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Will Donald Trump be re-elected? Show more Show less
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In 2016, billionaire realtor Donald Trump won the US Presidential election, confounding polling forecasts, expert opinion, and mainstream press predictions. In the intervening four years, Trump's leadership has divided the nation. His critics blame Trump for deepening social cleavages, and say he has legitimised racism, deepened economic inequality, and reversed crucial climate change legislation. Others support his re-election, citing his economic record and calling his America First policy vital in the age of uncertainty. So, will Donald Trump be re-elected?

No, Donald Trump will not be re-elected Show more Show less

Donald Trump's performance over the last four years have reduced his support base in key demographics. The evidence overwhelmingly indicates that Donald Trump will not be re-elected.
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Trump was diagnosed with COVID-19 due to lax event policies

President Trump got COVID-19 due to avoiding proper social-distancing at events. After his COVID diagnosis, Trump went for a joyride to say hello to voters outside of Walter Reed Hospital. This showed that he does not take the virus seriously. He then returned to the White House and removed his mask while still infected.
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President Trump was diagnosed with COVID-19 after a controversial handling of the pandemic. He has spoken out against use of masks and downplayed the risk of the virus. Now, he is recovered from the virus after treatment. He is holding large rallies in various states, with many claiming this is a bad idea.

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The Amy Coney-Barret event, which is thought to be the event where COVID spread, was held outside in accordance with guidlines Many attendees were tested prior and many people wore masks

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