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There May Be No Speech From Biden Tonight
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There May Be No Speech From Biden Tonight

'If there’s something to talk about tonight, I’ll talk about it,' candidate says

(Newser) - If you're planning to stay up until the wee hours to hear Joe Biden's election night speech, you might want to just take some melatonin and call it a night. The Washington Post reports that Biden told reporters Tuesday afternoon that it won't be a given he'...

Twitter, Facebook Slap Warnings on This Trump Claim

Trump claims SCOTUS decision on Pennsylvania will lead to 'violence in the streets'

(Newser) - President Trump's latest social media warning comes from both tech giants: Twitter and Facebook have slapped labels on his post about the Supreme Court's decision on Pennsylvania ballots. "The Supreme Court decision on voting in Pennsylvania is a VERY dangerous one," Trump posted Monday night (Twitter...

Trump Reveals Election Night Plans to Confidants
Trump Reveals
Election Night
Plans to
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Trump Reveals Election Night Plans to Confidants

Sources say that if the president appears to be ahead Tuesday, he'll declare victory

(Newser) - President Trump has reportedly revealed to confidants that if he appears to be ahead on Election Night, he'll prematurely declare victory, regardless of how many votes remain uncounted. That's per three sources who spoke to Axios , which says, "Trump's advisers have been laying the groundwork for...

Trump, Biden to Speak Hours Apart in Tampa

Both candidates are focused on getting out the vote

(Newser) - President Trump and Joe Biden are set to chase votes in Florida, a state all but essential to the Republican's pathway to another term as both nominees turn their focus to encouraging voters to turn out on Election Day. Trump and Biden will appear in Tampa hours apart on...

7 Hospitalized After Trump Airport Rally

Omaha supporters were stranded in freezing temperatures

(Newser) - At least seven people were taken to hospitals after an Omaha airport rally for President Trump drew thousands, many of whom were left stranded miles from their parked cars in freezing weather. Omaha police said in a written statement that first responders dealt with 30 people for medical reasons throughout...

Trump Campaign Website Defaced
Trump Campaign
Website Defaced

Trump Campaign Website Defaced

But just briefly, and it appears no sensitive data was accessed

(Newser) - The Trump campaign website was briefly defaced Tuesday night, campaign spokesperson Tim Murtaugh says. As Politico puts it, a message posted on the site "borrowed language common to disinformation campaigns designed to demoralize Americans and depress voter turnout, warning that 'the US citizens have no choice.'"...

First Lady Slams Biden, Media in First Solo Campaign Stop

'We must keep Donald in the White House'

(Newser) - Melania Trump lined up squarely with her husband Tuesday on her first solo trip of the 2020 campaign, slamming Joe Biden, Democrats, and the media as she pushed the president's reelection message in the battleground state of Pennsylvania. The first lady defended Trump’s record on COVID-19 even as...

Takeaways From the Trump-Biden Clash
Takeaways From the
Trump-Biden Clash

Takeaways From the Trump-Biden Clash

President didn't get a game-changer, analysts say

(Newser) - President Trump and Joe Biden shared a debate stage for the second and final time Thursday night—and it was a far more restrained affair than their first meeting, helped by the introduction of a mute button and widely praised moderating from NBC's Kristen Welker. With far fewer interruptions...

What to Expect in the Final Presidential Debate
What to Expect in the
Final Presidential Debate

What to Expect in the Final Presidential Debate

Allies hope for new tone from Trump

(Newser) - After a chaotic first debate and a second one that was replaced by dueling town halls, President Trump and Joe Biden will meet for a final debate in Nashville Thursday night. Under a rule change , each candidate's mic will be muted for the first two minutes their rival speaks...

How Trump's Political Operation Plowed Through $1B

'10 monkeys with flamethrowers' couldn't have done worse

(Newser) - President Donald Trump’s sprawling political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017—and set a lot of it on fire. Trump bought a $10 million Super Bowl ad when he didn’t yet have a challenger. He tapped his political organization...

Florida Cop Faces Suspension for Trump Mask

Miami officer will be disciplined, officials say

(Newser) - A Miami police officer who wore a Trump campaign mask at a voting station will be disciplined, the mayor says. "There were people claiming it was voter intimidation," Mayor Francis Suarez says, per Fox News . "Officers have a responsibility … to protect our residents and they have...

Melania Trump Calls Off First Campaign Trip Since 2019

Spokeswoman says she has a 'lingering cough'

(Newser) - Melania Trump has called off her first appearance on the campaign trail in more than a year. Stephanie Grisham, her chief of staff, said Tuesday that the first lady "continues to feel better every day following her recovery from COVID-19," but "with a lingering cough and out...

Trump Doesn't Like Debate Rule, but He'll Participate

Candidates' microphones will be muted at times, to prevent interruptions

(Newser) - President Trump won't be able to interrupt Joe Biden this time around—at least, not for the first two minutes of each of the six debate segments Thursday night. The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates has changed its rules so that each candidate will get those two minutes of...

Trump on Feds' Killing of Portland Suspect: They Didn't Intend to Arrest

'They didn’t want to arrest him, and 15 minutes' later, he was dead, POTUS says

(Newser) - At a North Carolina rally Thursday, President Trump praised the US Marshals who shot and killed the man suspected of fatally shooting a supporter of the right-wing group Patriot Prayer at an August protest in Portland. "We sent in the US Marshals, took 15 minutes and it was over....

Trump: 'Suburban Women, Would You Please Like Me?'

And more from president's Pennsylvania rally

(Newser) - President Trump's busy week continued Tuesday night with a rally in Pennsylvania, where he told attendees he feels "like Superman" after beating COVID-19. The POTUS, who once again tossed masks to the crowd but didn't wear one himself, asked how many in the audience had also recovered...

Fauci: Trump Campaign Is 'In Effect, Harassing Me'

He says ad should be taken down

(Newser) - Dr. Anthony Fauci said Monday that, yes, the Trump campaign ad that "butchered his words," as he put it over the weekend , should be taken down. "I think it’s really unfortunate and really disappointing that they did that," Fauci told CNN Monday, per the Hill...

What Trump Said at His First Rally Since COVID Diagnosis

Including a promise, which went unfulfilled, to kiss everyone in the audience

(Newser) - President Trump on Monday night hosted his first campaign rally since he tested positive for COVID-19, and he told the outdoor crowd at a Florida airport that he's now immune to the coronavirus. "I feel so powerful," he said, per Politico . "I’ll kiss everyone in...

Trump Campaign Says New Ads 'Test Off the Charts'

Among seniors, the group the campaign is targeting

(Newser) - The 2020 election isn't just a battle between senior citizens, it's a battle for senior citizens—and the Trump campaign is trying to get back on top after what analysts say is a " stunning drop in support ." Campaign officials say an "eight-figure" advertising campaign being...

Trump's Former Campaign Manager Resigns After Incident

Brad Parscale says he will 'get help'

(Newser) - Three days after police took Brad Parscale from his home to a hospital amid reports from his wife that he was armed and threatening suicide, the 44-year-old removed himself from President Trump's re-election campaign. "I am stepping away from my company and any role in the campaign for...

After Cleveland Chaos, Debate Commission Is Making Changes

Biden campaign managers says he's going to show up in Miami, Nashville

(Newser) - After the chaos in Cleveland Tuesday night, some Democrats have been calling for Joe Biden to skip the next two debates with President Trump, who ignored moderator Chris Wallace's pleas to stick to the agreed-upon rules and stop interrupting his opponent. But Biden's campaign says he's definitely...

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