Monthly Archives: July 2015

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Trump’s Support Remains Strong After McCain Comments

Results of a new poll from YouGov.com show Donald Trump remains the front-runner in the Republican primary race for President of the United States. His comments about John McCain, in which he responded to McCain’s claim that Trump supporters were “crazies,” caused a shift in favorable/unfavorable sentiment, but not in a significant enough way to change his overall place in the rankings: first. For “favorability,” U.S. Senator Marco Rubio comes in first, with Trump coming…

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Border Patrol Union Skips Donald Trump Meeting

Fortune reports that during his visit to Laredo, Texas yesterday, Presidential candidate Donald Trump had been scheduled to meet with Border Partrol union officials. At the last minute, though the union pulled out of the event, a direct result — according to Trump’s campaign’s press release on the subject — of pressure from the heavily Democratic-leaning national organization leadership. “They were totally silenced directly from superiors in Washington who do not want people to know how…

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What Drives Donald Trump’s Followers?

ABC News/Washington Post’s new poll puts Donald Trump at 24% in Presidential Election race: more than double his closest competitor. Stunned by this, pollsters reached out to the people who would vote for Trump. According to their report, “these conversations suggest Trump’s campaign has given a voice to real frustration and public anger.” One man supported him because he, too, thinks Senator Lindsey Graham is “a weasel.” Others, looking for work, are voting for him…

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Donald Trump to Visit US/Mexico Border Today

Time speculates that Donald Trump will face problems when he visits Laredo, Texas today, a town that is overwhelmingly Latino. In their article posted today, they cite U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar, who was born in the US to Mexican immigrants who became nationalized citizens. “Laredo is a special place,” he says. “He’s going to see that the congressman from that area—that’s me—his parents were born in Mexico and became naturalized citizens. There are two Hispanic federal…

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Opinion: It’s Hypocritical to Start Bashing Trump Now

Ana Navarro, a Republican strategist and commentator, wrote a strong editorial on CNN today, denouncing companies (Macys), networks (Univision), and politicians who have begun strongly calling out Donald Trump for his controversial statements this week. According to Navarro, who was the national Hispanic campaign chairwoman for John McCain in 2008, national Hispanic co-chair for Jon Huntsman’s 2012 campaign and is supporting Jeb Bush’s candidacy for 2016, ” I commend the individuals, organizations and corporations that…