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  • Brad Thor, A #NeverTrumper surrenders

    08/21/2016 3:36:58 PM PDT · by HokieMom · 127 replies
    Washington Times ^ | August 17, 2016 | Kelly Riddell
    ANALYSIS/OPINION: One by one, the #NeverTrumpers will fall, as they realize the only two people who have a shot at winning the White House are GOP nominee Donald Trump or his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. Brad Thor, who has been in the #NeverTrump camp since the beginning and is a respected conservative author, came to this realization on Tuesday, throwing his support behind Mr. Trump. It wasn’t a pretty endorsement, but it was an endorsement all the same. “Yesterday, Dr. [Hugh] Hewitt tried (yet again) to help guide America to the best (and only) option available to us. I lost...
  • Black Trump supporters called 'racist', 'Uncle Tom' speak out. A call for unity.

    08/19/2016 6:59:39 AM PDT · by b4me · 11 replies
    Youtube ^ | Aug 6, 2016 | TransmiTV
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9hXx6_Fzgs Published on Aug 6, 2016 Is Trump's message about dividing America or uniting it? There is a lot of racial division in this nation, and it's often worsened by the media. We are all Americans, and for Trump supporters the message is clear: Trump wants to lead America to unity regardless of skin color. Thank you for watching, and please do share this.
  • Trump Team, RNC To Meet at Pivotal Moment ('come to Jesus meeting' Friday in Orlando)

    08/11/2016 7:45:13 PM PDT · by drewh · 57 replies
    Politico.com | 08/11/16 08:28 PM EDT | By Marc Caputo, Ben Schreckinger and Kenneth P. Vogel
    <p>Donald Trump’s campaign and top Republican Party officials plan what one person called a “come to Jesus” meeting on Friday in Orlando to discuss the Republican nominee’s struggling campaign, according to multiple sources familiar with the scheduled sit-down.</p> <p>Though a campaign source dismissed it as a "typical" gathering, others described it as a more serious meeting, with one calling it an "emergency meeting." It comes at a time of mounting tension between the campaign and the Republican National Committee, which is facing pressure to pull the plug on Trump’s campaign and redirect party funds down ballot to protect congressional majorities endangered by Trump’s candidacy.</p>
  • Hannity: Time For All Republicans To Get On Board With Trump

    08/10/2016 9:46:15 PM PDT · by mbrfl · 76 replies
    Fox News ^ | AUGUST 10, 2016 | Sean Hannity
    Hannity has been pretty vocal lately in his criticism of those in the GOP not supporting Trump. There's nothing really new in this clip, but it's a good summary of what's at stake if Hillary wins.
  • About A Third Of Bernie Sanders’s Supporters Still Aren’t Backing Hillary Clinton

    08/08/2016 12:47:46 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 12 replies
    FiveThirtyEight ^ | 08/08/2016 | Harry Enten
    One of the big questions heading into the Democratic National Convention late last month was whether Hillary Clinton could rally Bernie Sanders supporters to her side. Before the convention, many Sanders supporters said they would support Clinton in a two-way matchup against Donald Trump, but when pollsters offered them third-party candidates as an option, they abandoned her. Then, on the first night of the convention, Sanders gave his big speech urging his voters to support Clinton, and we can now see that the convention did help persuade some Sanders voters to switch. But about a third of Sanders’s voters are...
  • We can not allow politics to divide us - please read

    08/06/2016 9:45:09 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 19 replies
    Love of God | 6 August 2016 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    God calls us to bear with one another. Lately, I have been allowing myself to follow the game plan of the liberal leftists who are trying to divide and conquer in the United States so they can win and implement their completely Socialist program which will allow them to tell everyone below the level of top positions what to think and say, what to do for a living, where to live and whether you get healthcare or not. In their game plan, we begin to attack ONE ANOTHER instead of the source of the conflict, them. With that strategy and...
  • Walker, Johnson, Ryan skipping Trump event

    08/04/2016 9:47:10 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 91 replies
    Wisconsin’s top three Republicans are skipping Donald Trump’s visit to Green Bay. The billionaire GOP presidential nominee's trip to the Badger State is coming just days after he declined... Walker, Ryan and U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson are all taking a pass on appearing with Trump on Friday. Walker will be viewing flood damage in northern Wisconsin. Ryan plans to be in the southern...
  • Clinton backers asked to speak at Sanders rally, then booed

    07/28/2016 3:50:45 PM PDT · by randita · 23 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 7/28/16 | GEOFF MULVIHILL and MEGAN TRIMBLE
    <p>PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Bernie Sanders supporters asked fans of Hillary Clinton to explain why anyone should back her for president, then booed them at a rally Thursday on the final day of the Democratic National Convention.</p> <p>"This woman has been working for more than 50 years to help women and children," she said to the Sanders supporters, immediately drawing boos.</p>
  • Bitter Bernie Sanders supporters dangerously delusional if they don't follow their leader and stand

    07/26/2016 5:18:59 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 31 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | July 26, 2016 | Josh Greenman
    Complete Headline: Bitter Bernie Sanders supporters dangerously delusional if they don't follow their leader and stand behind Hillary The embittered Bernie Sanders brigades who interrupted speeches throughout the first day and night of the Democratic convention, chanting for their man and booing every mention of the nominee, as though it were Purim and Hillary Clinton the evil Haman, are dangerously delusional. You should respect their vote and passion; you shouldn't respect their rude outbursts. Those who couldn't contain themselves proved not to be proud progressives but petulant children who risk helping to elect Donald Trump, a massive threat to...
  • Amid chorus of boos, Sanders urges his delegates to back Clinton

    07/25/2016 1:25:24 PM PDT · by randita · 29 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 7/25/16 | Maria Panaritis
    In a speech to his delegates that drew fierce boos and palpable anger, Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday urged his supporters to help Hillary Clinton defeat her opponent because the alternative is a danger to American society. Donald Trump "is a bully and a demagogue!” Sanders told a packed ballroom full of hundreds of impassioned loyalists at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. “So is Hillary!” were among chants he got in return. More than once they booed when he said her name. The Center City meeting with Sanders' pledged delegates on the opening day of the Democratic National Convention followed a...
  • Palin: We Need To Be Better, Not Bitter, As Trump’s Opponents Start Hopping On Our Bandwagon

    07/25/2016 10:57:34 AM PDT · by Resettozero · 38 replies
    Independent Journal ^ | July 25, 2016 | Sarah Palin
    With Donald Trump securing the presidential nomination, the political narrative is shifting rapidly and revealingly. As you watch former haters hop aboard the Trump Train, it’s important to connect dots and understand my concern about a bunch of belated mea culpas with which we’ll now be inundated. It’s important because time is short and lessons must be learned to avoid future catastrophic capture by status quo politicos. Friends, my concern here is all about the attempted destruction of Trump SUPPORTERS over all these months. I’ve zipped my lips long enough; it’s time to call out those who’ve tried to destroy...
  • Limbaugh: Trump Used Cruz to Pull Off GOP Unity

    07/21/2016 6:39:11 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 21,2016 | Jeff Poor
    Those were not technical glitches. It was done on purpose. The Trump campaign knew. They were already in the process of distracting from Cruz. I mean, Cruz may not have known it, he was backwards to that giant screen, but it went black. It was flashing. It looked like it had DirecTV and there’s a lightning storm. It gets pixelated for a while and then it went black. Then a portion of it was black. It was distracting in and of itself, so much so the TV networks had to cover from a different angle, a side angle where the...
  • Cruz Delegate: He "Lied To Me"; I Came As A Cruz Delegate And I'm Leaving As A Trump Supporter

    07/22/2016 10:16:04 AM PDT · by orchestra · 103 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 7/21/2016 | Ian Schwartz
    Geraldine Sam, former Mayor of La Marque, TX, told CNN she came to the convention as a Cruz delegate but is leaving as a Trump supporter after Sen. Ted Cruz's address at the RNC Wednesday night. Sam was interviewed by CNN following a contentious meeting between the Texas delegation and Cruz where the former candidate for president doubled down the rhetoric expressed in his speech. (Video at link)
  • Unity in question as Republicans prepare for Trump to take the stage Thurs

    07/21/2016 7:13:32 AM PDT · by upchuck · 20 replies
    Wa Compost ^ | July 21, 2016 | Karen Tumulty
    [IMHO, this article is way, way over the top.] As Republicans prepare for their nominee, Donald Trump, to take the stage here Thursday night under the theme “Make America One Again,” the previous evening’s eruption of bitterness from the brutal primary campaign season threatened efforts to end the convention on a substantive and unified note... ... when Sen. Ted Cruz (Tex.) pointedly refused to endorse Trump, who had bested him in the race for the presidential nomination. Cruz instead urged Republicans to “vote your conscience” and was roundly booed off the stage. “Cruz used very bad judgment. I think he...
  • The Template for Restored Unity and peace amongst our various peoples starts first in our churches!

    07/17/2016 3:53:05 AM PDT · by mdmathis6 · 23 replies
    self | 7/17/16 | Michael Mathis
    The template as to how all inter-relations between Christians of the Church should work is to be found here in Galatians 3: "For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. 27 For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. 28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. 29 And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise." This passage ALSO provides a NATIONAL roadmap...
  • Vanity - After Convention, Trump should make a Civility Speech

    07/15/2016 11:09:33 AM PDT · by Yaelle · 93 replies
    Me | 07/15/16 | Self
    I think that soon after the Convention, Trump can make history and rally everyone around him with a Civility Speech. He needs to announce it, act like its gonna be Yuge, then deliver a speech to every American about civility. Some of the content should be: - saying that he hopes everyone is either watching, or will watch it later on YouTube, even if they don’t like HIM because this is about all of us, not him - saying that American civility will be a bully pulpit focus in his first 100 days in office, but that we can't wait...
  • 200 House Republicans show up to meet Trump

    07/07/2016 7:11:27 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 41 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/7/2016 | Rachael Bade, Heather Caygle and John Bresnahan
    House Republicans came face-to-face Thursday morning for the first time with Donald J. Trump. And most seemed to like what they saw.The billionaire real estate tycoon met with the full House GOP conference at Republican National Committee headquarters, as Republicans try to suppress their displeasure with his controversial campaign and rally behind Trump before the GOP convention this month.GOP sources say there was a "full house" for the meeting, with at least 200 lawmakers attending. Conservative CNBC commentator Larry Kudlow introduced Trump.Trump hit on a number of safe Republican themes during his speech: tax reform, protecting the 2nd Amendment, repealing...
  • You Need To Suck It Up And Vote For Trump

    07/07/2016 3:59:12 PM PDT · by bkopto · 46 replies
    Townhall ^ | 7/7/2016 | Kurt Schlichter
    Donald Trump is a vulgar clown posing as a conservative, unmoored to any coherent ideology. He has generated unprecedented opposition and the contempt of people across the political spectrum. He is unbound to any principle other than his own appetite for adulation. And those very factors that make him so appalling also make him America’s only hope. Now we need to suck it up and pull the lever for this jerk. I don’t need to hear why Trump sucks again. I know why he’s terrible. I’ve written about it at length. But the Hillary Clinton charade of July 5th –...
  • Ted Cruz to speak at RNC following Trump meeting

    07/07/2016 12:51:40 PM PDT · by Jim from C-Town · 220 replies
    CNN ^ | 07-07-2016 | Jeremy Diamond and Noah Gray
    Sen. Ted Cruz, Donald Trump's former chief rival for the GOP nomination, will speak at the Republican National Convention later this month, the Texas senator told reporters after the two met Thursday in Washington. Cruz told reporters Thursday that the real estate mogul offered his former primary rival a speaking slot during the meeting and Cruz accepted. He added that he and Trump did not discuss an endorsement.
  • It's Official! Ted Cruz To Speak at GOP Convention; What Do You Think?

    07/07/2016 3:59:37 PM PDT · by WayneDupreeShow · 159 replies
    Newsninja2012 ^ | 7-7-16 | Wayne Dupree
    A Trump source, who described the meeting as a “mending of fences,” said the former rivals agreed to a rhetorical cease-fire and promised to work together on issues they agree. One such area is the courts: Trump asked Cruz to assist in cultivating a longer list of conservative judicial appointees, and once more, the Texas senator obliged him. Today Donald Trump met with Cruz privately, and it seemed their buried the hatchet, or so it seems. Cruz accepted a speaking role at the GOP convention in a couple of weeks. I guess my thoughts run to WHEN will he be speaking?...
  • Trump, seeking GOP unity, has tense meeting with Senate Republicans

    07/07/2016 1:10:40 PM PDT · by Innovative · 35 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 7, 2016 | Sean Sullivan and Philip Rucker
    Donald Trump’s private meeting Thursday with Senate Republicans — designed to foster greater party unity ahead of the national convention in Cleveland — grew combative as the presumptive presidential nominee admonished three senators who have been critical of his candidacy and predicted they would lose their reelection bids, according to two Republican officials with direct knowledge of the exchanges.
  • Trump: Cruz, Kasich must endorse or no convention slot

    06/26/2016 3:38:19 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 285 replies
    "If there's no endorsement, then I would not invite them to speak," Trump said of other top Republicans in an interview with the New York Times.
  • Jeff Roe: Cruz Could Play Big Part at Convention Unifying GOP Behind Trump

    06/24/2016 10:43:50 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 177 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | June 24, 2016 | Tim Hains
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Ted Cruz's campaign manager, Jeff Roe, comments on what Trump can do at the Republican Convention to unite the party: Give Ted Cruz a prominent role. JEFF ROE: I would be remiss if I didn't point out that without data, without online fund raising, they kicked my butt anyway. That's on top of us raising $93 million, which was a record (at the time) for Republican primaries, getting eight million votes. Mr. Trump has a way to control the news cycle. I believe they will be able to put it together, but they have to get going now. The...
  • Trump: ‘It would be helpful’ if Republicans would help him

    06/18/2016 4:46:34 PM PDT · by Innovative · 44 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 18, 2016 | Jill Colvin And Michelle Rindels, AP
    Donald Trump railed Saturday against efforts by some frustrated Republicans planning a last-ditch effort to try to thwart him from becoming the party’s nominee, threatening at one point to stop fundraising if Republicans don’t rally around him. Speaking at a theater at the Treasure Island hotel on the Las Vegas strip, Trump referred to “an insurgent group” trying to deny him delegates at the party’s July convention.
  • After Orlando, Republican Party Unity Behind Trump Grows More Elusive

    06/14/2016 7:11:04 PM PDT · by Innovative · 110 replies
    NBC News ^ | June 14, 2016 | Leigh Ann Caldwell
    House Speaker Paul Ryan told a room of Republican donors and elites in Park City, Utah last weekend that he endorsed Donald Trump to keep the Republican Party together. That explanation implied that if the highest ranking Republican didn't support the top of the ticket and went against the legitimate winner of the primary electoral process that the Republican Party would limp forward as a divided party with no chance of electoral success. The Speaker suggested that he put party above personal preference for the sake of unity. Just days later, party unity appears even more fragile. Since wrapping up...
  • Romney loyalists ponder a future with Trump

    06/12/2016 7:55:11 AM PDT · by detective · 16 replies
    MSN News ^ | June 12, 2016 | JULIE BYKOWICZ
    Donald Trump can be an effective president, and he's going to win with you or without you, Republican Chairman Reince Priebus told several hundred of the party's top donors and strategists Saturday. Trump is setting a dangerous example for Americans by promoting "trickle-down racism," and the party must look beyond this presidential election to find its future, the 2012 nominee Mitt Romney told the same group later that morning. Delivered within moments of each other at Romney's annual business and politics summit at a five-star ski resort, those opposite messages were enough to cause whiplash. That's a hazard of being...
  • Trump knocks rivals in Florida and Pennsylvania — and not just the Democrats

    06/11/2016 4:51:15 PM PDT · by Innovative · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 11, 2016 | Jose A. DelReal
    Donald Trump called for the Republican Party to fall in line behind his presidential bid Saturday during campaign swings through Florida and Pennsylvania, attacking skeptical members of his own party along with Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. “We have a war to win against a very crooked politician. The Republican Party really should get their act together,” Trump said here Saturday. “They have to come together. We have to win. And if for no other reason, the Supreme Court, remember that.”
  • Donald Trump Tells Skeptical Republican Party Members to Fall in Line

    06/11/2016 2:20:05 PM PDT · by Innovative · 13 replies
    NBC News ^ | June 11, 2016 | Alexandra Jaffe
    Donald Trump earlier this week promised to make Republicans "proud of our party and our movement." Days later, he's punching up his message to skeptical party members: Get your act together. "We have a war to win against a very crooked politician," he said at a rally in Tampa on Saturday, referring to Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. "I don't want to waste a lot of time trying to defend ourselves against these phony (politicians)." "The Republican Party has to come together, they have to get their act together," he added, citing the potential for the next president to nominate multiple...
  • The Conversation About War and Our Veterans We Refuse to Have

    06/09/2016 4:28:21 PM PDT · by huldah1776 · 18 replies
    Medium.com@benjaminSledge ^ | May 27, 2016 | Benjamin Sledge
    I went to the market Where all the families shop I pulled out my Ka-bar And started to chop Your left right left right left right kill Your left right left right you know I will -Military cadence “You can shoot her…” the First Sergeant tells me. “Technically.” We’re standing on a rooftop watching black smoke pillars rise from a section of the city where two of my teammates are taking machine gun fire. Below, the small cluster of homes we’ve taken over is taking sporadic fire as well. He hands me his rifle with a high powered scope and...
  • PPP: Pennsylvania Close; Sanders Supporter Unity Would Make It Not Close (Trump Tie 2-way, -1 3-way)

    06/08/2016 12:08:19 PM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 65 replies
    PPP's new Pennsylvania poll finds a close race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the state, although both a generic Democratic candidate and Bernie Sanders have more substantial leads that bode well for Clinton's chances if she can get the party unified around her in the weeks ahead. Clinton has 41% to 40% for Trump, with Gary Johnson at 6% and Jill Stein at 3%. In a head to head match up, Clinton and Trump tie at 44%. Similarly to what we found on the Florida poll we released yesterday, Republicans are more unified around Trump (79/8) than Democrats...
  • At Ohio GOP event, Kasich says he wants to see unity in 2016

    06/05/2016 5:28:31 PM PDT · by Innovative · 30 replies
    Washington Times ^ | June 5, 2016 | AP
    Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) says he wants to see unity, healing and leadership this presidential election cycle. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1Y9mVYl ) Kasich told guests at the Ohio Republican Party’s annual state dinner on Saturday that he did not know how the election would go or what his plans would be.
  • Why Paul Ryan endorsed Donald Trump

    06/03/2016 12:40:06 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 12 replies
    The Week ^ | June 3, 2016 | W. James Antle III
    Wails of disappointment greeted House Speaker Paul Ryan's endorsement of Donald Trump, tucked anticlimactically inside his Wisconsin hometown newspaper. For legions of anti-Trump conservatives, Ryan was not only the last member of the Republican congressional leadership holding out on endorsing the billionaire who vexes them so. To #NeverTrump, Ryan was the last honest man. Now that Ryan has clambered aboard the Trump train, they can only make common cause with the backbenchers and blue-state Republican elected officials. Among the less magnanimous Trump supporters — though, it should be noted, not Trump himself — Ryan's conversion was almost too little, too...
  • Paul Ryan: "I'll be voting for Donald Trump"

    06/02/2016 1:53:53 PM PDT · by LukeL · 31 replies
    www.tmj4.com ^ | 6/2/2016
    JANESVILLE -- House Speaker Paul Ryan said in his hometown newspaper The Janesville Gazette Thursday that he'll be voting for Donald Trump this fall.
  • The Trump-Clinton Race Is Not As Close As It Looks

    05/31/2016 4:38:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 102 replies
    National Journal ^ | May 30, 2016 | Charlie Cook
    With its nomination settled, the GOP has been healing its wounds, but Democratic feelings are still raw because of the ongoing fight between Clinton and Sanders. The latest round of polls re­leased pri­or to Me­mori­al Day week­end, which showed Hil­lary Clin­ton and Don­ald Trump in a vir­tu­al tie, set off in­tense hand-wringing among Demo­crats, Clin­ton back­ers, and Trump de­tract­ors alike. They much pre­ferred the polls from a month earli­er giv­ing the former sec­ret­ary of State a double-di­git lead over the real-es­tate mogul. What’s lost on many people is that any tri­al heat between Trump and Clin­ton today is like com­par­ing...
  • It is Time for Trump to Unify the Party

    05/31/2016 8:30:35 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 60 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 31, 2016 | C. Edmund Wright
    Donald Trump might have written The Art of the Deal, but the title he should peruse today is Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People. His more vocal supporters, and by that I mean those who act out on the internet precisely as Donald does on the stump, should pick up a copy as well. Both the candidate and his hard-core supporters have missed the idea that it is the job of the winner to unite a party. Oddly the Trumpists defend their offensive and insulting demeanor by saying that neither John McCain nor Mitt Romney reached out...
  • Beck Shreds Rubio Over Trump Support: ‘You Have No Credibility With Me Any More’

    05/30/2016 11:20:46 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 107 replies
    Mediaite ^ | May 30, 2016 | Josh Feldman
    Glenn Beck used to talk about harboring respect for Marco Rubio, but now that Rubio has basically thrown in with Donald Trump, Beck tore into Rubio yesterday over what he deemed as a betrayal. Rubio has indicated in various Twitter spats over the past week that he’s behind Trump by default because there are no other good options to take down Hillary Clinton. But that’s not good enough for Beck. He wrote, “Can you have any credibility when you said one thing on the campaign trail and then the opposite after. Were you lying to us then or now Marco?”
  • Dole says GOPers should fall in line behind Trump, pushes Gingrich for VP

    05/28/2016 7:52:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | May 28, 2016 | Eugene Scott
    Bob Dole encouraged fellow Republicans Saturday to back Donald Trump and suggested the presumptive GOP nominee select Newt Gingrich as his running mate. In an interview with CNN's Ana Cabrera, Dole -- the 1996 Republican nominee who said he spoke with Trump last week -- also suggested Trump apologize to Arizona Sen. John McCain and New Mexico Gov. Susanna Martinez for disparaging comments he's made about them in the past. "I have been a Republican all my life," said Dole, who endorsed former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush at one point during the 2016 primary fight but has since backed Trump....
  • Never mind Trump, GOP uniting under banner: 'Never Hillary'

    05/28/2016 1:16:15 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 28, 2016 2:52 AM EDT | Julie Bykowicz and Julie Pace
    Donald Trump’s best ally in winning over skeptical Republicans is turning out to be Hillary Clinton. Having overcome a multimillion-dollar “Never Trump” campaign aimed at blocking him from the Republican nomination, he’s now benefiting from a wave of GOP donors, party leaders, voters and conservative groups that are uniting under a new banner: “Never Hillary.” “Nothing unites Republicans better than a Clinton,” says Scott Reed, a political strategist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce who has advised previous GOP campaigns. While Reed says there remain “many unknowns” about Trump, he adds that “the knowns about Hillary are very powerful motivators...
  • Ryan reportedly ready to end Trump impasse (Link Only

    05/25/2016 10:22:47 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 43 replies
    Link OnlyUltimate source for this is Bloomberg (via Capital Report - Minnesota).
  • Newt Gingrich: By November, Trump Will "Consolodate" Support While Clinton "Continues To Stagnate"

    05/22/2016 10:47:25 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 46 replies
    realclearpolitics.com ^ | May 22, 2016 | Tim Hains
    Former House Speaker and potential/rumored pick for Trump running mate, Newt Gingrich, speaks with Fox News Channel's Maria Bartiromo about his general election predictions. He forecasts that by November, the race will no longer be close, and that Trump will win by "a suprisingly big number" like Ronald Reagan did in 1980. NEWT GINGRICH: I don't think these polls signal a close race by November. I think if you look at the trend line, it signals that Trump will probably consolodate support while Hillary Clinton continues to stagnate. And the odds are pretty good Trump will win just like Reagan...
  • Hamas slams 'Arafat the coward'

    05/22/2016 3:08:12 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/5/16 | Dalit Halevi
    Senior Hamas politburo official Mahmoud al-Zahar reignited the war of words between his terrorist organization and Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah faction, which have long been bitter rivals. Hamas and Fatah have remained violently divided despite the unity deal sealed by Abbas in April 2014 when he torpedoed the US-led peace talks. In recent days - even as Egypt is leading talks in Cairo to try and unify the Palestinian factions - al-Zahar upped the ante on Hamas-Fatah tensions by slamming Fatah founder and arch-terrorist Yasser Arafat for being a "coward" and fleeing a battle with Israel, before...
  • GOP elite line up behind Donald Trump

    05/22/2016 2:10:26 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 28 replies
    Politico ^ | 05/20/16 | Alex Isenstadt
    The Never Trump moment is over. While a small group of Republicans has wrung its hands raw over the choice between the GOP’s nominee and Hillary Clinton, the party’s firmament – social and intellectual conservatives, the lobbyist and donor class, powerful operatives and outside groups – is increasingly getting in line behind Donald Trump. Never mind that many of them complain about his bombastic and unpredictable political style. The thawing has slowly but surely begun - and it’s visible everywhere -- from mega-donors like Foster Friess rallying Republican governors to Trump, to Mitt Romney’s allies agreeing to raise money for...
  • Republicans Want Their Party to Unify Behind Donald Trump, Poll Shows

    05/20/2016 1:26:59 PM PDT · by Innovative · 13 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 20, 2016 | JONATHAN MARTIN and DALIA SUSSMAN
    An overwhelming majority of Republican voters say their party’s leaders should get behind Donald J. Trump, even as he enters the general election saddled with toxic favorability ratings among the broader electorate, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.
  • Krauthammer: Trump Supreme Court List Will Have A "Dramatic Effect" In Unifying Republicans

    05/19/2016 6:16:38 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 79 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 19,2016 | Jeff Poor
    Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer reacted to the list put forth by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of who he is considering to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court should he be elected president.
  • Mitt Romney ends recruiting efforts for an independent candidate

    05/18/2016 12:51:18 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 125 replies
    cnn.com ^ | Updated 3:01 PM ET, Wed May 18, 2016 | Eric Bradner and Jim Acosta, CNN
    Mitt Romney ends recruiting efforts for an independent candidate By Eric Bradner and Jim Acosta, CNN Updated 3:01 PM ET, Wed May 18, 2016 Washington (CNN)Mitt Romney won't launch a third-party presidential campaign of his own and has stopped trying to recruit somebody else to do it. The 2012 Republican nominee had attempted to recruit a challenger to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. But prospects like Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse said no, and Romney is now dropping his efforts, a source familiar with Romney's thinking told CNN. The news was first reported by Yahoo News.
  • Paul Ryan embraces poll showing more Republicans trust Trump than him

    05/17/2016 1:14:55 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 32 replies
    House Speaker Paul Ryan has no issue with a national NBC News/SurveyMonkey poll released Tuesday that indicates that more Republican and Republican-leaning voters trust Donald Trump to lead the party than Ryan. “I hope it’s Donald Trump. He’s getting the nomination,” Ryan told reporters Tuesday in a clip aired by MSNBC. “He’s wrapping up the nomination.” Donald Trump has a lot to learn from Paul Ryan — and Ryan has a lot to learn from Trump. Nearly six in 10 Republicans and leaners said they trusted Trump, the party’s presumptive presidential nominee, more to lead the GOP, compared to 39...
  • #NeverTrump Becomes #OkayTrump

    05/16/2016 10:11:36 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 28 replies
    hotair.com ^ | May 15, 2016
    The likelihood of Donald Trump being the GOP nominee is apparently causing some people in the #NeverTrump camp to become #OkayTrump. Jazz looked at this earlier today, specifically mentioning how the idea of Hillary Clinton as president appears to be causing much of the angst within the Republican Party. He isn’t the only one to notice this, as National Review (the ones who put out the “Against Trump” issue just months ago) contributing editor Deroy Murdock also jumped into the #OkayTrump crowd. I tried. In print, on air, online, and in person, I urged GOP primary voters to send to...
  • Jeff Sessions defends Donald Trump’s conservative credentials, calls for unity

    05/16/2016 5:44:57 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 23 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | May 14, 2016 | Gromer Jeffers, ,Jr
    U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions sought Saturday to convince Texas Republicans that Donald Trump is the conservative leader needed to change Washington. “The American people are not happy,” the Alabama Republican told delegates at the state GOP convention in Dallas. “They are looking for something different.” Session said Trump would properly overhaul the nation’s immigration system and secure the southern border. “He’s going to build a wall to ensure that,” Sessions said. Sessions said Trump, as president, would appoint conservative justices to the Supreme Court, reverse bad trade deals and rebuild the military. “Donald Trump believes in a strong national defense,”...
  • Trump, Ryan tout unity in wake of meeting

    05/12/2016 2:24:25 PM PDT · by Innovative · 26 replies
    CNN ^ | May 12, 2016 | Manu Raju and Jeremy Diamond,
    Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan concluded their highly anticipated meeting Thursday amid signals that the Republican Party will work to piece itself together after a fractious primary. "While we were honest about our few differences, we recognize that there are also many important areas of common ground," Trump and Ryan said in a joint statement. "We will be having additional discussions, but remain confident there's a great opportunity to unify our party and win this fall, and we are totally committed to working together to achieve that goal."
  • Sarah Palin: Paul Ryan, Donald Trump meeting ‘makes me ill’

    05/12/2016 12:36:22 PM PDT · by quesney · 108 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Thursday, May 12, 2016 | Jessica Chasmar
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin continued her attacks against House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, saying his highly publicized meeting Thursday with presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., made her “ill.” “Trump has a pow-wow with unsupportive GOPe [establishment] House leader Paul Ryan today,” Ms. Palin, a surrogate for Mr. Trump, wrote on Facebook about 11 a.m. Thursday. “Anticipate Ryan, after following crucifiers of our conservative frontrunner and all of his early supporters, to now position himself as the leader of those politico wussies to the cool kids’ table. Typical politics. Makes me ill. [Mr. Trump] can’t capitulate....