Tag: US President Donald Trump

2020 Watch: Is debate Trump’s last chance to save himself?

NEW YORK — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 15 Days to next scheduled presidential debate: 3 ___ THE NARRATIVE President Donald Trump is openly contemplating the prospect of losing, while Democratic challenger Joe Biden […]

Trump plays down virus as he steps up pitch for second term

WASHINGTON — Gone are the days when President Donald Trump held forth daily at the White House podium flanked by members of his coronavirus task force. And the days when Vice President Mike Pence and other task force officials would head to Trump’s office to brief him immediately […]

China, Russia and India spewing stuff into air: Trump

Washington, Oct 16:  US President Donald Trump has blamed countries like China, Russia and India for adding to the global air pollution and asserted that his country has the best environmental numbers. Speaking to his cheering supporters at an elections rally in the key battleground State of North […]

Dueling town halls for Trump, Biden after debate plan nixed

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will compete for TV audiences in dueling town halls instead of meeting face-to-face for their second debate as originally planned. The two will take questions in different cities on different networks Thursday night: Trump on NBC from Miami, Biden […]

2020 Watch: Is it too late for Trump to turn things around?

NEW YORK — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 22 Days to next scheduled presidential debate: 10 ___ THE NARRATIVE President Donald Trump returns to the campaign trail this week after an 11-day absence […]

Doctor says Trump won’t transmit virus, stays mum on tests

WASHINGTON — The White House doctor said that President Donald Trump was no longer at risk of transmitting the coronavirus but did not say explicitly whether Trump had tested negative for it. The diagnosis came as the president prepared to resume campaign rallies and other activities. In a […]

Ethicists say Trump special treatment raises fairness issues

The special treatment President Donald Trump received to access an experimental COVID-19 drug raises fairness issues that start with the flawed health care system many Americans endure and end with the public’s right to know more about his condition, ethics and medical experts say. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. revealed […]

Trump, still infectious, back at White House — without mask

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump staged a dramatic return to the White House after leaving the military hospital where he was receiving an unprecedented level of care for COVID-19. He immediately ignited a new controversy by declaring that despite his illness the nation should not fear the virus […]

Infected Trump greets supporters in motorcade outside hospital; his health unclear

WASHINGTON – Doctors treating President Donald Trump for COVID-19 sent conflicting signals about the severity of his condition on Sunday, hours before the president surprised supporters gathered outside the hospital with an impromptu motorcade. Trump, 74, wore a mask as he waved from the back seat of a […]

Doctor: Trump improving, but not ‘out of the woods’ yet

BETHESDA, Md. — President Donald Trump faces “critical” coming days after a “very concerning” period in his fight against COVID-19 at a military hospital, his chief of staff said Saturday — in contrast to a rosier assessment moments earlier by Trump doctors, who took pains not to reveal […]

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