Judge Amy Coney Barrett, Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court vacancy following the death of Ruth Bade Ginsburg, appeared before the Senate judiciary committee on Monday morning amid tension as to whether an in-person meeting should be held during the coronavirus pandemic.
As Joe Biden spoke to union autoworkers at a drive-in rally in Toledo, Ohio, Trump praised the performance of the stock market, underlining one of the Biden campaign’s key economic arguments against the president — that he doesn’t understand their economic struggle, particularly during the pandemic
“All Trump can see from Park Avenue is Wall Street. That’s why his only metric for American prosperity is the Dow Jones,” said Biden as car horns sounded in approval.
Trump’s re-election campaign is meanwhile in dispute with the respected Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, after it used his words out of context in a political ad to make it appear as though he were praising Trump. “In my nearly five decades of public service, I have never publicly endorsed any political candidate,” Dr Fauci said in response.