Tag: 2016 Presidential Campaign

Trump Viciously Attacks 'Trump University' Judge with Racial Rant

During a campaign rally in San Diego on Friday, Trump personally attacked the federal judge overseeing the case in which he’s accused of defrauding students through his failed Trump University venture, calling the judge “a hater” and a “very hostile” person who had “railroaded” him then adding a jab that…

Racial Resentment Clearly Motivates Trump Supporters, Study Shows

Trump supporters are more likely to be motivated by racial resentment and hate more so than whites who support other Republican candidates, according to political scientists who say voter data proves it. In a report published this week by the Western Political Science Association and Salon.com, Jason McDaniel and Sean…

Jewish Groups Latest to be Offended by Trump

Many groups have been offended by Donald Trump since the businessman announced his candidacy for president last summer. This time, it is Jewish groups that have had enough of Trump. The Anti-Defamation League today announced it will “redirect” money donated by Trump in previous years to the organization and divert…

Trump Fears Alienating White Supremacist Voters

In what appeared to be a fear of alienating the xenophobic vote, Donald Trump on Sunday refused to denounceformer Ku Klux Klan grand wizard David Duke and otherwhite supremacistgroupsthat are ferventlysupporting his campaign. During an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union” Sunday morning, Tapper asked Trump…

Trump Physically Mocks Reporter with Disability for Challenging His Claim

Last weekend, Donald Trump added people with disabilities to his ever-growing list of those he has bashed since launching his presidential campaign in June. His most recent target, Serge Kovaleski, is a reporter who has arthrogryposis, a congenital condition that limits the movement of his joints. The real estate developer-turned-GOP…

Trump's Comments are 74 Percent Lies

Donald Trump says a lot ofinsensitive things. Some of his comments are disparaging, such as attacking women’s looks, and others are bigoted, such as his remarks about Mexicans or Muslims. But lately, Trump’s statements have gone beyond simply sharing his opinion to falsifying facts in a way that closely resembles…

Trump: ‘Absolutely’ Create Database of American Muslims

By Sheryl Estrada If Republican candidate Donald J. Trump wins the 2016 presidential election, he will require American Muslims to register in a national database. In Newton, Iowa, Thursday night, when asked by NBC news if his White House would call for a database that tracks Muslims in the U.S.,Trump…

'Dump Trump' Movement Fails To Sway NBC

Donald Trump is hosting “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and the ratings are likely to be huge, despite concerted efforts by Latino groups and others opposed to Trump’s “racist and xenophobic remarks” to convince NBC to cancel his appearance. Pressure on NBC to disinvite Trump as the guest host came…