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Trump addresses supporters in Michigan; Biden seizes on coronavirus revelations in new book

September 10, 2020 at 9:15 p.m. EDT
President Trump addressed supporters Thursday night in Michigan, a key battleground state in the Rust Belt, a day after Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential nominee, delivered a scathing rebuke of his economic stewardship from a union hall there.  

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Trump acknowledged he intentionally downplayed the deadly coronavirus, saying he was trying to reduce panic.
A senior Department of Homeland Security official alleged in a whistleblower complaint that he was told to stop providing intelligence analysis on the threat of Russian election interference.
Biden and Trump are battling in the Rust Belt, each glossing over his own record.
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