Tag Archives: 2020 elections

Sen. Amy Klobuchar Drops Out Of Biden’s Veepstakes

CNN reports: Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Thursday night removed herself from consideration to be Joe Biden’s running mate, citing the ongoing national discussion about racial injustice and police brutality to suggest the former vice president should choose a woman of color. “This is a historic moment, and America must seize on this moment. And I truly believe as, I actually …

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Biden’s Lead Widens to +12 In Fox News National Poll

Fox News reports: In the head-to-head matchup, the poll finds Biden leads Trump by a 50-38 percent margin. That 12-point advantage is statistically significant, and up from Biden’s 8-point lead last month (48-40 percent). Independents prefer Biden over Trump by 39-17 percent, but another 43 percent are undecided or supporting someone else. Biden’s lead comes from the backing of black …

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Biden Campaign Launches $15M Swing State Ad Blitz

Politico reports: Former vice president Joe Biden’s presidential campaign is launching its first advertising blitz of the general election — a $15 million dollar television, digital, radio and print effort that will focus on six swing states President Trump carried in 2016. The presumptive Democratic nominee is putting up ads for five weeks in Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania …

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Axios: Tulsa Rally To Be “Massive Pro-Trump Festival”

Axios reports: President Trump’s campaign plans to turn this weekend’s Tulsa rally into a massive pro-Trump festival complete with musical acts, and it’s flying in high-profile backers and camera crews to show the world the fervency of his supporters. Details: Organizers are leasing a jet to fly in surrogates the night before and multiple film crews are being brought in …

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Biden Widens Lead To +13 In New Reuters National Poll

Reuters reports: Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has opened up a 13-point lead over President Donald Trump – the widest margin this year – according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos poll as Americans grow more critical of Trump over the coronavirus pandemic and protests against police brutality. In the June 10-16 poll, 48% of registered voters said they would back Biden, …

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McConnell: I’ll Still Be GOP Leader If We Lose Majority

All of this assumes McTurtle even keeps his seat: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Tuesday that he intends to stay on as Republican leader even if his party loses control of the upper chamber in November. Asked if he intends to seek the GOP leader spot in the next Congress even if Republicans lose the majority, McConnell …

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POLL: Biden +17 In Swing States Trump Won In 2016

Just in via press release: Donald Trump won the last election despite losing the popular vote by 3 points. However, our data suggests he has a bigger hill to climb this year, as he trails the presumptive Democratic nominee by 14 points among registered voters (49%-35%). Among those most likely to vote (63% of the sample who say they are …

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Majority Say Trump Is Racist, Failure Or Below Average

Mediaite reports: Trump has gotten a lot of bad polling news recently, as his approval ratings have cratered and his general election opponent Joe Biden has widened his lead over the incumbent. A new Yahoo! News/YouGov poll is arguably worse news for Trump, as the results cut at his character and place in American history. When directly asked “Do you …

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Anti-Trump Ad Resurfaces Lindsey Graham’s Attacks

Never Trumpers make the best anti-Trump ads: A GOP group released a new ad Friday showing Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) previously praising former Vice President Joe Biden (D) and calling out President Trump. The ad, released by the coalition Republican Voters Against Trump, begins with footage of Graham appearing on CNN in 2015. Graham, who was running for president at …

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Trump Claims He’ll Leave Peacefully If He Doesn’t Win

Politico reports: President Donald Trump sought to brush aside fears he might not leave office willingly if November’s election doesn’t go his way. “Certainly, if I don’t win, I don’t win,” he told Fox News’ Harris Faulkner in an interview that aired Friday night. If he doesn’t win the election, Trump continued, “you go on, do other things.” Though the …

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Biden’s Veep List Narrows: Harris, Warren, Rice, Others

The Associated Press reports: Joe Biden’s search for a running mate is entering a second round of vetting for a dwindling list of potential vice presidential nominees, with several black women in strong contention. Democrats with knowledge of the process said Biden’s search committee has narrowed the choices to as few as six serious contenders after initial interviews. Those still …

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Biden Rips Trump Campaign’s COVID Rally Disclaimer

NBC News reports: Joe Biden slammed President Donald Trump on Friday for his decision to hold campaign rallies during the coronavirus pandemic while making attendees acknowledge that they could get sick by coming. “And now he’s having a rally on Juneteenth,” Biden said on a call. “All the people coming to the rally have to sign a piece of paper …

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FLORIDA: Biden +3 In New Poll By Republican Firm

Stand by for another apology demand over this: Presumptive Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden holds a narrow lead over President Trump in Florida, according to a new poll released on Thursday, the latest sign that Trump’s adoptive home state is still up for grabs in November. The poll, from the Republican firm Cygnal, shows Biden with 47 …

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Lincoln Project: Trump Has Become The Confederacy’s Second President And We Cannot Allow This [VIDEO]

“We never imagined that when we name our initiative to defeat the reelection of Donald J. Trump, The Lincoln Project, that the president would go so far as to honor the Confederate generals who fought against the United States of America to preserve slavery and uphold white supremacy. “For all intents and purposes, Donald Trump today became the Confederacy’s second …

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Joe Biden: Trump Will Try To Steal The Election [VIDEO]

Politico reports: “This president is going to try to steal this election,” Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, told Comedy Central’s The Daily Show With Trevor Noah. “This is the guy who said all mail-in ballots are fraudulent — voting by mail — while he sits behind a desk in the Oval Office and writes his mail-in ballot to vote …

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Trump’s Job Approval Slides To 39% Amid Civil Unrest

Just in from Gallup Polling: President Donald Trump’s job approval rating has fallen to 39% amid nationwide protests about racial injustice. His ratings this year had been the best of his presidency but are now back near his term average of 40%. The latest reading is from a May 28-June 4 poll, conducted as protests occurred throughout the country after …

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POLL: 73% Don’t Believe Trump Is A “Man Of Faith”

Morning Consult reports: As President Donald Trump leans on religion to reconnect with his political base ahead of the November election, most Americans dismiss the notion that he himself is a man of faith. Only 27 percent of registered voters in a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll said they somewhat or strongly agree that Trump himself is religious, while 55 percent …

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GEORGIA: Multiple Problems Delay Election Results

The Associated Press reports: Voters endured heat, pouring rain and waits as long as five hours on Tuesday to cast ballots in Georgia, demonstrating a fierce desire to participate in the democratic process while raising questions about the emerging battleground state’s ability to manage elections in November when the White House is at stake. A confluence of events disrupted primary …

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Fox News Anchor Chris Wallace: It’s Been A Very Bad Week For The President’s Reelection Prospects [VIDEO]

“I would say that the last week was a very bad week for the president in terms of politics, in terms of his potential reelection prospects. “I mean when you’re getting called out by the Episcopal Bishop of Washington, and the archbishop of the Catholic Church of Washington, when you’re getting called out by everybody from Jim Mattis to former …

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Lincoln Project: Trump Is Finally Getting The Big Crowds

Another winner from the Lincoln Project. Announcer: “It took almost four years for Trump to get the crowds he wanted. After years of Donald Trump’s divisiveness and discord, America is coming together. This year we have a choice to make… America or Trump. Imagine how big the crowds will be when he’s gone. A new day begins on November 3rd.”

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