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Donald Trump backtracks on ‘video of Iran payment’

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has backtracked on a claim that he saw video footage of a US cash payment to Iran. He made the claim at a rally. His team admitted it was incorrect, only for Mr Trump … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s race for the White House: A conspiracy?

As David Moyes’ troubled time at Manchester United was coming to an end, a banner appeared at Anfield, home of arch rivals, Liverpool. It read “Agent Moyes: Mission Accomplished”. The idea was that the only way to destroy the dynasty … Continue reading

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Donald Trump just lost his best friend

Donald Trump and polls have had a long and unusually good relationship. Throughout the Republican primary, polls showed Trump at or near the top of the field. He dutifully cited them — and cited them — as evidence that he … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s support collapses in 3 of the most important major battlegrounds

Donald Trump received a wave of discouraging polling news Thursday as an extraordinarily damaging week neared its conclusion. Polls in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and New Hampshire suggested that a once tight race in the battlegrounds had shifted in favor of Democratic … Continue reading

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Ben Carson: The Khans Should Apologize to Donald Trump

Almost no one believes that Donald Trump acted wisely in attacking Khizr and Ghazala Khan, who denounced the Republican nominee at the Democratic National Convention. The couple’s Muslim American son died fighting for the U.S. in Iraq. Almost any other … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich breaks with Donald Trump and endorses John McCain

Newt Gingrich, the former speaker of the House and a close adviser to Donald Trump, broke with the Republican nominee on Thursday and endorsed Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) for reelection. “I strongly endorse Senator John McCain,” Gingrich said in a video address … Continue reading

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Fueled by Small Donations, Donald Trump Makes Up Major Financial Ground

Donald J. Trump all but erased his enormous fund-raising disadvantage against Hillary Clinton in the span of just two months, according to figures released by his campaign on Wednesday, converting the passion of his core followers into a flood of … Continue reading

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Wall Street is giving up on Donald Trump

The list of Republican names jumping off the Trump train and publicly endorsing Hillary Clinton is growing. And now, you can add one more to that: Wall Street. Back in May, I surveyed more than 50 financial professionals across the … Continue reading

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Khan to Trump: ‘Put that Purple Heart back’

Khizr Khan on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of dodging the Vietnam War draft, and said he shouldn’t have accepted a Purple Heart given to him at a rally earlier in the day, deeming it the latest sign of his inability … Continue reading

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George W. Bush Delivers Critique of Donald Trump’s Policies

Without naming Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, former President George W. Bush delivered an incisive critique of his policies of “isolationism, nativism and protectionism” at a private fundraiser in Cincinnati on Tuesday for Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, according to four … Continue reading

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