Tag: Donald Trump

Trump chooses Israel as subject of first serious policy speech

WASHINGTON — Donald J. Trump, real estate tycoon and frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination, offered an unusually detailed policy speech on Israel and the Middle East at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual policy conference on Monday night.   The speech was a departure from his typical speechifying: Trump used a teleprompter, from […]

Why Israel Loves Donald Trump

This might be the most surprising poll from a wild, unpredictable 2016 campaign: One in four Israeli Jews would vote for Donald Trump.   The real estate mogul does not have a coherent position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, except to break with decades of Republican orthodoxy and announce that he would be “neutral.” His GOP […]

Foreign diplomats voicing alarm to U.S. officials about Trump

Foreign diplomats are expressing alarm to U.S. government officials about what they say are inflammatory and insulting public statements by Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, according to senior U.S. officials.   Officials from Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia have complained in recent private conversations, mostly about the xenophobic nature of Trump’s statements, […]

Jeffress on Trump: Evangelicals desire electability

A high-profile Southern Baptist pastor says evangelicals “by the droves” are flocking to support billionaire Donald Trump because polls indicate there’s not much support nationally for a born-again Christian to be elected – and electability, says the pastor, should now take center stage.   Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions has passed on fellow Senator Ted Cruz […]

Trump, Clinton capture key wins on US Super Tuesday

Clinton’s victories in seven states were just as impressive but in many ways predictable, propelled by African-American voters in southern states like Arkansas, where she and former President Bill Clinton began their political careers.   Trump’s rivals Ted Cruz, a US senator from Texas, and Marco Rubio, a US senator from Florida, emphasized their determination […]

Trump: As president, I can’t take Israel’s side

During a wildly animated GOP debate Thursday evening, GOP front-runner Donald Trump asserted that, as president, he cannot side with Israel in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict because doing so would “demean” Palestinians.   Trump’s comments brought an onslaught of criticism from Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, both of whom vowed to stand by […]

Trump says he will stand ‘100% with Israel’

The Republican frontrunner, Donald Trump, said on on Wednesday that US President Barack Obama was the “worst thing that’s ever happened to Israel,” slamming the nuclear deal signed with Iran and vowing that he would stand with Israel “100 percent” when he becomes president.   Speaking at an event at Regent University, a private Christian […]

Trump gets backing on ‘end of Europe’ warning

“France is not what it used to be, and neither is Paris,” Trump is quoted as saying.   Trump also bemoaned the existence of “no-go zones” avoided by police that have been created by mass Islamic immigration.   WND reported in January 2015 the French government listed 751 “Sensitive Urban Zones” the government does not […]

New Hampshire results: resounding wins for Trump and Sanders

The Vermont senator’s victory over Hillary Clinton will give him much needed momentum as he heads for tougher states farther south, while high voter turnout helped power Trump to a double-digit victory that could end up matching consistent polling leads he has maintained since declaring his candidacy.   Voters hungry for what Sanders calls “political […]

Donald Trump embraces transfer of US embassy to Jerusalem

US presidential candidate Donald Trump stated Monday in an interview with the Brody File that he was “one hundred percent” behind moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.   During the interview, which took place at Liberty Univeristy in Lynchburg Virginia, in response to David Brody bringing up the fact that Republican presidential […]