After two back-to-back days of campaign events in states that will be crucial to his reelection, President Trump will hold a news conference Wednesday evening at the White House as Democrats prepare to kick off the third night of the Democratic National Convention.

Mr. Trump spent the first half of the week visiting storm-ravaged Iowa and on the campaign trail, swinging through the battleground states of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Arizona and painting a grim picture of the country to supporters if Joe Biden is to win the White House in November.

On Tuesday, before departing for Iowa and Arizona, the president announced he would be pardoning Susan B. Anthony, a leader of the women's suffrage movement who was arrested in 1872 for illegally voting. Later in the day during a visit to Yuma, Arizona, on Tuesday, Mr. Trump revived familiar language on illegal immigration, claiming that under a Democratic presidential administration, there would be open borders and an end to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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