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Promised Rust Belt renaissance poses risk for Trump reelection


Added 07-17-19 09:29:01pm EST - “Areas like Pennsylvania's Erie County could influence a potentially close presidential race next year.” - Foxnews.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Foxnews.com: “Promised Rustbelt renaissance poses risk for Trump reelection”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

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President Trump's 2016 victory was secured by winning three Rust Belt states Democrats had carried in previous elections: Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. Now, his 2020 re-election could depend on whether he can hold onto them.

"I always voted Democrat," said Larry Nelson, a steelworker at Erie Coke in Pennsylvania who voted for President Donald Trump in the last election. "But with this last election, I felt like he [Donald Trump] was trying to put the country on the right track."

Larry Nelson, a longtime resident of Erie County voted for President Donald Trump in the last election after years of voting Democrat. (Fox News / (Talia Kirkland))

Many of Nelson's co-workers at Erie Coke and his neighbors also voted for Trump in the 2016 election. For many, a vote in favor of Trump was fueled by financial frustrations.

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