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Trump Invites Heidi Heitkamp Onstage

The president was promoting tax reform in Heitkamp’s home state.

President Trump invited Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) onstage at an event promoting tax reform in the senator’s home state of North Dakota on Wednesday.

Trump was inviting Montana elected officials, mostly Republicans, up on stage when he extended the invitation to Heitkamp, a Democrat.

She seemed to linger behind the other officials, but shook the president’s hand before leaving the stage. The senator flew with Trump on Air Force One to North Dakota:

Heitkamp’s appearance with the president is sure to anger the Democratic base, which has demanded full ‘resistance’ to the president.