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Trump tried to bribe my daughter-in-law

24 October 2020 9:00 am

You have to give it to Donald Trump: he never stops trying. In a letter dated 25 September, he wrote…

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The final 2020 presidential debate — live blog

23 October 2020 11:37 am

8:30 p.m. ET — Matt McDonald: Hello and welcome to The Spectator’s live blog for the second and final debate between…

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Will Trump refuse to leave?

23 October 2020 8:09 am

At a drinks party in Washington DC just after Donald Trump was elected, someone from the old regime told me: ‘This…

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Get ready for Russiagate 2.0 if Trump wins

21 October 2020 6:34 am

If Trump is reelected, prepare for Russiagate 2.0. This time it’ll be even crazier. The Hunter Biden story has given…

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Will we ever know the truth about Russiagate?

20 October 2020 8:16 am

Writing in mid-October, anno domini 2020, it is sobering to speculate that when the results of a certain upcoming political…

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Why ‘town halls’ are a sham

17 October 2020 9:00 pm

Of all the frauds and indignities that are foisted on the American people every presidential election cycle, the ‘town hall’…

Portrait of the week: new alerts, birthday honours and fires on Kilimanjaro

17 October 2020 9:00 am

Home ‘The weeks and months ahead will continue to be difficult and will test the mettle of this country,’ Boris…

Why isn’t the germaphobe President afraid of coronavirus?

17 October 2020 9:00 am

The weird thing about Donald Trump’s handling of Covid-19, alongside all the other weird things, is that he has always…

Why this lifelong Republican has to vote for Biden

17 October 2020 9:00 am

Why I’m voting for Biden

Trump won’t admit it, but he’s in trouble

16 October 2020 5:09 pm

President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden were supposed to debate in front of the American public last…

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‘No fair basis’ for canceling presidential debate, says Scott Atlas

14 October 2020 9:35 am

White House coronavirus task force member Dr Scott Atlas said during a Tuesday interview with The Spectator there was ‘no…

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Donald Trump is a medieval king

14 October 2020 9:24 am

What the hell are we all going to talk about when he’s gone? That’s the barely disguised fear of wonks and analysts,…

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The GOP’s Faustian bargain with Trump pays off

14 October 2020 2:57 am

I don’t know who is going to win the election. I write this on the fourth anniversary of the Billy Bush Access…

Portrait of the week: Boris’s wind power pledge, Trump catches Covid and James Bond kills Cineworld

10 October 2020 9:00 am

Home Coronavirus was on the increase. At the beginning of the week, Sunday 4 October, total deaths (within 28 days…

The transatlantic mask divide

10 October 2020 9:00 am

Should we wear our masks? The question has been on my mind as I have been battered that way and…

What happens when a US president dies?

10 October 2020 9:00 am

Vice squad Donald Trump catching Covid-19 has concentrated minds on what happens if a US president dies in office. Normally,…

Being pro-Trump has caused me more grief than being Bin Laden’s niece

10 October 2020 9:00 am

Americans are, in my experience, the warmest, most kind-hearted and open-minded people in the world. I have found this to…

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COVID-positive president won’t debate online

9 October 2020 6:00 pm

The droplets had barely settled after Wednesday’s vice presidential debate when next week’s head-to-head between Donald Trump and Joe Biden…

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Pence takes Harris to the cleaners in VP debate

8 October 2020 2:19 pm

Vice President Mike Pence emerged from the 2020 vice presidential debate Wednesday night with a sound victory over challenger Sen.…

The US election is Joe Biden’s to lose

7 October 2020 5:00 pm

Donald Trump is back at the White House after a scary three-day stay at the Walter Reed medical complex. For…

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It’s far too early to write off Donald Trump

7 October 2020 8:09 am

Too many pundits are ready to call the 2020 presidential race with a month to go. Four weeks is a…

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The media meltdown over Trump’s ‘Covita’ moment

6 October 2020 11:34 pm

What is Donald Trump’s greatest gift? Some say his finely honed instincts; others, his tabloid genius for publicity. But we…

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The hypocritical oath

6 October 2020 9:28 am

‘Please tell me you’re Republicans,’ President Ronald Reagan joked with his doctors as he headed into surgery after an assassination…

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Godforsaken: religion is vanishing from American politics

6 October 2020 12:17 am

The United States has always been the world’s leading religious marketplace. Even before independence, the American colonies were more fervently…

Portrait of the week: Curfew street parties, Trump’s taxes and a bone-eating vulture

3 October 2020 9:00 am

Home More than a quarter of the population of the United Kingdom (three-fifths of the Welsh, a third of the…