(Reuters) – for several weeks, President Donald Trump has dominated the TV coverage with the daily White House fiancée on the epidemic, claiming himself to be a “war president
“and touting the response of his administration.
Photo: President of the United States Donald Trump addresses the daily meetings that caused task Force at the White House in Washington, USA, 07 May 4 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/image file
But Trump tended to target his news conferences with false quotes, no truth and questionable scientific consultant armed Democrat with a wealth of ready-made sounds to use against him before the Nov. 3 election.
The challenge for the Democratic Party-and the presidential candidate presumptive, Joe Biden-is how to highlight what they see as Trump’s failure in dealing with the crisis that does not appear too crashly politically when Americans are dying and lose their inheritance as a result of the disease.
“If you’re on the assault, you risk being considered tone-deaf,” said Tom McMahon, a former executive director of the Democratic National Committee. “People don’t want to be seen as partisan politics with a great epidemic.”
The outbreak that caused sea life across the country, shuttering the majority of the economy. Some 94% of Americans are following the orders at home to slow down the spread of the respiratory virus, which has been infected by about 430,000 people in the United States and kills more than 14,700 as of the fourth night.
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