Tuesday, Jul 26th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here All News At a Glance Political Glance

GOP Sen. Mark Kirk: 'I cannot and will not support my party's nominee'

Sen. Mark KirkIllinois Sen. Mark Kirk, the most endangered Senate Republican up for reelection this fall, said Tuesday that he will not back Donald Trump for president after a long line of controversial comments from the presumptive GOP nominee.

“As the presidential campaign progressed, I was hoping the rhetoric would tone down and reflect a campaign that was inclusive, thoughtful and principled,” Kirk said in a statement released Tuesday by his campaign. “While I oppose the Democratic nominee, Donald Trump's latest statements, in context with past attacks on Hispanics, women and the disabled like me, make it certain that I cannot and will not support my party's nominee for President regardless of the political impact on my candidacy or the Republican Party.”


Paul Ryan rips Trump comments as 'textbook definition of racist'

Ryan comments on Trump racismHouse Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday delivered a forceful rebuke of Donald Trump’s suggestions that a judge may be biased against him because of his Mexican Heritage.

“I disavow these comments,” Ryan said. “Claiming a person can’t do the job because of their race is sort of like the textbook definition of a racist comment. I think that should be absolutely disavowed. It’s absolutely unacceptable.”


Clinton has committed delegates needed to become presumptive nominee

Clinton has committed delegates for nominationHillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic nomination for US president after reaching the required number of delegates, an AP tally suggests.

The count puts Mrs Clinton on 2,383 - the number needed to make her the presumptive nominee.

She will become the first female nominee for a major US political party.


Trump again received tax credit for those making under $500K

Trump filed for STAR program Records filed with the New York City finance department over the weekend indicate that Donald Trump once again received a property tax credit for those making $500,000 year or less, Crain's New York Business reported Monday.

Trump's NYC property tax bill, published June 3, states that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee received a $304 credit for his Trump Tower penthouse under the New York State School Tax Relief Program, also known as the STAR program. Married couples are only eligible for a STAR tax credit if they make $500,000 or less in a year.



Donald Trump’s campaign pays women less than men

Trump pays women less than menDonald Trump has paid men on his campaign staff one-third more than women, while Hillary Clinton has compensated men and women equally, according to a Globe analysis of payroll data for both campaigns.

Trump’s campaign staff is also far less diverse than that of his likely Democratic opponent. Only about 9 percent of his team are minorities, compared with nearly a third of Clinton’s staff.


Trump: ‘Absolutely’ possible I’d be treated unfairly by a Muslim judge

Trump fears Muslim judges, too.Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in an interview broadcast Sunday called his criticism of the judge overseeing civil fraud lawsuits against Trump University “common sense,” adding that it’s “absolutely" possible he’d be treated unfairly by a Muslim judge.

During an appearance on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Trump said U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel’s has treated him in a “hostile manner” and pointed to the judge’s Mexican heritage.



Too Sick To Lead: The Lethal Personality Disorder Of Donald Trump

Too sick to leadTry this as a thought exercise.

The year is 2005. Hungry for prominence, Senator Barack Obama resolves to jump start his public acclaim. He hits upon a brilliant strategem: calling Eugene Robinson at the Washington Post, he introduces himself as a press aide named John Miller. Recognizing Obama’s distinctive cadences and turns of phrase, Robinson is stunned. Reflexively, he turns on his speakerphone.

“John Miller’s” orotund voice fills the room, reminding Robinson of Obama’s eloquent speech at the 2004 Democratic convention. “Miller” commences bragging about “Obama’s” golfing prowess and “huge” book royalties. Though Obama is married, the faux flack then catalogs all the women who want to sleep with the junior senator from Illinois- “Angelina Jolie, for sure. But for a man like Barack Obama she’s only a six.


Page 13 of 113

America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support!
TVNL Tee Shirt
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support!
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support!
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!