Tag Archives: 2016 elections

John Oliver: Trump Is My Fault [VIDEO]

Via Deadline: It is frankly hard to believe there ever was a time when people thought a Trump candidacy would be funny, Oliver acknowledged. “But there was such a time,” he confessed, “Because, as you may remember, three years ago I guest-hosted The Daily Show. Cue up The Daily Show video of Trump saying he would consider a White House …

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Pence: We’ll Accept The Outcome Of A Clear Win But Reserve “All Legal Rights And Remedies” Otherwise

Via Politico: On “Fox News Sunday,” the Indiana Republican dismissed Trump’s previous suggestions that he might not accept the election results if Democrat Hillary Clinton is the victor. “The campaign’s made it very clear — a clear outcome, obviously both sides will accept,” Pence told Fox News’ Chris Wallace. Trump has frequently called the election “rigged” against him. And During …

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Hillary +4 In Final NBC/WSJ National Poll

NBC News reports: Democrat Hillary Clinton holds a four-point lead over Republican Donald Trump in the final national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll of the 2016 presidential race. Clinton gets support from 44 percent of likely voters, while Trump gets 40 percent. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson is at 6 percent, and the Green Party’s Jill Stein is at 2 percent. …

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Conway: Hillary Planted Last Night’s Protester [VIDEO]

This morning Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway appeared on Fox to declare that the Clinton campaign had planted the protester at Trump rally in Reno last night. “This protester, we’re finding out this morning, he’s a Democrat, I’m told. And so people are trying to spin it, ‘Oh, this is the kind of action you get at your rallies.’ This …

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Frank Bruni: The Ugliness Is Far From Over

“Tuesday nears, after such epic ugliness. ‘It’s almost over,’ friends say. ‘We’ll finally be done with this.’ What a lovely thought. What a naïve fantasy. There’s no end here, just a punctuation mark, a measly comma between the rancor that has built until this point and the fury to come. And there’s no way to un-see what all of us …

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NEVADA: Donald Trump Rushed Off Stage After Shouts Of “Gun!” – Protester Had No Weapon [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Donald Trump was rushed off stage by the Secret Service while delivering speech in Reno, Nevada, Saturday night after someone in the crowd yelled “gun” but no weapon was found. “Immediately in front of the stage, an unidentified individual shouted “gun”. Secret Service agents and Reno Police Officers immediately apprehended the subject,” the Secret Service said in …

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THE STORY OF US: Clinton Campaign Releases Mini-Doc On The 18 Months Of Her Run For President [VIDEO]

Via press release: Hillary for America is releasing a new mini-documentary called “The Story Of Us” which chronicles the campaign since it launched on April 12, 2015. The film shares behind-the-scenes footage chronicling the major moments of this campaign – from the building blocks of Iowa, through the historic Democratic nomination and right up to today. Hillary for America will …

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Paul Ryan: Yes, I’ll Run For House Speaker Again

Expect Breitbart to give him the full Boehner experience. Via Politico: It’s official: Paul Ryan is running for speaker. The Wisconsin Republican during a Friday afternoon radio interview brushed aside rumors that he would step aside after Election Day, dismissing them as “palace intrigue in the Hill rags.” “I am going to seek staying on as speaker,” Ryan told WTAQ’s …

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Jill Stein Makes Final Pitch: Vote Green Party So We’ll Get Federal Funding And Ballot Access In 2020

“Just 5 percent of the national vote for the Green Party Stein/Baraka ticket can be a true game-changer for American politics. It will qualify the Green Party for recognition as an official national party, and for federal funding in the 2020 presidential race proportional to the amount of votes received — at least $8 million to $10 million. It would …

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Unemployment Dips In Final Pre-Election Report

CNN Money reports: America’s economy stayed on track before the U.S. election. The U.S. economy added 161,000 jobs in October, a solid gain, yet below the 191,000 jobs added in September, according to the Labor Department. It is the last look at the health of the economy for Americans voters before they cast their ballots. Unemployment fell a tick to …

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REPORT: US Intel Warns Of Monday Terror Attacks

CBS News reports: CBS News has learned about a potential terror threat for the day before the election. Sources told CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton that U.S. intelligence has alerted joint terrorism task forces that al Qaeda could be planning attacks in three states for Monday. It is believed New York, Texas and Virginia are all possible targets, …

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Don Lemon: How Did Giuliani Know About James Comey’s Senate Letter Two Days In Advance? [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Mr. Mayor has been going to bat for his longtime pal Donald Trump in just about every conceivable media arena, and recently seemed to slip in a bit of surprising information to Martha MacCallum of Fox News. At the conclusion of an interview on October 26 about the presidential election, Giuliani (while speaking about FBI Director Jim Comey) …

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Federal Agencies Prep For Election Day Cyber-Attacks

NBC News reports: The U.S. government believes hackers from Russia or elsewhere may try to undermine next week’s presidential election and is mounting an unprecedented effort to counter their cyber meddling, American officials told NBC News. The effort is being coordinated by the White House and the Department of Homeland Security, but reaches across the government to include the CIA, …

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FBI Investigates Fake Clinton Campaign Docs Which Discuss Plan To Use “Dirty Bombs” To Disrupt Election

Reuters reports: The FBI and U.S. intelligence agencies are examining faked documents aimed at discrediting the Hillary Clinton campaign as part of a broader investigation into what U.S. officials believe has been an attempt by Russia to disrupt the presidential election, people with knowledge of the matter said. U.S. Senator Tom Carper, a Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security Committee, …

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Wall Street Journal: FBI Investigation Into Clinton Foundation Was Spurred By Book Backed By Breitbart

The Wall Street Journal reports: Secret recordings of a suspect talking about the Clinton Foundation fueled an internal battle between FBI agents who wanted to pursue the case and corruption prosecutors who viewed the statements as worthless hearsay, people familiar with the matter said. Agents, using informants and recordings from unrelated corruption investigations, thought they had found enough material to …

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REPORT: Casting Call Goes Out For TrumpTV

Via Mediaite: Despite claims from the Republican nominee himself, if Donald Trump loses the election and launches some form of TrumpTV or Trump News Network, it will be a secret that’s about as badly kept as John Podesta‘s email password. And now, a casting notice is reportedly circulating for a “up-and-coming conservative media network currently in development” in New York …

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“Superstitious” Trump To Hold Small Election Night Party So He Doesn’t Jinx Things With Big Celebration

The Washington Post reports: Donald Trump, whose campaign has been defined heavily by large rallies in arenas, fairgrounds and stadiums, will spend election night in a more intimate setting: a hotel ballroom in Manhattan. The Republican presidential nominee will hold his election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown, Trump spokesman Jason Miller confirmed Wednesday night. The hotel is …

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Hillary +6 In New Post-FBI Reuters Poll

Reuters reports: Hillary Clinton led Republican Donald Trump by 6 percentage points among likely voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos daily tracking poll released on Wednesday, the same advantage the Democratic presidential nominee held before an FBI announcement that reignited the controversy about her email practices. The Oct. 28-Nov. 1 opinion poll was conducted almost entirely after FBI Director James Comey …

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Donald Trump’s “Jane Doe” Child Rape Accuser Abruptly Cancels Press Conference Over Alleged Death Threats

Politico reports: A woman who has filed federal lawsuits accusing Donald Trump of repeatedly raping her two decades ago, when she was 13, abruptly canceled a news conference Wednesday where she was to detail her extraordinary claims against the GOP presidential nominee. In the most recent suit, Trump’s accuser asserts that while she was exploring a modeling career in 1994, …

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Obama Sounds Alarm Over Black Voter Turnout

The Hill reports: President Obama is sounding the alarm about low turnout among black voters in key battleground states, arguing it could sink Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s chances of winning the White House and put his legacy in jeopardy. “I’m going to be honest with you right now. The Latino vote is up. The overall vote is up. But the …

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