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# donald-trump - Friday 2 October, 2020

Joe Biden tests negative for Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Joe Biden tests negative for Covid-19

Oct 2nd 2020, 5:38 PM 21,021 Views 42 Comments

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?
# The Next Steps
# The Next Steps

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

Updated Oct 2nd 2020, 10:30 AM 35,875 Views 83 Comments

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
# White Supremacy
# White Supremacy

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

Oct 1st 2020, 7:19 AM 33,634 Views 142 Comments

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
# Round One
# Round One

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

Sep 30th 2020, 9:43 AM 68,656 Views 94 Comments

Both sides are claiming victory but viewers are divided.

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

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

Sep 30th 2020, 7:10 AM 74,270 Views 107 Comments

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
# First Debate
# First Debate

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

Sep 30th 2020, 4:10 AM 30,975 Views 51 Comments

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

As it happened: Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head in first presidential debate
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

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

Updated Sep 30th 2020, 3:45 AM 72,417 Views 73 Comments

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
# Presidential Debate
# Presidential Debate

Biden releases latest tax returns hours before Trump debate

Sep 29th 2020, 10:28 PM 32,315 Views 58 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 29th 2020, 9:45 AM 47,617 Views 90 Comments

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
# US
# US

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

Sep 29th 2020, 8:06 AM 24,050 Views 84 Comments

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
# Mick Mulvaney
# Mick Mulvaney

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

Updated Sep 28th 2020, 5:26 PM 35,752 Views 18 Comments

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
# Tax Returns
# Tax Returns

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

Sep 28th 2020, 11:52 AM 48,376 Views 117 Comments

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
# Taxing
# Taxing

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

Sep 28th 2020, 6:51 AM 46,105 Views 95 Comments

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
# 2020 Election
# 2020 Election

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

Sep 27th 2020, 7:22 PM 57,485 Views 99 Comments

“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?
# Explainer
# Explainer

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

Sep 27th 2020, 7:57 AM 47,287 Views 60 Comments

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
# Supreme Pick
# Supreme Pick

Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to be new Supreme Court Justice

Sep 26th 2020, 10:09 PM 47,716 Views 160 Comments

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

‘He’s sort of like Goebbels’: Biden compares Trump to Nazi propagandist
# White House 2020
# White House 2020

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

Sep 26th 2020, 8:25 PM 30,964 Views 131 Comments

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

# donald-trump - Friday 25 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 25th 2020, 7:30 PM 34,176 Views 19 Comments

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
# Mitch McConnell
# Mitch McConnell

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

Sep 25th 2020, 7:10 AM 26,988 Views 48 Comments

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?
# Hail To The Chief Justice
# Hail To The Chief Justice

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

Sep 25th 2020, 6:10 AM 14,862 Views 5 Comments

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
# US Election
# US Election

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

Sep 24th 2020, 7:02 AM 42,268 Views 130 Comments

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
# America
# America

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

Sep 22nd 2020, 9:33 PM 31,554 Views 42 Comments

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
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

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

Updated Sep 21st 2020, 7:21 PM 42,298 Views 70 Comments

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
# Tik Tok
# Tik Tok

Trump backs 'fantastic' TikTok deal with Oracle and Walmart

Sep 20th 2020, 11:45 AM 29,290 Views 28 Comments

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
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

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

Sep 20th 2020, 6:50 AM 17,836 Views 52 Comments

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’
# Ruth Bader Ginsberg
# Ruth Bader Ginsberg

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

Updated Sep 19th 2020, 3:50 PM 44,416 Views 73 Comments

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

Showtime: Everything you need to know about the upcoming presidential debates
# Race For The White House
# Race For The White House

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

Sep 19th 2020, 9:30 AM 21,384 Views 42 Comments

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
# China
# China

US bans TikTok and WeChat, citing national security reasons

Sep 18th 2020, 2:37 PM 21,437 Views 30 Comments

Downloads of the apps will be banned from Sunday onwards.

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

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

Sep 18th 2020, 10:17 AM 25,721 Views 69 Comments

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
# Town Hall
# Town Hall

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

Sep 18th 2020, 7:08 AM 18,357 Views 17 Comments

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
# United States
# United States

Donald Trump disputes health officials on timeline for mass vaccinations

Sep 17th 2020, 6:58 AM 33,865 Views 42 Comments

“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
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

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

Sep 15th 2020, 7:29 AM 31,037 Views 71 Comments

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
# Security Risk
# Security Risk

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

Sep 14th 2020, 10:58 AM 17,353 Views 9 Comments

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
# Trump V Biden
# Trump V Biden

Covid guidelines ignored as Trump addresses large indoor rally in Nevada

Sep 14th 2020, 7:44 AM 33,505 Views 64 Comments

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
# Israel
# Israel

Trump announces peace deal between Bahrain and Israel

Sep 11th 2020, 10:20 PM 22,255 Views 81 Comments

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

US pays tribute to 9/11 victims as pandemic forces socially distanced commemorations
# September 11
# September 11

US pays tribute to 9/11 victims as pandemic forces socially distanced commemorations

Sep 11th 2020, 3:21 PM 17,937 Views 36 Comments

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will pay their respects at the same memorial today.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Trump wanted to 'play down' Covid-19, new Bob Woodward book claims

Trump wanted to 'play down' Covid-19, new Bob Woodward book claims

Sep 9th 2020, 10:44 PM 26,518 Views 80 Comments

The Washington Post, where Woodward serves as associate editor, reported excerpts of the book, Rage, today.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

White House chief of staff 'optimistic' pandemic aid bill deal will be reached before election
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

White House chief of staff 'optimistic' pandemic aid bill deal will be reached before election

Sep 8th 2020, 10:18 PM 13,579 Views 35 Comments

“I’m more optimistic perhaps today than I’ve been in a long time,” Mark Meadows said.

# donald-trump - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Trump calls on Fox News to fire journalist for backing up claim he called war dead 'suckers'
# Trump
# Trump

Trump calls on Fox News to fire journalist for backing up claim he called war dead 'suckers'

Sep 5th 2020, 7:20 PM 60,105 Views 114 Comments

Trump has furiously defended himself in the wake of the story in The Atlantic.

Kanye West seeks place on presidential ballot in Kentucky
# Late Registration
# Late Registration

Kanye West seeks place on presidential ballot in Kentucky

Sep 5th 2020, 11:59 AM 29,397 Views 34 Comments

The musician has been barred from Arizona’s ballot.