Tales from the Trail

Trump’s fundraising: Size does matter

June 27, 2016
Donald Trump holds paperwork which states "Donald J. Trump, Veteran Fundraiser" during a news conference at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Donald Trump holds paperwork which states “Donald J. Trump, Veteran Fundraiser” during a news conference at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Trump slams Lewandowski’s new boss, CNN

June 23, 2016

Donald Trump listens during the Republican U.S. presidential candidates debate sponsored by CNN at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida March 10, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Trump channels Palin: #jobs #jobs #jobs

June 22, 2016

  Palin endorses Trump in Ames, Iowa January 19, 2016. REUTERS/MARK KAUZLARICH

Palin endorses Trump in Ames, Iowa January 19, 2016. REUTERS/MARK KAUZLARICH

Anyone have flashbacks during Donald Trump’s New York speech today?

The Republican presidential candidate’s address,  aimed primarily at his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, promised “jobs, jobs, jobs” to the “Americans, Americans, Americans,” he promised to make rich, safe and great again.

#NeverHillary seizes on Clinton Foundation

June 22, 2016

The Clinton Foundation may have been the target of Russian hackers, according to a report from Bloomberg. The revelation is the latest in a series of political hacks (no, not those political hacks) that have plagued this year’s election. Earlier this month, Russian government-associated hackers breached the Democratic National Committee’s computer network and stole some opposition research on Donald Trump. Oh, to be a fly on that firewall.

Trump (almost) launches LyingCrookedHillary.com

June 21, 2016

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada June 18, 2016. REUTERS/David Becker

Comedy tryout: #TrumpSoPoor one-liners

June 21, 2016

The latest financial statements from the Democratic and Republican presidential campaigns show a huge disparity in cash on hand of $1.29 million for Donald Trump versus $42 million for Hillary Clinton, not counting any cash reserves at political action committees for either side.

The Donald said #AskTheGays — and they answered

June 16, 2016

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump believes he will be a greater champion for gay rights than his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton.

Orlando shooting: Don’t hate, says Clinton. Ban Syrians, says Trump.

June 13, 2016

Unsurprisingly, leading presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump expressed sharply contrasting responses to Sunday’s attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, while President Obama made a very mournful statement from the White House.

Clinton, Trump weigh in on Orlando

June 12, 2016

 

The two leading U.S. presidential candidates have weighed in on the the Orlando shootings that killed at least 50 in a gay nightclub.

When teens attack! (Donald Trump’s Instagram account)

June 11, 2016

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This probably isn’t the type of youth engagement the candidates were hoping for.