Trump Campaign Burned Through Almost Half Its Cash in September

President Donald Trump’s campaign burned through almost half of its cash in September, as his re-election effort cut back on advertising in some key battleground states and he lags in the polls behind his much better-funded Democratic adversary, Joe Biden. The latest filing with the Federal Election Commission showed that Trump entered the final 34 […]

Trump Fundraisers Spun Wheels, Spending 77 Cents to Bring in $1

President Donald Trump’s campaign found it harder to raise money from small-dollar donors in the final months before the election, spending 77 cents of each dollar it received in the third quarter on future fundraising efforts, according to federal disclosures that highlighted the funding gap with Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Spending by the campaign’s grassroots […]

Trump Campaign Urges Change in Debate Topics But Not Rules

Donald Trump’s re-election campaign lashed out at the Commission on Presidential Debates about the topics and potential rule changes for the president’s final face-off against Democratic candidate Joe Biden. In a two-page letter to the commission, Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien stopped short of threatening to withdraw from the Oct. 22 debate but said the […]

Why Trump’s Covid-19 Antibody Cocktail Won’t Be Widely Available

The antibody cocktail U.S. President Donald Trump credited for his swift coronavirus recovery won’t become widely available because it’s impossible to make enough for everyone who might need it, according to the Swiss pharmaceutical giant working on scaling up production. “We’ll never be able to produce enough,” said Bill Anderson, drugs chief at Roche Holding […]

Stimulus Talks Remain Deadlocked as House Told No Votes Expected

Prospects for a quick end to the stalemate over a new stimulus faded Monday with members of the House being told not to expect any action this week and many Senate Republicans rejecting the White House proposal for a deal. President Donald Trump, well behind Democrat Joe Biden in every recent poll, again attempted to […]

Trump Boasts at Florida Campaign Rally of Feeling ‘So Powerful’

President Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail on Monday night, boasting at a rally in Florida that he felt “so powerful” after his recovery from Covid-19 that he wanted to walk into the audience and “kiss everyone.” “I am so energized by your prayers and humbled by your support,” Trump said at the outdoor […]

Trump Pushing to Cut Solar-Tariff Loophole for Two-Sided Panels

President Donald Trump said in a proclamation that it’s necessary to eliminate a loophole his administration granted in 2019 that’s helped solar developers avoid tariffs on certain imported panels. In Saturday’s proclamation, Trump said it’s necessary to revoke the exemption for two-sided “bifacial” panels, contending that the loophole has “impaired and is likely to continue […]

Biden Says Trump Shouldn’t Debate If He Still Has Covid-19

Democratic nominee Joe Biden said Tuesday that he and Donald Trump should scrap their next debate if the president is still infected with the coronavirus. “I think if he still has Covid we shouldn’t have a debate,” Biden told reporters on his way back from a campaign stop in Pennsylvania. Trump was diagnosed with Covid-19 […]

Trump Fails to Win a Sympathy Bump as Biden’s Poll Lead Widens

Voters appear to be unmoved by President Donald Trump’s bout with Covid-19, with early polls showing no “sympathy boost” for the ailing president amid poor reviews for his debate performance last week. Instead, Democrat Joe Biden is surging in national polls and now has his biggest lead since late July. It can generally take a […]

Trump Rape Accuser Says Defamation Isn’t Part of President’s Job

The New York advice columnist who claims President Donald Trump raped her in a department store dressing room two decades ago asked a judge to deny a Justice Department request to substitute the U.S. government as the defendant in her defamation lawsuit. E. Jean Carroll, who went public with her claims last year and sued […]