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Trump labels himself 'wartime president' as virus erases market gains

A strong American economy has always been US President Donald Trump's primary case for re-election, but that argument is gone now, with the fallout from the pandemic.


PRESIDENT Donald Trump declared himself a "wartime president" on Wednesday, his latest attempt to influence public perception of his handling of a novel coronavirus outbreak that is swiftly reshaping the presidential campaign.

It came on the same day the stock market...

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