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Surging virus erodes Trump's support

US President has hurt his re-election chances by failing to present a coherent and workable strategy to deal with Covid-19 outbreak and rally Americans behind him.

In his haste to politicise the crisis, President Trump encouraged his supporters to rally against Democratic and Republican governors who were cautious about reopening their states for business.

FUTURE historians chronicling President Donald Trump's last year in office and trying to figure out the main reasons for what pollsters expect will be his defeat in the 2020 presidential election, will probably point to the launch of the press briefings by the White House Coronavirus Task Force...

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