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Trump Jr. discusses father during Kansas event

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Donald Trump Jr. says his father's successful run for president has given conservatives the ability to feel free to speak up on issues.

Trump made the remark at a Tuesday evening fundraiser in suburban Kansas City for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who is running for governor.

Kobach is seeking the Republican nomination next year in a crowded field.

The conversation came during a dinner for about 400 Kobach supporters, with Kobach and the younger Trump at a table.

Kobach opened the program with a short speech touching on his main campaign themes.

Later, the younger Trump called his father a "blue-collar billionaire" who is very much like the people of Kansas.

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