David Schweikert

Nation's political split on display at Trump Phoenix visit

Nation's political split on display at Trump Phoenix visit

The nation's political split over President Donald Trump is expected to be on full display Tuesday as hard-core backers of the Republican president flood into the Phoenix Convention Center and police brace for protests from opponents outside.

The rally organized by the Trump campaign will also be a test of the president's support among his base and elected Arizona Republicans, some of whom won't show up because of the possible damage he can do to their own political standing. Outside the Convention Center, opponents and Democratic leaders plan protests and marches designed to highlight opposition to Trump's immigration policies, he remarks last week about an Aug. 12 white...

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