Tag: Republican Party

Is Rep. King the Biggest Bigot in Congress

U.S. Congressman Steve King of Iowa on Monday night said that white people contributed more to civilization than any other category or “sub-group of people.” During a live broadcast from the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, panelists led by MSNBC moderator Chris Hayes were discussing the racial makeup of the…

Meg Whitman Compares Trump to Hitler

At a private meeting of Republicans on Friday, Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and a major donor to the Republican Party, likened Trump to Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini and hinted at the possibility of supporting the Democratic Party’s presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton. One donor, John Chachas, reported,…

Trump Creating 'Goldwater Effect'

Many top officials in the Republican Party are getting queasy over their presumptive nominee’s recent remarks regarding the judge presiding over his upcoming Trump University fraud trial, with comparisons being drawn between Trump and the 1964 Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater. Republicans disavowed Trump’s comments (while still supporting him), which…

Anti-Trump Movement May Shape Senate

For some Democrats hoping to win the Senate seats in their states, their Republican opponents’ support for Trump may play a role in who wins the race. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) expressed his support for the Republican Party’s nominee back in May, criticizing Republicans who have not yet done the…