Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump: I Was Only Being Sarcastic When I Invited Russia To Spy On Hillary Clinton [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Donald Trump says he was only kidding when he appeared to encourage Russian intelligence agencies to find Hillary Clinton’s thousands of deleted emails. “Of course I’m being sarcastic,” Trump said in an interview on Fox News that aired Thursday morning. “You have 33,000 emails deleted, and the real problem is what was said on the emails from the ...

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Mother Of Pulse Massacre Victim Delivers Tearful Plea For Gun Control At Democratic Convention [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone reports: On Wednesday, Christine Leinonen gave one of the most moving, heartwrenching speeches at the Democratic National Convention thus far. The mother of Christopher “Drew” Leinonen, one of the 49 shooting victims killed by Omar Mateen after he opened fire in Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, appeared at the DNC to speak of the loss of her only child ...

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Trump Slams NYT Over Russia Reports

Politico reports: Donald Trump lashed out at the New York Times early Wednesday morning over the newspaper’s reporting appearing to show that the Russian government is trying to impact the presidential election in his favor. “Funny how the failing @nytimes is pushing Dems narrative that Russia is working for me because Putin said ‘Trump is a genius. America 1st!” Trump ...

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New York Times: Wikileaks Founder Timed Email Release To Damage His “Avowed Foe” Hillary Clinton

The New York Times reports: Six weeks before the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks published an archive of hacked Democratic National Committee emails ahead of the Democratic convention, the organization’s founder, Julian Assange, foreshadowed the release — and made it clear that he hoped to harm Hillary Clinton’s chances of winning the presidency. Mr. Assange’s remarks in a June 12 interview underscored ...

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Raves For Bill Clinton’s DCN Speech [VIDEO]

From the Washington Post: As he stood at the lectern Tuesday night, Bill Clinton was doing more than delivering another convention speech, something he has done every four years spanning four decades. This was a larger moment for the former president, and it was a long time coming. In this one speech, he was essentially making good on a marital ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Hillary Becomes Nation’s First Woman Nominee After Bernie Calls For Vote By Acclamation

Moments ago Sen. Bernie Sanders made a classy stride toward unifying the fractured Democratic Party when he called for a suspension of the state-by-state delegates count and asked for a voice vote by acclamation. And the ayes had it. Watch below as the second day of the convention now moves on to the evening’s headlining speakers, which include Barbara Boxer, ...

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TONIGHT: Hillary To Highlight Foreign Policy Experience In Video For Democratic National Convention

Watch below. Via press release from Hillary For America: Tonight, the Democratic National Convention Committee is releasing a new video touting the steadfast leadership and smart diplomacy that Hillary Clinton displayed as America’s 67th Secretary of State. Clinton brokered an improbable ceasefire in Gaza to stop rockets from raining down on Israel. In Copenhagen, Clinton and President Obama crashed a ...

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Raves For First Lady’s DNC Speech [VIDEO]

From the Chicago Tribune: Three sentences. That’s all it took for First Lady Michelle Obama to eviscerate the central theme of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. “Don’t let anyone ever tell you that this country is not great,” Obama said on the first night of the Democratic National Convention. “That somehow we need to make it great again. Because this right ...

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Hillary To Address Substance Abuse In DNC Video

Watch below. Via press release: Tonight, Hillary for America and the Democratic National Convention Committee will show that the American people are united together to take on some of our country’s most urgent challenges. Hillary Clinton’s career has been about putting families first, and the opioid epidemic is quietly tearing families apart in communities across the country. Tonight’s Democratic National ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Democratic Convention Begins

The 2016 Democratic National Convention is about to formally gaveled into order. But not by you-know-who. Watch below.

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PHILADELPHIA: Bernie Sanders Booed By Own Supporters For Saying “Vote For Hillary” [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders booed today as the former Democratic presidential contender told them, “We must elect Hillary Clinton.” He was appearing for the first time this week in Philadelphia, where the Democratic National Convention is set to kick off later today. Addressing a group of his delegates, he spoke broadly about his accomplishments during the ...

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Nate Silver: Trump Would Win If Vote Were Today, But Hillary Is Still Favored To Win In November

The Hill reports: Statistician Nate Silver on Monday said Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would be favored to win if the general election occurred today. Trump now leads presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, 57.5 percent to 42.5 percent, in that scenario, according to Silver’s website, FiveThirtyEight. FiveThirtyEight has Clinton besting Trump this November in two other prediction samples, however. ...

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DWS Gives Up Her Convention Gavel

From Schultz’s hometown Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel: Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, won’t gavel her party’s national convention to order on Monday afternoon. In a brief phone conversation with the Sun Sentinel, she said: “I have decided that in the interest of making sure that we can start the Democratic convention on a high ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Democratic Convention Day One

The headlining speakers for tonight’s opening of the Democratic National Convention will be Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren, and…..Bernie Sanders. I’ll start another live thread just before things start, but in the meantime below you can watch live news reports on the still-unfolding Debbie Wasserman Schultz drama.

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PHILADELPHIA: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Booed And Cheered At Florida Delegates Event [VIDEO]

This morning soon-to-be former Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was met with a decidedly mixed reception as she attempted to address her home state delegation at the DNC. Watch below. Many delegates cheered Schultz loudly but a large contingent, presumably supporters of Bernie Sanders, waved “E-MAILS” signs and jeered Schultz throughout her brief speech.

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PHILADELPHIA: Activists Stage Tug-Of-War With “Pharma Bros” To Protest Hillary On HIV Meds [VIDEO]

Via press release from ACT UP: Over the weekend, the New York and Philadelphia chapters of ACT UP, the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power, teamed up with allies UAEM (Universities Allied for Essential Medicines) and The Other 98% to stage a tug-of-war with pharma bro’s outside Hillary Clinton’s Philadelphia campaign headquarters ahead of the Democratic National Convention. Activists targeted candidate ...

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Convention Bounce: Trump +3 In New CNN Poll

Politico reports: Donald Trump got a bounce from the Republican National Convention, jumping out in front of Hillary Clinton in a new CNN/ORC International poll released Monday, conducted in the days following the party gathering. Trump leads Clinton 48 percent to 45 percent in a two-way matchup, compared with the presumptive Democratic nominee’s seven-point advantage (49 percent to 42 percent) ...

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Bloomberg To Endorse Hillary At Convention

The New York Times reports: Michael R. Bloomberg, who bypassed his own run for the presidency this election cycle, will endorse Hillary Clinton in a prime-time address at the Democratic convention and make the case for Mrs. Clinton as the best choice for moderate voters in 2016, an adviser to Mr. Bloomberg said. The news is an unexpected move from ...

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Clinton Campaign Manager: Russian Hackers Timed Leak Of DNC Emails To Help Donald Trump [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Hillary Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook suggested Sunday that internal DNC emails leaked last week were an effort from the Russians to help Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. “What’s disturbing to us is that experts are telling us Russian state actors broke into the DNC, stole these emails, and other experts are now saying that the Russians are ...

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Trump Campaign: Leaked Emails Prove Democrats Rigged The System Against Bernie Sanders [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign chairman said Sunday that the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) leaked emails show the party favored presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton from the start. “What’s in those emails show it was clearly a rigged system,” Paul Manafort said on ABC’s “This Week.” “Bernie Sanders never had a chance, and frankly, I think ...

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