Tag Archives: 2020 elections

Bernie’s 2016 Campaign Manager: He Might Run Again

Mediaite reports: Former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders‘ former campaign manager Jeff Weaver said Tuesday that the 76-year-old Vermont Democratic Socialist may run again for president in 2020. If a potential Sanders bid for the White House is successful, it would make him the oldest president ever to assume office in his first term. Sanders will be 79 years old ...

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Cities Reject Opportunity To Host 2020 GOP Convention

Well, isn’t this a darn shame: Cities across the country are turning down the opportunity to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, where President Trump is expected to be nominated for a second term. The cities that have rejected hosting duties insist Trump and today’s divisive politics are not factors in their decisions. They instead cite high security costs and ...

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Washington DC Considers Lowering Voting Age To 16

USA Today reports: By the 2020 presidential election, 16 and 17-year-olds may be able to vote in the nation’s capital. Washington, D.C. may lower the voting age for federal and local elections to 16. The legislation was introduced last Tuesday by D.C. council member Charles Allen (D-Ward 6), who said he was inspired by the high schoolers that came to ...

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Paul Ryan: I’m Not Leaving Because Of Trump [VIDEO]

Axios reports: House Speaker Paul Ryan told CNBC’s Joe Kernen Tuesday that it’s “fake news” that he’s leaving Congress because he doesn’t want to deal with President Trump anymore. Yes, but: Ryan allies told Axios earlier this month that once Ryan passed tax reform, his longtime dream, he was ready to step out of the frustrating role of Speaker, in ...

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POLAND: Gay Mayor Announces Presidential Bid

Gay Star News reports: Poland’s first openly gay mayor, might just become the country’s first ever openly gay president. Robert Biedroń is throwing his hat in the presidential campaign ahead of a national vote in 2020. Even though the election is a few years away, recent polls show one in every four Poles is willing to vote for Biedroń. This ...

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Former AG Eric Holder: I Might Run For President

The Hill reports: Former Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday night did not dismiss rumors he will run for president in 2020. He told The New York Times that if he ran for president, he would do so because he felt he could unify and advance the country. In a Q&A interview streamed online, Times reporter Alex Burns asked the ...

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Stormy Edges Trump In Hypothetical 2020 Matchup (But Only Under Her Real Name, Stephanie Clifford)

Via Public Policy Polling: In hypothetical match ups for reelection Trump trails Joe Biden 56-39, Bernie Sanders 55-39, Elizabeth Warren 51-40, Cory Booker 49-39, Kamala Harris 43-39, and Kirsten Gillibrand 42-40. Trump is consistently at 39% or 40% no matter who you poll him against. We also tested Trump against 2 other hypothetical opponents- although they are one and the ...

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GOP Sen. Jeff Flake: Impeachment Will Be Our Only Remedy If Trump Orders The Firing Of Robert Mueller

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Jeff Flake, one of President Trump’s most prominent Senate critics, told The Washington Post in an interview Tuesday that he would support impeachment proceedings against Trump if the president ends special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election “without cause.” “We’re begging him: ‘Don’t go down this road. ...

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Elizabeth Warren: I’m Not Running For President

Politico reports: Sen. Elizabeth Warren insisted Saturday night that she was not running for the White House in 2020, but the Massachusetts Democrat repeatedly dodged on whether she would serve her full six-year term if she wins re-election to the Senate this November. “I am in this fight to retain my Senate seat in 2018. That’s where I’m focused,” Warren ...

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Biden Mulls 2020 Running Mate And Strategy Options

Politico reports: Joe Biden knows that winning in 2020 would require a shoot-the-moon set of circumstances and luck. So his team is on the hunt for a moon shot. Between stops on his book tour and in the ramp-up for what will be a heavy midterms campaign schedule, a tight circle of aides has been brainstorming a range of tear-up-the-playbook ...

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Trump Trails Generic Dem By 8 Points In 2020 Poll

Politico reports: President Donald Trump’s new campaign manager has his work cut out for him. A week after naming Brad Parscale to run his reelection effort, Trump is 8 points behind a generic Democratic candidate, 44 percent to 36 percent, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll. Nearly one in five voters, 19 percent, are undecided. Male voters are evenly ...

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Katrina Pierson Likely To Join Trump 2020 Team

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump’s decision to hire his 2016 campaign’s digital strategist, Brad Parscale, to run his re-election bid is a strategic bet that insularity and online virality can, once more, win him four years in the White House. Parscale is not just a holdover from Trump’s first run. He is the rare adviser whose standing hasn’t been ...

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Trump Sells $50 “American Dreamer” Hat

The Hill reports: The Trump campaign store is now selling an “American Dreamer” hat for $50, monetizing one of President Trump’s signature lines from his State of the Union speech last month. The hat reads “American Dreamer” across the front, has an American flag stitched onto the side and “#MAGA” stitched onto the back. The hat is “proudly made in ...

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Oprah: Only The Voice Of God Would Make Me Run

People Magazine reports: There’s only one thing that could make Oprah Winfrey run for president in 2020. Amid calls for her to consider a run for the White House — from fans as well as her closest friends — “I went into prayer,” she tells PEOPLE in the magazine’s new cover story. “ ‘God, if you think I’m supposed to ...

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Trump Names 2020 Campaign Manager [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump will announce that he is running for re-election, and already has chosen a campaign manager, a new report said Tuesday. The Drudge Report in a blaring announcement on Tuesday morning said that Trump will tap “digital guru Brad Parscale” to run his campaign to win the 2020 election. Parscale was digital director of Trump’s successful ...

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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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