The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

12:20 p.m.

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Johnson City, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

President Donald Trump is set to promote his new North American trade agreement and the nation’s economic performance in Philadelphia on Tuesday, a day after he heralded the agreement in a Rose Garden press conference.

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Johnson City, Tenn., Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump is traveling to Pennsylvania to address the National Electrical Contractors Association Convention.

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Johnson City, Tenn., Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump will then hit the campaign trail in Southaven, Mississippi, across the border from Memphis, Tennessee, to campaign on behalf of Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith. Hyde-Smith was appointed to temporarily fill the seat held by Sen. Thad Cochran when he retired in April. She faces Democratic former Rep. Mike Espy in the Nov. 6 special election.

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Johnson City, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Before departing the White House Trump tweeted: “THE ONLY REASON TO VOTE FOR A DEMOCRAT IS IF YOU’RE TIRED OF WINNING!”

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Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., is welcomed by President Donald Trump at a rally Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Johnson City, Tenn. Blackburn is a candidate for Senate. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

12:25 a.m.

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., walks onto the stage with President Donald Trump at a rally Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Johnson City, Tenn. Blackburn is a candidate for Senate. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

President Donald Trump predicted national havoc if Democrats gain control of Congress in midterm elections next month. He’s also accusing the opposition party of trying to “destroy” his nominee for the Supreme Court.

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., speaks as President Donald Trump listens at a rally Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Johnson City, Tenn. Blackburn is a candidate for Senate against Democratic former Tenn. Gov. Phil Bredesen. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Trump attacked Democrats during a rally Monday night in Johnson City, Tennessee, a state with a closer-than-expected Senate race critical to control of the chamber.

President Donald Trump holds up a list of his administration accomplishments as he speaks at a rally Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Johnson City, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Without citing evidence, Trump warned of a plunging stock market, devastated retirement accounts, huge tax increases and skyrocketing crime if Republicans lose their grip on Congress.

Trump also defended Brett Kavanaugh, saying the Supreme Court nominee accused of sexual misconduct in high school and college is “a very fine person.”

Source: The Associated Press

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