Trump again minimizes the pandemic as officials warn of a fall surge – CNN

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Mitt Romney (R-UT) signaled in a statement that he’s on board with an election year confirmation for a Supreme Court nominee, saying that if a nominee reaches the Senate floor then he will vote “based upon their qualifications.””},{“title”:”How Biden differs from Trump’s ‘America First’ mentality “,”duration”:”01:10″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/09/02/trump-vs-biden-foreign-relations-policies-mh-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/09/02/trump-vs-biden-foreign-relations-policies-mh-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200902194023-trump-v-biden-foreign-relations-thumb-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/09/02/trump-vs-biden-foreign-relations-policies-mh-orig.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Donald Trump advocates an “America First” mentality, at times putting him at odds with allies. Joe Biden promotes strengthening global alliances to tackle threats like climate change and authoritarianism. “,”descriptionText”:”President Donald Trump advocates an “America First” mentality, at times putting him at odds with allies. Joe Biden promotes strengthening global alliances to tackle threats like climate change and authoritarianism. “},{“title”:”Why Florida is a battleground state like no other”,”duration”:”01:53″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/09/22/battleground-states-florida-election-2020-orig-vf.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/09/22/battleground-states-florida-election-2020-orig-vf.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200918132848-20200917-voters-key-states-illustration-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/09/22/battleground-states-florida-election-2020-orig-vf.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Battleground states are critical to winning the White House and Florida is a battleground state like no other. CNN’s Harry Enten explains what makes the Sunshine State so unique and what that means for the 2020 election.”,”descriptionText”:”Battleground states are critical to winning the White House and Florida is a battleground state like no other. CNN’s Harry Enten explains what makes the Sunshine State so unique and what that means for the 2020 election.”},{“title”:”Hear how Trump and Biden plan to improve education in the US”,”duration”:”01:46″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/09/03/trump-vs-biden-education-policies-mh-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/09/03/trump-vs-biden-education-policies-mh-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200903180411-trump-v-biden-education-thumb-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/09/03/trump-vs-biden-education-policies-mh-orig.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Donald Trump has pushed for parents to have more options when it comes to sending their kids to public school. Joe Biden wants to focus on funding for struggling public schools to make education more equal.”,”descriptionText”:”President Donald Trump has pushed for parents to have more options when it comes to sending their kids to public school. Joe Biden wants to focus on funding for struggling public schools to make education more equal.”},{“title”:”Trump just gave himself a failing grade in public relations”,”duration”:”00:58″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/09/22/trump-public-relations-grade-d-ctn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/09/22/trump-public-relations-grade-d-ctn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921171405-02-trump-0921-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/09/22/trump-public-relations-grade-d-ctn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Trump told Fox News hosts that he grades himself a “D” in public relations, but an “A” for his handling of coronavirus. “,”descriptionText”:”President Trump told Fox News hosts that he grades himself a “D” in public relations, but an “A” for his handling of coronavirus. “},{“title”:”GOP speaker tried to urge Trump crowd to wear masks. See how it went”,”duration”:”01:49″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/09/21/trump-ohio-rally-boo-masks-crowd-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/09/21/trump-ohio-rally-boo-masks-crowd-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921191655-ohio-lt-gov-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/09/21/trump-ohio-rally-boo-masks-crowd-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted was booed while speaking at a Trump rally for encouraging the President’s supporters to wear masks. “,”descriptionText”:”Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted was booed while speaking at a Trump rally for encouraging the President’s supporters to wear masks. “},{“title”:”Democratic organizer: We are playing by different rules”,”duration”:”03:05″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/09/21/joe-biden-campaign-doorknocking-lead-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/09/21/joe-biden-campaign-doorknocking-lead-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921193455-biden-volunteer-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/09/21/joe-biden-campaign-doorknocking-lead-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Joe Biden has a cash advantage over President Trump entering the fall campaign,u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/20/politics/joe-biden-entered-fall-campaign-with-466-million-in-the-bank/index.html” target=”_blank”> according to campaign filingsu003c/a>. However, a Nevada organizer says Biden may be falling behind in door-to-door campaigning due to the coronavirus. CNN’s Kyung Lah reports.”,”descriptionText”:”Joe Biden has a cash advantage over President Trump entering the fall campaign,u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/20/politics/joe-biden-entered-fall-campaign-with-466-million-in-the-bank/index.html” target=”_blank”> according to campaign filingsu003c/a>. However, a Nevada organizer says Biden may be falling behind in door-to-door campaigning due to the coronavirus. CNN’s Kyung Lah reports.”},{“title”:”McConnell on why Trump nominee is different than Obama’s in 2016″,”duration”:”03:41″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/09/21/mitch-mcconnell-ruth-bader-ginsburg-rbg-senate-vote-trump-nominee-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/09/21/mitch-mcconnell-ruth-bader-ginsburg-rbg-senate-vote-trump-nominee-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921161446-mitch-mcconnell-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/09/21/mitch-mcconnell-ruth-bader-ginsburg-rbg-senate-vote-trump-nominee-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell makes the case for the Senate voting on President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, six weeks before the presidential election, despite blocking Obama’s nominee in March of 2016 because it was too close to the election.”,”descriptionText”:”Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell makes the case for the Senate voting on President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, six weeks before the presidential election, despite blocking Obama’s nominee in March of 2016 because it was too close to the election.”},{“title”:”Trump falsely claims Ginsburg’s final wish is a hoax”,”duration”:”02:06″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/09/21/trump-ginsburg-final-wishes-conspiracy-theory-navarro-nr-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/09/21/trump-ginsburg-final-wishes-conspiracy-theory-navarro-nr-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160712124442-ginsburg-trump-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/09/21/trump-ginsburg-final-wishes-conspiracy-theory-navarro-nr-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Donald Trump falsely claimed on Fox News that the final wishes of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was likely made up by Democrats.”,”descriptionText”:”President Donald Trump falsely claimed on Fox News that the final wishes of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was likely made up by Democrats.”},{“title”:”Former top Trump adviser calls president’s policy ‘unwise'”,”duration”:”01:37″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/09/21/mcmaster-sot-trump-former-national-security-adviser-afghanistan-us-troops-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/09/21/mcmaster-sot-trump-former-national-security-adviser-afghanistan-us-troops-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200921112651-h-r-mcmaster-60-minutes-sot-vpx-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/09/21/mcmaster-sot-trump-former-national-security-adviser-afghanistan-us-troops-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser H.R. McMaster said the withdrawal of US troops from places like Afghanistan and Germany are u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/20/politics/h-r-mcmaster-afghanistan-germany-us-troops/index.html” target=”_blank”>”mistakes” from a long-term national security perspectiveu003c/a> and called for a sustained commitment to assisting the Afghan government and its security forces.”,”descriptionText”:”President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser H.R. McMaster said the withdrawal of US troops from places like Afghanistan and Germany are u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/20/politics/h-r-mcmaster-afghanistan-germany-us-troops/index.html” target=”_blank”>”mistakes” from a long-term national security perspectiveu003c/a> and called for a sustained commitment to assisting the Afghan government and its security forces.”},{“title”:”‘Like golden nuggets’: Trump on federal judge vacancies”,”duration”:”02:54″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/09/21/trump-federal-judges-audio-woodward-rage-book-cooper-ac360-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/09/21/trump-federal-judges-audio-woodward-rage-book-cooper-ac360-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200916144118-woodward-trump-split-2-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/09/21/trump-federal-judges-audio-woodward-rage-book-cooper-ac360-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Donald Trump repeatedly boasted to journalist Bob Woodward about the number of judges he has appointed to the federal bench during several of their interviews for Woodward’s book “Rage.” CNN’s Anderson Cooper discusses those conversations with the renowned journalist.”,”descriptionText”:”President Donald Trump repeatedly boasted to journalist Bob Woodward about the number of judges he has appointed to the federal bench during several of their interviews for Woodward’s book “Rage.” CNN’s Anderson Cooper discusses those conversations with the renowned journalist.”},{“title”:”Woodward: Trump’s grade is more sad than the Nixon tapes”,”duration”:”03:19″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/09/21/bob-woodward-tapes-donald-trump-grade-coronavirus-deaths-sot-ac360-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/09/21/bob-woodward-tapes-donald-trump-grade-coronavirus-deaths-sot-ac360-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180904130213-01-trump-woodward-split-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/09/21/bob-woodward-tapes-donald-trump-grade-coronavirus-deaths-sot-ac360-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:””Rage” author Bob Woodward joined CNN’s Anderson Cooper to u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2020/09/20/politics/woodward-trump-judges-golden-nuggets/index.html” target=”_blank”>discuss more audio recordingsu003c/a> from his interviews with President Donald Trump. Woodward asked Trump on July 21 what grade he would give himself on the handling of the pandemic, to which Trump said he would give himself an A.”,”descriptionText”:””Rage” author Bob Woodward joined CNN’s Anderson Cooper to u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2020/09/20/politics/woodward-trump-judges-golden-nuggets/index.html” target=”_blank”>discuss more audio recordingsu003c/a> from his interviews with President Donald Trump. Woodward asked Trump on July 21 what grade he would give himself on the handling of the pandemic, to which Trump said he would give himself an A.”}],’js-video_headline-featured-b6nhlr’,”,”js-video_source-featured-b6nhlr”,true,true,’this-week-in-politics’);if (typeof configObj.context !== ‘string’ || configObj.context.length