Twenty years have passed since Americans woke up on an autumn morning after Election Day and did not know who would next lead the country. It took 36 more days to resolve the contest between Al Gore and George W Bush as the country held its breath. That prospect could happen again in 2020. Why? … Read more US election 2020: Will we get a result on election night?
WASHINGTON — A White House memo to congressional committees says no member of the administration’s coronavirus task force can agree to testify on Capitol Hill unless the invitation is expressly approved by the president’s chief of staff. Democrats bristled at the rule as a crimp on their ability to gather detailed information about the nation’s … Read more White House blocking entire coronavirus task force from testifying to Congress
With Covid-19 deaths set to almost double this month, the president is putting the stock market before lives, critics say David Smith in Washington@smithinamerica Published onTue 5 May 2020 14.03 BST Donald Trump is effectively abandoning a public health strategy for the coronavirus pandemic and showing “clear willingness to trade lives for the Dow Jones”, critics … Read more Trump gives up on virus fight to focus on economic recovery – and re-election