TODAY IN HISTORY—AUGUST 02, 2020

VV. 2016 Tuesday: Hillary Clinton retakes the lead over her GOP challenger Donald J. Trump with a post-convention bounce. Meanwhile, candidate Trump voices concerns that the November election is going to be rigged in the favor of his Democratic rival. Meanwhile, following Trump criticizing Muslim gold star parents, public outrage grows against him. Finally, airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria amp up as the Obama administration attempts to make it seem as though his administration is ‘on the ball’ when it comes to battling terrorism.