Tales from the Trail
By Angela Moon
Just days after voters in Houston rejected an ordinance allowing transgender people to choose the bathroom of their choice, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson suggested creating transgender bathrooms.
from The Great Debate:
Though key issues may vary, a candidate’s signature facial expressions rarely do. In Carly Fiorina’s case, she dominates the field of 2016 Republican presidential contenders in one particular look: It signals disgust. With a lower-lip depressor movement, her lower lip pulls down and out, causing the lip to stretch wider and the chin to momentarily flatten.
Donald Trump held a press conference Tuesday—and that meant plenty of Trumpian trash talk aimed at his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination.
John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, has some advice for his party’s 2016 White House hopefuls unhappy with last week’s CNBC debate: “I think their complaints are legitimate, but come on, man up and move on. I think it’s OK if the temperature isn’t exactly 67 degrees,” McCain told reporters at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday.
Powerful mega donor Charles Koch, who along with his brother David has given heavily to conservative political candidates, said their effort so far to influence the U.S. political theater has largely failed.
The Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation’s flagship health program says it will not refile erroneous tax returns for 2012 and 2013 after all, POLITICO reported on Monday, despite telling Reuters earlier this year it was “working diligently” to get them amended.
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is fending off another insult about her face – this time from members of her own sex.