Disclosure Reveals Donald Trump Has Been Promoting Company He Has $250,000 Invested With:
Among his many investments: At least $250,000 worth of stock in TransCanada Pipelines Ltd., the Canadian company hoping to build the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Ref. Source 2m?
Trump Says He Would 'Get Along Very Well' With Putin:
"He hates Obama, Obama hates him. We have unbelievably bad relationships. Hillary Clinton was secretary of state. She was the worst secretary of state in the history of our country. The world blew apart during her reign. Now she wants to be president," Trump added. Ref. Source 3k
Donald Trump's campaign said today it has fired top political adviser Roger Stone.
"Mr. Trump fired Roger Stone last night. We have a tremendously successful campaign and Roger wanted to use the campaign for his own personal publicity. He has had a number of articles about him recently and Mr. Trump wants to keep the focus of the campaign on how to Make America Great Again," A campaign spokesperson told CNN's Dana Bash.
Stone, however, told CNN's MJ Lee that he resigned this morning and denies being fired. Ref. CNN
Presidential candidate Donald Trump defended himself today from the fierce backlash he's received for criticizing Fox News debate moderator Megyn Kelly, saying he said nothing wrong and that he values women.
"I cherish women," The real estate mogul told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union," Adding that he did not mean to imply that Kelly asked him sharp questions during the debate because she was menstruating. Ref. CNN
Even with his high ratings I will be amazed if he gets GOP support to run as President. Trump is too brash and lacks the most basic diplomacy.
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More than any other Republican candidate for president, Donald Trump has won his party's trust on top issues and now stands as the clear leader in the race for the Republican nomination. A new CNN/ORC poll finds Trump with the support of 24% of Republican registered voters. His nearest competitor, Jeb Bush, stands 11 points behind at 13%. Just behind Bush, Ben Carson has 9%, Marco Rubio and Scott Walker 8%, Rand Paul 6%, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina and John Kasich all land at 5%, with Mike Huckabee rounding out the top 10 at 4%.
Trump is the biggest gainer in the poll, up 6 points since July according to the first nationwide CNN/ORC poll since the top candidates debated in Cleveland on August 6. Carson gained 5 points and Fiorina 4 points. Trump has also boosted his favorability numbers among Republicans: 58% have a favorable view of Trump now; that figure stood at 50% in the July survey. Ref. CNN
30K Show up for Donald Trump's Campaign Rally in Alabama:
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump had 30,000 people attend his rally in Mobile, Alabama, on Friday, police said, narrowly edging out Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders for the largest crowd of the 2016 campaign season so far. Ref. Source 2h