Breitbart News has not disclosed its financial ties to former politician Mostafa El-Gindy in numerous pieces that cite him favorably, while Bannon and Breitbart News have baselessly accused Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton of engaging in pay-for-play deals with foreign countries.
Two days after his re-election, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he lost “confidence” in Stepien when emails appeared to show Stepien at least had knowledge of the lane closings at the center of the bridge scandal. Christie asked Stepien to withdraw his name from consideration as the state GOP chair.
Trump’s messaging style is blunt and simplistic. And he is clearly ignorant of what life is like outside the bubble of wealth he has floated in all of his 70 years. So it’s no surprise that his appeal to black voters would be both naive and offensive.
In Hillary Clinton’s powerful speech in Reno Thursday night, she called out the alt-right movement, and its “racist,” “race-baiting,” “anti-Muslim,” “anti-immigrant” and “anti-woman” tenets. The speech was intended to highlight the strong ties between Donald Trump and this group of nationalists, and paint the picture of a bleak future under a Trump presidency.
Donald Trump’s new CEO for his campaign, Stephen Bannon, was charged with domestic violence in 1996, according to a Politico report out this week, and may have committed felony voter fraud by having an active voter registration at a property set to be demolished in Florida.
Reporting on Donald Trump’s attitude toward undocumented immigrants of late has felt like a slow-motion car wreck: In the course of a week, he has managed to alienate his newly-famous “alt-right,” nativist base while at the same time failing to meaningfully reach out to anyone who might otherwise have been repulsed by his ideas.
It wasn’t too long ago that the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was boasting he could make states that traditionally vote Democratic, like California and New York, competitive in the 2016 presidential election. Three months later, it’s not these so-called blue states where Trump is “playing heavy”—it’s rock-ribbed Republican states.
The alt-right has long cheered Trump, but his ties to the movement intensified with his latest campaign shake-up. Stephen K. Bannon, who led the right-wing website Breitbart News, is now running Trump’s campaign.
Now, Trump surrogates and supporters, including Ann Coulter, are in the ultimate bind: If even Trump gets boo’ed for his total 180 on immigration, what will happen to them? As it happens: They are laughed at for falling for a con.
In a speech planned for a Thursday campaign stop in Nevada, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton plans to hit Donald Trump on his campaign’s ties to the “alternative right,” or “alt-right,” a specific sect of conservatism in the States associated with racism, sexism, bigotry and nativism.
Fox News host Sean Hannity, who has been informally advising Donald Trump’s presidential campaign while serving as its primary media cheerleader, has effectively turned his nightly prime-time show into Trump’s second campaign headquarters.
Just shy of his 80th birthday, seeking his sixth Senate term, McCain is waging the most difficult and unhappy reelection fight of his long and storied career.
Trump’s problem with many Republican women is not political incorrectness. It’s not some largely harmless bit of ribaldry. It’s that any woman who’s been around the block once or twice can see the guy’s got a screw loose.
Trump’s comments on immigration came in the second part of an interview conducted on Tuesday with Fox News anchor Sean Hannity. They signaled a further softening in his immigration position as he tries to bolster support among moderate voters and minority groups.
Trump, many say, is trying to have it both ways: appeal to swing voters while not losing his core base of racists and misanthropes. But he’s likely trying to have it more ways than those.
With just over two months leading up to the national election, the candidates strategies have diverged dramatically, due largely to the tone each of their campaigns has struck with voters thus far.
This week, Trump unveiled his pitch to black voters: “What have you got to lose?!” The refrain is so offensive on its face — Trump posits that the obvious answer is “nothing” — that many assume Trump isn’t reaching out to black voters at all, but rather to whites hesitant about electing an open racist.
Donald Trump’s campaign spent $55,055 at Barnes & Noble, according to a filing with the Federal Election Commission and a new report by The Daily Beast, on purchases of his own book.
A day after arguing that there are “gang members,” “killers,” and “bad people” that we need to “get out of this country,” Donald Trump is once again trying to contort himself into a new stance on undocumented immigrants living in the Unites States.
Time was when one could sum up the connections of Donald J. Trump, Republican Party standard-bearer and King of the Twitterverse, to avowed white supremacists and right-wing white nationalists in a few retweets from the @realDonaldTrump account.
Clinton’s latest lead represents a stronger level of support than polls indicated over the past few weeks. Earlier in August, she lead over Trump ranged from 3 to 9 percentage points in the poll.
Donald Trump’s tax returns have been a public issue this election cycle, as he has refused to them, which no candidate has done since 1976. Now, Trump is facing even more scrutiny, as his informal adviser and friend, political consultant Roger Stone, has joined in calls for the tax returns to be released.
According to a new report released by The Huffington Post, GOP nominee Donald Trump raised the rental rates at Trump Tower by over 400 percent once donors were footing the bill.
A day after it seemed the GOP nominee may be softening his views on immigration, calling for a “humane and efficient” process to deal with undocumented immigrants living here, he told Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly that undocumented immigrants could expect mass deportations under his presidency.