Donald Trump is the presumptive nominee for president, but his party is slow to fall in love with their new leader. From Lindsey Graham to previous presidents and the current House speaker Paul Ryan, Trump is meeting with rejection and cold feet time and again.
The last 2016 Republican presidential candidate competing against Donald Trump suspended his campaign Wednesday, April 4, 2016. Governor John Kasich (R-OH) dropped out of the race in Columbus, just a day after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) announced he was leaving the race as well. Trump won the Indiana primary on Tuesday.
Former House Speaker John Boehner unleashed his disdain for Sen. Ted Cruz during a talk at Stanford University in California on April 27, 2016, saying he usually gets along with everyone, but Cruz is miserable. Boehner added "over my dead body will he be President." During his talk, Boehner said he would support Donald Trump in the general election if he was the GOP nominee.
Carly Fiorina on Wednesday April 27, 2016 sang onstage shortly after being announced as Sen. Ted Cruz’s running mate. Cruz talked about how his family and Fiorina got to know each other on the campaign trail, and that she makes up songs for his daughters during their travels. Listen to a verse from their song.
From missing voter registration deadlines to misspeaking in interviews and even totally losing any delegates from the state of Colorado, Trump’s campaign isn’t running smoothly these days. What could it all mean for the Republican frontrunner?
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed again Thursday night, as the Democratic race for president continues. They expressed their conflicts over crime, Wall Street, guns and climate change. The debate is five days before the primary in New York, the most delegate-rich contest on the calendar until June.
Hillary Clinton made a surprise visit to the Inner Circle dinner in New York City, alongside Mayor Bill de Blasio and actor Leslie Odom Jr. from "Hamilton." A scripted joke referencing the stereotype “Colored People Time” was criticized as inappropriate by some in the audience. "Cautious Politician” was the intended punchline. de Blasio says it was a joke all parties were in on.
In the 2016 election, we’ve seen both a billionaire and a crowd-funded candidate soar, and others with hundreds of millions of dollars in donations flop. So how much difference do million-dollar donations actually make, and who are the one percenters throwing their money at politics?
Republicans holding onto the dream of a last-minute, dark horse presidential nominee like House Speaker Paul Ryan or Mitt Romney may as well wake-up now — McClatchy Political Editor Steve "Buzz" Thomma and Monty Python explain why a little-known “eight-state” rule has essentially locked the nomination in for Donald Trump.
The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is the ComicCon of conservative politics. Republicans of all ages, from all over America, come dressed in their best - or craziest - to hear panels of conservatism’s brightest minds. We went to CPAC and asked attendees two questions: what the best thing and the worst thing about a Trump presidency would be.
Donald Trump is edging closer to securing the Republican nomination for president. Once he does, the first question will be who is his running mate - the person who will be vice president? Will the unconventional candidate suddenly turn conventional?
Republican presidential candidate hopeful Donald Trump, who spoke at the Fort Worth Convention Center on Feb. 26, 2016, channeled his days as a WWE host and delivered a steady stream of zingers to his opponents. Here's a compilation of some of his most memorable catch phrases.