2016 Election

Dr. Oz: I’ll Ask Trump “Pointed” Health Questions (But I Bet He Won’t Release Any Embarrassing Details)

Uh huh. Via Politico: When Donald Trump sits down Wednesday with “The Dr. Oz Show” to discuss his “personal health regimen” and reveal some more details about his medical history, the doctor and talk-show host plans to have some “pointed questions.” Discussing the interview with Fox News Radio’s “Kilmeade & Friends,” Mehmet Oz said the show is slated to tape ...

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Former KKK Imperial Wizard David Duke Applauds Mike Pence For Refusing To Call Him “Deplorable”

Buzzfeed reports: Louisiana Senate candidate and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke says he’s pleased that vice presidential nominee Mike Pence declined to call him “deplorable” in an interview on Monday. “It’s good to see an individual like Pence and others start to reject this absolute controlled media,” Duke told BuzzFeed News. “The truth is that the Republican Party ...

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Washington Post Poll: 60% Say Trump Is A Bigot

The Washington Post reports: If Clinton’s goal was to force a public discussion of Trump’s bigotry and chauvinism, well, the Post poll finds that a large majority of Americans agree with her that Trump is biased against women and minorities, including among the voter groups that Trump needs to improve among in order to win. The Post poll, which found ...

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New NBC News Nationwide Poll: Hillary +2

NBC News reports: Hillary Clinton’s national lead over Donald Trump continues to narrow. Clinton now leads Trump 48 percent to 44 percent, a decline of 2 points since last week, according to results from the latest NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll. In a four-way match-up, Clinton leads Trump by just 2 points — 42 percent to 40 percent. Libertarian ...

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Trump Fan Slugs Protester At Rally [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: A frenzied Donald Trump supporter grabbed a protester by the neck before punching him in the face at a North Carolina campaign rally Monday evening. The violent episode broke out in the top stands of the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville right as the Republican nominee was going off on a decrying rant about ...

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Hillary Hits Back On Trump’s Ugly Comments [VIDEO]

The Hill recaps: Hillary Clinton is pushing back on criticism of her remark that half of Donald Trump’s supporters are in a “basket of deplorables” with a new ad slamming the businessman’s remarks. Clinton’s 60-second ad, released Tuesday, uses video of Trump’s speech in Baltimore on Monday, when he slammed Clinton’s “deplorables” remark and called on her to retract it ...

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NYT To Both Candidates: Release Your Health Records

From the editorial board of the New York Times: In recent years, presidents and presidential candidates have been more forthcoming about their health than their predecessors. Franklin D. Roosevelt, a polio survivor, was seldom photographed in his wheelchair, and in his last re-election campaign concealed the cardiovascular disease that would kill him within a year. John F. Kennedy struggled with ...

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Samantha Bee: Everything Is Scary Now [VIDEO]

Matt Wilstein recaps last night’s return of Samantha Bee: “Let’s get right to the big news, Hillary Clinton has passed away,” Samantha Bee said at the top of her first Full Frontal episode in weeks. And with that, she was off and running and reminding us how vital she is to this election cycle. “She says she’s not dead, but ...

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Hillary: I’m Feeling Fine And Getting Better

The “H” indicates that Clinton wrote the tweets herself. CNN reports: Hillary Clinton told her Twitter followers she is “feeling fine and getting better” on Monday as she fights off pneumonia. The Democratic presidential nominee’s health was called into question after her early exit from Sunday’s 9/11 memorial service in New York City. Video taken at the scene showed her ...

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin: Patriots Might Have To Shed Blood During A Hillary Clinton Presidency [VIDEO]

“Somebody asked me yesterday, I did an interview and they said, ‘Do you think it’s possible, if Hillary Clinton were to win the election, do you think it’s possible that we’ll be able to survive? That we would ever be able to recover as a nation?’ And while there are people who have stood on this stage and said we ...

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Pence Flatly Refuses To Denounce David Duke [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Mike Pence declined an opportunity to call David Duke “deplorable” today because he doesn’t like name-calling. When Blitzer brought up Duke in the context of Hillary Clinton‘s “basket of deplorables” remark, Pence said that he doesn’t understand why people keep bringing Duke up when Trump has already denounced him. Blitzer asked him if he would call Duke “deplorable.” ...

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Linkedin Founder Reid Hoffman Pledges $5M To Veterans Groups If Trump Releases His Tax Returns

The Hill reports: The co-founder of LinkedIn said on Monday that he will give up to $5 million to veterans groups as part of a crowdfunding campaign if Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump releases his tax returns. Reid Hoffman has pledged multiply whatever is raised in the effort, which is being run by an ex-Marine named Pete Kiernan, by five. ...

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Trump: Hillary Must Fully Apologize For “Deplorables” Comment Or She Must End Her Campaign [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Calling on Hillary Clinton to “retract her comments in full,” Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump today hit back at her recent reference to some of his supporters as a “basket of deplorables.” “I was, thus, deeply shocked and alarmed this Friday to hear my opponent attack, slander, smear, demean these wonderful, amazing people who are supporting our ...

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GOP Tweets “Hillary For Prison” Image

At the exact moment that Donald Trump was on national television hypocritically whining about Hillary’s “demeaning” attack on his supporters, the official Twitter account for the Republican Party retweeted the above image of a young man proudly wearing his “Hillary For Prison” t-shirt. The image originated from the account of the chairperson for the Young Republicans group in Prince William ...

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Obama’s Approval Rating Hits 7-Year High

Good news for Hillary. The Washington Post reports: The last time that President Obama’s approval rating in Washington Post-ABC News polling was as high as it is in our new survey was six months after he took office. At 58 percent, Obama’s approval is 15 points higher than it was on the eve of the 2014 elections, where his party ...

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Trump Demands Debates With No Moderators Because They’ll Be “Rigged And Very Unfair” To Him [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Monday called for a debate with Democrat Hillary Clinton without a moderator. He said a debate with a moderator could be “rigged” and would be unfair. “I think maybe we should have no moderator. Let Hillary and I sit there and just debate, because I think the system is being rigged ...

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Trump Ad: Hillary’s “Deplorables” Comment “Viciously Demonizes Hard-Working Americans” [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: Donald Trump’s campaign on Monday released a TV ad highlighting Hillary Clinton’s comment from Friday in which she said you could put half of Donald Trump’s supporters into “the basket of deplorables,” CBS News’ Major Garrett reports. The 30-second ad, which is estimated to cost $2 million, starts with a voiceover: “Speaking to wealthy donors, Hillary Clinton ...

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Hillary Cancels West Coast Trip To Speed Recovery

The Los Angeles Times reports: Hillary Clinton canceled her trip to California planned for Monday and Tuesday after she revealed she had pneumonia and had appeared unsteady on her feet Sunday. “Secretary Clinton will not be traveling to California tomorrow or Tuesday,” spokesman Nick Merrill said Sunday evening. Clinton had been scheduled to spend two days in the state for ...

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Wikileaks Issues Mocking Poll On Hillary’s Health

The Huffington Post reports: WikiLeaks was forced to remove a contentious Twitter poll asking people to speculate why Hillary Clinton suddenly left a 9/11 anniversary ceremony on Sunday. More than 6,700 people voted in the online poll, which gave users the option to vote for “allergies and personality”, “Parkinsons”, “MS” or “Head injury complications” for the reason why the Democratic ...

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Trump Wishes Hillary A Quick Recovery, Promises To Release “Specific” Result Of His Recent Physical [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: During a hit this morning on Fox & Friends, Republican candidate Donald Trump finally weighed in on the controversy swirling around Hillary Clinton‘s health scare from Sunday. The GOP candidate strangely stayed off of social media and Monday morning marked his first time commenting on Clinton’s pneumonia diagnosis. He began by offering his well wishes on her speedy ...

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