Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Errin Haines of The 19th join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including how a report on President Trump’s taxes and business dealings could affect the presidential race, implications of the Amy Coney Barrett nomination to the Supreme Court and what to look for in the first debate between Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden.
Voters will have a chance to help shape the American economy when they go to the polls in November. WSJ’s Jon Hilsenrath breaks down where President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden stand on key economic issues.
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The President is refusing to say he’ll accept the results of the election, casting doubts about the legitimacy of the ballots. Also, protesters marched for a second night in Louisville, Kentucky calling for justice in the Breonna Taylor case. Kentucky’s governor and Louisville’s mayor have called on the attorney general to release the grand jury’s evidence.
And, the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans says the pandemic is causing more people to reach out for help, reversing decades of progress with homelessness among vets.
Axios Today reports: We’re halfway through September which means members of Congress are shifting their focus towards their own re-election campaigns, and now a Supreme Court Justice pick. After months of back and forth on a new stimulus bill, it’s now even less likely one will pass before the election.
- Plus, some not-bad news about our economic recovery.
- And, on the road with the Biden campaign.
Guests: Axios’ Alayna Treene, Felix Salmon and Hans Nichols.
Supreme Court vacancy sets off debate as President Trump plans for Ginsburg successor, Joe Biden can’t count on Catholic vote as traditionalists swing to Trump, and scams spreading online that can cost you thousands.
NPR News Now reports: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg dies at 87, Michigan court rules to allow mail-in ballots post-marked the day before the election, and other top news.
NPR News Now reports: Facebook removing accounts associated with Russian efforts to influence 2020 election, CDC halts evictions until December and other top news.
This Morning With Gordon Deal reports: Melania Trump, Mike Pompeo buck tradition with convention speeches, gunfire breaks out at Wisconsin protest, and TSA worker reunites bride with wedding gown left at checkpoint.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has announced he will suspend the controversial changes he instituted to the U.S. Postal Service until after the November election. Also, on the second night of the Democratic National Convention that party officially nominated Joe Biden for president. And, the European Council is holding an emergency summit on the civil unrest in Belarus.