As in 2016, Donald Trump is campaigning on a regular basis, with several trips a day.
Arriving in Las Vegas on Saturday night, he entered among hundreds of loyal supporters on Sunday, in an evangelical church in the city.
A little practitioner, the New York billionaire put several $ 20 bills in the donation box before speaking in front of his supporters in Carson City, the capital of Nevada, a state where he is five percentage points ahead of the former vice president .
After attending a service in Wilmington and retiring to his son Beau’s grave, Joe Biden went to Durham, North Carolina. Biden urged his supporters not to wait until November 3 to vote, especially African-American voters, whom he counts on for victory in this state, in which he is 2.7 percentage points ahead of his opponent, notes AFP.
“This nation is strong enough to honestly face systemic racism and provide safe streets for families and small shops, which are all too often hit by robberies and arson,” he thundered, paying tribute to George Floyd. an African American killed by a white police officer in late May in Minneapolis.
His death sparked riots in the city and a historic wave of anger against racism.
A veteran of politics, Joe Biden leads with an average of nine percent in national polls, but has a narrower margin in states that can determine the outcome of the election.
In the context in which the two candidates are to meet on Thursday, in Nashville, during the last presidential debate, Trump’s camp has intensified, for several days, its attacks against Biden.
“Joe Biden is a corrupt politician and everyone knows him,” the billionaire said on Twitter on Sunday.
At a rally in Michigan on Saturday, another crucial state in the election, he described Joe Biden as a “murderer” who would pose a “risk to national security.”
He attacked Democratic state governor Gretchen Whitmer, who imposed harsh restrictions on the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, while the crowd chanted “Put her in jail!”
Whitmer was targeted by a far-right group that planned to kidnap her and convict her of “treason.” The individuals were arrested last week before implementing their plan.
“It’s incredibly disturbing for the president to inspire, encourage and incite this kind of internal terrorism,” Gretchen Whitmer told NBC on Sunday.
“People are frustrated with this governor, and that has nothing to do with this attempt to target her,” Laura Trump, the president’s daughter-in-law, told CNN. threatens Whitmer, but only “has fun.”
“The president must realize that the words of the president of the United States have weight,” Nancy Pelosi, the leader of the Democrats in Congress, told ABC.
“Injecting intimidation tactics into our public dialogue, especially about a woman governor and her family, is so irresponsible,” she lamented.
The former US vice president on Sunday lamented the highly criticized management of the covid-19 pandemic by the White House, in the context in which, in his opinion, the “situation is getting worse” in the United States, which registers eight million positive cases and almost 220,000 deaths. cause of the new coronavirus.
“The president has known since January how dangerous the virus is, and he has hidden it from the country,” Biden said in Durham, following a journalist’s revelation that Trump had been warned in late January of the danger of a pandemic.
Biden previously denounced in a statement a president who “continues to minimize covid-19.”
Donald Trump, who has always been reluctant to wear a face mask, was hospitalized for three nights after falling ill with covid-19 in early October. He meanwhile resumed his campaign campaign, saying he was “immunized”.
Trump defended the generalized testing program on Sunday. “The more you test, the more cases you detect. Very simple! ”, He underlined on Twitter.