2016 Republican Primary  (Page 2)

Bloomberg’s Heilemann Predicts Violence in Streets at RNC Would Hurt Trump’s Chances

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 7:00pm 7/13/2016 at 7:00pm

John Heilemann, co-host of Bloomberg TV’s With All Due Respect, surely leans left, but is generally a savvy political analyst in my book. But Heilemann went haywire with his prediction today. He suggested that violence in the streets of Cleveland would hurt Donald Trump’s chances of being elected president.

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Harold Ford, Jr.—Sure, Hillary Could Still Get a Security Clearance

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 8:30am 7/6/2016 at 8:30am

Trump surrogates have been accused of debasing themselves by supporting The Donald. But have any sunk so low as poor Harold Ford, Jr., the Hillary surrogate who humiliated himself today on national TV?

Appearing on With All Due Respect, former Dem congressman Ford, disagreed with Rudy Giuliani’s statement made earlier in the day that...

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13% of Voters Prefer Apocalyptic Meteor Over Hillary or Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 1, 2016 at 5:30pm 7/1/2016 at 5:30pm
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New polling data released from Public Policy Polling indicated 13% or respondents would rather the Earth suffer a collision with a giant meteor before voting for Hillary or Trump. Apparently, “Giant Meteor” is more popular than any independent candidate actually running for president.

Giant Meteor was a particular favorite among independent voters,...

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Hillary Forgot to Turn Over a Very Important Email

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 24, 2016 at 12:30pm 6/24/2016 at 12:30pm

Several chapters back in the Hillary EmailGate Saga, we learned that she deleted half of her emails because they were “personal” in nature. How the woman was able to do her job when every other email was personal and not work-related is an entirely different matter, but explains a fair amount.

Yesterday,...

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Trump Promotes Paul Manafort to Campaign Manager

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 12:30pm 6/22/2016 at 12:30pm

Members inside GOP presumptive presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign said that Paul Manafort has taken over as campaign manager:

Three people close to the campaign said some of Trump’s staff viewed Lewandowski as opposing strategic changes and staff hires urged for the general election campaign by Paul Manafort, a strategist hired in...

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Bummed? This Focus Group on Trump Will Restore Your Faith in Americans

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 8:33am 6/22/2016 at 8:33am

Nicolle Wallace nailed it: “voters are so smart! And whenever we scratch our heads here in New York City or anywhere along the Acela corridor, you really just have to get out for a day or an hour and talk to people. They see everything.” Wall...

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Residents Near Trump’s Scotland Golf Course Raise Mexican Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/21/2016 at 5:30pm

Mexican flags will greet GOP presumptive presidential candidate Donald Trump when he visits…..Scotland.

Yes, the residents around Trump’s Aberdeenshire golf course have raised the flag to “show solidarity” with the country since Trump wants to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. The Donald ticked off these people when he built his...

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Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski Gets the Ax

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 20, 2016 at 11:00am 6/20/2016 at 11:00am
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According to the New York Times, Trump’s campaign has fired their campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski.

Maggie Haberman reports:

“The Donald J. Trump Campaign for President, which has set a historic record in...

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Halperin: GOP Elites Orchestrating ‘Grassroots’ Revolt Against Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 20, 2016 at 9:30am 6/20/2016 at 9:30am

As Joseph Heller famously wrote in Catch-22, “just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” On today’s Morning Joe, Mark Halperin reported that GOP elites are indeed trying to “orchestrate” a “grassroots, organic” revolt against the presumptive nominee.

An “orchestrated grassroots, organic” revolt? Oxymoron, anyone? Halperin went on to state...

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Japanese Donald Trump Commercial Manages to be Weirdest Thing on the Internet

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/16/2016 at 5:30pm

Donald Trump for World President! this odd, and very Japanese video explores.

I don’t even know how to go about explaining what follows, but I can tell you that Donald Trump’s head is on a brontosaurus, in the trees, on dictatorial statues, and winking from a picture frame.

Just…see...

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Russian Government Hackers Steal DNC Research on Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 1:30pm 6/14/2016 at 1:30pm

Russian government hackers have attacked the Democrat National Committee (DNC) and stole their research on presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

The attack went on for over a year.

DNC officials and security experts said the hackers read emails and chat traffic. They believe they did not gain access to donor’s private information,...

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Trump Levels “National-Security Flamethrower” at Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:00am 6/14/2016 at 7:00am

In the wake of the Orlando terror attack, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire, delivering a stinging assessment of both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on their handling of national security.

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Primary Results Rundown: The State of the Dumpster Fire

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 7:00am 6/8/2016 at 7:00am

A handful of primaries, yet another presumed party nominee, and other sundry tidbits from last night’s news blast.

Democratic Primaries

Hillary declared herself the Queen of the World (basically) last night as she accepted the Democratic Party nomination, becoming the first woman to do so. She’s also the first woman to do so...

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Trump Says He’ll Stop Commenting on Judge Curiel

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 6:00pm 6/7/2016 at 6:00pm

Donald Trump has been criticizing the federal judge presiding over the Trump University fraud hearings for months. After his most recent comments blew up headlines, Trump first decided to continue his verbal assault on Judge Curiel, only to walk back that decision a day later.

Trumps’ comments drew condemnation from every...

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Republican Senators Rail Against Trump’s Attacks on Judge Curiel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 6, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/6/2016 at 5:30pm

Donald Trump lashed out at the federal judge presiding over the Trump University fraud case, claiming his Mexican heritage made him ineligible to properly dispense justice. Because of course.

Though Trump’s verbal assault against Judge Gonzalo Curiel began earlier this year, Trump cranked them to eleven last week. “I’m building a...

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Speaker Ryan Endorses Donald Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/2/2016 at 5:30pm

Welp, it’s official. Speaker Paul Ryan has endorsed Donald Trump.

He made the formal announcement in an op-ed in the Janesville Gazette:

But the House policy agenda has been the main focus of our dialogue. We’ve talked about the common ground this agenda can represent. We’ve discussed how the House can be a...

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Progressive activists decry San Diego P.D. for preventing Trump rally riot

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 10:00am 6/1/2016 at 10:00am

Legal Insurrection readers will recall that security was tight at the Donald Trump rally I attended, and was full deployed after the event to avoid a another Albuquerque-style riot from occurring.

Most San Diegans were thrilled th...

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