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Trump vows not to participate in virtual debate with Biden

Trump vows not to participate in virtual debate with Biden

President Donald Trump vowed Thursday not to participate in next week’s debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden after organizers announced it will take place virtually because of the president’s diagnosis of COVID-19.MORE

Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice presidential debate

Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice presidential debate

Trading barbs through plexiglass shields, Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Kamala Harris turned the only vice presidential debate of 2020 into a dissection of the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, with Harris labeling it “the greatest failure of any presidential administration.”MORE

In about-face, Trump seeks to salvage parts of virus aid

In about-face, Trump seeks to salvage parts of virus aid

In a barrage of tweets, Trump pressed for passage of these chunks of assistance, an about-face from his abrupt and puzzling move on Tuesday afternoon to abandon talks with a longtime rival, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.MORE

Trump halts COVID-19 relief talks until after election

Trump halts COVID-19 relief talks until after election

Trump tweeted that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was “not negotiating in good faith” and said he’s asked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to direct all his focus before the election into confirming his U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett.MORE

Trump says he’s leaving hospital for White House, feels good

Trump says he’s leaving hospital for White House, feels good

President Donald Trump said Monday he’s leaving the military hospital where he has been treated for COVID-19 and will continue his recovery at the White House. He said he’s feeling good and the nation should not be afraid of the virus that has killed more than 209,000 Americans.MORE

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

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

Trump remained at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Sunday. He offered his own assessment of his status Saturday evening in a video from his hospital suite, saying he was beginning to feel better and hoped to “be back soon.”MORE

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