- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 14, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey meeting presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (all times local):

5:12 p.m.

Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey has met with presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump in New York.

Ducey’s spokesman Daniel Scarpinato says Tuesday’s meeting lasted about 45 minutes and was friendly and professional.

Scarpinato says the governor shared with Trump his goal of ensuring that Republicans remain in control of Arizona politics.

Ducey also reportedly told the real estate mogul that Arizona hasn’t voted for a Democratic presidential candidate since Bill Clinton and he wants to keep it that way.

Ducey said in April he will support whoever the Republican nominee is for president.

Trump campaign officials have confirmed that the presumptive Republican nominee is returning to Arizona on Saturday, but have not released the location of the event.

10:39 a.m.

Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey is scheduled to meet with presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump in New York.

Ducey’s spokesman Daniel Scarpinato said the governor plans to meet with Trump on Tuesday at Trump Tower alongside a group of Republican governors from around the country including Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam.

The meeting will be Ducey’s first with Trump despite the presumptive nominee’s three appearances in Arizona.

Ducey has said he will support whoever the Republican nominee is for president.

He will lead Arizona’s delegation at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

The Arizona Republic reports (https://bit.ly/1URIHKq) Trump is returning to Arizona on Saturday for a fundraiser and a rally at a yet-to-be-disclosed location.


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