Category Donald Trump

Nixon Aide: Trump Will ‘Test Our Democracy as It Has Never Been Tested’

Why Nixon’s former lawyer John Dean worries Trump could be one of the most corrupt presidents ever—and get away with it By MCKAY COPPINS….. Sometime early last fall, John Dean says he began having nightmares about a Trump presidency. He would wake in the middle of the night, agitated and alarmed, struggling to calm his nerves. […]

Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Education Pick, Could Make Life Hell for LGBT Youth

Senators must ask if a socially conservative crusader intends to protect gay and transgender students. Lives are at stake… By JAY MICHAELSON…… As billionaire philanthropist Betsy DeVos heads into her confirmation hearings to run the Department of Education, most questions will likely be about her support for school vouchers, charter schools, and other alternatives to […]

As Trump Era Arrives, a Sense of Uncertainty Grips the World

By STEVEN ERLANGER The Germans are angry. The Chinese are downright furious. Leaders of NATO are nervous, while their counterparts at the European Union are alarmed. Just days before he is sworn into office, President-elect Donald J. Trump has again focused his penchant for unpredictable disruption on the rest of the world. His remarks in […]

Donald Trump mistook a black supporter for a protester and called him a “thug”

“Get him out!” by Jenée Desmond-Harrisjenee.desmondharris@voxmedia.com  – – – –  “We have a protester! By the way, were you paid $1,500 to be a thug?” That was Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addressing a black man in the crowd of a Kinston, North Carolina, rally Wednesday night, according to the Raleigh’s News & Observer. Using […]

The one thing Donald Trump said that was the most important of the presidential race

By touting his wealth, he has invoked the dream of great prosperity By Monica Crowley – – – – – – – . In the 16 months since Donald Trump announced his candidacy, he has said many hard-hitting and provocative things. But he has also said the single most important thing of the campaign. It was […]

This Chilling Video Makes It Clear What’s Really Going On At Trump Rallies

The past isn’t dead. It’s not even past. By Christina Wilkie  National Political Reporter, The Huffington Post – – – – –  Since Republican nominee Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign last year, his fervent supporters have helped turn his rallies into the most high-octane political events in recent memory. Trump’s rallies are frequently hotbeds of […]

There’s Still Time to Replace Donald Trump as the GOP Nominee

If he or Mike Pence goes, the Republican National Committee picks a new nominee—and that person can still prevail thanks to the electoral college. By JAY MICHAELSON – – – – – The unthinkable has already happened: A presidential nominee has been caught bragging about sexual assault, his party committee has pulled its funding, major […]

Five things Trump needs to do to win Sunday’s debate

By Ben Kamisar  – – – – – – – Donald Trump needs to deliver a race-changing performance in Sunday’s town hall debate in St. Louis to have a chance at the White House. A strong performance by running mate Mike Pence at his own debate this Tuesday has stopped the bleeding for the Trump campaign after […]

Trump Is Setting a Time Bomb

His calls for racial voter intimidation on Election Day could explode in all our faces. . By Jamelle Bouie – – – – – Donald Trump spins so many tales—and goes after so many different groups and individuals—that it’s sometimes easy to miss his most invidious rhetoric. For months, the Republican presidential nominee has undermined confidence […]