President Trump Joe Biden, Boston, CBS discussed on WBZ Midday News


Degrees in the rain in Boston. Good afternoon. I've been Parker, It is 2 30. Here's what's happening. Early. Voting begins this weekend in Massachusetts for son in Boston. They'll be playing the field in picking their candidates. Well, kind of Fenway Park, one of the locations for early voting tomorrow and on Sunday it is one of 10. Early voting sites opening in Boston. Meantime, across the country, an avalanche of really votes is transforming this year's election, a record shattering 17 million plus Americans have already cast ballots in the 2020 election. Political watchers say it's being driven both by democratic enthusiasm and a pandemic that has transformed the way the nation votes. The total represents 12% of all votes cast in the 2016 presidential election, even as eight states are not yet reporting their totals, and voters still have more than two weeks to cast ballots. Experts predict a record 150 million votes maybe cast and turnout rates could be higher than in any presidential election since. 19 0. Wait. Jim Krystle, a CBS News No debate, but President Trump Joe Biden held simultaneous primetime Town halls last night. CBS political contributor. Terry Sullivan says he thinks the president needs to talk about the economy, which is his strongest issue. It's about the economy Look the Corona virus death toll. The hospitalization is awful. But the one thing that Donald Trump can do is return the economy far better than Joe Biden Can Sullivan on CBS this morning along with political contributor Robby Mook, who says Biden's poll numbers are stronger? And Hillary Clinton's were in 2016, but caution despite his supporters against getting over confident these numbers are fundamentally better than Hillary's were four years ago, so I think we all have reason to be cautiously optimistic. On the other hand. I don't see any advantage and just convincing ourselves that Biden has won. I think we should operate like 20 points behind Boston's U. S attorneys announcing the formation of a joint task force to assist local police and dealing with civil rights violations. Maybe Mike Macklin tells us the task force is taking shape as the nation approaches the presidential election amidst widespread unrest and other civil issues, with the nation reeling in the aftermath of a Siri's of police shootings of citizens and Americans set to vote in the most contentious presidential election in memory. U. S Attorney Andrew Leveling says his office will work with state and local police. To focus on the prosecution of civil rights violations. I think in any law enforcement effort, you're looking for two things when you want to get bad guys and prosecute them, But you're also worried about public trust. And so the first helps the second right point here is to uncover and generate civil rights.

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