Trump did not become the object of white nationalist affection simply because his positions reflect their core concerns. Extremists made him their chosen candidate and now hail him as “Emperor Trump” because he has amplified their message on social media—and, perhaps most importantly, has gone to great lengths to avoid distancing himself from the racist right.
The Republican challenger has already benefitted from foreign hacking, persuasively attributed to Russia, of the private, and often embarrassing, emails of the DNC and Hillary Clinton’s staff.
Some national polls had the race tightening though others had Clinton maintaining her solid lead. But the Reuters/Ipsos project illustrates that the broader picture remains bleak for Trump with 17 days to go.
During a policy speech, Trump promised to sue the women who have come forward in the last two weeks to accuse him of sexual assault, calling them liars.
News outlets covering the presidential election have made the mistake of treating Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as two equally flawed candidates. That false equivalence has made it harder for voters to understand the categorical differences between their options on November 8.
Donald Trump, the Republican Party presidential nominee, has a Putin thing. The Trump campaign has a Russia thing. And Trump Tower has a Russian mobster-running-an-illegal-gambling-operation thing.
“Donald Trump is a gift to all tin-pot dictators on the African continent. He is giving currency and legitimacy to rigging because if it can exist in America, it can exist anywhere,” said an opposition leader in Zimbabwe.
These girls may barely be teens, but that’s not stopping them from challenging Trump supporters to rethink electing, as one young woman put it, “a sexist, racist, misogynistic, xenophobic, homophobic, transphobic, anti-choice, ignorant moron.”
Keeping a loaded gun unsecured and within easy reach of a toddler ought to be considered a criminal act of negligence. It’s time to admit that upholding a person’s right to own a gun doesn’t need to conflict with efforts to keep young children’s tiny hands away from pulling triggers.
According to a recent Reuters/Ipsos poll, only half of Republicans would accept Clinton as their president. If she wins, almost 70 percent said it would be because of vote rigging.
Terrible Terry has a choice couplet for Donald Trump: “Everybody knows when you go for the grope, Terry gonna say nope! That ain’t new, son!!”
Trump’s fundraising deficit has resulted from a series of campaign crises that made wealthy donors reluctant to contribute to his campaign.
In “13th”, the director of “Selma” draws a line from Appomattox through convict leasing, through lynch law, through the Southern strategy, through mass incarceration, through the commodification of black bodies and black misery by private prison entrepreneurs.
Michelle Obama is the face and the voice of the new political spouse. She’s using all of her power to help other women lay claim to their own, and she is going to help elect the first woman to be president of the United States.
Donald Trump is the most unconventional candidate to come along in 200 years. We must know by now that Trump means what he says. It’s not over until he says so. So get ready for an Election Day that breaks all the records. It’s bound to be ugly, not messy.
When Trump grimly attacked Clinton as “corrupt” and anti-Catholic, the well-heeled guests did what they never do at the Al Smith dinner: They booed angrily.
Trump is using convicted criminal James O’Keefe’s heavily edited video to support his claims of a “rigged election” — a page out of Breitbart’s playbook.
At one point during the dinner, which raised $6 million for Catholic charities, Trump said Clinton was “pretending not to hate Catholics.”
What makes Wallace such an effective purveyor of dishonesty is that he’s good at playing the part of the reasonable, “even-handed” journalist, even when what he’s saying is wrong.
The more Donald Trump makes this election all about himself, the more women of America will choose to make it about themselves. And in that event, Trump clearly loses.
The Republican candidate reinforced his comment at a rally in Delaware, Ohio, on Thursday, saying he would respect the result “if I win.”
A federal judge ordered Virginia to reopen its voter registration window and allow residents to continue to sign up through Friday after its online registration portal was unavailable to many users earlier this week.