Full coverage: President Trump, Republican presidential nominee
President Trump has been formally nominated by Republicans again in 2020. The Times tracks his path in pursuit of reelection.
President Trump suggested he would fire Dr. Anthony Fauci, the federal government’s top infectious disease expert, during a late-night rally on Sunday in Florida.
White voters, those without college degrees and seniors, who powered Trump’s win in 2016, have cooled on him four years later, final USC poll shows.
A massive caravan of President Trump supporters paraded for 60 miles through Riverside County on Sunday, snarling traffic and upsetting some voters at a park where they gathered.
Colombians come full circle: Eager for President Trump’s help scuttling a peace deal, right wing leaders go all-in on trying to get him reelected.
President demands a winner be declared election night, which would mean not counting tens of millions of ballots. Democrats say it’s a sign of desperation.
Election 2020: These states will probably decide if Joe Biden or President Trump wins the race. And their absentee ballot laws could determine when we find out.
I’ve covered Donald Trump for five years. Here’s what I saw over the last three days of traveling with him.
‘You are a Black man at all times.’ 3 generations tell of their family’s hopes and fears in the Trump era
Three generations of a Las Vegas family tell how it feels to be a Black man in America in a season of protest.
God, masks and Trump: What a coronavirus outbreak at a California church says about the election
The Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry caused a super-spreader event in Redding.
President Trump has recovered ground in Iowa, leading Joe Biden by 7 points, according to a new poll, and Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst leads Theresa Greenfield.
Tensions flare in fight for key states, and Trump cheers a truck caravan swarming a Biden bus
Biden campaigns in Michigan with Obama, and Trump rallies in Pennsylvania, cheering a pro-Trump caravan surrounding and harassing a Biden bus in Texas.
A group of conservative Latinos are pushing for other Latinos to walk away from the Democratic Party.
President Trump is on the defense as he and Joe Biden campaign in the Midwest on Friday, and Kamala Harris makes a play for a newly competitive Texas.
‘Just the sheer volume of words right now is very large and so many of them are false,’ says the serene Canadian tallying Trump’s mistruths.
The presidential contenders shadow each other in the Sunshine state, holding contrasting events in Tampa. A Biden win in Florida would block Trump’s path.
In its response to the coronavirus, the administration has handed out billions to the healthcare industry, few strings attached.
Wisconsin’s small towns on the Mississippi River backed Trump in 2016, but a COVID-19 surge is boosting support for Biden in a rural region that twice backed Obama.
Miles Taylor, an outspoken Trump critic and CNN contributor, tweeted that he wrote the anonymous 2018 op-ed in the New York Times and a subsequent book.
Throngs who attended a Trump rally in Nebraska were stranded in freezing weather for hours after before they could get back to their cars.
Bloomberg’s new TV ads for Biden in Texas and Ohio come as Trump’s money woes force him to scale back his Florida ad spending.
President Trump’s campaign says its website was ‘defaced’ on Tuesday evening.
The Democrat goes to Warm Springs, Ga., to evoke the spirit of Franklin D. Roosevelt, while President Trump keeps up a frenetic pace in the Midwest.
‘You can’t paint them with one brush.’ Trump, Biden face perils, promise wooing Florida’s Latino voters
As the presidential election nears, Democrats and Republicans are targeting Florida’s other Latino voters, not just Cuban Americans and Puerto Ricans.
Xenophobic rhetoric and legislation from the Republican Party has pushed millions of Latinos — like Rafael and Carmela Serrano — to vote Democrat.
Even if President Trump loses, his populist, personality-driven movement may still dominate the GOP. Some Republicans are looking for alternatives.
“Only Donald Trump can look at a half-Black, half-Native American moderator and say, ‘I’m the least racist person in this room,’” Jimmy Kimmel said.
As Thursday night’s debate showed, the president increasingly talks in ways that communicate only with his followers, leaving most voters in the cold.
President Trump was more restrained than in his first debate with Joe Biden, but all the Democrat had to do was not mess up.
Analysis of the Trump-Biden debate varied wildly across the television dial, with Fox News declaring the president a winner and other outlets delivering a much more mixed assessment.
NBC’s Kristen Welker brought control to the moderator’s chair for the final presidential debate, a calmer matchup still full of lies and attacks.
COVID, overseas business deals, race relations, immigration and a mute button
Presidential debate: Trump and Biden faced off in Nashville. Four of our veteran journalists analyzed the debate, round by round.
Some ‘facts’ just aren’t so. That much was certain, especially for President Trump, as he and former Vice President Joe Biden met Thursday for a final debate.
President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden met for their second and final debate 12 days before election day.
Trying for a comeback in final debate with Biden, Trump is a captive of his own information bubble
Thursday’s debate gives Trump a chance, maybe his last, to get back into contention for election. But he’s become a captive of his own denial of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Trump has been attacking the presidential debate commission. What is it and how did it come about?
President Trump keeps attacking the Commission on Presidential Debates. What is the commission and how and why was it formed?
The Trump campaign ended September with $63.1 million in the bank; Biden’s team had nearly three times as much.
President Trump is calling on Atty. Gen. William Barr to launch an investigation into unverified claims about Democrat Joe Biden and his son Hunter, effectively demanding that the Justice Department abandon its historical resistance to getting involved in elections.
President Trump’s sprawling political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017 — and set a lot of it on fire.
President Trump’s closing message is a lot like his presidency: chaotic, controversial and notable for anger and theatrics. It may repel the electorate.
President Trump and Democrat Joe Biden will have their microphones cut off in Thursday’s debate while their rival delivers their opening two-minute answer to each of the debate topics.
‘Melania deserves an Emmy for acting like she’s attracted to THIS,’ ‘Seinfeld’ star Julia Louis-Dreyfus tweeted about Trump’s dancing at a rally.
Even after Trump stops hitting his favorite punching bag, California will feel the impact of his immigration restrictions.
Red MAGA hats were ubiquitous in the crowd and masks were scant outside Trump’s fundraiser. The sound of country music mingled with shouts of ‘Four more years!’
How the 2020 election looks from Palm Beach, Fla., the adopted home of President Trump and his Mar-a-Lago resort, and a town whose largely white, wealthy population stands in contrast to its surroundings.
Ice Cube’s thought process, an odd mix of obliviousness and entitlement, helps explain why Trump has an in with a demographic that should oppose him.
Hip-hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs launched the political Our Black Party on Thursday. “The No. 1 goal is to unify behind a Black agenda,” he says.
Former Trump Organization executive Barbara Res describes the president as insecure about his IQ, disdainful of his supporters and openly racist.
An election watchdog group says new documents reveal illegal coordination between President’s Trump’s 2016 campaign and a political action committee.
Biden’s appearance on ABC, moderated by George Stephanopoulos, averaged 14.1 million viewers compared to Trump’s 13.5 million on NBC.
President Trump and Joe Biden gave a study in contrast during dueling televised town halls Thursday after Trump refused to participate in a virtual debate.
“This is an outright embarrassing ratings ploy on behalf of NBC,” CNN anchor Don Lemon says of the network’s plan to air a Trump town hall Thursday.
The Democrat remains an underdog in the Lone Star State, but the fact he is competitive is significant. Texas is vital to Republicans.
Thursday’s town hall events in lieu of a canceled presidential debate will air at the same time, prompting criticism that “this is a bad decision.”
In lieu of a formal debate, President Trump has agreed to answer voters’ questions during a town hall program sponsored by NBC News on Thursday night.
With three weeks left in the race, the debate still weighs President Trump down, the USC Dornsife poll shows. It harmed his image and boosted Joe Biden.
How the two 1960 presidential candidates — one in New York, the other in Los Angeles — held an hourlong forum from separate studios.
President Trump’s White House doctor said Trump has tested negative for COVID-19 “on consecutive days.”
Trump stops TV and radio ads in Ohio, Iowa and New Hampshire as Biden expands into Texas and Georgia.
President Trump made his first public appearance since his hospitalization for the coronavirus with an event on the South Lawn of the White House.
A federal judge in Pennsylvania threw out a lawsuit filed by President Trump’s campaign over the state’s poll-watching law and mail-in ballots.
Aides say President Trump’s campaign has seen an alarming drop in support among older voters in its internal research.
Commentary: Trump’s made-for-TV ‘medical exam’ is as much a sham as his COVID-19 response
In his pretaped Fox News ‘medical exam,’ the COVID-infected Trump was the picture of scripted health — as if he were a dictator with state TV behind him.
Trump refused to debate Biden in a virtual format that had been changed by the independent debate panel after the president contracted COVID-19.
‘What you reap, you sow.’ Many Americans find it hard to feel sympathy for a COVID-afflicted Trump
The conspicuous lack of sympathy for President Trump after he contracted COVID-19 says a lot about the political and social divisions that have defined a turbulent election year.
With a growing likelihood of Joe Biden winning, Republican candidates have begun to step away from Trump, urging voters to elect them as a check on the Democrat.
President Donald Trump says he doesn’t think he’s contagious anymore, but medical experts say that’s impossible to know a week after his COVID-19 diagnosis
With the election less than a month away, the impasse could cost Trump a crucial last chance to close the gap with Biden.
Trump’s coronavirus infection could endanger the health of Biden and others at debate next week in Miami. Medical experts say Trump might still be contagious.
Michelle Obama, in a new video for Joe Biden, accuses President Trump of racism and of gaslighting on the coronavirus pandemic.
Voters consistently say they trust President Trump on the economy more than Joe Biden. But in the key battleground state of Wisconsin, that advantage for Trump has not translated into a lead in polls.
President Trump has alarmed Jewish leaders by appearing to endorse ‘racehorse theory’ — used by eugenicists and Nazis last century.
Doctors treating Trump’s COVID-19 say his oxygen levels fluctuated and that they’ve prescribed dexamethasone, a steroid, amid signs of lung damage.
Officials try to allay fears about Trump’s condition, but contradictory information and a credibility gap undermine the effort.
A new timeline from President Trump’s doctors, if accurate, would mean Trump held events while knowing he was sick, potentially exposing supporters, employees and others. The White House quickly tried to walk back some of the comments.
When President Trump said he had tested positive for the coronavirus, he became ground zero for the most high-profile contact-tracing effort of the pandemic.
For all the medical care President Trump commands, he confronts the same uncertainties that 7.3 million Americans with COVID-19 have faced already.
From gloating to tears, Americans confront Trump’s COVID illness amid mounting crises
Trump’s coronavirus stresses Americans already worried about the pandemic, policing, jobs and the election
In California Trump Country, supporters struggling to process the president having COVID-19
In conservative Placer County, Trump supporters say they are disheartened by liberals’ apparent glee after Trump tests positive for COVID-19. Liberals say he had it coming.
With at least three Republican senators already confirmed to have the coronavirus, the confirmation process could get derailed.
Historic photos of President Trump being transported to Walter Reed for coronavirus treatment
President Trump will spend the next several days at Walter Reed National Medical Center for treatment of COVID-19.
It’s been a banner year for chaos.
President Trump has risk factors that make him more likely to experience a severe case of COVID-19, including his age, sex and obesity.
A U.S. district judge agreed President Trump exceeded his authority by imposing the restrictions on H-1B visas. The fight will likely move to an appeals court.
When Reagan was shot, country rallied around, but he hadn’t spent months downplaying assassins
The last major health crisis to face a president took place in March 1981 -- the shooting of Ronald Reagan. He won a bond with the public. Trump may not.
After mocking Biden for wearing a mask, the president is diagnosed with COVID-19. The pandemic is back in full focus.
In the hours after the news broke that President Trump has the coronavirus, liberals were skeptical. Plenty of QAnon conspiracy theorists were too.
Questions and answers about Trump, hospitalized with COVID-19 symptoms, and what might happen next in the election and with any possible transition of power.
There are fewer undecided voters now than in 2016, and Trump is running out of time to win them over in Iowa and other pivotal states.
President Trump was hospitalized at Water Reed on Friday evening after suffering symptoms of COVID-19. Vice President Mike Pence tested negative.
After mocking Biden for wearing a mask, the president is diagnosed with COVID-19. The pandemic is back in full focus.
Trump’s doctor, Sean Conley, says that the president and first lady are ‘both well at this time’ and will convalesce at the White House.
President Trump tweeted that he and the first lady would “begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately.”
Voters of color reacted with alarm, or sometimes shrugs, to President Trump’s failure to disavow white supremacist groups during Tuesday’s debate.
President Trump’s call for the right-wing group Proud Boys to “stand by” has brought renewed attention to his relationship with the far right.
Hollywood slams Trump’s refusal to condemn white supremacists: ‘Turn off his mic’
Yara Shahidi, Tessa Thompson, Ava DuVernay, Kumail Nanjiani, Kerry Washington, Brie Larson and other celebrities live-tweeted Tuesday’s presidential debate.
Trump has tried for a year to find an attack that would throw Biden off stride. So far, none has done the job. At the debate, he just repeated them.
Chris Wallace tried pleading, placating, interrupting back. Nothing stopped President Trump from ignoring all the rules in his first debate with Joe Biden.
When debate moderator Chris Wallace asked President Trump to condemn white supremacists, he instead called on the Proud Boys hate group to ‘stand back and stand by!’
President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden faced off in Cleveland in their first presidential debate.
President Trump repeatedly interrupted Joe Biden and moderator Chris Wallace in the first 2020 presidential debate. We analyzed the debate, round by round.
Fact-checking the debate: President Trump unleashed a blizzard of falsehoods; Joe Biden hewed closer to the truth, but strayed at times.
Trump hopes Tuesday night’s debate will revive his flagging campaign, but new revelations about his taxes and voter discontent over the virus will make it tough.
Trump needs to change a race he’s losing. Biden needs to prove himself to voters who don’t like the president but remain uncertain about the challenger.
Florida police and campaign officials say President Trump’s former campaign manager Brad Parscale has been hospitalized after threatening to harm himself.
President Trump paid no federal income taxes in 10 of the past 15 years and wrote off homes and haircare, according to a report in the New York Times.
The president plans to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the high court, barring a last-minute change of plans.
COVID-19’s spread in Florida jeopardizes Trump’s reelection prospects in the crucial battleground state.
Biden is slightly healthier, study says, but both presidential candidates may be ‘super-agers’
President Trump and Joe Biden are so healthy they could be long-living ‘super-agers,’ a new study suggests. But it also fears the two campaigns will continue to ‘weaponize’ the age issue.
In a speech in North Carolina, the president makes a series of claims about healthcare policy. Do they square with the facts?
Trump’s refusal to say that he’d peacefully transfer power may just be bluster. But there are steps he could take, and Democrats are on the alert.
Mary Trump, the president’s niece, files a lawsuit alleging Donald Trump and two of his siblings cheated her out of tens of millions of dollars.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Trump ally and chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, tells “Fox & Friends,” “If Republicans lose we will accept the result.”
A judge ruled Wednesday that President Trump’s son Eric Trump must testify in a New York investigation into the family’s businesses before the November election.
President Trump and Joe Biden will hold their first of three debates on Tuesday. How are they preparing?
Cindy McCain is endorsing Democrat Joe Biden for president in a stunning rebuke of President Trump.
Two states give electoral votes by congressional district, not winner-take-all statewide. That brings Biden’s campaign to Omaha, Trump’s to Maine.
Two conservative women appeals court judges remain the top contenders, with Amy Coney Barrett the front-runner and Barbara Lagoa in contention.
A federal judge has dismissed a Trump campaign lawsuit challenging Nevada’s new vote-by-mail law.
Three deeply conservative women judges have emerged as President Trump’s short list to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court.
President Trump is urging the Senate to consider his upcoming nomination for the Supreme Court seat vacant after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death.
President Trump and Joe Biden react to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, calling the Supreme Court justice ‘amazing’ and ‘a voice for freedom.’
President Trump and Joe Biden both campaigned in Minnesota on Friday, a longtime Democratic bastion that’s now a battleground state.
Biden, at town hall, blasts Trump on COVID-19 response: ‘I don’t trust the president on vaccines’
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden spoke at a drive-in town hall in Pennsylvania, criticizing Trump over the pandemic and election misinformation.
Even if the election is messy and contested in court, the country will have a president on Inauguration Day.
Concerns over a vaccine for COVID-19 dominated the 2020 race Wednesday, as Biden criticized Trump for politicizing science and Trump undermined his own advisors.
President Trump twice tweeted a video doctored to make it appear Joe Biden played an N.W.A song disparaging police, the latest case of Trump sowing disinformation.
With seven weeks to go, Biden finds resistance from swing voters who think he’s too liberal. Trump needs to motivate supporters uncertain about voting.
President Trump is denying he played down the threat of the coronavirus earlier this year, although there is an audio recording of him stating he did just that.
A majority of Asian American voters prefer Democratic nominee Joe Biden over Republican President Trump, a new poll says.
When will we know if Biden or Trump won? It could depend on absentee ballot rules in these states
These states will probably decide if Joe Biden or President Trump wins the election. And their absentee ballot laws could determine when we find out.
President Trump has a hard-line position on policing. Joe Biden urges reforms to limit the use of force but rejects calls to ‘defund’ the police.
In California, Trump continues to deny climate change is real: ‘It will start getting cooler’
Trump makes a short visit to California for a fire briefing as Biden attacks him for not taking climate change seriously as a threat.
Photos: Trump’s antagonistic relationship with California overshadows his visit to check on wildfires
President Trump arrives in Northern California on Monday for a briefing on the deadly wildfires
President Trump — who heads to California Monday for a briefing on wildfires — claimed, as he has each year, that bad forest management, not climate change, is to blame.
“He doesn’t care about your family. He doesn’t care about anything other than winning,” President Trump’s ex-attorney, Michael Cohen, told Seth Meyers.
Trump and Biden both visit the Flight 93 memorial at Shanksville, Pa., to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
‘I don’t believe it’: U.S. military split over whether Trump called fallen soldiers ‘suckers’
For some soldiers, news that Trump called the fallen “suckers” and “losers” confirms their belief that he disdains those who serve. Others dismiss it as the work of anti-Trump media.
‘Our democracy will be gone’: Critics raise alarm over authoritarianism if Trump is reelected
Trump critics and experts on authoritarianism see an increasingly bleak future for America if voters don’t come to terms with the president’s behavior.
Trump launched an aggressive push to win back voters by asserting — dubiously — that a vaccine is weeks away, but even he got distracted from the message.
As the campaign heats up post-Labor Day, President Trump emphasizes law and order while Joe Biden seeks to keep focus on the incumbent
Trump’s racially charged Minnesota and Wisconsin TV ads focus on the violent aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd and the shooting of Jacob Blake.
Denying ‘mini-strokes,’ Trump again introduces mental and physical health into campaign debate
In denying speculation that he suffered a stroke last year, Trump again puts his and Joe Biden’s health in the spotlight of the presidential campaign.
Joe Biden launches a fiery attack on President Trump over reports that the president called dead U.S. soldiers “losers” and “suckers.”
President Trump urged people in North Carolina to vote by mail and then again in person — which is a felony.
With the conventions over, President Trump continues to trail Joe Biden. Trump has lost ground among some key blocs of his 2016 vote.
Biden hits Trump on urban unrest: ‘Fires are burning and we have a president who fans the flames.’
Joe Biden rejects the Republican National Convention mantra and asks: “Does anyone believe there will be less violence in America if Donald Trump is reelected?”
Trump hopes violence at protests will generate a backlash against Democrats; opponents accuse him of inciting more violence with his rhetoric.
The U.S. Postal Service isn’t the only staid federal agency to be drawn into a political battle this year.
The president’s effort to demonize Joe Biden and portray himself as a hero to Black Americans is gaslighting at its finest
News Analysis: Trump sidesteps America’s racism and police brutality and labels protests ‘mob rule’
Trump in his RNC speech skips a chance to promote racial healing and end police brutality.
President Trump’s acceptance speech draws 23.8 million TV viewers, trailing the audience for Biden
The 70-minute Republican convention speech was down significantly from 2016.
California reached a milestone Friday in its ongoing legal feud with President Trump when Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra announced he had filed his 100th lawsuit against the administration, this time challenging changes in environmental rules.
Trump made a case for re-election to his base at the fourth night of the Republican National Convention on Aug. 27, 2020.
Column: New York’s investigations into all things Trump may be the best bet for holding him accountable
There are some serious legal risks to Trump from investigations by the Manhattan district attorney, the state attorney general and the U.S. attorney’s office of the Southern District of New York.
Few political conventions have marked such a break from a party’s history. At the RNC, Trump allowed almost no presence of past Republican leaders.
U.S. battle against COVID-19 lags that of all other big wealthy nations, with more than 40,000 new cases and nearly 1,000 deaths per day
Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris delivers an advance rebuttal to President Trump’s RNC speech.
President Trump accepts the Republican nomination for a second term. He first must convince voters he can fix the health, economic and social crises that he failed to fix in his first term.
The last night of the RNC will feature President Trump, Ivanka Trump, Rudolph Giuliani, Mitch McConnell and others.
The vice president makes his pitch for President Trump -- and his own 2024 ambitions -- on the third night of the Republican National Convention.
Why the last GOP House member on the Pacific Coast and other moderates are voting for Trump
The House Republicans who rebuffed President Trump to write in other candidates in 2016 are supporting him this year.