Politics

Log Cabin Republicans: We Can’t Decide On Endorsing Trump Until He Stops Blowing Off Our Requests To Meet

Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: As Donald Trump continues to make provocative and controversial comments with fewer than 100 days before the general election, Log Cabin Republicans continues to mull whether to endorse him for president. Gregory Angelo, president of Log Cabin, said Monday he’s unable to predict whether Trump will receive an endorsement from the organization. Angelo …

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Anti-Trump Super PAC Files Freedom Of Information Act Demand To See Melania Trump’s Immigration Records

Via press release: Democratic Coalition Against Trump’s legal team announced on Thursday afternoon that they are filing a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for Melania Trump’s immigration records. The Coalition stated that they are requesting “any document that indicates the type of visa applied for or issued to Melania Trump from January 1, 1995 until she received her green …

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Hillary Clinton To Animal Rights Protesters: Trump And His Kids Have Killed A Lot Of Animals [VIDEO]

Via Talking Points Memo: Animal rights protestors appeared at a Hillary Clinton rally Thursday in Las Vegas, to which she quipped that they should be protesting Donald Trump since “his kids have killed a lot of animals.” As Clinton was discussing her jobs plan, Secret Service agents appeared on stage as a protest broke out. It’s unclear if the protesters, …

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POLL: Hillary +6 In Swing State Florida

Another positive swing state poll today: Hillary Clinton holds a six-point lead over Donald Trump in Florida, according to the latest Suffolk University survey of likely voters in the state released Thursday. Matched head-to-head, Clinton took 48 percent, while Trump earned 42 percent. In a four-way matchup, Clinton grabbed 43 percent, followed by 39 percent for Trump, 4 percent for …

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Joe Biden: Happy Birthday POTUS, Besties Forever

Vice President Joe Biden celebrated President Obama’s 55th birthday today by tweeting out a photo of the friendship bracelet made for him by the president back in June as part of a voter registration promotion. See that video below. Also sending birthday wishes today was Hillary Clinton, who tweeted out a meme-ready image. At age 47 in January 2009, Obama …

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POLITICO: Did Melania Trump Immigrate Legally?

In a lengthy investigative piece published today, Politico raises questions about Melania Trump’s oft-told immigration story. Ironically, the scrutiny launched after the New York Post published those softcore lesbian porn shots, which many believe were leaked by Donald Trump himself in a failed attempt to distract from the still-raging controversy about the Khans. From Politico: While Trump and her husband, …

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POLL: Hillary +11 In Swing State Pennsylvania

The Hill reports: Hillary Clinton has opened up an 11-point lead over Donald Trump among likely voters in Pennsylvania, according to a new Franklin and Marshall College poll. Clinton has 49 percent in the poll among likely Pennsylvania voters while Trump has 38 percent. Among registered voters in the state, Clinton has a slightly larger lead, 48 to 35 percent. …

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The Liberal Redneck On Donald Trump [VIDEO]

From the New York Daily News: Hillbilly-in-Chief Trae Crowder isn’t mincing words anymore on Donald Trump (OK, fine, he’s never really been on the fence about the guy). Showing once again he’s “demonstrably unfit to lead,” Trump went after the family of Humayun Khan, a Gold Star recipient who was killed in 2004, after they said he’s never sacrificed anything. …

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Hillary Leads By TEN Points In Fox News Poll

TOTALLY RIGGED! Fox News reports: After the conventions, the Clinton-Kaine ticket leads the Trump-Pence ticket by 10 points (49-39 percent) in the race for the White House. Clinton’s advantage is outside the poll’s margin of error. A month ago, Clinton was up by six points (44-38 percent, June 26-28). This is the first time the Fox News Poll included running …

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White House Slams Trump On “Rigged Election” Claim: This Is What People Who Lose Elections Say [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: White House spokesman Josh Earnest says that President Barack Obama has confidence in the America’s electoral process and everybody else should too. His comments at Wednesday’s press briefing came in response to questions about Republican Donald Trump’s suggestion that the November election “is going to be rigged” against him. Trump did not go into details. Earnest says …

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Trump Camp Denies “Nuclear Weapons” Story

Of course they have. The Hill reports: Donald Trump’s presidential campaign denied a report on Wednesday that the Republican presidential nominee had three times asked a foreign policy adviser why the U.S. could not use its vast nuclear arsenal. “There is no truth to this,” spokeswoman Hope Hicks told The Hill in an email, as the anecdote from MSNBC anchor …

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BOY BYE: CNN Panelist Goes Beyonce On Corey Lewandowski After He Goes Full Obama Birther [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: CNN contributor and former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski went full birther tonight in a panel segment that really went off the rails. Lewandowski and Angela Rye were fighting over President Obama calling Trump unfit to be president, with Rye bringing up birtherism and how Trump was demanding to see Obama’s college records. Lewandowski decided to ask …

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STRANGE BEDFELLOWS: Hillary Retweets Slam Of Donald Trump Made By Sarah Palin’s Son-In-Law

Dakota Meyer, Medal Of Honor recipient and current husband to Bristol Palin, this afternoon demanded that Donald Trump apologize to the Khan family. And then Hillary Clinton retweeted that demand. Charles Dudley Warner would be happy.

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NEW YORK: Rep. Richard Hanna Becomes First GOP Member Of US House To Switch To Supporting Hillary

Talking Points Memo reports: Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY) on Tuesday became the first Republican member of the House to openly say that he plans to vote for Hillary Clinton in November. Hanna, who is not running for re-election this year, told Syracuse.com in an interview published Tuesday that Donald Trump is “unfit to serve our party and cannot lead this …

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Paul Ryan Digs At Trump With Constitution Photo

Politico reports: Paul Ryan’s office has released a series of “must-see photos” featuring a shot of the House speaker holding up the Constitution. “Speaker Ryan holds up a pocket Constitution as a reminder that Congress’ first responsibility is to support and defend the Constitution,” the caption reads. Although Ryan has been pictured holding up copies of the Constitution in the …

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BOUNCES: Hillary +8 In NBC Poll, +9 In CNN Poll

The Hill reports: Hillary Clinton leads rival Donald Trump by 8 points following the Democratic National Convention, according to the latest NBC News/SurveyMonkey poll. Clinton has 50 percent support to Trump’s 42 percent in the poll released early Tuesday. Clinton’s support has grown while Trump’s has decreased since last month’s poll, which had her ahead by 1 point, 46 to …

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President Obama Slams Trump In Speech To Veterans: I’m Tired Of People Trash-Talking Our Troops [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: As Donald Trump continued to hurl attacks on the family of U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan, President Barack Obama praised the sacrifice of American armed services members and their families Monday at the Disabled American Veterans convention. “As Commander-in-Chief, I’m pretty tired of some folks trash-talking America’s military and troops,” Obama said in a thinly-veiled rebuke …

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GALLUP: Trump Support Tumbles After Convention

Politico reports: In the wake of the Republican and Democratic national conventions, voters are more likely to support Hillary Clinton than Donald Trump, according to a Gallup poll released Monday. While 36 percent of adults are more likely to support Trump coming out of the GOP’s four-day event, 51 percent are less likely to vote for the real estate mogul …

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Growing Chorus Questions Trump’s Mental Health

The Toronto Star reports: There is an elephant in the election. It was tiptoed around for a full year by Republicans and Democrats and the media alike. And then, on Wednesday, Michael Bloomberg hoisted it onto the stage of the Democratic National Convention. His plea for Hillary Clinton: “Let’s elect a sane, competent person.” The compliment barely disguised an extraordinary …

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John McCain Issues Denouncement Of Trump’s Attack On The Khans: He Doesn’t Represent The GOP [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: In a remarkable and lengthy rebuke of his party’s nominee, Senator John McCain sharply criticized Donald J. Trump’s comments about the family of a fallen Muslim Army captain, saying, “While our party has bestowed upon him the nomination, it is not accompanied by unfettered license to defame those who are the best among us.” Mr. …

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