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Trump jeered as he visits Ginsburg's casket at U.S. Supreme Court

Sep 24 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump was greeted with jeers and boos by a nearby crowd on Thursday as he visited the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's flag-draped coffin outside the U.S. Supreme Court. | Video

Trump hedges on transferring power, says election will end up at Supreme Court

Sep 24 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump declined on Wednesday to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 election to Democratic rival Joe Biden and said he expected the election battle to end up before the Supreme Court. | Video

Trump says may block stricter FDA guidelines for COVID-19 vaccine

Sep 24 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he may or may not approve any new, more stringent FDA standards for an emergency authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine, saying such a proposal would appear political. | Video

Trump hedges on transferring power, says election will end up at Supreme Court

Sep 24 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump declined on Wednesday to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 election to Democratic rival Joe Biden and said he expected the election battle to end up before the Supreme Court. | Video

Trump imposes new bans on Cuban rum, cigars, hotels

Sep 23 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday banned U.S. citizens from bringing home rum or cigars from Cuba and from staying at Cuban government-owned hotels, as he sought to lock in the Cuban-American vote in the swing state of Florida ahead of November's presidential election.

Supreme Court vacancy becomes rallying cry in final stretch of U.S. race

Sep 22 2020

WASHINGTON Donald Trump's campaign has begun selling "Fill That Seat" t-shirts while his Republican Party talks up the U.S. president's record of picking "rule of law" jurists.

Biden bashes Trump's leadership on pandemic, Trump attacks Biden on trade

Sep 22 2020

MANITOWOC, Wis./DAYTON, Ohio Democrat Joe Biden slammed U.S. President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and Trump criticized Biden's record on trade on Monday as the White House contenders battled for votes in key Midwestern battleground states. | Video

Former Pence aide who helped organize White House coronavirus response backs Biden

Sep 18 2020

WASHINGTON A former White House aide who helped coordinate the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic sharply criticized President Donald Trump in a video released on Thursday and said she planned to vote for Democrat Joe Biden. | Video

Airline CEOs plead with White House to avert looming U.S. job cuts

Sep 17 2020

WASHINGTON White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows met with major airline chief executives on Thursday as the industry braces for thousands of job cuts in two weeks, and urged lawmakers to embrace a $1.5 trillion coronavirus aid package proposed by a bipartisan congressional group and endorsed by President Donald Trump.

Trump plans panel to promote 'patriotic education' in appeal to conservative base

Sep 17 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Thursday he planned to establish a commission to promote "patriotic education" in the United States, taking issue with efforts to highlight the United States' history of slavery and racism.

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