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Trump Does Damage Control on 'Horrible' Milwaukee Line

'I love Milwaukee,' he tells rally in Wisconsin, accusing Democrats of distorting his words

(Newser) - As Democrats try to capitalize on Donald Trump's description of Milwaukee as "horrible," the former president is clarifying: "I love Milwaukee," he told a rally Tuesday in Racine, located in the same swing state of Wisconsin, reports the Guardian . Last week, Trump referred to Milwaukee—...

Tuesday's Biggest Race Is Too Close to Call

GOP Rep. Bob Good, hoping to survive losing Trump's blessing, is in a nail-biter

(Newser) - The most closely watched race in Tuesday's primary voting—one seen as a test of Donald Trump's sway—remained too close to call early Wednesday. GOP Rep. Bob Good of Virginia, chair of the House Freedom Caucus, was locked in a tight contest against state Sen. John McGuire,...

Biden Unleashes Withering New Trump Attack

$50M ad blitz puts the focus on former president as a 'convicted criminal'

(Newser) - After Hunter Biden was convicted, some pundits wondered whether it would make President Biden less likely to go after Donald Trump on that front. A $50 million ad campaign rolling out Monday suggests the answer is no.
  • Brutal ad: The Biden campaign released a "Character Matters" ad that gets

Dislike of Both Candidates Reaches Historic Level

Pew survey shows one-fourth of voters aren't satisfied with either

(Newser) - One-fourth Americans have unfavorable views of both President Biden and Donald Trump, Pew Research data show—the highest level of any of the past 10 presidential elections. The share has almost doubled since the 2020 election, making this fall's contest "the most dreaded election in modern political history,...

Biden, Trump Debate Rules Include Muted Microphones

Moderators say they're aiming for a 'civilized discussion'

(Newser) - The campaigns of President Biden and Donald Trump agreed Saturday to debate rules proposed by CNN, which warned that unlike four years ago, "moderators will use all tools at their disposal to enforce timing and ensure a civilized discussion." The 90-minute event will be held on June 27...

Dems Are Running With Trump's Milwaukee Comment

Billboard campaign highlights 'horrible city' jab, while Trump says he loves the city

(Newser) - Donald Trump was quoted as calling Milwaukee a "horrible city" in remarks to Republican lawmakers Thursday, and Democrats want to make sure Milwaukeeans know about it. The Democratic National Committee is launching 10 billboards around the city with Trump's face and the all-caps quote, "Milwaukee, where we...

Trump Has a Birthday He'd Prefer to Ignore

'You just want to pretend the day doesn't exist,' he says of No. 78 on Friday

(Newser) - When Donald Trump visited Capitol Hill on Thursday, House Republicans serenaded him with a round of "Happy Birthday," after which he told them: "There's a certain point at which you don't want to hear 'Happy Birthday.' You just want to pretend the day...

$4.6M in Campaign Funds Went to Trump Businesses

Trump properties, aviation company collected millions for transportation, facilities use

(Newser) - Nearly $5 million donated to former President Trump's 2024 presidential campaign went to his business empire, financial records show. Trump's businesses collected $4.6 million in campaign money through payments for food, transportation, and facilities, Forbes reports, citing Federal Election Commission records. Some $4.2 million went to...

New Poll Raises a Crucial Question About the Race

Most Biden voters now say opposing Trump is top factor, says CBS/YouGov survey; is it enough to sway the race?

(Newser) - Donald Trump's felony conviction doesn't appear to be moving the needle much in either direction when it comes to voter sentiment. A new national poll from CBS News and YouGov finds that it ranks far below other "major factors" including the economy (81%), inflation (75%), the state...

Trump Ups the Revenge Rhetoric
Trump: 'Revenge
Can Be Justified'

Trump: 'Revenge Can Be Justified'

He talks of going after Democrats 'based on what they've done'

(Newser) - Former President Trump is threatening revenge for his fraud conviction while asserting that the country is worse off after he became the first US president convicted of a felony. Trump sat down Thursday with Dr. Phil McGraw , who suggested the presumptive Republican presidential nominee didn't have time to "...

11 End Up in Hospital While Waiting for Trump Rally

Heat-related injuries took place in Phoenix, where temps reached a record 112 degrees

(Newser) - Neither a series of criminal indictments or even a guilty verdict is keeping fans of Donald Trump away from his rallies—nor is extreme heat. Temps around Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport hit 112 degrees Fahrenheit on Thursday, breaking the previous daily record from eight years prior, but that didn'...

Trump Is Vetting These 8 People as Possible Running Mates

Half of them are senators

(Newser) - Donald Trump appears to be zeroing in on a running mate. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee's campaign has requested vetting documents from eight people, sources tell the Washington Post : GOP Sens. Marco Rubio, JD Vance, Tom Cotton, and Tim Scott; North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum; Republican Reps. Elise Stefanik...

Georgia Court Hits the Brakes on Case Against Trump

Suspension makes trial before election even less likely

(Newser) - The Georgia Court of Appeals delayed the election interference case against Donald Trump on Wednesday, virtually guaranteeing the trial will not take place before the November presidential election. The order says the prosecution will remain on hold until a panel of three of the court's judges decides whether Fulton...

Trump, RNC Now Promote Voting by Mail
Trump Flops on Voting by Mail

Trump Flops on Voting by Mail

He urges supporters to 'vote any way possible'

(Newser) - "You know mail-in voting is largely corrupt," Donald Trump told a rally last month. But the Republican presidential candidate can't win without votes, and he's thought better of that stance. His team has joined with the Republican National Committee to launch a campaign encouraging supporters to...

Trump Joins TikTok, Which He Once Tried to Ban
Trump Joins TikTok

Trump Joins TikTok

Former president quickly amassed more followers than current president

(Newser) - Donald Trump has joined the popular video-sharing app TikTok, a platform he once tried to ban while in the White House, and posted from a UFC fight two days after he became the first former president and presumptive major party nominee in US history to be found guilty on felony...

Half of Independents Say Trump Should Drop Out: Poll

Majority of registered voters endorse guilty verdict

(Newser) - A poll conducted the day after Donald Trump was convicted of 34 felony counts in New York found majority support for the verdict, with almost half of independent voters wanting the former president to drop out of the presidential race. The Morning Consult poll measured sentiment among registered voters on...

Marchers Answer Orban's Call on EU Election, Ukraine War

Hungary's prime minister tells thousands he and Trump could end the fighting

(Newser) - A crowd of tens of thousands gathered in Hungary's capital on Saturday in a show of strength behind Prime Minister Viktor Orban a week before the European Parliament election, a contest he has cast as an existential turning point between peace in Europe and a world war. The demonstration,...

One in 10 Republicans Less Likely to Vote for Trump

New poll finds some dissatisfaction after former president's guilty verdicts

(Newser) - All eyes are on Republican voters after Donald Trump was found guilty this week of 34 felony charges related to his hush-money trial . According to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll , the bloom is coming off the rose for some on the former president. In the survey of 2,500-plus adults nationwide...

Polls Hint at Worrisome News for Biden on Young Voters

President has lost big ground among Gen Z, millennials from 2020, per NPR survey

(Newser) - Young voters flocked to Team Biden in 2020 in droves, giving Joe Biden a 20-point lead over Donald Trump among the 18-to-29 set. That doesn't seem to be the case this time around, with a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll showing the current president and former president in a statistical...

Trump Requests $25M to Have Lunch With a Donor

The former president is testing the limits of campaign finance law, per 'WaPo'

(Newser) - To be clear, Donald Trump isn't doing anything illegal in his fundraising efforts. But the Washington Post paints a picture of a candidate who is "testing the boundaries of federal campaign finance laws" as he aims to shorten the Democrats' massive fundraising lead. In an article resulting from...

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