Obama joins Biden in Michigan as Trump rallies supporters in Pennsylvania – live

6.18pm GMT

Barack Obama has taken the stage at a drive-in campaign event in Flint, the first stop of a two-city jaunt alongside Joe Biden through Michigan today. You can watch above.

Polls show that Biden has maintained his lead in Michigan, a traditional Democratic stronghold which Donald Trump won by a 0.3% margin that averaged out to two votes per precinct in 2016. The RealClearPolitics average of recent Michigan polls, taken between 21 and 27 October, shows Biden with an 8.7-point advantage over the incumbent president.

6.07pm GMT

“Just in time for election day, Donald Trump’s last South Florida rally and expectations the first lady will cast her vote locally,” the Palm Beach Post reports, “the Times Square billboards showing Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner seemingly delighting in the death and suffering caused by the coronavirus pandemic will be floating near Mar-a-Lago this weekend.”

Which is about the size of it. The original billboards caused a huge kerfuffle last weekend, which was precisely the intention of the Lincoln Project, the anti-Trump, pro-Biden group of former Republican consultants who put them up.

will fare no better than Boobie Cerasini’s, given their tarnished reputations on Covid-19.”

Related: ‘Sue if you must’: Lincoln Project rejects threat over Kushner and Ivanka billboards

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