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Voice of America 14 May 2020

On Path to Reelection, Trump Takes Aim at Obama


Trump and his allies pushing conspiracy theory that holds former President Obama News">Barack Obama responsible for investigation on Russian interference in 2016 U.S. election

Joe Biden is taking aim at President Trump's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, the former vice president made his first public appearance in 74 days by paying tribute on Memorial Day. CBS News 2020 campaign reporter Bo Erickson joins CBSN with the latest.
With the coronavirus death toll mounting in the U.S., the presidential election in November 2020 is now shaping up potentially as a referendum on how President Donald Trump is handling the COVID-19 pandemic. The president has not shied away from being political during this time of national crisis, and his campaign is seeking to capitalize on the image of the Commander in Chief holding forth during White House coronavirus briefings. White House Correspondent Patsy Widakuswara has this story.
U.S. President Donald Trump claimed the authority Monday at a press briefing to decide how and when to reopen the economy after weeks of tough social distancing guidelines aimed at fighting the new coronavirus. But governors from both parties were quick to push back.
The administration is claiming China intentionally covered up COVID-19 to hoard medical supplies for themselves. ABC News' Alex Presha reports.

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