Tag: Donald Trump

Obama: Would be ‘personal insult’ to legacy if black voters don’t back Clinton

President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned plea to the African-American community Saturday night to help stop Donald Trump, saying he would consider it a “personal insult” to his legacy if black voters didn’t turn out for Hillary Clinton.   Addressing the Congressional Black Caucus gala for the last time as president, Obama warned that while […]

Trump adviser: He won’t force a peace solution on Israel

David Friedman, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s adviser on Israel affairs, said on Wednesday that if Trump is elected president, he will not try to force a solution on Israel with regards to its conflict with the Palestinian Authority (PA).   “He’s not for or against, per se, a two-state solution,” Friedman told Channel 10 […]

TRUMP: Claims of global warming still ‘need to be investigated’

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Jill Stein have all answered 20 questions from the website sciencedebate.org about science.   Particularly interesting are their answers to this question (emphasis mine):   The Earth’s climate is changing and political discussion has become divided over both the science and the best response. What are your views on climate […]

Hillary Clinton’s Health Scare: 9 Unanswered Questions

As Hillary Clinton’s health moves from the fringes to the center of the 2016 presidential campaign, there’s a lot we still don’t know about her scare this weekend.   Here’s what we do know: Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday. During a Sept. 11 memorial event on Sunday at Ground Zero, she was unsteady […]

Donald Trump says Israel will be destroyed unless he is elected

Donald Trump said if he is not elected president, the Iran nuclear deal will destroy Israel.   Last year’s deal, which trades sanctions relief for a nuclear rollback, “is going to destroy Israel — unless I get elected,” Trump told Cleveland-area labor leaders on Monday, according to The Columbus Dispatch. “Then Israel will be just […]

UN’s human rights chief compares ‘demagogues’ Donald Trump, Nigel Farage and Geert Wilders to Isis

The UN’s human rights chief has compared controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders to Donald Trump, Nigel Farage and Isis, in a hard-hitting speech at The Hague.   Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, who has held the position for two years, called for action to confront European and US politicians who breed “an atmosphere thick with hate”, as […]

UN human rights chief: Trump spreads ‘humiliating racial and religious prejudice’

The United Nations human rights chief on Monday accused U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump of spreading “humiliating racial and religious prejudice” and warned of a rise of populist politics that could turn violent.   In comments at a security and justice conference, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said he […]

Trump as American ‘messiah?’ Rabbi says yes

Donald Trump has been called a lot of things. “Messiah” probably isn’t one of them.   A Jewish rabbi from New Jersey, however, is making that claim, making clear in the process that he doesn’t see the GOP presidential nominee as the Messiah but rather a messiah.   Rabbi Mendel Kessin, during a lecture shared […]

As Trump vs. Clinton Captivates World, Netanyahu Is Unusually Silent

For three hours, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel held forth on all sorts of topics — on Israel and the Middle East, on his record and on his plans. One subject that Mr. Netanyahu studiously avoided in his expansive conversation with American visitors last weekend, though, was the United States election.   Much of […]

Coulter: If Clinton wins, ‘no hope for any Republican ever winning another election’

Forget about the speculation of Donald Trump potentially starting a media company if he loses to Hillary Clinton in November, Ann Coulter said Tuesday, suggesting that if the Manhattan businessman fails to stop Clinton’s election, the likes of talk-show hosts and Fox News will be made obsolete.   “I’ve been recommending that since the Mexico […]