Trump claims astounding victory as America’s 45th president

Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America’s 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters’ economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations on his way to the White House. His triumph over Hillary Clinton, not declared until well after midnight, will end eight […]

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Donald Trump’s Final Insult to America

Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or Microsoft. “I’ll keep you in suspense.” That was Donald Trump, candidate for president of the United States, treating the peaceful transfer of power like a reality-TV show cliffhanger in the final presidential debate. The […]

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Republicans owe it to America to stop Donald Trump

Republican leaders have a decision to make: Will they take personal responsibility for their historic errors? Or just sigh with relief if/when their candidate loses? Even before Friday’s explosive revelations, a mind-blowing number of party grandees had already signaled or baldly stated that Donald Trump’s candidacy is both a farce and a calamity. Mitt Romney said Trump “has neither the […]

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Clinton: Trump could ‘bankrupt America’ like his companies

Hillary Clinton said Monday that Donald Trump’s economic policies would lead to lower wages, fewer jobs and more debt — warning unionized workers that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee could “bankrupt America like he’s bankrupted his companies.” “Ask yourself,” the likely Democratic nominee told thousands at the Service Employees International Union international convention in Detroit, “how can anybody lose money […]

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Populists vs. elites — America’s other favorite pastime

In recent days, Donald Trump and Paul Manafort, his new convention manager, have charged that Ted Cruz’s campaign is seeking to steal the election right out from under Trump. “Gestapo tactics,” moaned Manafort, casting aspersions on Cruz’s recent victory over Trump at Colorado’s Republican convention, as if Cruz had somehow rigged it in his favor. Trump may yet win through the […]

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In Donald Trump’s Worldview, America Comes First, and Everybody Else Pays

Donald J. Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner, said that if elected, he might halt purchases of oil from Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies unless they commit ground troops to the fight against the Islamic State or “substantially reimburse” the United States for combating the militant group, which threatens their stability. “If Saudi Arabia was without the cloak of American […]

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Reid: GOP ‘cowardice’ on guns leaves America ‘vulnerable to attack’

Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) says Republicans are increasing the odds of another terrorist attack on American soil by blocking legislation aimed at taking guns out of the hands of citizens suspected of holding terrorist sympathies. “By blocking efforts to give law enforcement the tools they need to keep guns out of the hands of FBI terror suspects, Republicans are leaving […]

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