US Politics

US insight: Trumps’ court theatrics fail to steal Democrats’ thunder

Biden is still low in the polls, but recent tangible victories suggest the US president might be in a stronger position than expected

Former president Donald Trump speaks to members of the media after testifying at his civil fraud trial. Picture: Getty

It’s been another turbulent week in the anything-can-happen world of US politics, with significant wins for Democrats coming less than 24 hours after a New York Times/Siena College poll brought devastating news for US president Joe Biden, prompting a fresh round of calls from pundits and former presidential campaign advisers for him to make way for a younger candidate.

Meanwhile, former US president Donald Trump continued his strategy of boycotting Republican primary debates while engaging ...