Tag: Trump

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…

Report: Trump Campaign Pays Men More Than Women

By Sheryl Estrada A woman working as a campaign staffer for Trump is shortchanged, while a male staffer earns one-third more, according to a new analysis, which also finds the Hillary Clinton campaign pays men and women almost equally. Using the Federal Election Commission records from April, the most recent…

Trump Orders Supporters to Keep Attacking Judge

Trump made no apologies for his recent rhetoric regarding Judge Gonzalo Curiel. In fact, Bloomberg reported, Trump told his closest supporters in a call on Monday to continue the barrage of attacks against the judge. Related Story: Trump’s Record of Hate to Date According to two sources on the call,…

Trump: 'It's possible' a Muslim Judge Would be Biased

Trump’s “Face the Nation” interview this weekend was described by one of his fellow Republicans as “one of the worst mistakes Trump has made.” When asked if he believes a Muslim judge would be biased against him in a courtroom, Trump said, “It’s possible, yes. Yeah. That would be possible….

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…

Don't Like Diversity Then You Probably Love Trump

A new Pew Research Center study found a correlation that links negative feelings regarding diversity as well as Islamophobia to “warm feelings” toward Trump. The survey, which polled Republican and Republican-leaning voters, also found that lower levels of education are linked with support for the Republican candidate. Related Story: Trump’s…

Police Brutality Against Trump Protesters

Related Story: Trump’s Record of Hate to Date Trump’s Albuquerque rally turned violent when Albuquerque police officers used excessive force against protesters, many of whom appeared to be leaving the riots, not inciting them. This comes after the Department of Justice reported the APD engages in a pattern of violence…

Trump Delegates Include Racists and Criminals

Trump’s selected delegates for the Republican National Convention include racists, white supremacists and alleged sexual predators. Los Angeles attorney William Johnson was among those selected but resigned last week. Johnson is the head of the white nationalist American Freedom Party. Classified by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) under its…

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…