2020 US presidential election

2020 US presidential election

Democrats fight, first among themselves, to prevent Donald Trump from being elected US president again.

Pro-Trump ad mistakes Taiwanese airline for China’s
The latest pro-Trump TV ads aim to depict the leading Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden as being a friend of China’s – except they get “China” wrong at one point.  The ad campaign, funded by America First Action, a super PAC supporting President Donald Trump’s re-election, accuses Biden of supporting China’s rise at the expense of Americans. "Travel Ban." pic.twitter.com/mmPrj6FbIS — America First Ads (@AmericaFirstAds) May 1, 2020 In one part of the advertisement, the narrator claims that Biden “failed to support the China travel ban to stop the coronavirus,” while a China Airlines plane is shown taking off next to a darkened picture of the former vice president. China Airlines, h
Trump and Biden talk tough on China. Can they afford to walk the walk?
US presidential candidates are trying to win support by advocating for a hawkish stance toward Beijing, but they may need to think twice about the anti-China rhetoric due to the need to restore an economy devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.  As President Donald Trump and his presumptive Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, compete to portray themselves as being the toughest on Beijing, the only factor that will prevent a complete diplomatic severance, former government officials and experts said, will be the economy. US media reported on Thursday that the Trump administration was pursuing conspiracy theories about the coronavirus’ origins, and was formulating a raft of measures to hold Chin
Trump under pressure to step up virus response as US reports first community spread
With the US on a razor’s edge expecting what health authorities call an “inevitable” coronavirus outbreak in America, Democrats have criticized President Donald Trump’s response to the global epidemic.  The question of how Washington should handle the spread of the virus gained urgency on Wednesday after the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it might have recorded the first case of community transmission in the US. The patient, in California, is one of the 60 confirmed cases in the US and the first whose source of infection is unknown.  Reports of possible community spread of the new coronavirus in the US came a day after Democratic presidential hopefuls questioned whether t