2020 Elections: In Two Midwest Rallies, Trump Rails Against Left

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President Trump, down in the polls with less than three weeks to go before Election Day, on Saturday campaigned in the contested Midwest, ripping into several liberal foils as the crowd called for their imprisonment.

“Ilhan Omar, she doesn’t love our country too much, I don’t think so,” he said in Muskegon, Mich., referring to a freshman congresswoman who is one of the first Muslim women in Congress.

Later, he joined in a crowd chant of “lock her up,” referencing another favorite target, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. He criticized restrictions she has put in place during the pandemic, saying, “The schools have to be open, right?”

Mr. Trump’s longstanding criticism of Ms. Whitmer is particularly freighted now because, according to the F.B.I., an armed

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