In what will likely be one of the most hotly contested and expensive races this November for the U.S. Senate, Rep. Marsha Blackburn and Gov. Phil Bredesen squared off on Wednesday during one of the campaign’s first forums.
Blackburn, a Republican, is trying reassure voters that she believes some of President Trump’s tariffs are hurting Tennesseans, even though she has been a staunch supporter of the President since his inauguration.
While Bredesen, a Democrat and former Governor of Tennessee, is working to convince voters that he is not going to be rubber stamp vote for the party a whole. At one point telling the audience at a forum hosted by Lipscomb University that, “I don’t believe that if Chuck Schumer gets mad at me, I will go to hell automatically.”
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