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

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) said on Monday night that she will not vote for Donald Trump, calling him "reckless" and blasting his "constant stream of cruel comments."

In an op-ed for the Washington Post, Collins wrote that while Trump has connected with many Republican voters, "rejecting the conventions of political correctness is different from showing complete disregard for common decency."

"Mr. Trump did not stop with shedding the stilted campaign dialogue that often frustrates voters. Instead, he opted for a constant stream of denigrating comments, including demeaning Sen. John McCain’s (R-Ariz.) heroic military service and repeatedly insulting Fox News host Megyn Kelly," she wrote.

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Former Michigan Gov. William Milliken (R) has announced that he will vote for Hillary Clinton for president, saying that Donald Trump does not embody Republican ideals.

"This nation has long prided itself on its abiding commitments to tolerance, civility and equality. We face a critically important choice in this year's presidential election that will define whether we maintain our commitment to those ideals or embark on a path that has doomed other governments and nations throughout history," he said in a statement to the Detroit Free Press published Monday. "I am saddened and dismayed that the Republican Party this year has nominated a candidate who has repeatedly demonstrated that he does not embrace those ideals."

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Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), one of Donald Trump's most outspoken critics in the Senate, met with vice presidential candidate Mike Pence last week, but still won't throw his support behind the Republican nominee.

"Mike and I go way back. We came in the House together," he said on CBS' "Face the Nation." "I certainly respect him. I still told him I'm not ready to support Donald Trump."

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Former presidential candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich said on Sunday that Donald Trump will struggle to win the state of Ohio because he's divisive.

"He's going to win parts of Ohio where people are really hurting and where people of both parties have failed to fix our education system," Kasich said on CNN's "State of the Union." "But I still think it's difficult if you are dividing to be able to win in Ohio. I think it's really, really difficult."

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Rep. Scott Rigell (R-VA) said on Friday that he will vote for Libertarian Gary Johnson for president because he does not wish to support either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.

“I’ve always said I will not vote for Donald Trump and I will not vote for Hillary Clinton,” he told the New York Times. “I’m going to vote for the Libertarian candidate.”

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A video sent out by email from the Donald Trump campaign misrepresents Hillary Clinton's position on taxes by providing incorrect subtitles for a speech given by the Democratic nominee, according to CBS News.

The video from the YouTube account, titled "Hillary Clinton Says She Wants to 'Raise Taxes on the Middle Class,'" includes a clip from a speech that Clinton gave in Nebraska on Monday.

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Donald Trump on Friday night endorsed House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) in his Republican primary after he was criticized for declining to do so earlier in the week.

"In our shared mission to make America great again, I support and endorse our Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan," Trump said at a rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin. "He’s a good man, and he’s a good guy."

"And we may disagree on a couple of things, but mostly we agree, and we’re gonna get it done. We’re going to do a lot of wonderful things," he added.

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