First Read's Morning Clips: Previewing Trump's Economic Speech

August 8, 2016 12:16 PM

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From the AP: "Donald Trump is focusing his economic message on boosting jobs and making the country more competitive on a global stage by cutting business taxes, reducing regulations and increasing domestic energy production. With a speech Monday to the prestigious Detroit Economic Club, the Republican presidential nominee seeks to reset his campaign and delve into a subject — the economy — that is seen as one of his strengths. It also is aimed at showing that Trump is a serious candidate in spite of a disastrous stretch that prompted criticism from Republicans and Democrats alike."

A Washington Post-ABC News poll released over the weekend found Clinton with an eight-point lead over Donald Trump.

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