Trump rallies for Senate candidate after controversy in Mississippi

Nooses found outside Mississippi legislature day before Senate vote

"If he invited me to a public hanging, I would be on the front row".

Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith was expected to coast to victory in a MS runoff that would conclude the last Senate race of 2018's midterm elections.

In an effort to get out the GOP vote and stifle any momentum Democrats may have leading into Tuesday's special election, Trump has organized a 5:30 p.m. ET rally in Tupelo and another rally at 8 p.m. ET in Biloxi.

"I will be in Gulfport and Tupelo, Mississippi, on Monday night doing two Rallies for Senator Hyde-Smith, who has a very important Election on Tuesday", Trump wrote on Twitter on Sunday.

Espy is trying to become the first African-American U.S. senator from MS since Reconstruction.

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It was not immediately known who put the nooses up or why. She said the hanging remark was an "exaggerated expression of regard" for the supporter, but the remarks drew sharp criticism in a state with a 38 percent black population.

Espy said he wouldn't assume a connection between Hyde-Smith and the nooses.

"I always considered that a great compliment", he said.

The nooses and signs were found outside the Capitol building after Mississippi news station WLBT received a tip Monday morning, communications director for the Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration Chuck McIntosh told NBC News. "If we find evidence beyond a reasonable doubt that a federal crime has occurred, these criminals will be swiftly prosecuted".

Capitol police would not show the signs or surveillance video while they are actively investigating. Nooses hung on the trees of the capitol's south lawn on Monday, according to authorities. "It's given our state another black eye that we don't need".

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