Tag Archives: 2020 elections

Joe Biden To Aides: 2020 Run A “Real Possibility”

The Associated Press reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential presidential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides. Huddled in his newly opened office steps from the U.S. Capitol, Biden began a planning meeting for his new diplomacy center by addressing the elephant in the room. He ...

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Trump 2020 Campaign Ad Slams “Disgraceful” Dems For Failing To Applaud Their Glorious Leader During SOTU

The Washington Examiner reports: The Trump campaign released an ad today featuring Democrats’ “disgraceful” reaction to his State of the Union address Jan. 30. The advertisement from Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. highlighted moments from the speech when Trump touted accomplishments of his administration, all the while Democrat lawmakers refrained from clapping, showing any sort of positive reaction, and ...

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Julian Castro Has “Every Intention” Of Presidential Bid

The Washington Examiner reports: President Obama’s former Housing and Urban Development Secretary, Julian Castro, will travel to New Hampshire for a speech Tuesday that could mark the beginning of his 2020 presidential campaign. Castro, 43, is slated to headline the New Hampshire Young Democrats 2018 Granite Slate Awards Dinner on Tuesday evening. “I have every interest in running” in 2020 ...

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Trump 2020 Finished Year With $22M Warchest

The Hill reports: President Trump’s reelection campaign announced that it ended 2017 with $22.1 million in the bank, touting the “grassroots support” that boosted fundraising in his first year in office. Trump’s campaign said it raised $6.9 million in the fourth fundraising quarter of 2017, which includes fundraising from October to the end of December. Of that total, about $2.1 ...

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Trump 2020 Campaign: Give Us At Least $35 And We’ll Stream Your Name On Our Site During SOTU Address

Splinter News reports: Want to see your name flash across the stream of a broadcast of tonight’s State of the Union address? Well, now you can, for the low low price of a $35 donation to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. “This is a movement. It’s not about just one of us. It’s about ALL of us. Which is why your ...

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Bernie Summons Advisers To Discuss 2020 Bid

Politico reports: Bernie Sanders convened his top political advisers in Washington on Saturday for a planning meeting that included a discussion of the feasibility and shape of a possible 2020 presidential campaign, half a dozen senior Democrats familiar with the gathering confirmed to POLITICO. The top-line message the Vermont senator received from the operatives gathered during the government shutdown was ...

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Oprah Shoots Down 2020 Buzz: “That’s Not For Me”

InStyle has the quote: “I’ve always felt very secure and confident with myself in knowing what I could do and what I could not. And so it’s not something that interests me. I don’t have the DNA for it. Gayle — who knows me as well as I know myself practically — has been calling me regularly and texting me ...

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REPORT: John Kerry Mulls 2020 White House Bid

The New York Daily News reports: Former Secretary of State John Kerry is reportedly considering a presidential run in 2020. Kerry met with Hussein Agha, an ally of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in London where he touted the idea when discussing the Middle East’s peace process, the Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday citing Israeli newspaper Ma’ariv. Kerry, 74, when asked about ...

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Rasmussen: Oprah +10 Over Trump For 2020

Via the right-leaning Rasmussen: TV personality Oprah Winfrey is the likely winner over President Trump if the 2020 election were held today, but there are a lot of undecideds. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 48% of Likely U.S. Voters would opt for Winfrey, while 38% would choose Trump. But a sizable 14% are undecided. ...

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Online Sellers Rush Out Oprah 2020 Merch

The Hill reports: She hasn’t yet announced any plan to run for office, but online sellers are already creating a frenzy with “Oprah 2020” gear. From shirts to mugs to mousepads, multiple sites are awash in Oprah-themed presidential swag, created just days after Oprah Winfrey delivered a stirring speech at Sunday’s Golden Globes and immediately stoked talk of a White ...

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Trump: I’d Beat Oprah, It Would Be Fun [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he could beat media mogul Oprah Winfrey in a presidential contest but said he did not think the actress and talk show host would run. Trump, speaking to reporters during a meeting with lawmakers at the White House, said he liked Winfrey, whose rousing speech at the Golden Globe awards show ...

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Gayle King: Oprah Is “Intrigued” About Running

CBS News reports: There is growing speculation that Oprah Winfrey may challenge the president in 2020 after her rousing speech at Sunday’s Golden Globes. Winfrey’s best friend and “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King said on Tuesday “I do think she’s intrigued by the idea.” Winfrey’s partner, Stedman Graham, started much of the talk when he told the Los Anegels ...

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REPORT: Oprah Is “Actively Thinking” About Running

CNN reports: Oprah Winfrey is “actively thinking” about running for president, two of her close friends told CNN Monday. The two friends, who requested anonymity in order to speak freely, talked in the wake of Winfrey’s extraordinary speech at the Golden Globes Sunday night, which spurred chatter about a 2020 run. Some of Winfrey’s confidants have been privately urging her ...

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Oprah Steals Show At The Golden Globes [VIDEO]

The Los Angeles Times reports: Oprah Winfrey for president was something of a running theme throughout the Golden Globes on Sunday, beginning with Seth Meyers’ opening monologue. He jokingly forbade Winfrey from considering the presidency. But the trend picked up steam as the night unfolded, particularly after Winfrey’s impassioned acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award. It didn’t take ...

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Howard Dean: Bernie Is Too Old For 2020 [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Howard Dean, former DNC chair and guy whose presidential campaign was ruined because he got excited once, was on Morning Joe today, to talk President Donald Trump and the future of progressive politics, particularly in the 2018 midterm elections. Dean gave Sen. Bernie Sanders much of the credit for boosting the idea of universal healthcare, but stopped short ...

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Sen. Jeff Flake Won’t Rule Out 2020 White House Bid

CNN reports: Sen. Jeff Flake says he isn’t ruling out a 2020 presidential run following his term in the Senate.  The Arizona Republican, who announced in October he would not be seeking re-election in 2018, told ABC’s “This Week” that he doesn’t have any formal plans to run for President following his time on Capitol Hill.  “I don’t rule anything ...

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Joe Biden On 2020: I May Very Well Do It [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday suggested a possible 2020 bid for the presidency, saying he “may very well do it.” “If I were offered the nomination by the Lord Almighty right now, today, I would say no because we’re not ready, the family’s not ready to do this. If in a year from now, if ...

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World Net Daily: Michelle Obama Will Run For President

Oddly, I’m totally OK with this. From World Net Daily founder Joseph Farah: Is she or isn’t she? That’s the question about Michelle Obama’s intentions regarding a possible run for president in 2020. While she has consistently denied any interest in running, how plausible does that really sound? If the Democratic Party needed her and pleaded with her to run, ...

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82% Of Trump Voters Would Do It Again

Politico reports: One year after the 2016 presidential election, the vast majority of Donald Trump voters have no regrets. According to a POLITICO/Morning Consult poll conducted on the eve of the first anniversary of Trump’s historic election, 82 percent of those who say they supported Trump last year would vote for him again if they had to do it over. ...

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Joe Biden: I Still Don’t Know About 2020 Bid

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: When asked whether he would run for president in “three short years,” former Vice President Joe Biden, a practicing Catholic, made the sign of the cross over his heart and laughed. But he didn’t rule it out entirely. “Yes, I think I’m qualified, but that doesn’t mean I should be president or that I will ...

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