House Speaker Paul Ryan. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) JANESVILLE, Wis. — House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) said Friday that he remains unsure whether Donald Trump’s public drama with him over a possible endorsement has concluded, hours before the GOP presidential nominee holds a rally in this battleground state. “Heck if I …Read More »
In 2009, this artist envisioned what President Obama would look like in 2016. How close did he come?
President Obama is having a 55th birthday mega-bash Friday night at the White House, featuring a roster of A-list entertainers including Jay Z, Beyoncé and Oprah Winfrey, according to news reports. In recent months, Obama has referred more frequently to his age, joking at a news conference Thursday that most …Read More »
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally on Aug. 1 in Mechanicsburg, Pa. (Dominick Reuter/AFP/Getty Images) Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump announced an economic advisory team on Friday that is heavy on investing and corporate experience but includes no women — and six men named Steve. The 13-member …Read More »
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton tours a small business, Mojave Electric, in Las Vegas on Aug. 4. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) LAS VEGAS — Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the super PAC supporting it have removed its state-specific ads in two battleground states, Virginia and Colorado, a sign …Read More »
Trump continues to claim, with no evidence, that Iran released a video of a cash transfer from the U.S.
Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Portland, Maine, on Thursday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) PORTLAND, Maine — Donald Trump continued to say on Thursday that he has seen video footage taken by the Iranian government that shows the United States delivering $400 million in cash in January, even though his spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday night that the Republican …Read More »
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton tours a small business, Mojave Electric, in Las Vegas on Aug. 4. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) LAS VEGAS — Several Secret Service agents scrambled to the stage as a group of animal rights activists began heckling Hillary Clinton at a rally in Las Vegas on Thursday …Read More »
Donald Trump and former House speaker Newt Gingrich share the stage during a campaign rally in Cincinnati on July 6. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Newt Gingrich, the former speaker of the House and a close adviser to Donald Trump, broke with the Republican nominee on Thursday and endorsed Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) for …Read More »
Supporters of Donald Trump stand for the pledge during a campaign event in Daytona Beach, Fla., on Aug. 3. (Evan Vucci/AP) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — While the media again and again recounts Donald Trump’s latest self-brewed controversy, his supporters say they don’t care. Telling the Russians to hack a former secretary of state’s …Read More »
Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 21. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Washington Post) Several Republicans are among a group of former cabinet officers, senior officials and career military officers who denounced Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday, calling his recent remarks on the North Atlantic …Read More »
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign town hall at Ocean Center on Aug. 3 in Daytona Beach, Fla. (Evan Vucci/AP) Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is set to hold nearly two-dozen high-dollar fundraisers with the Republican National Committee this month, a busy press of events that will help …Read More »