Trump will not participate in the next virtual debate with Biden

The second presidential debate between US Republican President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, is taking place online, according to the organizing committee, Thursday, October 8, 2020. But Trump quickly asserted that he would not "participate" in such a debate, and told Fox News

If Trump still has Covid, call off the debate: Biden

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Tuesday that next week’s scheduled debate with Republican President Donald Trump should not take place if Trump is still infected with COVID-19. Biden said the Oct. 15 debate in Miami should only be staged under strict health guidelines an

Pence tests negative for virus and will debate with Harris next week

Vice President Mike Pence, the first in line to occupy the Oval Office if President Trump becomes too ill to carry out his duties, tested negative for the coronavirus and planned to resume campaign appearances, including at the vice-presidential debate on Wednesday night, the New York Times report

Trump is in the hospital and leaves the campaign arena for Biden

US President Donald Trump entered Walter Reed Military Hospital near Washington, on Friday, where he is undergoing an experimental treatment for Covid-19, which led to his removal from the election campaign a month before the polls. After being absent from the public square since his surprise ann

Trump's election campaign directs all of its employees who have been in contact with quarantine

The election campaign of US President Donald Trump, who announced Friday, October 2, 2020, that he was infected with the Coronavirus, has directed all its employees in contact with people with the disease to undergo quarantine. "CBS" reported that Trump's campaign manager, Bill Stephen, sent an e

'Will you shut up, man?' Joe Biden tells Donald Trump during presidential debate faceoff

It started out civilly enough, with President Donald Trump striding deliberately to his lectern, and Democrat Joe Biden nodding to his opponent and offering a "How you doing, man?” But within 15 minutes, the debate had devolved into a series of endless interruptions, with Biden, seemingly u

Biden releases tax returns before debate with Trump

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden released his tax returns -- a move expected to pressure US President Donald Trump to do the same before their much anticipated first debate later Tuesday. The former vice president had an income of approximately $750,000 in 2019 based on employment assets

US Elections: Biden slams Trump as a ‘clown’ as rivals quarrel in debate

  Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden called Republican incumbent Donald Trump a “clown” on Tuesday as tension boiled over in the pair’s first televised debate ahead of the November election. “It’s hard to get any word in with this clown -- excuse me, th

Trump, Biden head into first debate with presidency on the line

 There’ll be no handshake, but venom to spare when President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden meet in Cleveland on Tuesday for the first of three televised debates that could shake up an already volatile race for the White House.Covid-19 restrictions will give the debate moderated

Trump says U.S. election winner might not be known for months

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Americans might not know the winner of the November presidential election for months due to disputes over mail ballots, building on his criticism of a method that could be used by half of U.S. voters this year. Election experts have said it might ta

Biden promises U.S. mayors he will be a partner in the White House

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden assured U.S. mayors on Saturday he would be an active partner in the White House in helping them respond to racial justice protests and the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.  “If I am elected, you will have direct access to the

Trump pledges to make Juneteenth federal holiday in bid for Black voters

 President Donald Trump made a series of promises at a campaign event in Atlanta on Friday in a bid to woo Black voters, including establishing Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of U.S. slavery, as a federal holiday. Trump, who announced the promises less than 40 days before the Novembe

Paul Selva, once one of Trump's top generals, endorses Biden

Once one of President Donald Trump’s most senior military advisers, retired General Paul Selva is joining a large group of former Pentagon leaders to publicly endorse Democratic candidate Joe Biden for the Nov. 3 presidential election, according to a letter seen by Reuters.  Selva, who

Biden bashes Trump's leadership on pandemic, Trump attacks Biden on trade

Democrat Joe Biden slammed U.S. President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and Trump criticized Biden’s record on trade on Monday as the White House contenders battled for votes in key Midwestern battleground states With U.S. deaths from COVID-19 approaching 200,000

Sudden Supreme Court vacancy a new 'wild card' in US presidential race

The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has injected a volatile new element into the last stretch of a turbulent U.S. presidential race, potentially shifting the focus away from the coronavirus pandemic and the stagnant economy into a political battle over her successor. The sudden

Trump seeks to shore up military support in North Carolina campaign swing

Republican President Donald Trump takes his re-election campaign to the political swing state of North Carolina on Saturday in an effort to boost his poll numbers against Democratic rival Joe Biden and shore up support among military members there. Trump has boasted about revitalizing the U.S. ar

Trump, Biden to campaign in Minnesota as early voting begins

President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, will both travel to the key Midwestern state of Minnesota on Friday, as early voting begins there ahead of November’s election. Trump, who trails Biden in national polls, is playing offense in Minnesota in a bid to capture the s

Trump suggests 2020 election result can never be accurate

 U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his unfounded attacks on mail-in voting on Thursday, suggesting the result of the 2020 presidential race could never be accurately determined in a Twitter post that would undermine any winner, including him  Trump, lagging his Democratic challenger