Suzanne Lynch’s US Election Diary: Trump seeks to hold onto midwest states

Polls suggest president trails Democratic rival Joe Biden in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin

US president Donald Trump is campaigning in the old industrial midwest as he continues to downplay the coronavirus pandemic.

I am currently reporting from the upper midwest where president Donald Trump is hoping to defend a string of rust-belt states that voted for him in 2016.

Trump’s surprise victory in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin  helped secure his path to the White House four years ago, though polls suggest he is trailing his Democratic opponent in all three.

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