TThe US presidential election suddenly shifted into high gear with a real back-and-forth between the two candidates on a substantive issue.
Despite a well-crafted speech full of juicy sound bites, it was Joe Biden who was left flat against President Trump’s relentless pursuit of the last word.
The schedule for this first week of law and order hand-to-hand combat has been set by Mr. Trump. Mr Biden, 77, who had said he would not enter the election campaign until after Labor Day on September 7, was forced to appear in Pittsburgh on Monday to avoid leaving the field open to Mr Trump , 74 years old.
Still, Mr. Trump held a White House press conference to strike back at his Democratic opponent. When Mr. Biden then