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Daily Archives: July 5, 2016

Grassley Faces Race of His Life

Career politician Sen. Chuck Grassley is facing a tough reelection after winning reelection bids for decades. The Hill reports: Iowa political observers say the 82-year-old Republican senator known for his independent streak could be in danger in a turbulent, no-holds-barred … Read More

White House Bans Cabinet Members from Speaking at Convention

The White House warned Cabinet members not to speak at this months Democratic National Convention. The Hill reports: The speaking ban comes as a handful of President Obama’s Cabinet members — including Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and Housing and Urban … Read More

Team Clinton: Image in Trump Tweet ‘Blatantly Anti-Semitic’

Hillary Clinton’s campaign slammed Donald Trump on Monday for posting an anti-Semitic image. “Donald Trump’s use of blatantly anti-Semitic image from racist websites to promote his campaign would be disturbing enough, but the fact that it’s part of a pattern … Read More

Trump Campaign Aide: Image ‘Lifted’ from ‘Anti-Hillary Twitter User’

According to one of Donald Trump’s aides, the anti-Hillary Clinton Star of David picture was lifted off of an anti-Clinton Twitter user. “The social media graphic used this weekend was not created by the campaign nor was it sourced from … Read More

GOP Senator Had ‘Good Conversation’ with Trump

Sen. Joni Ernst said on Monday that she had a “good conversation” with Donald Trump. “We discussed what I am hearing from Iowans as I travel around the state,” Ernst said in a statement. “I will continue to share my … Read More

Dems Unleash July Fourth Attack on Trump

The Democrats unleashed a political attack on Donald Trump on July 4. The Hill reports: With the Star-Spangled Banner playing in the background, the DNC released an Independence Day-themed campaign ad Monday that criticizes Trump for manufacturing his luxury line … Read More

Trump Blames ‘Dishonest Media’ for Tweet Controversy

Donald Trump criticized the “dishonest media” on Monday for their role in instigating the Star of David tweet controversy. Dishonest media is trying their absolute best to depict a star in a tweet as the Star of David rather than … Read More

Putin Calls for Improved Relations with US in July Fourth Message

On July 4, Russian President Vladimir Putin called for better relations between the U.S. and Russia. “The history of Russian-American relations shows that when we act as equal partners and respect each other’s lawful interests, we are able to successfully … Read More

Clinton’s Lead Shrinks to 5 Points in National Poll

In the latest national poll, Hillary Clinton’s lead has shrunk to 5 points. The Hill reports: Clinton tops her likely general election rival by 5 points, 45.6 to 40.4 percent, in the USA Today/Suffolk University poll released on Monday. Two … Read More

Report: Top Aide Said Clinton Destroyed State Dept. Schedules

According to one of Hillary Clinton’s top aides, Clinton destroyed her schedules when she was serving as head of the State Department. The Hill reports: Huma Abedin revealed the information last week during a deposition over Clinton’s use of a … Read More