US Senator for California Kamala Harris is the latest Democrat to join the fray and has chosen a populist theme for her presidential candidacy, one that already declared and possible contenders Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are expected to use as well. Photo: AFP

Can Donald Trump be beaten in 2020 if Democrats keep playing the same song?

  • With an easy target in the billionaire president, look for candidates seeking the Democratic nomination to amp up the demonisation of the rich
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US Senator for California Kamala Harris is the latest Democrat to join the fray and has chosen a populist theme for her presidential candidacy, one that already declared and possible contenders Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are expected to use as well. Photo: AFP
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Donald Trump caught between his wall and a hard place – China. And Beijing is watching his negotiations very closely

  • Robert Boxwell says Trump is stuck. If he strikes a deal with Beijing, it may hurt his re-election chances in 2020. If he doesn’t, Wall Street will punish him. Meanwhile, Beijing is monitoring his border wall negotiations, to see if he will sell out

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