(Bloomberg) — Donald Trump will make his best case for re-election to a nation still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, closing the Republican National Convention with a speech defending his attempt to manage the crisis while arguing he’s the best steward of an economic recovery.



Melania Trump, Donald Trump are posing for a picture: U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and U.S. First Lady Melania Trump listen to the National Anthem during the Republican National Convention at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. Vice President Pence is making the case for a second term for himself and Trump capping a night at the convention designed to emphasize the military, law enforcement and public displays of patriotism.


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U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and U.S. First Lady Melania Trump listen to the National Anthem during the Republican National Convention at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. Vice President Pence is making the case for a second term for himself and Trump capping a night at the convention designed to emphasize the military, law enforcement and public displays of patriotism.

Trump will accept the Republican nomination for president from the South Lawn of the White House, an accommodation itself forced on him by the pandemic. His remarks will end a

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