With election day just over three weeks away, US president Donald Trump returns to the campaign trail later today when he holds a rally near Orlando, Florida. Technically it’s his first rally since leaving hospital a week ago, though the event he hosted on Saturday on the South Lawn of the White House had all the trappings of a campaign rally.

The president returned to the balcony of the White House for a reprise of last Monday’s grand return from hospital. This time he addressed hundreds of red-hatted supporters who cheered “Four More Years” and “We Love You” as Trump denigrated Democrats and called for law and order.

Ahead of his trip to Florida, Trump told Fox News yesterday that he was cured and may be “immune” from the disease, though a memo released by the White House physician Sean Conley on Saturday left many unanswered questions, including when the president last tested negative for coronavirus.

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