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Why Joe Biden Should Fear Donald Trump

Trump remains the unpredictable force that he has been since he began running for the presidency. Trump’s presidency could be destroyed by the pandemic if it continues to rage and the economy remains stagnant or worse. But Trump has shown that he is the ultimate political survivor. Biden should beware.

Read Here – The National Interest

Donald Trump’s Lifelong Obsession With Comebacks

That Trump—in the throes of the worst public health crisis in more than a century and the most devastating economic downturn since the Great Depression—is writing rosy history long before it has actually happened might seem audacious… But this is a page from a playbook Trump has used many times before.

Read Here – Politico

U.S. President’s Intelligence Briefing Book Repeatedly Cited Virus Threat

U.S. intelligence agencies issued warnings about the novel coronavirus in more than a dozen classified briefings prepared for President Trump in January and February, months during which he continued to play down the threat, according to current and former U.S. officials.

Read Here – Washington Post

Also Read: Inside Donald Trump And Jared Kushner’s Two Months of Magical Thinking

Trump’s Poor Poll Numbers Trigger GOP Alarms Over November

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Senior Republicans and President Donald Trump’s campaign are wrestling with how to best position him for November as the coronavirus poses a grave threat to his reelection. With Trump’s poll figures sagging in key battleground states six months out from the election, the Republican National Committee has launched a massive effort to reach some 20 million swing voters to make an affirmative case for his performance.

Read Here – Politico

Trump Says He’ll ‘Suspend Immigration’ Into The U.S.

President Donald Trump said that he was suspending immigration into the U.S. because of the coronavirus pandemic. “In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of our GREAT American Citizens, I will be signing an Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States!“ Trump posted on Twitter.

Read Here – Politico

Sanders quits U.S. Presidential Race, Setting Up Biden Battle With Trump

Bernie Sanders, a democratic socialist whose progressive agenda pushed the Democratic Party sharply to the left, ended his White House campaign on Wednesday, clearing the way for a Nov. 3 election battle between former Vice President Joe Biden and Republican President Donald Trump.

Read Here – Reuters

Trump’s Biggest 2020 Pitch Disintegrates

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The fundamental pillars of Donald Trump’s presidency — a hot economy, strong job growth and a rocking stock market — are all being smashed to splinters by the ravaging coronavirus, which has shuttered much of the nation and now officially ended a streak of 113 months of job gains dating back to the end of the Great Recession a decade ago.

Read Here – Politico

Trump, Germaphobe In Chief, Struggles To Control The Covid-19 Story

Ever since the coronavirus exploded outside of China at the end of January, Donald Trump has treated the public health crisis as a media war that he could win with the right messaging. But with cases now documented in 34 states and markets plunging, Republicans close to Trump fear his rosy assessments are fundamentally detached from reality in ways that will make the epidemic worse. “He is trying to control the narrative and he can’t,” a former West Wing official said.

Read Here – Vanity Fair

In Crisis, Trump Team Sees A Chance To Achieve Long-Sought Goals

President Donald Trump and his team are talking up the opportunity to finally achieve stricter border security, wider tax cuts and reduced reliance on Chinese manufacturing amid the spread of the coronavirus throughout the U.S. Some officials see it as a narrow opening to offset the political damage from the coronavirus outbreak and deliver — or at least, talk about — some of the president’s longstanding promises.

Read Here – Politico

Trump Loves A Big Crowd. He’ll Get One Of His Biggest In India.

Heading into election season, President Donald Trump is looking to surround himself with sympathetic officials, create made-for-TV spectacles and gin up massive, adoring crowds. He’ll find it all in India — he made sure of it.

Read Here – Politico

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