Pence and Trump’s children to campaign in MI this week

Mike Pence
Republican vice-presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, gestures as he gives a speech at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A flurry of Donald Trump surrogates will be in Michigan this week, the Republican presidential candidate’s state campaign manager confirmed Monday afternoon.

Trump’s children, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump, will be in Michigan Wednesday. His running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, will be in the state Thursday. Eric Trump, another of the candidate’s children, will be here Friday.

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Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump’s children Donald Trump, Jr., Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump and Tiffany Trump celebrate on the convention floor during the second day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Tuesday, July 19, 2016.

Grand Valley State University says Trump Jr. will speak inside the Grand River Room of the Kirkhof Center, located on GVSU’s Allendale campus. Doors will open at 3:30 p.m., with the event starting at 4 p.m.

Ivanka Trump will hold a closed roundtable focusing on women in business at 6:30 p.m. and then a public community forum starting at 7 p.m. at the Detroit Marriott in Troy. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

Gov. Pence will hold a rally at the Air Zoo Aerospace & Science Museum in Portage at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. He will be joined by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free tickets are available online. There is a limit of two tickets per person.

Details of Eric Trump’s visit is not yet known.

Trump himself stumped in Grand Rapids and on the east side of the state Monday.

On the Democrats’ side, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is also expected in Michigan on Wednesday. He’ll speak at Western Michigan University in support of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Cher was also in Kalamazoo Monday to campaign for Clinton.

The general election is Nov. 8 — one week from Tuesday.