Garrett on Global Health
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
America’s presidential primaries, also known as the American silly season, have ended, and we are now at the front end of what promises to be a bruising three-and-a-half-month battle between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton. Neither candidate is particularly popular among U.S. voters. A June poll found Trump with a -30 percent net favorability rate; Clinton fared only slightly better, at -19 percent favorability. Both parties are counting on their national conventions this month to boost support for their positions and platforms, if not their actual nominees.
In a prior Garrett on Global Health, I detailed the stances of the candidates on global health and development issues—neither Clinton nor Trump have said anything that appears to alter those positions. But we do have information about the running mate of at least one candidate.
Read more HERE.