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Trump assails NASCAR's leading Black driver, knocks ban of Confederate flag

07 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday criticized NASCAR'S ban of the Confederate flag from its events and assailed Black racecar driver Bubba Wallace's response to a noose found in his garage, an incident the Republican president referred to as a "hoax." | Video

UPDATE 2-Trump assails NASCAR's leading Black driver, knocks ban of Confederate flag

06 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON, July 6 U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday criticized NASCAR'S ban of the Confederate flag from its events and assailed Black racecar driver Bubba Wallace's response to a noose found in his garage, an incident the Republican president referred to as a "hoax."

Trump repeats vow to defeat 'radical left' in July Fourth speech

05 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday vowed to defeat the "radical left," in an Independence Day speech at the White House that condemned recent protests against monuments to historical figures as attempts to destroy the United States. | Video

Trump attacks 'left-wing cultural revolution' in Mount Rushmore address

04 Jul 2020

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. President Donald Trump on Friday accused "angry mobs" of trying to erase history with efforts to remove or rethink monuments to U.S. historical figures and used a speech at Mount Rushmore to paint himself as a bulwark against left-wing extremism. | Video

Trump visits Mount Rushmore amid controversy, coronavirus concerns

03 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump will begin his July Fourth celebrations with a trip to Mount Rushmore on Friday despite concerns about gathering a large crowd during the novel coronavirus pandemic and criticism from Native Americans about the visit.

As U.S. coronavirus cases soar, White House touts economic recovery, 'safe' re-openings

02 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON After days of record spikes in new COVID-19 cases and hospitals warning they could run out of beds, President Donald Trump's White House on Thursday sought to convey that all was well in the battle against the coronavirus and efforts to get the U.S. economy moving again.

White House says economy 'roaring back,' touts safe coronavirus re-openings as cases soar

02 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON, July 2 U.S. President Donald Trump's White House on Thursday rallied around the message that all was well both in the battle against coronavirus and in efforts to get the U.S. economy moving again despite several days of record spikes in new cases.

Factbox: Trump and Biden divided on race, criminal justice policies

30 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON Republican President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, have contrasting views and records on criminal justice and the U.S. racial divide, issues that have risen in prominence in the 2020 election.

Factbox: Trump and Biden divided on race, criminal justice policies

30 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON Republican President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, have contrasting views and records on criminal justice and the U.S. racial divide, issues that have risen in prominence in the 2020 election.

Trump touts manufacturing on trip to Wisconsin, where he lags Biden in polls

25 Jun 2020

MARINETTE, Wis. President Donald Trump, trailing in national opinion polls ahead of the November election, visited a shipbuilding facility in Wisconsin on Thursday to tout his record on manufacturing and shore up support in the politically crucial state.

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