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>> So this week it is so important to go out and vote.>> Voters are casting ballots in primary contest across the country on Tuesday ahead of the November election. But one outcome has already clear, President Trump is more popular than ever with Republican voters and that could help his party retain control of Congress in the fall.
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>> I'm Andy Sullivan in Washington where Trump is tightening his grip on the Republican party despite a parade of scandals and chaos along the southern border. Republican Officials who have clashed with Trump are headed for the exits, while those running for office are clamoring for his support.>> Air force One landed into real force of nature.
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Got off the plane.>>
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>> He is a great, great gentleman.>> That dynamic is playing out in Staten Island, New York, as well. Challenger Micheal Grimm is trying to win back his old seat after serving a prison term for tax evasion. Grimm says incumbent Dan Donovan doesn't vote with the president often enough.
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Donovan has Trump's endorsement.>> Reuters Polling shows that roughly 85% of Republican voters approve of the job the president is doing, a figure that stayed remarkably consistent since he took office. Is yet another sign of the intense polarization that's taken hold in US politics, more than ever, you are either for Trump or against him.
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And if Republican voters are fired up to defend their president, they are more likely to turn out in the fall, and keep Capitol Hill in the GOP's hands.