Sidelined by pandemic, Trump campaign turns to digital shows

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JONATHAN LEMIRE, ZEKE MILLER and JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The streaming video began and, within minutes, the president's eldest son was musing that Osama bin Laden had endorsed Joe Biden. Subtle, it was not. Welcome to the Trump campaign, digital edition. Seven nights a week, President Donald Trump's reelection team is airing live programming online to replace his trademark rallies made impossible for now by the coronavirus pandemic. Hosted by top campaign officials, prominent Republicans and "Make America Great Again" luminaries, the freewheeling shows offer reality according to Trump. The shows are an effort to stay connected with core supporters and maintain enthusiasm for a suspended campaign that has had to rewire itself on the fly. Trump himself has not y
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