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US News Donald Trump, in difficulty, continues his marathon campaign

19:15  17 october  2020
19:15  17 october  2020 Source:   pressfrom.com

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Donald Trump à Ocala (Floride) le 16 octobre 2020 © Brendan Smialowski Donald Trump in Ocala (Florida) on October 16, 2020

Donald Trump continues his campaign at a frantic pace, with multiple trips across the country on Saturday, to mobilize his troops and catch up on his Democratic opponent Joe Biden, 17 days before the US presidential election.

The 74-year-old billionaire travels in the afternoon to Michigan then Wisconsin, two traditionally democratic states that he won in 2016, before joining Las Vegas in the evening for a tour in the West of the country from Sunday.

Faced with polls that give him beaten, a coronavirus pandemic that has exceeded 8 million positive cases in the United States, and the doubts that arise in his own camp, the host of the White House "puts everything" to catch up, assured his spokesperson, Kayleigh McEnany on Saturday.

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Un partisan de Donald Trump à Macon (Georgie) le 16 octobre 2020 © Brendan Smialowski A supporter of Donald Trump in Macon (Georgia) on October 16, 2020

"The president's strategy is to work for the voices of the American people. That is why he will be in two states today. hui and that he will do two meetings tomorrow, and two more in Arizona on Monday, "she assured Fox News.

As in 2016, Donald Trump carried out an intense field campaign with several trips per day. He traveled to Georgia and Florida on Friday, two states he can hardly afford to lose if he is to win against Joe Biden on November 3.

To mobilize his followers, he announced, despite the polls, "a red wave of unprecedented magnitude", in reference to the color of the Republicans. "On election day (...), we will inflict a resounding defeat on Joe the Sleeper," he thundered in front of an enthusiastic crowd in Florida.

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Joe Biden à Detroit (Michigan) le 16 octobre 2020 © JIM WATSON Joe Biden in Detroit, Michigan on October 16, 2020

On Saturday, the contrast was stark with the campaign of Joe Biden, which had nothing on his official program, the Democratic candidate remaining in his stronghold of Wilmingon, in Delaware, before leaving on Sunday for North Carolina, another key state.

- "Lies" and "diversions" -

Friday, the former vice-president went to Michigan, which he intends to return to the Democratic camp.

"All President Trump has to offer the people of Michigan is lies and diversions - no plan to control the virus, no strategy to get our economy out of this recession, and no vision to unify our country, "tackled Joe Biden, a few hours before his rival's visit to the state.

The veteran of politics leads nine percentage points in the national average of opinion polls. But above all, although with a narrower margin, in key states which can switch from one party to another at each election.

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Like Pennsylvania, won by a short header by Donald Trump in 2016, where Barack Obama will participate Wednesday in his first campaign event on the ground in Philadelphia.

But the race is much closer than what the polls show, warned campaign leader Jen O'Malley Dillon this week, based on internal polls.

White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany also denounced Saturday polls "very inflated", "designed to shape public opinion rather than gauge it".

Still, several Republican officials are openly worried about a large Democratic victory on November 3.

Nebraska's elected Ben Sasse this week called Mr. Trump a "mediocre" leader, in a recording revealed to the media. He said he feared a "Senate bloodbath for Republicans", who currently control the upper house of Congress.

His statements stoked the anger of the president, who on Saturday described the senator on Twitter as "a drag on the Republican Party" and "shame for the great state of Nebraska".

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Back at the White House, Donald Trump is wrathful of doctors .
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