Trump’s worst human-rights violation, the separation of migrants from their children, was withdrawn under public outcry. His biggest defiance of Congress involved some money for a still-unfinished border wall. And when the coronavirus handed him a once-in-a-century excuse to seize new powers, he retreating to a cranky libertarianism instead.
It’s a debate that many analysts thought was largely over. When President Barack Obama traveled to Havana in 2016 to “bury the Cold War” between the two countries, the tentative support of many Cuban-Americans surprised even hopeful Democrats.
US President and Republican party's nominee Donald J Trump and Democratic Nominee Joe Biden participated in the final presidential debate ahead of November 03 polling. While answering question over COVID vaccine, Trump said, “We have a vaccine that’s coming ready; it’s going to be announced within weeks. The military is going to distribute vaccine, I can tell you from personal experience that I was in the hospital, I had it and I got better.” Americans are set to elect a new president on November 03. Covid vaccine will be announced within weeks: Donald Trump
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said confirming Barrett, 48, will be ``another signature accomplishment`` for Republicans in their effort to fill the courts with ``men and women who believe in the quaint notion that maybe the job of a judge is to actually follow the law.''
The origins of the story also trace back to Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who has repeatedly pushed unfounded claims about Biden and his son, Hunter Biden.
Speaking to a crowd of thousands in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump declared that the United States was "crushing" the coronavirus. "This is an election between a Trump super recovery and a Biden depression. You will have a depression the likes of which you have never seen," the president said in Erie. "If you want depression, doom and despair, vote for Sleepy Joe. And boredom."US 'crushing the coronavirus': Donald Trump in Pennsylvania
According to The Washington Post, U.S. intelligence agencies warned the White House last year that Giuliani, then searching in Ukraine for dirt about Biden and his son Hunter, was the target of a Russian influence operation. “The Russians have been cultivating Rudy Giuliani as an asset for over a year,” said Chris Murphy, a Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Trump is the one who should have known better. He’s either incompetent or he’s a Trojan horse who used blue-collar workers to get into the White House, only to hand over the keys to the 1%.
But the campaign's efforts to reverse the trends face a headwind: Trump himself. The president has undercut the outreach to seniors by continuing to downplay the coronavirus outbreak and by mocking Biden's age.
Defending holding public events during the coronavirus pandemic, US President Donald Trump, who tested positive for COVID-19 early this month, has said that as a president he cannot remain locked in a basement and he has to meet people despite the risks.
U.S. President Donald Trump's Twitter election campaign account was unblocked on Thursday after the social media campaign temporarily restricted it saying a video from the account about Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son violated its rules.
Looking to undermine Biden 20 days before the election, Trump's campaign seized on a tabloid story offering bizarre twists to a familiar line of attack: Biden's relationship with Ukraine. But the story in the New York Post raises more questions than answers, including about the authenticity of an email at the center of the story.
Donald Trump is one of the oldest serving Presidents, having taken the oath when he was 70 years old. A businessman and real estate mogul, Trump is the only President to not have any military or government service prior to taking office.
Trump, who is seeking re-election to the White House in the November 3 presidential polls, plans to address multiple rallies daily.
US President Donald Trump has been "weak and chaotic" with China on trade and could not lead an effective strategy to mobilise a true international effort to pressure, isolate, and punish Beijing to strengthen manufacturing jobs across the country, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has alleged.
The most recent poll by The New York Times and Siena College shows 48 percent of men backing the re-election of Mr. Trump, compared to 42 percent backing Joe Biden. Broken down by race, the latest poll from Pew Research has Mr. Trump leading Mr. Biden among white men by a 12-percentage-point margin — 53 percent to 41 percent.
President Donald Trump will go on the offensive against Democratic rival Joe Biden on Sunday with a campaign trip to New Hampshire, a state he narrowly lost in 2016 but is trying to reclaim in this year's White House race.
Popular Indian-American Republican politician Nikki Haley has revealed that Donald Trump, soon after winning the November 2016 US presidential election, had offered her the position of Secretary of State which she politely refused.
Trump pushed through the most significant overhaul of the U.S. tax system since President Ronald Reagan.
Black voters on both sides of the aisle say the civility and inclusivity of the two presidential candidates is on their minds as they prepare to head to the polls before Election Day Nov 3. "We are the only monolithic group in America that our vote is taken for granted," says Black Trump supporter Vernon Parker of Paradise Valley, Ariz.Black voters on why they'll pick Donald Trump or Joe Biden
Harris, Joe Biden's running mate, said America needs a President who "acknowledges systemic racism, history of America and uses that bully pulpit and that microphone in a way that speaks truth with an intention to address the inequities and bring our country together."
President Donald Trump hit the campaign trail in Florida, Friday, a day after his final debate showdown against rival, Democrat Joe Biden. Speaking to a rally of thousands at The Villages, a sprawling retirement community, Trump praised his own performance and highlighted Biden's debate remark that he would “transition” away from oil in the U.S. in favor of renewable energy. Trump also singled out Biden's running mate, Kamala Harris, for criticism, saying she would not go on to become the nation's first female president.Donald Trump slams Joe Biden, says Harris won't be president
The debate in Tennessee offered more substantive discussion of issues and was lighter on the types of sometimes intense personal clashes that dominated their first meeting in late September.
Earlier this year, as Trump pressed unfounded claims about fraud surrounding mail-in and absentee ballots, Trump said people should be required to show up in person at the polls to vote.
Trump made the comment during his final debate on Thursday with Democratic rival Joe Biden ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election, saying "Look at India. It's filthy. The air is filthy."
President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden met for the second and last time on a debate stage after a previously scheduled town hall debate was scrapped after the Republican incumbent became one of the millions of Americans to contract coronavirus. For Trump, the matchup at Tennessee’s Belmont University Thursday was perhaps the final opportunity to change the dynamics of a race dominated, much to his chagrin, by his response to the pandemic and its economic fallout. For Biden, it was 90 minutes to solidify an apparent lead less than two weeks before the election.Donald Trump & Joe Biden 'an actual debate': AP Analysis
Ahead of the debate, many analysts saw parallels between Trump’s underdog position and the high stakes President Barack Obama faced before his second debate in 2012, when he delivered sharper and more forceful rebuttals to Mitt Romney than he had before and soon rebounded in the polls. Certainly, many of Trump’s defenders sought to portray his performance that way Thursday.
In US election, it all boils down to whether voters want taxes to go up or not, says Santosh Rao
If Trump appeared to recognize that the debate represented his final mass audience less than two weeks before Election Day, he also showed the limits of even a more finely calibrated executive performance.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday described the air in India and China as "filthy" as he denounced Democratic rival Joe Biden's plans to tackle climate change. At their second and final presidential debate, Trump renewed his criticism that action on climate change was unfair to the United States.US Presidential Debate: Donald Trump calls India, China air 'filthy'
Trump, who trailed Biden in national polls and in most swing states, had one job: to bring wavering voters back into the fold. With a sufficiently competent performance, Trump could stop the bleeding and maybe even mount a small comeback. It wasn’t going to be easy, but it should have been simple — a straightforward turn that any incumbent president ought to have been able to make. Of course, Trump blew it.
Persuadable voters in battleground states will need to overwhelmingly swing in his favour. He'll have to win back crucial voting blocs. And his turnout operation will need to dramatically outperform Democrat Joe Biden's in an extraordinarily turbulent year.
The trend in US auto employment has mirrored the larger dynamic in manufacturing jobs, rising throughout much of Trump's presidency, but falling off a cliff in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
The president fumbled his chance in the opening debate last month, when his attack-all-the-time approach backfired. Donald Trump missed another opportunity when he refused to participate in the second debate.
While Barack Obama won Jasper County in both 2008 and 2012, Donald Trump touched a nerve here in the last election. He won Jasper by 18 percentage points over his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
According to a report by Reuters, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivered the biggest election victory for her centre-left Labour Party in half a century on Saturday as voters rewarded her for a decisive response to COVID-19. The mandate means Ardern, 40, could form the first single-party government in decades and will face the challenge of delivering on the progressive transformation she promised but failed to deliver in her first term.
"He's psychologically terrified by weakness," Peter Trumbore, professor of political science at Oakland University in Michigan said.
"I will be leaving the great Walter Reed Medical Center today at 6:30 P.M. Feeling really good! Don’t be afraid of Covid. Don’t let it dominate your life. We have developed, under the Trump Administration, some really great drugs & knowledge. I feel better than I did 20 years ago!" he said on Twitter.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden left Wilmington, Delaware Monday to campaign in Miami, Florida. In remarks to reporters before he left Delaware, Biden declined to comment on President Donald Trump's brief Sunday evening motorcade drive outside of Walter Reed to greet supporters.Joe Biden reluctant to comment on Donald Trump's health
Republican incumbent Trump faces a stiff challenge from the Democratic Party's presidential nominee, Joe biden, in the November 3 elections. The handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic condition and racial tensions have emerged as the main poll topics.
Trump bought a $10 million Super Bowl ad when he didn't yet have a challenger. He tapped his political organization to cover exorbitant legal fees related to his impeachment. Aides made flashy displays of their newfound wealth, including a fleet of luxury vehicles purchased by Brad Parscale, his former campaign manager.
On the third day of a western campaign swing, Trump was facing intense pressure to turn around his campaign, hoping for the type of last-minute surge that gave him a come-from-behind victory four years ago.
On the campaign trail, President Donald Trump repeatedly criticized Dr. Anthony Fauci and attacked his Democratic rival Joe Biden for wanting to follow the advice of the top infectious disease expert in the United States. (AP)Donald Trump attacks Joe Biden, Anthony Fauci over coronavirus
Trump remained at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Sunday. He offered his own assessment of his status Saturday evening in a video from his hospital suite, saying he was beginning to feel better and hoped to "be back soon."
Trump's attempt to recycle attacks he used on Hillary Clinton that year have so far failed to effectively damage Democrat Joe Biden. And Trump has found himself dwelling more and more in the conservative media echo chamber, talking to an increasingly smaller portion of the electorate.
Trump, scrambling to make up lost ground, is on a furious multi-state barnstorming tour, hopping on Sunday from Nevada to California and then back to Nevada for a day of rallies and fundraising, before moving on to Arizona on Monday.
Forty-two-year-old Donald Trump Jr is leading the re-election campaign of his 74-year-old father. The presidential elections in the US are slated to be held on November 3.
The mostly bare-faced contingent was made up of Trump's VIP guests, who had flouted the rules by removing their masks once inside the hall despite the best efforts of the debate's health advisers from the Cleveland Clinic to keep everyone safe. It was a conspicuous act of rebellion, reflecting divisions writ large across the country.
In back-to-back rallies, Trump accused the left of wanting to "erase American history" and "purge American values." He claimed, with no basis, that Democratic rival Joe Biden would put communities at risk.
Trump told his supporters in Florida that "whatever the hell they gave me" was going to be distributed around US hospitals. Trump was hospitalised with COVID-19 at the Walter Reed Military Medical Center on October 2, not long after announcing on Twitter that he and his wife Melania had tested positive for the coronavirus.
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled an Oct. 22 vote on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative appellate judge, over objections from Democrats that the confirmation process comes too close to the Nov. 3 presidential election.
US President Donald Trump is making a late reelection pitch to voters Saturday in Michigan and Wisconsin, states in the Upper Midwest that were instrumental to his 2016 victory but may now be slipping from his grasp. (AP)Democrats' win will put US economy in peril: Donald Trump
Donald Trump announced on Twitter early Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for the coronavirus.
His debate stage disdain for the City of Brotherly Love — which quickly inspired memes and T-shirts — underscored his campaign's months-long effort to fight the blue tide that starts in the city.
Sounding pleased to be in friendly territory, Trump spoke for close to two hours, making sporadic references to the coronavirus pandemic, trade and the U.S. economy. But most of his remarks focused on his own personal grievances.
The bipartisan text easily clThe bipartisan text easily cleared the Senate Wednesday by 84 votes to 10 a week after it passed the House of Representatives. It then went to Trump, who signed the so-called Continuing Resolution in the wee hours of Thursday.
President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden kept up their debate-stage sniping from the road and the rails, fighting for working-class voters in the Midwest while both parties - and the debate commission, too - sought to deal with the most chaotic presidential faceoff in memory. The debate raised fresh questions about Trump's continued reluctance to condemn white supremacy, his questioning the legitimacy of the election and his unwillingness to respect debate ground rules his campaign had agreed to. Some Democrats called on Biden Wednesday to skip the next two debates.Donald Trump and Joe Biden disagree about debate
Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., castigated President Donald Trump in a telephone town hall with constituents on Wednesday, accusing the president of bungling the response to the coronavirus pandemic, cozying up to dictators and white supremacists, and offending voters so broadly that he might cause a 'Republican bloodbath' in the Senate.
Trump's campaign, along with the Republican National Committee and associated groups, raised $247.8 million in September, well short of the $383 million raised by Biden and the Democratic National Committee in the same period.
Several of the women said that, because they don’t believe what they hear from mainstream media, they have a hard time distinguishing truth from falsehood.
If the American people had to endure 90 minutes of cross-talk and interruptions last month at the first presidential debate, the alternative - clashing, simultaneous town hall events on Thursday with President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden was not much of an improvement.
The intelligence agencies warned the White House late last year that Russian intelligence officers were using President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani as a conduit for disinformation aimed at undermining Joe Biden’s presidential run, according to four current and former U.S. officials.
Trump's comments came in the opening moments of Thursday night's town hall-style meeting on NBC. His Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, was appearing at a similar event at the same time on another network.
“He (Biden) is the embodiment of the political class that enriches self while draining the economic life and soul out of our country. Yesterday, we learned from newly released emails and I want to thank the New York Post for showing real bravery,” Trump said.
When Trump announced the plan, it seemed like the discount cards were about to go in the mail. The cards would allow seniors to save $200 off their prescription copays. Trump initially said 33 million Medicare recipients would get the cards, but administration and congressional officials said the latest estimate is 39 million.
"If they strike back, then we'll strike back harder than they'll strike. They don't want to do it," Trump told reporters at the White House.
When Americans recently learned how little President Trump has paid in taxes in the past 15 years and how he benefited from financial maneuvers, it reinforced the widespread belief that the rich don’t pay their fair share.
"We came together and what happened was that we then got hit by the plague (COVID-19).We were really coming together and then we got hit by this horrible situation--it could have been stopped.
Trump pulled out of the debate when the commission in charge of organizing the event said it would be held virtually due to concerns about the novel coronavirus.
Trump claimed to be leading in the most recent poll he saw. "For me to only be up six, I'm a little bit concerned," he asserted. Multiple polls have shown a much closer race.
US President Donald Trump rebuked Facebook and Twitter Wednesday for blocking links to a New York Post article purporting to expose corrupt dealings by election rival Joe Biden and his son in Ukraine.
With only 21 days until the November 3 election and badly down in the polls, Trump fired every lurid exaggeration about the Democrats and insult about Biden's mental state that he has in his arsenal.
Americans had never before confronted a serious presidential candidate as aggressively unpredictable as Trump, and at the time his opponents had not yet developed a counterattack. But now another candidate, Joe Biden, is about to face Trump in a debate. He has had four years to observe the president’s techniques.
Trump's heavy travel this week, including a rally Wednesday in Des Moines, reflects his uphill climb three weeks before the election. He has already visited Pennsylvania and Florida, will head to another state, North Carolina, he can't win without and plans stops in Iowa and Georgia, which he once thought were in his grasp but where recent polling shows a competitive race.
When Trump announced he had the coronavirus, it devastated Krishna. The farmer posted a tearful video on Facebook in which he said: “I feel very sad that my god, Trump, has contracted the coronavirus. I ask everyone to pray for his speedy recovery.”
Trump, who tested positive for COVID-19 on October 1 and was admitted to a military hospital for three nights and four days, declared himself cured after he was treated with an experimental antibody drug cocktail. White House doctors have now cleared him for holding election rallies.
After The New York Times reported that Trump’s federal tax returns showed that he had personally guaranteed $421 million of debt, questions about who lent him all this money have reached the upper echelons of the Democratic Party.
The president's lawyers asked the court to block a federal appeals court ruling that said a subpoena of his tax records can proceed.
Pence, in his debate with Sen. Kamala Harris, lobbed the accusation that a Biden administration would ban fracking no fewer than five times.
"These confirmation hearings could not have come at a more opportune time for the Trump campaign," said the Rev. Robert Jeffress, a leader of another of the Dallas area's large, politically influential evangelical megachurches. "It's a wake-up call and reminder especially for evangelicals about why they voted for Trump in the first place."
The effort is laced with sexist and racist undertones, and one that is aimed at winning back Republicans and independents who are comfortable with Biden's more moderate record, but may associate Harris with Democrats' left flank, despite her own more centrist positions on some major issues.
Overall, it's an uncomfortable season for Fauci, who's been studiously apolitical over a five-decade career in public health. The doctor is calling out the Trump campaign for taking one of his quotes and popping it into a campaign ad to suggest Fauci is in the president's corner.
Trump, like many fellow Republicans, holds out tax reductions and regulatory cuts as economic imperatives and frames himself as a conservative champion in the culture wars. The president has offered few details about how he would pull the levers of government in a second term. Biden, for his part, is not the socialist caricature depicted by Trump.
The CBS News-YouGov tracking poll released on Sunday revealed that Trump was trailing Biden by 52 per cent to 46 per cent in both in Michigan and Nevada. In Iowa, both candidates registered support from 49 per cent of registered voters.
Several people who have dealt extensively with Trump have suggested that he takes a dubious, even disdainful view of his most loyal followers. He takes them for granted because he knows they would forgive him for anything: “I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn’t lose any voters.”
Biden said Trump will be the first president in modern American history to "leave office with fewer jobs than when it began".
The White House has not released the results of Trump's latest COVID-19 test, and has declined to say when he last tested negative.
"I want you to know our nation is going to defeat this terrible China virus," Trump told the cheering crowd of hundreds below, most wearing masks but with very little social distancing at the outdoor event.
Nowhere is the battle for the 2020 election more evident than in The, the nation’s largest retirement community, located in the all-important swing state of Florida. (AP)A warning sign for Donald Trump: 'Go Biden' at Villages, Florida
President Donald Trump said Wednesday Americans won't be allowed to bring Cuban cigars and rum into the U.S. under new sanctions intended to financially starve the island's government. The new rules also prohibit U.S. travelers from staying at properties owned by the Cuban government.Donald Trump announces new sanctions on Cuba
The debate, originally scheduled as a town hall-style encounter in Miami, was intended to be the second of three presidential debates. The final one is planned for Oct. 22 in Nashville, Tennessee. After Trump refused to take part in the Oct. 15 debate, Biden scheduled a televised town hall-style event for himself that evening.
Trump, recovering from the coronavirus, had said on Thursday night he was hoping to hold rallies in Florida on Saturday and Pennsylvania on Sunday, but aides said the logistics of staging events on such short notice made them hard to pull off.
"What's really been happening, actually, is Chinese excess capacity has been dumped into other markets. That, in turn, displaces production which gets dumped here," Ross said on Fox Business Network. "It's a very complicated setup but the net effect is a lot of dumping in the US, and that's what we're clamping down on."
Why does US need economic relief? Despite several months of large employment gains, America has only partly recovered from horrific job losses in the early months of the pandemic — and the pace of recovery has slowed to a relative crawl. All indications are that the economy will remain weak for many months, maybe even years.
Most people with COVID-19 can stop isolating and be around others about 10 days after they first showed symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's provided their symptoms have improved, they have not had a fever for 24 hours and are no longer on any medication to reduce a high temperature. But there's no way to know for certain that someone is no longer contagious so soon after falling ill, experts say.
"At this point, there's no diagnostic test that tells you whether a person that's infected remains infectious," said Dr. Benjamin Pinsky, who leads Stanford University's virology labs. "There is absolutely a chain of unknowns."
The social network has banned US marketing firm Rally Forge, which coordinated the "inauthentic behavior" on behalf of the pro-Trump youth group Turning Point USA and Inclusive Conservation Group, according to head of cybersecurity policy Nathaniel Gleicher.
The President is willing to debate Biden in a virtual event of the event is postponed until October 22, his campaign said in a statement. Trump's campaign also said the third planned presidential debate should be moved from Oct. 22 to Oct. 29.
In an interview , the US President said the new virtual format announced by the Commission on Presidential Debates was not acceptable to him.
President Donald Trump says getting infected with COVID-19 was a "blessing from God." Trump attributes him feeling well to the experimental antibody therapy he got from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AP)Getting infected with COVID-19 was a "blessing from God": Donald Trump