Tales from the Trail
WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan looked like he was working hard at keeping a poker face as he sat behind Barack Obama during the president’s final State of the Union address. Behind the scenes, though, Ryan—or at least someone from his team—was firing off critical tweets from Ryan’s official Twitter account just as Obama was calling for more civility in politics.
It’s nothing new for presidential candidates to get in trouble for using campaign music without getting permission from the musicians. This time, though, there’s a pair of professional crooners who want a candidate to use their music out on the trail. Indeed, they’ve gone so far as to record a song based on Donald Trump’s campaign slogan “Make America Great Again”, and to give Reuters exclusive access to the finished version. Their goal: for Trump to use the song in his presidential campaign. You can download it , or listen to it here: