everyone in the White House, and in the GOP hierarchy, has long since stopped trying to rein in the President.