Trump continues to be dogged by his handling of the coronavirus pandemic
President Donald Trump is making a late reelection pitch to voters Saturday in Michigan and Wisconsin, states in the Upper Midwest that were instrumental to his 2016 victory but may now be slipping from his grasp.
He’s facing headwinds not only in national polling, which shows Democrat Joe Biden leading, but also in battleground surveys.
U.S. President Donald Trump departs the White House on October 17, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
The Trump campaign has largely retreated from the TV advertising in the Midwest, shifting much of its money to Sun Belt states such as Florida, North Carolina, Arizona and Georgia, as well as Pennsylvania.
Trump scheduled events in Muskegon, Michigan, and Janesville, Wisconsin, and stops Sunday in Nevada and Monday in Arizona as the Nov. 3 election nears.
The president continues to be dogged by his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Wisconsin broke the record for new positive coronavirus cases on Friday — the third time that’s happened in a week. The state…