Briefly noted: Trump skipping Johnson County on campaign trip to Kansas

President Donald Trump will visit Topeka next week to campaign for Kris Kobach and Steve Watkins — but not Kevin Yoder, who he endorsed this summer.

Trump skipping Johnson County on campaign trip to Kansas. The Kansas Republican Party announced Thursday afternoon that President Donald Trump will visit Kansas next week on a campaign stop “on behalf of Kris Kobach and Steve Watkins,” the Republican nominee for the Congressional seat being vacated by Lynn Jenkins. The announcement did not mention Rep. Kevin Yoder, who Trump endorsed for reelection in July. The campaign rally will be Oct. 6 in Topeka.