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Witcover: Trump promises re-run of 2016 hate and derision campaign

Witcover: Trump promises re-run of 2016 hate and derision campaign

On the premise that that one ugly but successful presidential campaign warrants another, Donald Trump offered a reprise of 2016 at his recent kickoff rally in Orlando.

Complete with repeated lies about his own actions and policies and slanders against all Democratic challengers — particularly front-runner Joe Biden — the president dusted off his strategy of slash-and-burn, to the vocal approval of his assembled faithful.

He painted a broad-brush portrait of his "Make America Great Again" movement as having been "under assault from the very first day." Still, he said, "we accomplished more than any other president in the first two and a half years ......

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