Donald Trump’s campaign manager says he’s not shifting on immigration

Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway on Sunday pushed back against the idea that the GOP presidential nominee is changing his policy positions on immigration. On CBS’s “Face the Nation,” host John Dickerson pointed out that Trump has advocated deporting roughly 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. and he asked why Trump is shifting on that stance. “Actually, […]

Continue reading »

Democrats Step Up Pursuit of House Republicans Left Limping by Donald Trump

Emboldened by Donald J. Trump’s struggles in the presidential race, Democrats in Congress are laying the groundwork to expand the list of House Republicans they will target for defeat as part of an effort to slash the Republicans’ 30-seat majority and even reclaim control if Mr. Trump falls further. Mr. Trump’s unpopularity, which has already undermined the party’s grip on […]

Continue reading »

Trump’s reversals move him closer to politics as usual

As he powered through his rivals in the Republican primary, Donald Trump sold himself as the “tell-it-like-it-is” candidate, a brash truth-teller whose policy pronouncements wouldn’t be swayed by the polls. “I’ve never wanted to learn the language of the insiders and I’ve never been politically correct,” he said recently. “But one thing I can promise you this: I will always […]

Continue reading »

Clinton sees Trump ties to ‘alt-right’ dystopian ideology

Hillary Clinton is ready to call out Donald Trump and his advisers for embracing a “disturbing alt-right” political philosophy that her campaign says presents “a divisive and dystopian view of America.” She’ll try to make the case in a speech Thursday in Nevada. Trump’s campaign counters that the GOP presidential nominee has never used the term “alt-right” and disavows “any […]

Continue reading »

Donald Trump planning meeting with black and Latino activists

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is planning a Thursday morning meeting with Latino and African-American activists at his Manhattan headquarters in Trump Tower. The activists are fellows from the Queens, N.Y., office of the Republican Leadership Initiative, a program designed to train young, diverse recruits to be campaign field operatives. Multiple GOP sources confirmed plans for the meeting and characterized […]

Continue reading »

Trump cancels two more campaign events

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has reportedly canceled two of his upcoming campaign events. The reports come after news surfaced Monday that the GOP nominee will be delaying a speech on immigration that was set for later this week amid new questions over his position on the issue. Trump has canceled a Friday rally in Las Vegas scheduled at the […]

Continue reading »

Republicans Worry a Falling Donald Trump Tide Will Lower All Boats

Donald J. Trump’s struggling candidacy has now become a direct threat to Republican control of Congress, significantly increasing the likelihood that Democrats will take control of the Senate and cut substantially into the House Republican majority next year. Mr. Trump’s string of inflammatory statements in the weeks since his nominating convention last month has sent him tumbling in nearly every […]

Continue reading »

Trump receives first classified intelligence briefing

Donald Trump has received his first classified intelligence briefing, meeting with national security officials for more than two hours on Wednesday. The celebrity businessman became entitled to the briefings once he officially became the Republican nominee for president. The briefing was delivered by career staffers from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and was expected to cover major […]

Continue reading »
1 5 6 7 8 9 25