America

Flags for US victims of Covid-19, Supreme Court seat at stake, focus on Pennsylvania

Issued on: 25/09/2020 – 20:08

On November 3, 2020, US citizens will elect their new president. The country is currently dealing with racial and social tensions, plus environmental issues as well all the challenges brought forth by coronavirus, which has already killed more than 200,000 Americans. This election is crucial to determine the future of the United States and it will shape the countrys trajectory for the next four years.

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In this first episode hosted by FRANCE 24s special correspondent in Washington, Kethevane Gorjestani:

– Picture of the week: 200,000 American flags have been planted in front of the Washington Monument, one for every 10 Americans who have died of Covid-19.

– Latest controversy: The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has triggered a fierce political battle on whether a vacant Supreme Court seat should be filled during an election year.

– Campaign focus: The Trump campaign focused on Pennsylvania, with two rallies in the state this week. The Keystone state and its 20 electoral votRead More – Source

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