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Recent articles by David:

Top seven revelations from New York Times report on Trump income taxes

The bottom line: Trump has had small federal tax bills and major financial losses in his career, and some of his moves have come under legal scrutiny. → Read More

Trump embraces political battle with pick of Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative favorite, for Supreme Court

Trump's nomination of Barrett will be a major campaign issue, coming just three days before his first debate with Democratic challenger Joe Biden. → Read More

Trump is leaning toward Amy Coney Barrett as nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Supreme Court, GOP sources say

While Barrett, 48, has been the front-runner for the nomination all along, the sources said she has become the sole focus of the process. → Read More

Trump says he wants to fill Supreme Court seat quickly in case justices need to settle election dispute

Political opponents said Trump wants a bigger Supreme Court as soon as possible to fix the presidential election in his favor. → Read More

Donald Trump: I'll probably announce Supreme Court pick on Friday or Saturday

Appeals court judges Amy Coney Barrett and Barbara Lagoa are among the candidates on Trump's list to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. → Read More

Trump says he will 'likely' choose a woman to succeed Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Supreme Court

Trump said he would like to see the announcement “next week,” but did not give a specific time frame. → Read More

Trump, Democrats thrust Supreme Court fight forward as a central issue in November election

The Supreme Court vacancy caused by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburgh's death gives Trump a chance to shift the focus of the election away from COVID-19. → Read More

Trump says all Americans will have coronavirus vaccine by April, at odds with CDC timeline

Trump's assessment differs from the one offered by CDC director Robert Redfield, who said a vaccine could be available by late spring or next summer. → Read More

McConnell says Senate will vote on Trump's nominee to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat

Even as it mourned the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, officials in Washington began contemplating her replacement on the court. → Read More

'Liberal indoctrination': Donald Trump rails against modern teaching of U.S. history

While Trump calls for "patriotic education" in the nation's schools, opponents say he is trying to divide voters along racial and cultural lines. → Read More

Trump says CDC Director Robert Redfield 'confused' about coronavirus vaccine, mask efficacy. Redfield responded.

Donald Trump took issue with CDC director Robert Redfield's comments that face masks are more effective than a vaccine at stopping spread of COVID. → Read More

Trump blames 'blue states' for increasing nation's coronavirus death rates, ignores high rates in red states

Trump did not offer specific evidence to back up his insinuation that blue states handled the COVID-19 pandemic any differently than red states. → Read More

Trump tells ABC in Pennsylvania town hall that he 'up played' severity of coronavirus

Trump took questions during the ABC town hall two weeks before he is set to debate Democratic nominee Joe Biden for the first time on live television. → Read More

Trump accuses North Carolina of using coronavirus restrictions to hurt his re-election chances

At a campaign rally in North Carolina, Trump accused the state's governor of using coronavirus restrictions to hurt his re-election chances. → Read More

Trump slams Biden over vaccine, defends support for military in Labor Day news conference

Trump and Biden's back back and forth over a potential coronavirus vaccine underscored the huge impact it will have in the November election. → Read More

Former 'fixer' Michael Cohen: Donald Trump will 'do anything' to keep power

Michael Cohen says Trump authorized hush money to a porn star and will do anything necessary in order to hold onto to the presidency. → Read More

Trump mocks Biden for mask-wearing, dismisses health questions in Pennsylvania rally

The Pennsylvania rally is Trump's second major event since the Republican National Convention last week and comes as voters are beginning to tune in. → Read More

From 'dark shadows' to 'thugs' on a plane, Trump wades deeper into conspiracy theories as election nears

Donald Trump spreads unfounded conspiracy theories and Internet gossip as he ramps up his campaign for a second term. → Read More

Donald Trump goes maskless in Kenosha, and urges others to do so despite COVID-19 order

Trump, who has expressed off-again, on-again support for mask wearing during the COVID-19 pandemic, went barefaced again Tuesday → Read More

Trump claims credit for bringing calm to Kenosha in visit criticized as politicizing racial unrest

Trump said his administration would provide $1 million to Kenosha police, $4 million for small businesses and $42 million for statewide public safety. → Read More