In contrast, both Reagan and George H. W. Bush did so approximately twelve, George W. Bush approximately eighteen, and both Clinton and Obama approximately nineteen months before those elections. "Michael knows!!!" It's going to be "Keep America Great" because that's exactly where we are headed.  The Great America PAC received donations from, among others, former racer Walker Evans and Insperity executive Jay Mincks.  On the first night of the convention (which had less viewers than both the 2016 convention and the 2020 Democratic event), Donald Trump Jr. said his father's policies had been "like rocket fuel to the economy ... especially to the middle class," while, Biden has promised to take that money back out of your pocket and keep it in the swamp. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo.  Other events were held around the country throughout March, some of which resulted in violence. , On August 5, Trump announced that he was considering hosting his GOP convention acceptance speech from the White House, saying "It would be the easiest from the standpoint of security." , The ad claimed that the "fake news" media refused to report the successes of the administration, but Forbes pointed out that the ad itself cited mainstream media sources including CNBC, The Boston Globe and The New York Times. ", On September 2, Trump told WECT-TV in Wilmington, North Carolina, that people should vote twice—once in person and again by mail—to see if anyone stops them from committing this illegal act. His attempts to build an underground mall in Moscow and renovate two major hotels there were part of a broader push to secure high-profile real-estate deals in Russia, which Trump was still pursuing as recently as 2016 with a proposal for a Trump Tower Moscow. And with early voting already underway in some places, the calendar kept moving. Trump told a crowd of Republican lawmakers at a Republican fundraiser in May 2019, he would be the head of a TV network post-presidency. , On August 14, Trump gathered about 300 police officers who support him at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, and asked the crowd whether "Sleepy Joe" or "Slow Joe" was a better nickname for his opponent. March 3: Super Tuesday. Thus Trump needs "to claw back some people who now say they're voting for Biden," says Kyle Kondik of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics. "And it's why every beaten down, nameless, forgotten working stiff, who used to be part of what was called the middle class, loves Trump.  However, an independent rally in support of Trump was subsequently announced to be held on that date in Georgetown, Delaware, in a county where Trump got a majority of the vote in 2016. , On June 1, President Trump announced his plans to withdraw from the Paris Agreement saying, "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris." He’s offered some general ideas — a middle class tax cut, reducing capital gains taxes, expanding so-called Opportunity Zones — but has not explained what he has in mind. 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The event was sponsored by the Fairfax County Republican Committee and the Republican Party of Virginia. "Even if he closes strong, fewer undecideds just means it's harder to close that gap," notes John Sides, a Vanderbilt University political scientist. , On March 10, Trump held a rally in Moon Township, Pennsylvania.  These moves indicated that Trump was already eyeing a 2020 run.  While talking to medical staff at El Paso, Trump mentioned that his February 2019 campaign rally in the city had drawn a much bigger crowd than O'Rourke's campaign rally that same day. The media hates Trump," he told the Ohio crowd. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images. and other award-winning documentaries, posted his prediction on Facebook, explaining Mr Trump had massive momentum in key battleground states.  In the Trump 2020 campaign's first two years (2017 and 2018), it paid more than $890,000 in rent for space in Trump Tower, while the Republican National Committee paid $225,000. Trump held his fourth campaign rally on April 29 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, which coincided with the hundredth day of Trump's presidency. And, Consider that in 2000, after more than a month of recounts and with considerable uncertainty about who, "Tonight, for the sake of our unity of the people and the strength of our democracy, I offer my concession,". Pelosi has been mobilizing Democrats for the possibility that the House might decide who the winner of the 2020 election will be. 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But in the 2020 presidential race, it’s Democrat Joe Biden who’s been offering scads of proposals — most of them to increase taxes. The Supreme Court building is seen in March 2019. , Trump laying a wreath at the tomb of Andrew Jackson at, Trump speaking at his rally in Nashville, Tennessee, March 15, 2017, Rally in Louisville, Kentucky, March 20, 2017, Domestic trips made by Donald Trump as U.S. president, May 2017: Launch of first advertising campaign, June 2017: Fifth rally, first fundraiser and visits to swing states, Notable expenditures and allegations of grifting, Amount spent by outside groups in support of campaign. Cunningham. Join us for this Historic Rally! , The New York Times reported in June 2019 that after Trump had been briefed on internal polling showing he was trailing Joe Biden in several key states, he instructed aides to deny it and to publicly state that other data showed him doing well. Under the advice of Sidney Blumenthal, Clinton's staff continued to engage in campaign methodology once in office, using polling for assistance in making decisions. ", The Trump campaign uses "geofencing". But after his handling of the Breonna Taylor case this week, Cameron will have to get there over the fierce opposition of many African Americans in his home state and across the country. "With every passing week, there's just less and less than can move the needle.  At the rally he said enforcement at the border would be "just as tough" under the executive order. White House objections may prevent FDA from releasing stricter guidelines it has drawn up for the emergency authorization of coronavirus vaccines, the agency's No. He elaborated, "We haven't got there yet, but we'll see what happens.".  The organization has taken steps to target inactive voters in places such as New Hampshire. The career politicians hate Trump. ", On June 27, the president held a rally in Fargo, North Dakota, supporting Representative Kevin Cramer in his challenge to sitting Senator Heidi Heitkamp. Clinton had previously asserted that she had no desire to run for public office again. , In 2017, Matt Braynard, a key member of Trump's 2016 campaign staff, established the organization Look Ahead America. In 2016, Moore successfully predicted Mr Trump would win, when all the big US polls said otherwise. The 2020 United States presidential election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020.  In his second year, 45% of his domestic travel was to these states, and his third year 39% of his domestic travel was to these states.  The same day, it was announced that Katrina Pierson and John McEntee had been hired by the campaign as senior advisors. , On September 3, Trump spoke in Pennsylvania. That won't be easy. This means the presidency may not be decided by the party that controls the House itself but by the one that controls more state delegations in the chamber. On Wednesday, President Trump refused to say whether he would commit to a peaceful transition of power if he lost the election, telling reporters: “We’re going to have to see what happens.” Earlier this month, we looked at a number of scenarios for what that might look like if this did, in fact, happen. Years from now, President Donald Trump’s divisive rhetoric, his haphazard hirings and firings, even his tweets, will all eventually fade into memory. ", "See you tonight, North Carolina! 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On the narrow question of whether Barrett should be confirmed, 37 percent said they favor confirmation, 34 percent were opposed and 29 percent didn’t know or have an opinion. For a man who loves to set up a prime-time spectacle, Trump couldn’t keep the final reveal under wraps long enough to dazzle viewers. , On August 31, Trump asserted in an interview with Laura Ingraham that Biden is being controlled by "People that you've never heard of, people that are in the dark shadows." , Throughout June, the president also gave speeches at events in the swing-states of Florida, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Prior to the rally, Trump paid tribute to Jackson and laid a wreath at his tomb. Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron addresses the media following the return of a grand jury investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor, in Frankfort, Ky., Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. "Trump falsely claims he tried to stop 'Send her back!' The president then ticked through those he felt wronged him as the crowd chanted, "Lock them up! President Trump also addressed, at the rally, the just-announced news of the retirement from the Supreme Court of Justice Anthony Kennedy. , On April 14, 2019, the campaign announced that it had raised $30 million in the first quarter of 2019, far outpacing the campaigns of his individual Democratic opponents in the same period. Informally announced on February 17, 2017, On August 3, 2020, Trump said he had the right to issue an executive order concerning mail-in voting. " Trump also named Omar and continued that Omar "looks down with contempt" on Americans, the crowd of Trump supporters reacted by chanting 'send her back! Two anonymous Republicans in the White House suggested that the payments were deliberately made this way so the campaign didn't have to report them.  Trump came close to winning New Hampshire in the 2016 election. The Washington Post reported that while "amplifying racism and stoking culture wars have been mainstays of Trump's public identity for decades, they have been particularly pronounced this summer as the president has reacted to the national reckoning over systemic discrimination by seeking to weaponize the anger and resentment of some white Americans for his own political gain. Moore described millions in small town America who had lost everything under successive governments and driven them into the ground. , On January 23, 2019, the Republican National Committee, in a unanimous vote, informally endorsed the president. , On June 7, Trump delivered what the New York Daily News described as a "campaign-style speech" in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Trump's pattern of mixing travel for fundraising activities with travel for government business has drawn criticism from government watchdog organizations. On November 7, Trump confirmed that Mike Pence would be his vice presidential running mate in 2020. -- there's every reason to believe that even if Trump vacates the White House in January 2021 that he will never, ever concede that he lost. | AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana. , Since his three predecessors (Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama) won reelection, if Trump is reelected, it would be the first time in American history that there have been four consecutive presidents who were elected to two terms. Los Angeles Times reported that "It's unclear whether West has filed any of the necessary paperwork to formally join the race between incumbent Donald Trump – for whom West has expressed admiration," and said this "might be part of an effort to draw Black supporters away from Biden to help Trump. Here's why", "Is Trump Transforming Midterms With Arena-Size Rallies? , At the end of July, the Trump campaign temporarily halted television advertising to reassess its messaging strategy. , The campaign's second rally was held a month later in Nashville on March 15, and coincided with the 250th birthday of Andrew Jackson. , The disproportionately large amounts of time presidents have spent visiting key electoral states (and a comparatively small amount of they have spent visiting states that pose little electoral importance to them) has been pointed to as evidence of ulterior electoral motives influencing presidential governance, emblematic of the blurred lines between campaigning and governance in the White House.  Trump scheduled for a quick meeting with Nikki Haley and other U.N. officials immediately prior the fundraiser; travel expenses were reportedly filed as "government business", and therefore taxpayer-funded. , Trump began fundraising for his reelection campaign immediately after his inauguration, whereas his predecessors had waited years to do this. | AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley. Because we are doing so well that in another two years when we start the heavy campaign, "Make America Great Again" wouldn't work out too well. , On March 4, there were a series of local rallies held by allies of the campaign in some fifty cities. June 23: President Trump holds rallies in, This page was last edited on 28 September 2020, at 15:09. Trump also said the "FBI director is wrong" about the need to inform the FBI about a foreign government attempting to influence an election. He also said at a press briefing, "I've been complaining very strongly about the ballots. , In August 2018, a group called the 45 Alliance was formed. election.  Internal polls commissioned by the campaign show Trump tied with or ahead of Biden in 17 key states, while a CNN poll showed Biden up by one percentage point in 15 battleground states.