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Trump Campaign Retaliates Against Bloomberg News

Its reporters won't get press credentials to cover Trump's 2020 events

(Newser) - With Michael Bloomberg in the 2020 race, Bloomberg News reporters are out. That's the upshot of an announcement from the Trump 2020 campaign, which says it will not provide credentials to any journalists from the news outlet who are seeking to cover Trump campaign events. Axios reports the decision... More »

Biden 2020 Makes Website Gaffe

Candidate pushes Latino page, but Trump campaign gets domain name first

(Newser) - Joe Biden's campaign has a new initiative to reach Latino voters called Todos Con Biden, or All for Biden. This week, the candidate talked it up and encouraged people to check out the website of that name. But ABC News points out a monumental oversight: Even as Biden was... More »

Trump Bashes 'Crazy' Democrats at Dallas Rally

'I really don't believe anymore that they love our country'

(Newser) - President Trump tried to turn impeachment rancor into a political rallying cry Thursday, using a Texas rally to bash Democrats as "crazy" and unpatriotic as they push forward with their investigations. Setting a dire tone, Trump told his supporters, "At stake in this fight is the survival of... More »

Warren Tests Facebook With False Ad About Zuck, Trump

Platform had refused to take down ad with baseless accusations against Biden

(Newser) - Elizabeth Warren has countered a Facebook ad bought by President Trump's campaign with baseless accusations against Joe Biden with a false ad of her own. When the social media giant refused to take the ad down, Warren began running one Thursday saying that Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has endorsed... More »

Crowd Chants 'Lock Him Up' at Minneapolis Trump Rally

Democrats 'want to erase your voice,' president said

(Newser) - A defiant President Trump sought to convert the impeachment probe into a weapon on the campaign trail Thursday night, with biting attacks on Joe Biden. At a rally in Minneapolis, the first since Democrats began proceedings two weeks ago to remove him from office, the president's performance revealed a... More »

They Helped Giuliani in Ukraine. Now They're in Handcuffs

Lev Parnas, Igor Fruman arrested on campaign finance violations

(Newser) - Two Florida businessmen tied to President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani have been arrested on campaign finance violations resulting from a $325,000 donation to a political action committee supporting Trump's reelection. Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman—both involved in the push to get Ukraine to investigate Joe... More »

As Facebook Turns Down Biden, Warren Makes Big Claim

Senator suggests social media site will help elect Trump

(Newser) - Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter have refused to pull a Trump campaign ad claiming Joe Biden offered $1 billion in aid to Ukraine if the country removed a prosecutor investigating a company linked to Biden's son. CNN refused the grainy, 30-second ad released Sept. 27, citing false claims, reports the... More »

Trump 'Doesn't Believe' Fox News Poll Results

'There's something going on at Fox,' he says

(Newser) - A Fox News poll showing President Trump behind the four leading Democratic candidates is evidence that there is something wrong with Fox News, according to the president. Trump, formerly very cozy with the network, slammed Fox over the poll results Sunday, saying he simply doesn't believe them, the Hill... More »

Trump: Rallygoer Has 'Serious Weight Problem'

He apparently mistook man for protester

(Newser) - America has "the hottest economy in the world," but amid signs of a recession, voters face economic catastrophe if they choose somebody else next year, President Trump told a campaign rally in New Hampshire Thursday night. If he hadn't been elected in 2016, "these markets would... More »

Celebs Pile on SoulCycle Owner Over Trump Fundraiser

Tickets to Stephen Ross event cost up to $250K

(Newser) - Stephen Ross, the billionaire real estate developer who owns Equinox Fitness and the Miami Dolphins, is facing a fierce backlash over a fundraiser for President Trump he is hosting Friday. Celebrities are leading calls for a boycott of Equinox and associated businesses SoulCycle and Blink Fitness over the fundraiser luncheon... More »

He Tweeted Names of Trump Donors, to Outrage

Republicans admonish Joaquin Castro

(Newser) - It's only Wednesday, and it's already been quite the week for political Twitter brouhahas . On Monday evening Joaquin Castro—brother of presidential hopeful Julian Castro and a Texas representative himself— tweeted a list of 44 San Antonians who, per publicly available records, have given the maximum donation to... More »

Supporters Buy Out All 140,000 Trump Straws

Ad said they're better than the 'liberal paper' kind

(Newser) - In a straw poll of a different sort, President Trump's supporters have bought up all the plastic straws his campaign was selling in a rejection of "liberal paper" alternatives. The sale of 140,000 straws—10 of them for $15, with "Trump" stamped on them—totaled more... More »

Trump's Single-Day Fundraising Tally Is Big

RNC says $24.8M raised in less than 24 hours

(Newser) - He may not be leading in polls like this one , but President Trump is way ahead of the pack of 2020 presidential contenders when it comes to fundraising. On the heels of the official launch of his re-election campaign, Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel tweeted Wednesday that Trump "... More »

Trump Launches 2020 Campaign to Cries of 'Lock Her Up'

He spoke in Orlando Tuesday night

(Newser) - "We are going to keep on fighting and we’re going to keep on winning, winning, winning," President Trump declared at a rally in Orlando on Tuesday night to officially kick off his 2020 campaign. There were strong echoes of his 2016 campaign at the 20,000-seat Amway... More »

Before Campaign Launch, Trump Announces Mass Deportations

'They will be removed as fast as they come in'

(Newser) - President Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally. In a pair of tweets Monday night—the eve of formally announcing his re-election bid—Trump said that US Immigration and Customs Enforcement would next week "begin the process of removing the millions of illegal... More »

Trump Campaign Outraises Top 2 Democrats Combined

Campaign says it was nearly all small donations

(Newser) - President Trump's reelection campaign is set to report that it raised more than $30 million in the first quarter of 2019, edging out his top two Democratic rivals combined, according to figures it provided to the AP . The haul brings the campaign's cash on hand to $40.8... More »

Warner Bros. Gets Trump Video Pulled From Twitter

Campaign clip yanked after Warner Bros. complains about use of 'Dark Knight Rises' music

(Newser) - President Trump posted a 2020 campaign video on Twitter late Tuesday afternoon, and in just a few hours it racked up more than a million views, per BuzzFeed . But if you haven't seen it by now, you may not get to anytime soon, as legal action from Warner Bros.... More »

Campaign Seeks Donations to 'Fully Vindicated' Trump

Letter went out an hour after statement on Mueller report

(Newser) - The Trump 2020 campaign didn't waste any time after Attorney General William Barr disclosed Sunday that Robert Mueller's investigation hadn't found evidence that the Trump 2016 campaign conspired with Russia . An hour after Barr's letter was released, the campaign sent out a fundraising email claiming that... More »

Ex-Fox Exec Leaves High-Profile Trump Post

But Bill Shine will serve as an adviser to President Trump's 2020 campaign

(Newser) - A former president of Fox News is leaving his high-profile communications job in the Trump administration. Bill Shine has resigned as deputy chief of staff for communications, reports ABC News . The 55-year-old, however, is apparently not leaving President Trump's orbit: The White House says he will serve as an... More »

Man With Trump Banner Kicked Out of Disneyland

He was already banned from Walt Disney World

(Newser) - A New York man has been kicked out of another Disney park after another goofy stunt. Dion Cini—who was banned from Disney properties last year after riding down Splash Mountain with a "Trump 2020" sign at Disney World in Florida—unfurled another pro-Trump banner on the side of... More »

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