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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 18 The Orlando Sentinel on why it won't endorse Donald Trump for president in 2020: Donald Trump (was) in Orlando (Tuesday) to announce the kickoff of his re-election campaign.

Jun. 19, 2019 5:25 PM EDT
2020 hopefuls lend support in Queens district attorney race

WASHINGTON (AP) — An election for district attorney in the New York City borough of Queens became an unexpected proving ground in the Democratic presidential primary on Wednesday as two leading 2020 candidates offered their endorsements.

Jun. 19, 2019 4:06 PM EDT
Trump, in 2020 campaign mode, calls Democrats 'radical'

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a possible second term.

Jun. 19, 2019 10:42 AM EDT
Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a second term.

Jun. 18, 2019 9:09 PM EDT
Trump campaign fires pollsters after mixed messaging

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump's internal polling suggested he was trailing Democrats in crucial states earlier this year, it did what any campaign would do: tried to bury the bad numbers.

Jun. 17, 2019 8:44 PM EDT
AP FACT CHECK: Trump fudges facts on economy, 2020 voting

WASHINGTON (AP) — An eye toward his 2020 campaign, President Donald Trump is turning to a familiar playbook of exaggerated boasts about economic performance and overdrawn complaints about a race tilted against him.

Jun. 17, 2019 12:57 AM EDT
Guatemalans choose president amid distrust, flight to US

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalans voted for a new president Sunday following an electoral process that generated widespread disillusion and distrust, and came as tens of thousands were fleeing poverty and gang violence to seek a new life in the United States.

Jun. 16, 2019 9:08 PM EDT