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Michael Bloomberg to spend US$100m in Florida for Biden

Donald Trump leans on his podium and makes a face somewhere between a smile and a sneer

Michael Bloomberg, who spent $1 billion of his own money on a failed 2020 presidential bid, will inject at least $100 million to help Democrat Joe Biden's campaign against President Donald Trump in Florida.

President Trump's Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, maintains a lead in Wisconsin, plus Trump's three most likely pick-up opportunities - Minnesota, New Hampshire, and Nevada - a New York Times/Siena College poll shows.

Polling in North Carolina and Florida also shows a competitive race, and there is increasing concern within the Trump campaign about Arizona.

"The only way the Democrats can win the election is if they rig it".

His new spending is meant to boost Mr Biden before the start of early voting in Florida, which begins on 24 September.

Trump narrowly lost Nevada in 2016 to Hillary Clinton, and the state has trended further toward the Democrats in the past decade. He has since adopted the state as his residence and visits regularly.

As polls are beginning to show that Biden's advantage over Trump gets narrow in key states, Democratic union workers are anxious about Biden's chances of victory. People over 65 years old make up one in five of the state's population and Latinos make up one in four.

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In the first moments of his 2016 campaign, he declared that many Mexican immigrants were "rapists". And embarking on a swing that would also include stops in Las Vegas and Phoenix, Trump mocked Biden's slower travel schedule.

"This is the guy we are entrusting with millions of ballots, unsolicited ballots, and we're supposed to win these states".

Trump said that Biden is the worst candidate that he has ever seen in USA political history.

Democrats had anxious that Bloomberg's promised help for the party might not come through after he abandoned his own presidential primary campaign.

"Nevadans don't need more bluster from the president, and don't need his reckless rallies that ignore the realities of COVID-19 and endanger public health", Biden said in a statement on Saturday. A Bloomberg adviser said much of the money will go to television and digital advertising.

In a Supreme Court which leans conservative, Bloomberg's cash infusion is a behemoth act of assistance but doesn't bring forth a surefire victory.

Herman Cain, the 2012 presidential candidate who co-chaired "Black Voices for Trump", was photographed at the Tulsa rally without wearing a mask. So far, as healthcare promises are concerned, Trump's Democratic rival Joe Biden has proposed to expand Obamacare to reduce costs, including adding a government-sponsored health insurance plan, but he's stopped short of endorsing Medicare for All, the single-payer system proposed by his chief rival in the Democrat primaries, Senator Bernie Sanders.