Key Republican senators seemed eager to help presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump turn the page Wednesday, the day after he tried to quell concerns about his ability to lead the party to victory on Election Day, while others were more reluctant.
TAMPA, Florida (AP) – Campaigning in the crucial battleground state of Florida, Donald Trump bashed Democrats and Republicans alike Saturday, from Hillary Clinton to former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on the right.
Mica Mosbacher, a Texas and NY fundraiser who backed Trump as soon as her preferred candidate Ted Cruz left the race, said her email has been “blowing up over the past few days” with notes from Republicans concerned about Trump’s comments. Vulnerable Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk disavowed Trump this week and said he could not endorse the party’s nominee after all, but Ryan, McConnell and others have stood by their endorsements, saying Clinton would be a worse choice.
A second reason “Never Trumpers” should hope Trump wins the general election is that a Trump win is what it will take to slay the myth of Trump.
Mnuchin did not disclose the amount of money that the campaign has raised so far but said, “You have to understand we literally just started this in the last four weeks”. Ryan calls for the use of “high fencing” along border areas, but steers clear of the billionaire candidate’s signature issue: building a wall to keep people from illegally entering the United States from Mexico.
Hewitt’s employed by the same company that owns our site but I’d say the same thing in defense of anyone whom Scavino wants to exile from the convention.
In the face of a changing electorate, can a GOP that has spent decades fighting off negative stereotypes afford to countenance a standard bearer who encourages even the appearance of racism?
This captures the dilemma that many Republicans find themselves in.
Democratic Senator Scott Surovell says it’s not enough for Trump to say he’ll stop talking about the judge. For instance, you possibly didn’t know I have many thousands of letters saying the course was great. “I said it publicly and I said it privately”, Ryan said in an interview that aired on “Good Morning America” Friday.
The campaign is now working with the Republican National Committee to build up a ground game across the country. (I haven’t heard anything like that, but oh well.) Is that why Walker’s withholding his endorsement?
He said he’s “very torn” about the birthday, but added: “I feel like I’m 35”.
“I look forward to meeting with her in the near future to see how we can work together to defeat Donald Trump and to create a government which represents all of us and not just the 1 percent”, he said. Staying true to Republican orthodoxy going back to the George W. Bush administration, the House leaders advocate a staunchly internationalist approach, rejecting both isolationism and what they see as Obama’s “leading from behind” disengagement from the world.
As CBS News reported in September, Trump University closed not because of litigation, but because students were not signing up for its Gold elite mentoring program that cost $35,000.