2020-10-14 14:05

As more Americans vote early, Trump presses on to Iowa AcQ世界播


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With less than three weeks to go until the U.S. presidential election, President Donald Trump on Wednesday will hold a rally in Iowa, as he tries to make up for time lost on the campaign trail during his recent bout with the coronavirus. AcQ世界播

华盛顿(路透社)-距离美国总统大选还有不到三周的时间,唐纳德·特朗普(Donald Trump)总统将于周三在爱荷华州举行集会,他试图弥补最近与冠状病毒比赛中在竞选活动中损失的时间。AcQ世界播

As Trump races against the clock, Americans are casting ballots early at a record pace. Close to 12 million people have already voted, according to the U.S. Elections Project at the University of Florida. AcQ世界播


Long lines in Texas and Georgia snaked out of polling places and down sidewalks on Tuesday as people rushed to vote. Early voting starts in three more states on Wednesday - Kansas, Rhode Island and Tennessee. AcQ世界播


Trump, a Republican who trails Democrat Joe Biden in national and some key state opinion polls ahead of the Nov. 3 election, will stage an evening rally at the airport in Des Moines, Iowa. Biden has no public campaign events scheduled after stumping in Florida on Tuesday. AcQ世界播

在11月3日大选之前,共和党人特朗普在全国民调和一些关键的州民调中落后于民主党人乔·拜登(Joe Biden),他将在爱荷华州得梅因机场举行晚间集会。拜登周二在佛罗里达州巡回演讲后,没有安排公开竞选活动。AcQ世界播

Trump returned to the campaign trail on Monday night in Florida for the first time since disclosing he had the coronavirus. The rally came hours after the White House said Trump had tested negative for COVID-19 on consecutive days and was not infectious to others. AcQ世界播


That Trump is traveling to Iowa so close to Election Day is a worrisome sign for his re-election hopes. He beat Democrat Hillary Clinton there by almost 10 percentage points in 2016, but recent polls have shown the state to be competitive. AcQ世界播


Trump looks to be spending much of the week trying to galvanize his white, conservative base rather than trying to appeal directly to undecided voters, many of whom live in the nation’s suburbs. On Thursday, he heads to Greenville in rural North Carolina, a closely fought state where early voting will begin that day, then on to rural Georgia and central Florida the day after. AcQ世界播


Reuters/Ipsos polling released this week showed Biden widening his lead in the key states of Wisconsin and Pennsylvania – states Trump won in 2016. [L1N2H30DT] AcQ世界播


Iowa is also seeing a major spike in COVID-19 cases, with hospitalizations at an all-time high in the state. Republican Governor Kim Reynolds has resisted implementing statewide containment measures such as a mandate to wear masks. This week, she urged Trump supporters on social media to come out en masse to see the president. AcQ世界播

爱荷华州的新冠肺炎病例也出现了大幅上升,该州的住院率创下历史新高。共和党州长金·雷诺兹(Kim Reynolds)拒绝实施全州范围的遏制措施,如强制要求戴口罩。本周,她敦促社交媒体上的特朗普支持者集体出来见总统。AcQ世界播



But Trump's illness has put the focus of the campaign's closing stretch squarely on his response to the coronavirus, with Biden repeatedly criticizing Trump's handling of the pandemic, which has infected more than 7.8 million people in the United States, killed more than 214,000 and put millions out of work. AcQ世界播


On Tuesday in Florida, Biden told a group of seniors at a community center that Trump had recklessly dismissed the threat that the virus had posed to their at-risk population. AcQ世界播


"To Donald Trump, you’re expendable. You’re forgettable," Biden said. AcQ世界播


Trump has touted his handling of the crisis. AcQ世界播


The Trump campaign said it would conduct temperature checks and hand out masks at his rallies, but not require attendees to wear them. AcQ世界播


At his airport rally in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday, some of Trump's supporters in the front rows wore red-and-blue masks sporting the president's "MAGA" slogan, but many other attendees wore no masks at all. AcQ世界播


A nonprofit farm policy advocacy group, Rural America 2020, took out a digital billboard across from the Des Moines airport warning that the Trump rally would be a "COVID superspreader event." AcQ世界播


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