Trump’s worst human-rights violation, the separation of migrants from their children, was withdrawn under public outcry.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.
President Donald Trump is asserting that even without a vaccine, "we're rounding the turn," he again told supporters at a New Hampshire rally on Sunday. "It's ending anyway," he said. "But we want normal life to resume." But data from Johns Hopkins University shows new COVID-19 cases at a high, with 83,718 infections reported Saturday, just shy of the 83,757 on Friday.Donald Trump insists US 'rounding the turn' on coronavirus
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.
Early voting, both by mail and in-person, has surged to record highs, with Americans energized by a high-stakes election.
It’s a showdown between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden in the 2020 US elections. Driving through West Jefferson, North Carolina one can see far more support for President Donald Trump than Joe Biden. In 2016, 70% of Ashe County residents voted for Trump.US Elections 2020: Strong support for Donald Trump in rural North Carolina
"America first" is Trump's nationalist slogan describing a policy of unilateral diplomacy, protectionism, trade wars and forcing the world to "respect" the United States. Success? Work in progress.
The president has continued to declare before large and largely maskless crowds that the virus is vanishing, even as case counts soar, fatalities climb, the stock market dips, and a fresh outbreak grips the staff of Vice President Mike Pence.
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.
While polls consistently find that a majority opposes him, Americans who do support Trump express something like adoration. At his large, fervently energetic rallies, the latest chant is simply: "We love you!"
The pandemic that has upended life across the United States this year, killing more than 227,000 people and causing millions of job losses, is roaring back in the days leading up to Tuesday's contest between Republican Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden.
President Donald Trump continued to rail against so called "fake polls" Wednesday, insisting he will "end up winning" the election despite nationwide and battleground state surveys suggesting he's trailing rival Joe Biden. Speaking during a rally Arizona, Trump pointed to a new ABC-Washington Post poll showing him running behind Biden in Wisconsin by 17 points.Donald Trump decries 'fake polls,' mocks California mask wearing
President Donald Trump spoke during a campaign rally in Arizona on Wednesday about his experience contracting COVID-19, saying he "felt like superman" after receiving an experimental antibody cocktail. Trump, who received the experimental antiviral cocktail made by Regeneron through a "compassionate use" exemption, has been vowing to make it available to all Americans. "I wanted to rip my shirt off," Trump said, which prompted the crowd to chant, "Super Trump."Coronavirus treatment made me feel like Superman: Donald Trump
Trump and House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi have traded blame for the impasse over another large stimulus package worth around $2 trillion to help Americans weather the pandemic.
The former president hit Trump for saying "not much" when asked if he would change his response to the coronavirus pandemic.
In what became his defining economic act, Trump launched a trade war with China. On another front, he taxed the steel and aluminum of U.S. allies. And he terrified America's own corporations by threatening to wreck $1.4 trillion in annual trade with Mexico and Canada.
The Democratic presidential nominee planned to travel to Iowa, which Trump took by 10 points in 2016, later in the week.
"Look, it’s called insurrection. We just send them in and we do it very easy," Trump told Fox News in September.
The court is weighing a plea from President Donald Trump to prevent the Manhattan district attorney from acquiring his tax returns. It is also considering appeals from the Trump campaign and Republicans to shorten the deadline for receiving and counting absentee ballots in the battleground states of North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
Trump held three campaign rallies in Pennsylvania, a state he narrowly won in 2016.
Biden made a small-scale appearance in the city of Chester, near Philadelphia, meeting with about a dozen campaign volunteers and speaking with reporters. Biden said he was "not overconfident about anything" and "with the grace of God" he would win Pennsylvania, the state where he was born.
On a day when coronavirus deaths are on the rise in the U.S. and cases are climbing in practically every state, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden slammed President Donald Trump for his handling of the pandemic, calling him the "worst possible person" to lead the nation through the crisis.Donald Trump 'worst' person to lead US in pandemic: Joe Biden
With eight days until the November 3 vote, the appointment of judge Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court marks an undeniable victory for Trump to trumpet as he barnstorms battleground states in a final bid to claw back ground against Democrat Joe Biden.
It is not just that much of Biden’s strongest support comes overwhelmingly from the two coasts, which it does. Or that Trump’s financial base is in Texas, which it is. It is that across the country, down to the ZIP code level, some of the same cleavages that are driving the 2020 election — along class and education lines — are also fundamentally reshaping how the two parties pay for their campaigns.
The origins of renewed allegations trace back to Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who has repeatedly pushed unfounded claims about the Bidens.
Trump's fracking play comes as polls show the president is struggling to overtake Biden in Pennsylvania and is in need of a boost from the rural and exurban white voters who helped him to a narrow victory in Pennsylvania in 2016.
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.
"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
"He's psychologically terrified by weakness," Peter Trumbore, professor of political science at Oakland University in Michigan said.
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.
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."
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'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.
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.
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.
Donald Trump announced on Twitter early Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for the coronavirus.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.