The Heat: U.S. election campaign

The Heat

US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the BOK Center on June 20, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. – Hundreds of supporters lined up early for Donald Trump’s first political rally in months, saying the risk of contracting COVID-19 in a big, packed arena would not keep them from hearing the president’s campaign message. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP)

There had been talk of a million requests for tickets. At the very least a packed house.

But when all was said and done about 6200 Trump supporters – many declining to wear masks – gathered in an arena in Tulsa, Oklahoma to hear the president.

To discuss:

  • Rashad Richey is an editor-at-large with Rolling Out Magazine and the host of radio’s “The Rashad Richey Morning Show”.
  • Christopher Harris is the executive director of
  • Nathan King is CGTN’s White House Correspondent.

On Sunday, the World Health Organization said there had been more than 183,000 new coronavirus cases in the prior 24 hours.

That’s the largest single-day increase on record. A dozen U.S. states also set record highs in new cases since this past Friday.

To talk about the pandemic:

  • Dr. Darria Long, an emergency room physician at the University of Tennessee.

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