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Donald Trump suggested Sunday that the United States should “seriously” consider profiling Muslims inside the country as a terrorism-fighting tool, the latest example of the Republican presidential nominee-in-waiting increasingly backing positions that could single out a group based on their religion.
His campaign riled by infighting and Republican revolt, Donald Trump is working to address a battleground state staffing shortage that highlights his reliance on a skeptical GOP establishment. The New York billionaire has slowly begun to add paid staff in a handful of swing states – Wisconsin and Iowa, among them.
Donald Trump’s latest accusation against President Barack Obama – that he’s putting U.S. enemies ahead of America’s own people – is thrusting him into uncharted territory for the presidential candidate of any major political party.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Wednesday that he will be meeting with the National Rifle Association to discuss ways to block people on terrorism watch lists or no fly lists from buying guns as his party scrambles to respond in the aftermath of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
With the last primary done, Bernie Sanders is negotiating an end to his fight with Hillary Clinton and staking a claim on directing the future of the Democratic Party.
Hillary Clinton brought a close to the presidential primary season with a win Tuesday in the nation’s capital and a meeting with dispatched rival Bernie Sanders, hoping to set a tone of Democratic unity heading into next month’s party convention in Philadelphia.
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are ending the primary calendar with a face-to-face meeting on Tuesday that could set the tone for Democratic unity and next month’s party convention in Philadelphia.
Donald Trump vowed Monday to impose a broad ban on immigration from areas of the world with a history of terrorism and suggested some Muslims in the United States are turning a blind eye to unfolding plots, as he outlined an aggressive response to the deadly attack in Orlando.
Donald Trump said his presidential campaign is revoking credentials provided to the Washington Post.
Attorneys for Donald Trump are seeking to block the filing of a portion of his video-recorded deposition in a class-action lawsuit by former Trump University students, a move that could prevent the public release of the videos, according to a court document filed Friday.
In a Friday speech in Washington, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell didn’t mention Donald Trump by name to the same group of conservative activists the Republican presidential candidate was scheduled to address hours later.
Testifying to Hillary Clinton’s grit and experience, President Barack Obama endorsed his former secretary of state’s bid to succeed him on Thursday and urged Democrats to line up behind her. It was all part of a carefully orchestrated pressure campaign aimed at easing Clinton rival Bernie Sanders toward the exit and turning fully to the fight against Republican Donald Trump.
Hillary Clinton has won Tuesday night’s Democratic primary in California, according to the Associated Press and news networks. The win hands Clinton the nation’s most populous, delegate-rich state and cements her nomination, which she clinched earlier this week. Clinton had been leading comfortably in the state 62 percent to 37 percent as votes were being counted, though her rival Sen. Bernie Sanders still vowed to “continue the fight” through next week’s primaries in the District of Columbia and the party convention in Philadelphia in July.
Energized by a final batch of primary victories, Hillary Clinton is setting out on the difficult task of uniting her fractured Democratic Party for the five-month presidential battle with Republican Donald Trump. Fellow Democrats urged Bernie Sanders to end his all-but-hopeless challenge to her, but still tried to give him space to make that difficult decision.
Idaho 2nd District GOP Congressman Mike Simpson has joined Sen. Mike Crapo in decrying Donald Trump’s comments that a federal judge can’t be fair in his Trump University fraud case because he is of Mexican heritage. Here is Simpson’s statement: “America is a country where…
WASHINGTON – If Hillary Clinton’s best argument for unifying Democrats and winning the White House is Donald Trump, then she picked a good week to clinch the nomination. Clinton’s victory-night speech celebrated her historic accomplishment – becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major U.S. party – with sepia-toned images of feminist pioneers past. But the campaign has made clear it’s ready to win ugly too, with appeals to fear and not just the heart. Enter Trump, who had by far the worst week of his campaign at the very moment the nation saw Clinton reach her milestone.
The Latest on campaign 2016 as California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota and South Dakota vote.
A day that could have been another victory lap for Donald Trump veered into more chaos for the new Republican standard-bearer, as he faced unprecedented fury from top party leaders Tuesday and defections from a GOP senator over his racially charged comments calling into question the impartiality of a federal judge because he is of Mexican descent.
The former aide to Hillary Clinton who set up her private email server confirmed in a court filing Tuesday that the Justice Department had granted him limited immunity from prosecution, but filed copies of the deal under seal and asked a judge to keep them out of public view.
Claiming her place in history, Hillary Clinton declared victory Tuesday night in her bruising battle for the Democratic presidential nomination, becoming the first woman to lead a major American political party and then immediately taking aim at Republican Donald Trump.