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WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 04: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on August 4, 2020 in Washington, DC. With enhanced federal unemployment benefits now expired, Trump administration officials and Democratic Congressional leaders continue to negotiate on an extension of the unemployment benefits and an additional coronavirus economic stabilization and relief package. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump’s campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris. Joe Biden’s decision to choose Harris as his running mate has complicated the Trump campaign’s crude efforts to paint Biden as out of step with the country. Less than 90 days out from Election Day, Trump’s team faces a pivotal choice in how it tries to define the Democratic ticket. Do they attempt to fire up their base and scare off moderates by painting Biden and Harris as radical socialists? Or do they aim to depress enthusiasm among Democrats by arguing Biden and Harris are opportunistic and insufficiently liberal?