Why is the White House race looking like a Trump v Obama battle?

For the Trump campaign, the former president is a useful prod in desperate times

If you just started paying attention to the United States election and didn't know any better, you'd think Mr Barack Obama and Mr Donald Trump were the two candidates running for president.

"Obamagate!" Mr Trump tweets out.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 22, 2020, with the headline 'Why is the White House race looking like a Trump v Obama battle?'. Print Edition | Subscribe