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Politics Trump and Biden hold dueling events in battleground states

11:46  18 september  2020
11:46  18 september  2020 Source:   cbsnews.com

Biden promises Democratic senators help in battleground states

  Biden promises Democratic senators help in battleground states Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden told Senate Democrats during a conference call Thursday that he plans to spend significant money in Senate battleground states and promised to wage a vigorous campaign.Biden, who took a few questions from senators at the end of the call, said he fully recognizes the importance of helping Senate Democrats win majority control in November and vowed to travel around the country, despite the dangers of coronavirus, which has kept the former vice president cloistered at his home for months."Everybody wants him, please come to our state, come to our state," Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.

President Trump made another trip to the battleground state of Wisconsin Thursday night, as he hopes to clinch a state he won in 2016. Mr. Trump continues to trail former Vice President Joe Biden in the Badger State.

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Mr. Trump's rally was held just hours after Biden held a CNN Town Hall-style event in another battleground state, Pennsylvania. Biden slammed Mr. Trump's handling of the coronavirus crisis, saying "you lost your freedom because he didn't act." Saying a crisis of this magnitude usually requires a president to step up, Biden said Mr. Trump should "step down."

Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

  Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has backed Democratic presidential candidates for nearly half a century and rarely receives much attention during the final stages of the race, when campaigns typically focus their resources on more traditional swing states like Florida or Pennsylvania. But Minnesota will feel like a genuine battleground on Friday when President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, campaign here to mark the beginning of early voting. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

Mr. Trump insisted his administration is doing a great job on COVID-19, even as polling suggests voters generally disapprove of his handling of the virus.

"We're doing a great job. But if you really see a great job," Mr. Trump said. "Take New York and some of these other Democrat run states out of it. You'll see numbers that are unbelievable. Because New York had a very, very hard time. A lot of bad things happened. But if you take a few states out and you'll really see numbers."

Mr. Trump is now calling his rallies "peaceful protests," given states' restrictions on rallies.

"We call them friendly protests. So these are protest so it's totally allowed. This is a protest. Remember when you walk outside what do you consider this, did you enjoy the rally? No, I really - this is a protest. I'm sorry," Mr. Trump said Thursday night.

FEC Chair Says There's No Separation of Church and State, Calls 2020 Election a 'Spiritual War'

  FEC Chair Says There's No Separation of Church and State, Calls 2020 Election a 'Spiritual War' Federal Election Commission Chair James E. "Trey" Trainor III, an appointee of President Donald Trump who worked for his 2016 campaign, insisted that there is no separation between church and state while calling the upcoming election a "spiritual war" between "good and evil."Trainor, a devout Catholic and an appointee of President Donald Trump, made the comments in two recent interviews with Religion News Service (RNS) and Church Militant, a right-wing Catholic news outlet.

The latest CBS News polling shows Biden leading the president, 52% to 47%. Of Wisconsin voters who see protests as a major factor in their choice, 48% say they'll vote for Mr. Trump and 45% say they'll vote for Biden. The city of Kenosha continues to recover from the protests and violence that broke out upon the shooting of Jacob Blake. Mr. Trump visited Kenosha earlier this month.

The president has already visited the Badger State multiple times, and Vice President Mike Pence was there on Monday.

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