The Republican National Committee is trying its darndest to keep Donald Trump from running as an independent, if a report in Politico is to be believed. According to Politico, at least two GOP presidential campaigns were contacted by RNC chief of staff Katie Walsh, who provided candidates with a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to avert a 2016 disaster, the Republican National Committee on Wednesday challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid under any circumstances.
JONAH GOLDBERG: What Other GOP Candidates Can Learn From Trump. “It is true, however, that there is something refreshing about the way Trump talks. It’s not actually candor, though lots of people mistake it for that. Rather, he’s unfiltered. The one thing you can be sure of is that he hasn’t consulted with a political […]
Submitted by Bruce Bartlett via The Fiscal Times, To save myself from answering this question repeatedly, these are the thoughts I have had about Trump since he became a presidential candidate, which were partly expressed in a Politico article over a month ago. Show More Summary
Donald Trump is expected to meet with Republican leaders in New York City on Thursday afternoon as the party tries of put pressure on him to not run as a third-party candidate.
I know, I know. Another Riley Curry post? It is true that, long after the NBA playoffs have ended, we here at the Early Lead have covered Stephen Curry’s 3-year-old daughter doing such things as: getting her ankles taped; checking out plans for a new playhouse; and enjoying Martha’s Vineyard. But this post is different, largely because it […]
In an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon on Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump responded to recent criticism from fellow GOP aspirant and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, that he was not a true conservative because he was once a card-carrying Democrat who professed liberal views. Show More Summary
Jeb Bush's campaign is running a fundraising contest tied to the GOP presidential candidate's appearance next week on Stephen Colbert's new show. Now, the late-night host is seeking a piece of the action.
The pledge is widely viewed as an effort to convince Trump not to run as a third-party candidate, a move which could strip away potential GOP voters.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump attacked his GOP rival Jeb Bush Wednesday for speaking Spanish in the United States.
Graham appears to be the first GOP presidential candidate to weigh in on the situation.
CNN said Tuesday that it would change the criteria it would use to decide which GOP candidates will make it onstage for its Sept. 16 debate. CNN will now employ two separate polling averages to determine the eligible candidates: one running from Aug. Show More Summary
As discussed Tuesday by Slate's Josh Voorhees, Republican establishment presidential candidate Jeb "Jebbles" Bush has decided that Donald Trump, once treated as a sideshow by Bush and the rest of the GOP 2016 field, is enough of a threat to attack directly. Show More Summary
Matt Bevin, the Republican nominee in Kentucky's governor race, said he "absolutely" backs Rowan County clerk Kim Davis's refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses. "I absolutely support her willingness to stand on her First Amendment rights," Bevin said on a conference call Tuesday, according to the Courier-Journal. Show More Summary
CNN is amending the rules for its debate to include any candidate polling in the top 10 between August 7 and September 10.
2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney is reportedly “horrified” by Donald Trump and has become one of Trump’s main detractors behind... The post Mitt Romney Reportedly “Horrified” by Donald Trump’s Emergence as GOP Frontrunner appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
According to polls, the No. 1 thing Donald Trump's fans like about him is that he "tells it like it is." I think his fans are wrong about this. But that's a column - actually a lot of columns - for another time.
Eric Cantor: Poster boy of the Beltway crapweasels by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2015 Ooouuuch. My sides are still aching after last week’s comical announcement by GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush that he had snagged the coveted endorsement of notorious electoral reject Eric Cantor, the former House majority leader kicked to the curb by […]
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush escalated his feud with Donald Trump on Tuesday, betting big he can re-energize his stalled campaign by challenging the billionaire businessman head on.