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Daily Archives: June 24, 2016

Trump Says He Forgives $50M Campaign Loan

Donald Trump said on Thursday that he would forgive a $50 million loan he gave to his campaign. “Mr. Trump has fully extinguished this loan per his commitment,” the Trump campaign said Thursday in a statement to reporters. “Therefore, he … Read More

Clinton Campaign Touts Endorsements from Business Leaders

Hillary Clinton bragged about her high profile business endorsements on Thursday. The Hill reports: Included on the list is Dan Akerson, a former CEO of General Motors, Nextel and General Instrument. Akerson said in a statement provided by the campaign … Read More

Poll: Clinton Leads Trump in Arizona

The latest Arizona poll by OH Predictive Insights has placed Hillary Clinton in the lead. The Hill reports: A survey by Phoenix-based OH Predictive Insights found Clinton taking 46.5 percent support over Trump at 42.2 percent. About 6 percent of … Read More

McConnell Quashes Senate Effort on Guns

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell axed the Democrats gun control efforts in the Senate on Thursday. The Hill reports: In doing so, McConnell, a master of the Senate’s arcane rules, provided cover for vulnerable Republicans who wanted to be seen … Read More

Sanders Supporter Submitting Plan to End Superdelegates

A Bernie Sanders supporter will submit a plan to put an end to the superdelegate system. The Hill reports: State Rep. Diane Russell — who supports Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for president — is sending the amendment to the Democratic … Read More

Clinton IT Aide Answered Zero Questions in Deposition

Hillary Clinton’s IT guy recently took part in a deposition regarding his involvement in Clinton’s email scandal. By the end of the deposition, he had answered zero questions. The Hill reports: Aside from stating his name and saying three times … Read More

Poll: Sanders, Rubio Most Popular VP Picks

The latest poll by Monmouth University has revealed that Bernie Sanders and Marco Rubio are the most popular vice president picks for their respective parties. The Hill reports: On the Democratic side, Sanders is the only candidate who would bring … Read More

Sanders Says He Will Vote for Clinton

Bernie Sanders said on Friday morning that he will vote for Hillary Clinton. JUST IN: @BernieSanders says "yes," he will vote for @HillaryClinton in November https://t.co/6FT0ZLi0JG — MSNBC (@MSNBC) June 24, 2016 The Hill reports: The statement, made on MSNBC’s … Read More

Deadlocked Supreme Court Blocks Obama on Immigration

The Supreme Court killed President Barack Obama’s immigration policies on Thursday when the vote ended in a 4-4 tie. The Hill reports: The tied vote leaves in place a lower court ruling that blocks a program allowing undocumented immigrants who … Read More

Obama Decries Supreme Court Decision

President Barack Obama denounced the Supreme Court’s decision on Thursday to shoot down his executive action on immigration. “The fact the Supreme Court wasn’t able to issue a decision today doesn’t just set the system back even further, it takes … Read More