2016 Election

AP: Melania Trump Worked Here Illegally

The Associated Press reports: Melania Trump was paid for 10 modeling jobs in the United States worth $20,056 that occurred in the seven weeks before she had legal permission to work in the country, according to detailed accounting ledgers, contracts and related documents from 20 years ago provided to The Associated Press. The details of Mrs. Trump’s early paid modeling ...

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VIRGINIA: Armed Trump Fan Confronts Voters At Polling Station, Asks If They Support “Crooked Hillary”

The Huffington Post reports: A man wearing a Donald Trump shirt and carrying a weapon stood outside a voting location in Loudoun County, Virginia, on Friday. Authorities in the nation’s richest county are apparently OK with that. Erika Cotti encountered the man when she went to vote at the county’s registrar’s office, she told The Huffington Post. Virginia doesn’t have ...

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OHIO: Trump Campaign Appeals To Sixth Circuit Over Ban On Watching, Intimidating, Or Harassing Voters

The Washington Post reports: A written order from a federal judge in Ohio seeks to prevent Republican Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and others from taking part in certain activity that could intimidate voters. U.S. District Judge James Gwin in Cleveland ruled Friday that anyone who engages in intimidation or harassment inside or near polling places, regardless of political alliance, would ...

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Paul Ryan: Yes, I’ll Run For House Speaker Again

Expect Breitbart to give him the full Boehner experience. Via Politico: It’s official: Paul Ryan is running for speaker. The Wisconsin Republican during a Friday afternoon radio interview brushed aside rumors that he would step aside after Election Day, dismissing them as “palace intrigue in the Hill rags.” “I am going to seek staying on as speaker,” Ryan told WTAQ’s ...

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Fox News Anchor Bret Baier: My Story About Indicting Hillary Wasn’t Just “Inartful” It Was A Mistake [VIDEO]

Yesterday’s apology was widely criticized as self-serving so he tried again today. Via Mediaite: Fox’s Bret Baier apologized Friday for his damning reports about the FBI’s investigations into Hillary Clinton, namely his reporting that an indictment in the Clinton Foundation probe was in the works and that her server had been breached by foreign intelligence multiple times. “Barring some obstruction ...

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Two Dozen Celebrities Do Funny Or Die Pro-Hillary Singalong: Holy Fucking Shit, You’ve Got To Vote

I insist that you watch this. Via Slate: With just days until the presidential election, celebrity voter public service announcements are being churned out as quickly as celebrities can make them. A new “We Are the World”–style anthem from Funny or Die is the latest to tell voters to go vote—and tells them who not to vote for. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s ...

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Conway Echoes Trump’s “Nasty Woman” Attack

Via Politico: Donald Trump’s campaign manager said Friday that the anti-Trump, negative turn that Hillary Clinton has taken in her campaign in recent days is “even sadder” because it “comes from a woman.” Kellyanne Conway, who is the first woman to manage a U.S. presidential campaign, has attacked Clinton regularly in recent days for spending the bulk of her time ...

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Jill Stein Makes Final Pitch: Vote Green Party So We’ll Get Federal Funding And Ballot Access In 2020

“Just 5 percent of the national vote for the Green Party Stein/Baraka ticket can be a true game-changer for American politics. It will qualify the Green Party for recognition as an official national party, and for federal funding in the 2020 presidential race proportional to the amount of votes received — at least $8 million to $10 million. It would ...

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PHILADELPHIA: Transit Officials Ready Injunction To Force Workers To Suspend Strike On Election Day

The Associated Press reports: SEPTA has asked the union to temporarily suspend its walkout on Election Day if the strike is still underway. Union president Willie Brown has said the union will not honor that request. On Thursday, SEPTA officials said they have prepared paperwork requesting an injunction from Philadelphia Common Pleas court that would temporarily force workers back on ...

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Huckabee: Trump May Be A Car Wreck But Hillary Is A Drunk Driver Going The Wrong Way On The Freeway

CNN reports: A car wreck vs. a drunk, wrong-way driver: That’s Mike Huckabee’s take on the election just days before final votes are cast. The never-shy former Arkansas governor and Donald Trump supporter tweeted Friday a message ultimately in favor of Trump, but with a non-favorable description of him and his opponent. Huckabee, whose daughter Sarah Huckabee Sanders works as ...

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Unemployment Dips In Final Pre-Election Report

CNN Money reports: America’s economy stayed on track before the U.S. election. The U.S. economy added 161,000 jobs in October, a solid gain, yet below the 191,000 jobs added in September, according to the Labor Department. It is the last look at the health of the economy for Americans voters before they cast their ballots. Unemployment fell a tick to ...

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REPORT: US Intel Warns Of Monday Terror Attacks

CBS News reports: CBS News has learned about a potential terror threat for the day before the election. Sources told CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton that U.S. intelligence has alerted joint terrorism task forces that al Qaeda could be planning attacks in three states for Monday. It is believed New York, Texas and Virginia are all possible targets, ...

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Don Lemon: How Did Giuliani Know About James Comey’s Senate Letter Two Days In Advance? [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Mr. Mayor has been going to bat for his longtime pal Donald Trump in just about every conceivable media arena, and recently seemed to slip in a bit of surprising information to Martha MacCallum of Fox News. At the conclusion of an interview on October 26 about the presidential election, Giuliani (while speaking about FBI Director Jim Comey) ...

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NEWSWEEK: On The Russia-Trump Connections

Kurt Eichenwald reports at Newsweek: Trump has been surrounded by advisors and associates with economic and familial links to Russia. The publicized connections and contacts between former campaign manager Paul Manafort with Ukraine have raised concerns. Former Trump advisor Carter Page is being probed by American and European intelligence on allegations that he engaged in back-channel discussions with Russian government ...

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Federal Agencies Prep For Election Day Cyber-Attacks

NBC News reports: The U.S. government believes hackers from Russia or elsewhere may try to undermine next week’s presidential election and is mounting an unprecedented effort to counter their cyber meddling, American officials told NBC News. The effort is being coordinated by the White House and the Department of Homeland Security, but reaches across the government to include the CIA, ...

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Giuliani To Hannity: Obama Should Promise Not To Pardon Hillary “Whether She’s Elected Or Not” [VIDEO]

Via Politico: President Barack Obama should promise the American people that he will not offer a pardon to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for any crime she might be charged with, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Thursday night, “whether she’s elected or not.” Giuliani, a former U.S. attorney and associate attorney general, appeared on Fox News’s “Hannity” Thursday ...

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FBI Investigates Fake Clinton Campaign Docs Which Discuss Plan To Use “Dirty Bombs” To Disrupt Election

Reuters reports: The FBI and U.S. intelligence agencies are examining faked documents aimed at discrediting the Hillary Clinton campaign as part of a broader investigation into what U.S. officials believe has been an attempt by Russia to disrupt the presidential election, people with knowledge of the matter said. U.S. Senator Tom Carper, a Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security Committee, ...

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Trump Issues Nastiest Attack Ad Of Campaign [VIDEO]

You’ll note that the ad shows Hillary coughing and features very unflattering photos much like the one used in the attack on Ted Cruz’s wife. Via TIME: In a new ad released Thursday, Trump’s campaign highlights the FBI’s announcement that it found emails relevant to the investigation of Clinton’s private email server on a computer belonging to Weiner, the estranged ...

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Eric Trump: David Duke Deserves A Bullet [AUDIO]

Remember before Trump when elections didn’t include daily calls for people to be murdered, executed, or assassinated? CNN reports: Eric Trump said on Thursday that former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke deserves “a bullet.” “Ross, it’s disgusting and by the way, if I said exactly what you said, I’d get killed for it but I think I’ll say it ...

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NEW YORK: Long Island Grade School Cancels Mock Election After Pro-Trump Students Insult Minorities

ABC News reports: An elementary school in New York has canceled its mock presidential election after teachers and staff raised concerns about kids repeating “negative rhetoric about minorities,” according to the school’s principal. “Teachers have said they’ve heard some kids in the cafeteria chanting ‘Trump! Trump! Trump!’ or saying they don’t want Muslims here,” said Glen Rogers, principal of Jericho ...

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