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  • TRUMP: 'I'm going to surprise a lot of people' in 2016

    04/15/2015 3:43:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 71 replies
    Business Insider ^ | April 15, 2015 | Hunter Walker
    Republican businessman Donald Trump on Tuesday announced the formation of a presidential exploratory committee. This step is the closest Trump has come to officially launching a White House bid, and, in a conversation with Business Insider on Wednesday, he suggested it should serve as notice to those who doubt he's seriously considering the 2016 race. He decided not to run in 2012 after a lengthy, public flirtation with the prospect. "This time, I'm very far down the line, so we'll see what happens," Trump said. "I'm going to surprise a lot of people."(continued)
  • EXCLUSIVE–Donald Trump: We Must Maintain 2nd Amendment ‘In Its Strongest Form’

    04/12/2015 8:48:21 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 4/11/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On April 11 Breitbart News talked with GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump about guns and gun rights. When asked why it is important to defend the Second Amendment, Trump said: It is so important that we maintain the Second Amendment and that we maintain it strongly. And one of the main reasons is because the good people, the upstanding people, follow laws and norms but the bad ones don’t. So if the Second Amendment weren’t there to protect our rights and someone tampered with them, the good people would be affected but the bad people wouldn’t care–they couldn’t care less....
  • Trump's Glitz vs. Santorum's Substance

    04/09/2015 2:59:38 AM PDT · by iowamark · 15 replies
    The Iowa Republican ^ | 4/9/2015 | Craig Robinson
    One candidate flew to Des Moines on a Boeing 757, a $100 million private jet with gold plated seat-belt buckles. The other took a cab from O’Hare airport in Chicago to Midway to catch a Southwest flight to make it to Des Moines for his planned appearances. Donald Trump and Rick Santorum both spent the better part of the day in central Iowa yesterday, but their visits couldn’t have been more different. Trump was treated like the celebrity that he is, with people he came in contact with stopping to get their “selfie” taken with him, and yes, that even...
  • Trump to run typical caucus campaign, ‘but bigger’

    03/31/2015 4:09:16 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 12 replies
    The Gazette ^ | March 27, 2015 | 10:06 pm | James Q. Lynch, The Gazette
    DES MOINES — Iowans will have the opportune it to see a lot of Donald Trump in the coming months, not on TV, but in person. Trump, a global businessman will be back in Iowa April 8 as part of his exploratory committee to decide whether to run for president in 2016. (continued at link, above syntax gaffe notwithstanding) http://thegazette.com/subject/news/trump-to-run-typical-caucus-campaign-but-bigger-20150327
  • Five Reasons Donald Trump Would Make a Great President

    03/20/2015 4:36:03 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 40 replies
    Broward Palm Beach New Times ^ | Thursday, March 19, 2015 | By Chris Joseph
    Donald Trump just got one step closer to announcing his run for president. On Wednesday, Trump announced via Twitter that he was launching an exploratory committee to assess the possibility of taking another run at the White House in 2016.
  • Trump for President? How a serious run could change the primaries (+video)

    03/19/2015 4:09:36 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 34 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | March 18, 2015 | Samantha Laine
    While it may be another case of “crying wolf,” real estate mogul Donald Trump has once again inserted himself as a possible contender for the 2016 presidency. http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/USA-Update/2015/0318/Trump-for-President-How-a-serious-run-could-change-the-primaries-video
  • Trump launches presidential exploratory committee...

    03/18/2015 8:19:09 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 38 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 3/18/15 | By DAVID MARTOSKO
    Trump launches presidential exploratory committee and pushes foreign policy bona fides: He's 'met more than 50 world leaders' and got a gift last year from Vladimir Putin Real estate tycoon announces first concrete step toward becoming a 2016 candidate NBC says it's picked up his 'Celebrity Apprentice' for the fall, but Trump hasn't inked any deals Believes he has better contacts among foreign heads of state than anyone else in the Republican 2016 presidential picture Relationship with Russian president 'is great and it would be great if I had the position I should have,' Trump said 'I've been dealing with...
  • Donald Trump Explains Why He's The Only One Who Can Beat Hillary Clinton In 2016

    03/03/2015 6:25:54 AM PST · by DoodleDawg · 27 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 3/3/15 | Amber Ferguson
    Despite Donald Trump's seventh place finish during this year's Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll, the business tycoon is adamant that he's the only Republican able to beat former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. Trump told Fox News on Monday that he has "a great team" in place for a potential 2016 campaign, and said, "If I run, I think I'll win." "I think I'll beat Hillary," Trump said. "I understand Hillary, I know Hillary. I know the weaknesses; I know the strengths. And I think I would beat Hillary, and I think it would...
  • NEW POLL: DONALD TRUMP’s THE ONE!

    02/24/2015 10:13:34 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    The National Enquirer ^ | February 24, 2015 | Barry Levine, executive editor & director of news
    DONALD TRUMP is in “secret talks” to run for president in 2016 after a new national poll has him beating out top Republican names for the nomination. The National ENQUIRER can reveal that the billionaire businessman – and star of NBC’s “The Apprentice” – is meeting with Washington, D.C., insiders clamoring for The Donald to take on expected Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House! Even former doubters have woken up to the popularity of the real estate mogul, with Donald as the most popular candidate in a political survey that included top GOP contenders like...
  • Maureen Dowd: Sarah Palin as Punch Line on ‘Saturday Night Live’ Special

    02/17/2015 4:51:24 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 135 replies
    The New York Times First Draft ^ | February 17, 2015 | Maureen Dowd
    <p>Sarah Palin during an audience question-and-answer session at the "Saturday Night Live" 40th-anniversary special last week.</p> <p>Sarah Palin in 2016?</p> <p>Even she thinks that’s a joke.</p> <p>The former vice-presidential candidate made her final transition to pure celebrity and political punch line on Sunday night, when Lorne Michaels’s “Saturday Night Live” celebrated its 40th birthday with a comic extravaganza that became NBC Entertainment’s top-rated show in more than a decade.</p>
  • The GOP's Long Love Affair With Schmucks

    01/30/2015 6:11:54 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 91 replies
    Reason ^ | 01.29.15 | Nick Gillepsie
    From Sarah Palin to Donald Trump to Ben Carson, Republicans Just Can't Get Enough of obviously unqualified presidential contenders.
  • Ted Cruz 2016: Time to Channel Ronald Reagan?

    01/28/2015 4:39:36 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    The National Interest ^ | January 29, 2015 | W. James Antle III, managing editor, The Daily Caller
    The field will be crowded. The stakes could not be any higher. So how will Ted Cruz fare in 2016? Jim Antle looks into his crystal ball...Donald Trump, Sarah Palin and Ted Cruz all went to Iowa. This is not the set-up of a joke, but the beginning of the 2016 presidential race. All three are conservative celebrities; the first two are celebrities even in the broader sense. Having any of them at your conservative gathering excites attendees and generates media attention. All three say they are mulling runs for the White House. Cruz is obviously different from Trump...
  • 'Miss Colombia' Paulina Vega Stuns Judges, is Duly Crowned 'Miss Universe 2014'

    01/26/2015 8:46:29 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 50 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 26 January 2015 | Reaganite Republican
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  • Why it matters that Donald Trump is attacking Mitt Romney (+video)

    01/25/2015 5:29:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor's DC Decoder ^ | January 25, 2015 | Mark Sappenfield
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)With all due respect, the Republican Party could probably do with a lot less of what was heard at the Iowa Freedom Summit Saturday. On one hand, that might seem strange, considering that the Iowa Freedom Summit was all about getting America back to its "core principles of pro-growth economics, social conservatism, and a strong national defense," according to the event website. What could be more Republican than that? Combine that with the fact that a number of potential Republican presidential candidates appeared to see the event as the unofficial kickoff for the 2016 campaign, and it seemed a snapshot...
  • If elected, Trump will build “a beauty” of a wall on the southern border

    01/24/2015 4:28:48 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Hot Air ^ | January 24, 2015 | Jazz Shaw
    No political summit involving people who at least claim that they want to run for President would be complete without an appearance by Donald Trump. I’ll give the man one thing… he knows how to put on a show, and I’m not just talking about Celebrity Apprentice. After initially coming out and saying that he would have demolished Barack Obama if he’s stayed with the race the last time he ran, The Donald knew just what sort of red meat to throw to the crowd. Trump told that crowd that if he runs in 2016, his first order of business...
  • Donald Trump says Ted Cruz’s Canadian birth “could be a difficult problem” for 2016 bid

    01/23/2015 7:32:10 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 159 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | January 23, 2015 | Todd J. Gillman
    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Billionaire Donald Trump, the most prominent “birther” to question Barack Obama’s eligibility to serve as president, asserted Friday that Sen. Ted Cruz must clear up legal doubts about his own eligibility due to his birth outside the United States. “It’s a problem. It could be a difficult problem, but he admits that he was born in Canada,” Trump told reporters in Iowa on the eve of the first major gathering of 2016 presidential hopefuls. “He’s a friend of mine. I have great respect for him. But …certainly it’s a stumbling block and he’s going to...
  • Iowa’s Steve King rules over GOP on road to presidency

    12/28/2014 10:12:08 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 9 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Seth McLaughlin
    Rep. Steve King has summoned the potential field of 2016 Republican presidential candidates to Iowa next month for his Freedom Summit, and they are jumping at the opportunity — underscoring the conservative firebrand’s political pull and marking the event as the first major gathering of the next campaign for the White House. Mr. King told The Washington Times that the Jan. 24 gathering in Des Moines will give the kinds of activists who turn out for Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses a look at their options and will give the candidates an early reality check. (SNIP) Though Mr. Santorum achieved victory without...
  • President Trump? Says 'there's a substantial chance' he'll run & slaps Cruz for being born in Canada

    12/16/2014 2:23:26 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 69 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | December 16, 2014 | David Martosko
    * Trump has kept his spotlight hot and raised smirks by speculating about a White House run, but now he's scheduling speeches in early primary states * 'A lot of people believe I'm having fun with it, and I enjoy the process,' he said during an Economic Club of Washington event, but 'the country's in serious trouble' * He lashed out at potential opponents including Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz * Couldn't come up with a 'single nice thing' to say about Hillary Clinton and insists Sen. Elizabeth Warren will give her serious competition * Trump has flirted with running...
  • Donald Trump Gives 25K To Freed Marine Andrew Tahmooressi

    11/12/2014 4:10:45 PM PST · by servo1969 · 46 replies
    truthrevolt.org ^ | 11-12-2014 | Yehuda Remer
    Donald Trump is stepping up to help newly-released Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi. Besides facing the aftermath of the seven-month Mexican prison incarceration that he suffered, Tahmooressi is also facing PTSD from his two tours in Afghanistan. Donald Trump has now sent Tahmooressi a check for $25,000. Whether or not the money is to be used for treatment is unknown. Either way, the gesture is first class. ************************ Donald J. Trump Public Figure · 1,624,836 Likes · November 10 at 6:18pm · It is my great honor to send $25,000 to Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi. ‪#‎marinefreed‬
  • Exclusive -- Donald Trump to Mitt Romney: Don't Even Think About Running Again

    10/22/2014 7:16:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 75 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | October 22, 2014 | Matthew Boyle
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Real estate mogul and conservative provocateur Donald Trump has a concise, clear message for 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney: You “blew it” in the last election, so don’t even try to run for president again. “No. I don’t think he should run. He had his chance and he blew it,” Trump told Breitbart News during a phone interview on Tuesday. “He had a great chance of winning. He should have won. That was an election that frankly should have been a much easier election than the probable 2016 candidate Hillary. That was an election that should have been won...
  • King Welcomes Trump to Iowa for Campaign Fundraiser

    10/04/2014 12:59:40 AM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 1 replies
    Congressman Steve King confirmed today Donald Trump will be in Iowa on October 18 to headline a fundraiser for the 4th District U.S. Representative. The event will be held at a private residence in West Des Moines. “I look forward to having Donald J. Trump again visit Iowa,” King remarked. “It’s good to have another outspoken fiscal conservative support my re-election campaign.” Hosts for the King fundraiser are Senator Charles Grassley, Congressman Tom Latham, Governor Terry Branstad, Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, and Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kaufmann. Information on the event, and reservations, can be obtained by contacting...
  • Trump casinos file Chapter 11; seek concessions (Atlantic City)

    09/10/2014 5:50:59 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    AP ^ | September 9, 2014 | Wayne Parry
    Trump Entertainment Resorts filed for bankruptcy Tuesday and threatened to shut down the Taj Mahal Casino Resort, which would make it the fifth Atlantic City casino to close this year. The company owns Trump Plaza, which is closing in a week, and the Taj Mahal, which has been experiencing cash-flow problems and had been trying to stave off a default with its lenders. The company said the Taj Mahal could close Nov. 13 if it doesn't win salary concessions from union workers.
  • Trump: Hack Obama's birth records

    09/08/2014 1:04:46 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies
    The Hill's Briefing Room ^ | September 6, 2014 | Kevin Cirilli
    Donald Trump wants hackers to hack into President Obama's college records to check his place of birth. The controversial real estate mogul tweeted Saturday morning: Donald J. Trump âś” @realDonaldTrump Attention all hackers: You are hacking everything else so please hack Obama's college records (destroyed?) and check "place of birth" 5:06 AM - 6 Sep 2014 1,595 Retweets 1,362 favorites Trump's birther remarks have been widely criticized. The administration released Obama's birth certificate in 2011, putting to end unsubstantiated conspiracy theories that Obama wasn't born in the United States. Obama was born in Honolulu on Aug. 4, 1961.
  • Donald Trump Says Ebola Patients Should Be Barred from U.S.

    08/01/2014 9:37:51 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 60 replies
    NBC News ^ | 1 Aug 14
    Donald Trump expressed panic over news that an Ebola patient will be flown to a specialized isolation unit at an Atlanta hospital. The billionaire took to Twitter on Wednesday to suggest that American borders should be closed to anyone with the virus that has killed 729 people in West Africa. That would apparently include two U.S. citizens — a doctor and a missionary — who are fighting for their lives in Liberia. "Stop the EBOLA patients from entering the U.S. Treat them, at the highest level, over there. THE UNITED STATES HAS ENOUGH PROBLEMS!" Trump tweeted. Some of the replies...
  • In Demand: Washington's Highest (and Lowest) Speaking Fees

    07/14/2014 3:55:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Yahoo! News / ABC News ^ | July 14, 2014 | Scott Wilson
    Speaking engagements are a common way for people to drum up some extra income after long stints in public office or attempts to reach public office. But depending on how much they’re charging, and who’s paying, speaking fees often lead to intense public scrutiny and criticism for politicos looking to make a buck. When accompanied by an unfortunate gaffe or an outlandish price tag, a politician’s speaking engagements can color them as greedy or simply out of touch. Including Bill and Hillary Clinton's speaking fee fortune and Donald Trump's eye-popping $1.5 million speeches, ABC News took a look at America’s...
  • Trump Plaza set to close in Sept.

    07/12/2014 1:53:37 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 65 replies
    Phillidelphia Inquirerer ^ | 7-12-14 | Suzette Parmley and Amy S. Rosenberg
    ATLANTIC CITY - The list of casinos closing or expected to close here just keeps growing. Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino will likely shut its doors for good in mid-September. Trump Entertainment Resorts told The Associated Press that it expects the casino to close its doors Sept. 16. No final decision has been made, the company said, but it “expects that it will terminate the operations of Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino on or shortly after September 16, 2014.”
  • Trump on flag standoff at his Calif. golf course: "I will fight for the American flag"

    07/10/2014 9:57:40 PM PDT · by lilyramone · 44 replies
    CBS News ^ | July 9, 2014
    RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. -- Business magnate Donald Trump is fighting -- not over an investment -- but to keep the Stars and Stripes flying from a 70-foot flagpole at his Southland Trump National Golf Course. CBS Los Angeles reports that the American flag has been the focus of a standoff between Trump and state officials, who say the business investor has not taken the proper legal steps to keep the flag flying. The California Coastal Commission claims that Trump has not filed the necessary coastal permits to fly the flag in its current location. The commission also says he...
  • Billionaire Tells Americans to Prepare For 'Financial Ruin' (Trump)

    07/01/2014 7:05:33 PM PDT · by driftdiver · 97 replies
    Moneynews ^ | June 30, 2014 | Newsmax Wires
    The United States could soon become a large-scale Spain or Greece, teetering on the edge of financial ruin. That’s according to Donald Trump, who painted a very ugly picture of where this country is headed. Trump made the comments during a recent appearance on Fox News’ “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren.” According to Trump, the United States is no longer a rich country. “When you’re not rich, you have to go out and borrow money. We’re borrowing from the Chinese and others. We’re up to $16 trillion in debt.” He goes on to point out that the downgrade...
  • Donald Trump goes mainstream

    05/31/2014 10:31:45 AM PDT · by Innovative · 9 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 30, 2014 | Aaron Blake
    In fact, when it comes to primaries, the tea party-aligned Trump sounds a whole lot like GOP establishment leaders -- calling for pragmatism over purity -- rather than tea party groups. ...Maness is in the single digits while Rep. Bill Cassidy polls as the GOP frontrunner against Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.). "The Republicans have to win," Trump said. "I’m a very conservative person, but Republicans have to win."
  • Video: Trump's 50 Million Reasons...(Trump offered $50M before election for Obama transcript)

    05/27/2014 5:58:20 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 22 replies
    BirtherReport.com ^ | May 27, 2014 | Donald Trump
    Full Title: "Video: Trump's 50 Million Reasons Obama Hiding Records; Birth Certificate Questioned" BirtherReport: As reported here Donald Trump appeared at the National Press Club today and touched on Obama's ID fraud. Asked if he regretted questioning Obama's eligibility Trump responded, Not even a little bit... I don't regret it... Why would I regret it? Donald Trump gave three reasons why Obama may be hiding all his records... Transcript begin @1:50: TRUMP: Now then what wasn't reported by the press is sometime just prior to the expiration date of that ($5M) offer I raised the offer to $50 million dollars...50...
  • Miss Universe to Be Held in Dubai? Donald Trump Thinks So

    05/20/2014 1:31:20 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | Parag Deulgaonkar
    Dubai could eventually host Ryder Cup, Miss Universe: Trump Donald Trump, an American business magnate, is hoping Dubai will play host to the Ryder Cup and Miss Universe pageant, someday in future. Trump, who is involved in developing Trump International Golf Course in the $6 billion Akoya by Damac in Dubailand, believes the course, designed by Gil Hanse, will be a perfect venue to host the tournament. "I would like to see them go after it really strongly and I will help them. This is an incredible venue for the Ryder Cup to be brought to. I am not...
  • Donald Trump On Release Of Criminal Immigrants: 'So Stupid'

    05/19/2014 6:03:09 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 10 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 19 May 2014, | Caroline May
    Donald Trump has weighed in on the Obama administration’s release of more than 36,000 criminal immigrants last year.
  • Trump: ‘I Would Build a Border Fence Like You Have Never Seen Before’

    04/13/2014 4:16:17 PM PDT · by equalator · 115 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4-12-14 | Robert Wilde
    Donald Trump said that “not only is Obamacare a disaster, it is the single greatest lie that I have ever witnessed. As far as immigration is concerned, Trump boasted that he is a builder and that he likes to build things. He said that, if he was in charge of America, “I would build a border fence like you have never seen before.”
  • Bush draws boos from conservatives at Freedom Summit

    04/12/2014 3:33:31 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | Alexandra Jaffe
    A mention of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R), a potential 2016 presidential contender, brought boos from a conservative crowd in New Hampshire on Saturday. Speaking at the New Hampshire Freedom Summit, a gathering of conservative activists and figures organized by Americans for Prosperity and Citizens United, billionaire Donald Trump said Bush’s recent comments on immigrants coming to the U.S. as an “act of love” were “out there.”
  • Eager Republicans rush for the grassroots

    04/10/2014 7:54:25 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 1 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Jennifer Harper
    The timing is impeccable: A dozen famed conservatives with liberty, tradition and smaller government on their minds gather a mere 72 hours before Tax Day dawns. That would be the Freedom Summit on Saturday, a daylong showcase organized by Americans for Prosperity and Citizens United, staged in Manchester, the most bustling town in New Hampshire.
  • Trump Wows CPAC: Says Putin 'Toying With Obama'

    03/06/2014 5:28:05 PM PST · by DannyTN · 54 replies
    Newsmax.com ^ | Thursday, 06 Mar 2014 06:52 PM | Todd Beamon
    Billionaire businessman Donald Trump ditched the teleprompter at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday and received huge ovations as he slammed President Barack Obama's leadership both at home and abroad. "We have so many problems — and we have so little leadership," Trump said at the session in suburban Washington. "It's all about the leadership." He cited China's move this week to devalue its currency against the American dollar, as well as Russian President Vladimir Putin's assault on Ukraine as examples of the United States' decline as a world power. "The reason why they're doing it is because our...
  • Trump: Real Unemployment Rate 21, 22 Percent

    03/06/2014 12:51:38 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 14 replies
    National Review ^ | 03/06/2014 | By Eliana Johnson
    Donald Trump is an eternal favorite among the political junkies who comprise much of the audience at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. By contrast to the long line of politicians he follows on the dais, the real-estate magnate seems refreshingly candid. The audience here laughs at his jokes and encourages his bombast. “I saw Tiger Woods this morning, Ernie Els, and Phil Mickelson, and I told them I’m going to CPAC,” he said as he took the podium on Thursday. The crowd cheered. He mentioned that he’d been to Moscow recently, because he owns the Miss Universe Pageant, and...
  • McLaughlin: Louder than the rest of Cuomo’s potential GOP challengers

    02/23/2014 1:58:02 PM PST · by neverdem · 18 replies
    Troy Record ^ | 02/23/14 | Kyle Hughes
    ALBANY >> With his re-election campaign underway, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is riding high in the polls, but don’t tell that to Assembly member Steven McLaughlin, his self-described loudest critic. “I would point to a multitude of problems, but I think overwhelmingly he’s a bully,” McLaughlin said last week. “He acts that way and it’s catching up with him.” McLaughlin, a Rensselaer County Republican, compared Cuomo to Hitler and Mussolini after the SAFE Act gun law was pushed through the Legislature in January 2013, later apologizing for a poor choice of words. A year later, he says voters in his district...
  • Trump Vows to Cut NY Taxes by 50 Percent

    02/04/2014 10:47:40 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 11 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 02/04/2014 | Alexandra Ward
    Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy joined billionaire Donald Trump at his Super Bowl Bash in Palm Beach, Fla., on Sunday and heard first-hand from the real estate mogul what his key election plank would be if he chooses to run for governor of New York later this year. Ruddy at Trump's Superbowl Party: Trump vows as NY Governor to cut taxes in half! #superbowl2014 @realdonaldtrump pic.twitter.com/dzWTNy9a7j — Newsmax (@Newsmax_Media) February 3, 2014 Trump has been hinting for some time that he will challenge Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo in the 2014 New York gubernatorial race, but said previously that he will...
  • Ted Cruz to join Donald Trump, Michele Bachmann at New Orleans Republican Leadership Conference

    02/04/2014 7:31:01 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 13 replies
    NOLA.com ^ | February 04, 2014 at 8:57 AM | Lauren McGaughy
    New Orleans will once again draw the who's who among GOP policymakers, pundits and politicians this year, when it plays host to the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference, or RLC. While U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined the playbill Tuesday (Feb. 4) morning, attendees can also expect to see a slew of other conservative leaders including Donald Trump, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. and maybe even the cast of Duck Dynasty. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal was not yet a confirmed attendee, as per the RLC's speakers list. But another Pelican State Republican, recent GOP-convert and candidate for lieutenant governor state Sen....
  • Hillary Clinton Fears Donald Trump

    01/25/2014 12:04:44 PM PST · by doug from upland · 104 replies
    showbizspy ^ | 1-2014
    HILLARY Clinton had a meltdown when she heard that Donald Trump is planning to battle her for the presidency in 2016. Sources say Clinton fears Trump, and the billionaire is on the top of her hate list. Meanwhile, Hillary apparently has a brain tumor. According to a report from America’s Globe magazine, the 66-year-old presidential hopeful is battling a serious health crisis. Meanwhile, Clinton has been warned that running for President in 2016 could KILL her. The feisty politician wants to spurn her doctors’ advice and announce her candidacy on June 4, 2014 – the day her late mother would...
  • Trump says weighing run for America's top job, Christie hurt

    01/21/2014 5:02:07 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Yahoo! News / Reuters ^ | January 21, 2014 | Richard Valdmanis
    MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Outspoken real estate magnate Donald Trump said on Tuesday he may seek the Republican presidential nomination for 2016, adding that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's prospects for a White House run have dimmed since a scandal erupted. A run for the presidency "is something I would certainly look at," Trump told Reuters. "You know why? I'm unhappy with the way things are going in America." Trump gave the telephone interview before making a breakfast speech at the "Politics & Eggs" forum at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire - an event that tends to...
  • How Billy Graham became an American icon

    11/09/2013 12:46:25 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    CNN ^ | November 9, 2013 | Molly Worthen, special to CNN
    Under ordinary circumstances, Donald Trump and Rupert Murdoch are probably not in the habit of attending the birthday parties of elderly Christian preachers in the North Carolina mountains. But they were both among the hundreds of well-wishers at the party on Thursday marking Billy Graham’s 95th birthday. Graham spent his career leading revivals around the globe, following a long tradition of evangelists who have traveled far and wide to urge sinners to accept Christ. But his birthday guest list shows that he is no ordinary preacher. He is a cultural icon, the most famous face of traditional Protestant Christianity. “We...
  • Anti-Tea Party protesters ‘scared’ of Billy Graham

    11/06/2013 11:47:37 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The New York Post's Page Six ^ | November 6, 2013 | Richard Johnson
    <p>When Sarah Palin and Donald Trump join 800 other guests in celebrating Billy Graham’s 95th birthday Thursday in Asheville, North Carolina, they will be heckled by anti-Tea Party protesters.</p>
  • Palin, Trump to attend Billy Graham's birthday

    11/04/2013 12:25:10 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    daily advance ^ | 11/4/13
    he Rev. Billy Graham turns 95 this week, and Sarah Palin and real estate mogul Donald Trump are among the 800 people planning to attend his celebration. The Citizen-Times of Asheville reports that the event is being held Thursday at Asheville's noted Grove Park Inn.
  • Palin, Trump to attend Billy Graham's birthday

    11/01/2013 12:49:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — The Rev. Billy Graham turns 95 next week, and Sarah Palin and real estate mogul Donald Trump are among the 800 people planning to attend his celebration.---snip---Graham spokesman Jeremy Blume says there are ties between the Graham family and Palin, the former Alaska governor and Republican presidential candidate. Relief aid headed to Russia provided by Samaritan's Purse, the international charity run by Franklin Graham, is staged in Alaska....
  • Sarah Palin follows the Donald Trump method (Lay down a tarp)

    10/30/2013 8:20:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies
    CNN ^ | October 29, 2013 | James C. Moore, Special to CNN
    Sarah is selling Sarah. The former vice presidential candidate and half-term governor of Alaska is a commodity of one and a marketing machine. She has created a new politics of profit. Palin's reanimation on the tea party stage probably means no more than the other intentions she has floated but never executed. She spent almost a year of the last presidential election cycle teasing the far right that she was going to run for president. She never did, but lots of network TV interviews and speculative articles drove up her name recognition and brand identification. And she's not running again....
  • (NY) GOPers eye Donald Trump for governor run

    10/14/2013 7:30:12 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 27 replies
    New York Post ^ | 10/14/13 | Frederic U Dicker
    Increasingly desperate New York Republicans, seeking the political equivalent of a Hail Mary pass, are trying to get Donald Trump to run against Gov. Cuomo next year…. They’re seeking to make the case that while Trump is only an apprentice politician, he’s the only Republican on the horizon who has the name recognition, guts and money to tell Cuomo, “You’re fired!” They’re also arguing that Trump could launch a 2016 presidential run — which he has clearly been eyeing with his criticisms of President Obama and Washington — by first winning the election for governor. So far, Trump, who only...
  • How would Donald Trump negotiate a debt ceiling deal?

    10/14/2013 6:41:47 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct 14, 2013 | Fox & Friends
    The Donald weighs in
  • Is Eric Schneiderman a Crook? Targeting Trump backfires as New York AG accused of corruption.

    08/29/2013 12:23:52 PM PDT · by neverdem · 25 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 8.29.13 | Jeffrey Lord
    Is the Attorney General of New York a crook? Who is Neal Kwatra? Who is Melvin Lowe? What exactly was that federal sentencing memorandum all about? Why isn’t Jon Corzine being prosecuted? And exactly what went on in a closed-door meeting between New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and President Obama — hours before Schneiderman filed a Saturday afternoon lawsuit against Obama’s famous critic –- Donald Trump? The questions about New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman are piling up. And the irony is that the filing of a $40 million lawsuit against Trump that amusingly alleges the billionaire real estate...