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# donald-trump - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Trump is doing ‘very well’ say his doctors, but White House says his vitals had been ‘very concerning’

Donald Trump’s doctor provided the update this afternoon.

Here's what experimental drug Trump has been given aimed at preventing serious illness from Covid-19

The drug from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is still in late-stage testing.

Trump expected to be in hospital for 'a few days' as aide Kellyanne Conway also tests positive for Covid-19

The US president was airlifted to hospital following his positive diagnosis on Friday.

# donald-trump - Friday 2 October, 2020

Trump, Pence, Pelosi: How does the presidential line of succession work?

Donald Trump is to leave the White House to attend a medical centre after testing positive for Covid-19.

US President Donald Trump transferred to military hospital after being diagnosed with Covid-19

It was confirmed tonight that Trump is being transferred to the Walter Reed Medical Center.

Joe Biden tests negative for Covid-19

US President Donald Trump earlier confirmed he has tested positive for Covid-19.

As the White House clears Trump's schedule, how will his Covid-19 diagnosis affect the presidential campaign?

Confirmation of Trump’s Covid-19 diagnosis was the most dramatic development yet in an already tumultuous election campaign.

# donald-trump - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Biden blasts Trump as 'embarrassment' for failing to denounce white supremacist groups

Meanwhile, the Commission on Presidential Debates will impose new measures to help moderators “maintain order” in future debates.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'Utter chaos' and 'a brutal slugfest': Front pages and reaction to US presidential debate

Both sides are claiming victory but viewers are divided.

Chaotic, personal and ill-tempered: Five main points from the first Trump v Biden debate

It was a feisty affair in Cleveland. And there’s two more of them to go.

'Proud boys, stand back and stand by': Trump refuses to condemn white supremacists during debate

The US President condemned Antifa and the left during the debate with Joe Biden.

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As it happened: Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head in first presidential debate

We’ll be liveblogging the latest as Donald Trump and Joe Biden square off in Cleveland.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Biden releases latest tax returns hours before Trump debate

The former vice president and his wife Jill Biden, an educator, paid $299,346 (€255,000) in federal income taxes for 2019

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Poll: Are you planning on watching the Biden-Trump election debate live?

Will you stay up to watch Joe Biden debate US President Donald Trump?

Donald Trump only doing a 'little' debate prep ahead of first clash with Joe Biden

Joe Biden will face off against Donald Trump for the first time.

# donald-trump - Monday 28 September, 2020

US will protect the Good Friday Agreement, Special Envoy to NI says

Mulvaney, the former Chief of Staff to US President Donald Trump, took up the role of Special Envoy in March.

Five things we've learned about Donald Trump's tax affairs

The US President has been waging a legal battle to keep his tax returns hidden, but the New York Times has published details.

Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in 2016 and 2017, according to New York Times

The major investigation into the US president’s finances comes just weeks before the election.

# donald-trump - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Trump demands Biden take drug test before or after first TV debate

“His Debate performances have been record setting UNEVEN, to put it mildly,” Trump tweeted. “Only drugs could have caused this discrepancy???”"

Who exactly is Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett and what happens next?

At the age of 48, she would be the youngest justice on the current court if confirmed.

# donald-trump - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to be new Supreme Court Justice

Trump said he was sure her confirmation would be “extremely non-controversial” and “very quick”.

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‘He’s sort of like Goebbels’: Biden compares Trump to Nazi propagandist

The rivals will take part in heir first televised debate on Tuesday.

# donald-trump - Friday 25 September, 2020

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in state at US Capitol where her trainer honoured her with push-ups

The late justice is the first woman in American history to lie in state at the US Capitol.

US Republican leader says there will be an 'orderly transition' after election following Trump remarks

Trump declined to commit to a peaceful transition if he loses in November.

The Supremes: Who is on Trump's Supreme Court wish list and why is it so important?

Liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg died last week, setting up a potentially divisive battle to replace her.

# donald-trump - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Trump again refuses to commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses election

Trump has for several months been pressing a campaign against mail-in voting by tweeting and speaking out against it.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

'It's unfathomable that we've reached this point': US death toll from Covid-19 tops 200,000

Only five countries — Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Spain and Brazil — rank higher in Covid-19 deaths per capita.

# donald-trump - Monday 21 September, 2020

Trump to defy Biden as he says he'll announce Supreme Court nominee by the end of the week

Biden has said that rushing a nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsberg through the Senate before the election would be an “abuse of power”.

# donald-trump - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Trump backs 'fantastic' TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart

President Trump has been targeting TikTok, a video app popular with younger people, as well as WeChat, another Chinese-owned app.

Donald Trump vows to nominate a woman to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacant seat

The towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice died aged 87 at her home in Washington.

# donald-trump - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Trump calls for Senate to consider his Ginsburg replacement ‘without delay’

The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg has triggered debate on whether her replacement should be nominated before or after the election.

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Showtime: Everything you need to know about the upcoming presidential debates

Trump and Biden will face off in three separate TV debates.

# donald-trump - Friday 18 September, 2020

US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons

Downloads of the apps will be banned from Sunday onwards.

Trump heats up culture wars as he appeals to voters in Wisconsin

Trump has hinged his election campaign on core supporters rather than focusing on winning over a narrow slice of undecided voters.

'It's close to criminal': Joe Biden blasts Trump's pandemic response

Joe Biden was taking part in his first town hall event.

# donald-trump - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Donald Trump disputes health officials on timeline for mass vaccinations

“We think we can start sometime in October,” US President Trump claimed.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

'It will start getting cooler': Donald Trump dismisses climate change as cause of US wildfires

At least 35 people have died as wildfires blaze in the western states of California, Oregon and Washington.

# donald-trump - Monday 14 September, 2020

TikTok owner chooses Oracle to acquire video-sharing app in US after Trump ordered it to sell up

The Trump administration has claimed the China-owned app represents a security risk to the US.

Covid guidelines ignored as Trump addresses large indoor rally in Nevada

Thousands of people packed into a warehouse in the state of Nevada, which has put a limit of 50 people for indoor gatherings.

# donald-trump - Friday 11 September, 2020

Trump announces peace deal between Bahrain and Israel

Trump announced the agreement following a phone call with the leaders of the two countries.