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Trump returns to Rose Garden to claim ‘China will own US’ if he’s not re-elected

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Donald Trump returned to the White House Garden following his hospitalisation with the coronavirus to declare that if he loses his re-election in 20 days, “China will own the United States.”

He delivered a virtual address on Wednesday after hosting a likely “super-spreader” ceremony at the Rose Garden to announce his Supreme Court nominee last month.

In his remarks, the president attacked his Democratic opponent Joe Biden, who the president claimed will oversee economic devastation and “punish” workers, as millions of Americans continue to file for unemployment benefits eight months into a pandemic that has killed more than 200,000 Americans and shuttered businesses in the economic fallout.

The president – speaking with a raspy voice following his illness and return to campaign rallies – told members of the Economic Clubs of New York, Florida, Washington DC, Chicago, Pittsburgh and Sheboygan that the election is a “simple” choice between “historic prosperity”

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Boris Johnson apologises after he’s left fumbling over pub garden rules in north-east England

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Boris Johnson was left fumbling when asked if he could clarify regulations on pub gardens in north east England amid confusion over the rules.

Tough restrictions banning “indoor mixing between households in any setting” are being enforced on Tuesday evening to help curb the spread of coronavirus in a number of areas, a move that supersedes the rule of six.

But, asked to clarify whether the restrictions extend to pub gardens, the Prime Minister tied himself in knots, seemingly referring to the rule of six.

He said: “In the north east and other areas where extra-tight measures have been brought in, you should follow the guidance of local authorities… but it is six in a home, six in hospitality but as I understand it, not six outside.”

“Boris Johnson left fumbling as he’s quizzed on local lockdown rules in north-east England”

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