Joe Biden railed against Donald Trump in the vice president’s first appearance with Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail at a rally in Scranton, Pennsylvania, calling the Republican nominee “totally, thoroughly unqualified to be president.”
The vice president first criticized Trump’s “cynicism,” noting that one of the candidate’s favorite phrases is “You’re fired.” Biden said it’s a bunch of “malarkey” that Trump cares about the middle class.
Continue reading “Biden Fires Broadside At Trump In First Campaign Rally With Clinton”
Republican National Committee spokesman Sean Spicer on Sunday denied a report that the committee may cut off funds to the Donald Trump campaign to focus resources on down-ballot races.
Continue reading “RNC Denies Committee Considering Cutting Off Trump Campaign”
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), one of Donald Trump’s early supporters in the Senate, was not pleased with the candidate’s charge this week that President Obama “founded ISIS.”
“This has been a very unusual election,” Corker told The Tennessean on Thursday. “And regardless of whether the candidate on my side of the aisle says things that I disagree with or not, if you ask me, I’m going to share my disagreement on certain things and my agreement on certain things. But to say that an elected official in our country founded a terrorist organization like ISIS is taking the facts that took place in 2011 and carrying that far too far.”
Continue reading “Sen. Corker: Trump Saying Obama ‘Founded ISIS’ Went ‘Far Too Far’”
Donald Trump called on evangelical leaders gathered in Orlando, Florida, to help turn out the vote in November, acknowledging that he has been slipping in the polls, particularly in key battleground states.
“We’re having a problem,” Trump told the church leaders, according to the Associated Press. “It could cost us the Supreme Court.”
Continue reading “Trump Admits He’s Slipping In Swing State Polls: ‘We’re Having A Problem’”
When asked on Thursday morning which presidential nominee poses a bigger threat to the United States security, Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) said that Hillary Clinton poses a bigger threat than Donald Trump, citing the former secretary of state’s foreign policy record.
“I’ve said Hillary Clinton is completely, permanently unacceptable. We have seen her in office. We have seen what she did. In addition to jeopardizing classified intimation that jeopardizes our security, we’ve seen the decisions that she has made, whether it’s in Libya, whether it is the incredibly failed Russian reset, whether it is, you know, lying to the families of the men who were killed at Benghazi,” he said on the Philadelphia radio station WPTH’s “Chris Stigall Show.”
Continue reading “Vulnerable GOP Sen.: Clinton Poses Bigger Threat To The U.S. Than Trump”
Khizr Khan on Wednesday called on Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) to retract his support for Donald Trump after the Republican relentlessly attacked Khan and his wife after their appearance at the Democratic convention.
“I implore Sen. McCain … I continue to implore all of the good Republicans who either support or are going to vote for their party’s candidate, this will be a historic moment in the Republican Party,” Khan told Cronkite News.
Continue reading “Khizr Khan Calls On John McCain To Withdraw Support For Trump”
Donald Trump on Thursday morning refused to acknowledge whether his relentless attacks on a Gold Star family were a “mistake,” but he also avoided launching into a full defense of his comments.
“You’ll have to define what a ‘mistake’ means. We’re not here to talk about that. We’re here to talk about economics,” Trump said on CNBC when asked if his attacks on the Khan family were a “mistake.”
Continue reading “Trump When Asked If Attacks On Khan Family A Mistake: Define ‘Mistake’”
Donald Trump on Thursday morning refused to back down from his Wednesday night claim that President Obama is the “founder of ISIS.”
“He was the founder of ISIS, uh, absolutely,” Trump said on CNBC’s “Squawkbox” when asked if it was “appropriate” to say that Obama founded a terrorist organization.
Continue reading “Trump: ‘Is There Something Wrong’ With Calling Obama ‘Founder Of ISIS?’”
A Republican state representative in Ohio said that the Donald Trump campaign withdrew an offer for him to sit in the seating area for lawmakers at a Wednesday town hall with vice presidential candidate Mike Pence over a tweet he published about voters disapproving of Trump.
State Rep. Niraj Antani (R) told Politico that he was invited to the event, but that when he arrived at the town hall, he was told to sit in the general admission section.
Continue reading “Ohio GOP Lawmaker Says VIP Seating At Pence Event Revoked Over A Tweet”
During a rant about the Middle East at a Wednesday night rally in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Donald Trump called President Obama the “founder of ISIS.”
“In many respects, you know, they honor President Obama. ISIS is honoring President Obama,” Trump said. “He’s the founder of ISIS. He founded ISIS. And I would say the co-founder would be Crooked Hillary Clinton.”
Continue reading “Trump Calls President Obama The ‘Founder Of ISIS’”