Caitlin MacNeal

Caitlin MacNeal is a News Writer based in Washington, D.C. Before joining TPM, Caitlin interned and wrote for the Huffington Post, the Sunlight Foundation and Slate. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Articles by Caitlin

Updated at 1:37 p.m. ET

In a speech on the economy on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton called out Donald Trump for not releasing his tax returns and wondered out loud what he is trying to hide.

"You have to ask yourself, what's he afraid of?" she asked, musing that he may have avoided paying taxes. "Or maybe he isn't as rich as he claims."

Clinton's speech comes the day after new FEC filings showed Trump's campaign with a paltry amount of cash on hand for a major party presidential campaign and Trump being forced to loan his campaign $2 million to keep it afloat.

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Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by eight points in the key state of Florida, according to a Quinnipiac University swing state poll released on Tuesday.

In Florida, 47 percent of voters favored Clinton, while 39 percent favored Trump. This marks a major bump for Clinton since the Quinnipiac Florida poll released in May, when Clinton led Trump 43-42.

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During a Monday evening interview with Fox News' Greta Van Susteren, Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus described Donald Trump's decision to let go campaign manager Corey Lewandowski as a positive move.

"This is a new direction for the campaign," Priebus said, noting that it shows Trump is shifting from a primary campaign to the general election. "This is sort of the professionalization that continues."

"I think it’s a good sign," he added.

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Donald Trump on Monday night said that he does not think President Obama sympathizes with terrorists, but when asked to elaborate, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee did not offer direct responses.

During an interview on Fox News, host Bill O'Reilly mentioned to Trump that he's suggested that Obama wants terrorism to flourish, and asked, "You don’t believe that do you?"

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Donald Trump on Monday night briefly addressed why he parted ways with his campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, telling Fox News' Bill O'Reilly that he needs to take the campaign in a different direction.

"He’s a good man. We’ve had great success," Trump told O'Reilly when asked why Lewandowski was let go from the campaign. "I think Corey’s terrific. I watched him before. He was terrific toward me."

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After he was let go as Donald Trump's campaign manager Monday morning, Corey Lewandowski was unwilling to explain in an interview with CNN why he was fired, instead offering praise for his former boss.

CNN's Dana Bash quizzed Lewandowski on why he left the campaign and how he could still offer praise for Trump given the circumstances.

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Donald Trump's proposed plans to cut taxes, engage in trade wars, and deport millions of undocumented immigrants would hurt the U.S. economy and send the country into a recession, according to new report by Moody's Analytics.

Economists reviewed Trump's proposed tax cuts for individuals and businesses, his calls to deport undocumented immigrants and build a southern border wall, and his threats to impose large tariffs on goods imported from China and Mexico.

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