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WASHINGTON, D.C. (OVR) — In 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump was all-in on the fossil fuel industry. In a 2016 rally in Charleston, West Virginia, the candidate proudly accepted an endorsement from that state’s coal association, donning a hardhat while he mimed digging coal. To thundering applause, he promised to bring back coal jobs to the struggling… Read More
Melania Trump empathized with those struggling with the coronavirus, while others sidestepped the pandemic’s impact on the economy. The program disregarded old lines between official and political.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — President Donald Trump’s campaign in Ohio is preparing for a busy week, running many events in collaboration with the Republican National Convention. Dan Lusheck, press secretary for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign in Ohio, called last week’s virtual Democratic National Convention a “distraction.” Lusheck says this week’s Republican National… Read More
President Trump promised an “uplifting” convention, but the first night painted an image of a dystopia that would take hold if Democrat Joe Biden is elected.
A small number of Republican leaders will be physically present in Charlotte, N.C., on Monday, but most of the convention will be virtual.
The last three presidents won reelection, not just on their past achievements, but with a vision of where they would take the nation in the future. So far, President Trump has been vague about that.
Some GOP activists are eager to stop primary challengers from taking on — and possibly weakening — President Trump. But it appears to be too late to change the rules for 2020.