The Times Debate: What Next for America?
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This year’s US Presidential election will be like no other. In the midst of a raging pandemic a nation galvanised by revulsion at George Floyd’s murder and facing deep economic uncertainty goes to the polls on November 3rd. Our panel of experienced America-watchers debates the likely outcome: Will the extraordinary Trump Presidency continue for a further term, or will voters turn to Joe Biden, seeking a more moderate, centrist path? And whatever the verdict, how will the policy landscape change? Much to discuss and reflect on with the The Times and Wall Street Journal columnist Gerard Baker, Professor of American Literature Sarah Churchwell, former Ambassador to the US, Kim Darroch (Collateral Damage) and staff writer at The Atlantic, Tom McTague. The Times Columnist David Aaronovitch is in the chair.