Tag: Donald Trump

Trump scorches Hillary on ‘stamina’

In an event hailed as “the debate of the century,” presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton faced off Monday in a “fight night” that many predicted could change the direction of the race for the White House.   The event, held at Hofstra University just outside New York City, was expected to be the most-watched presidential […]

Clinton, Trump Battle Fiercely Over Taxes, Race, Terror

In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a “racist lie” about President Barack Obama. Businessman Trump repeatedly cast Clinton as a “typical politician” as he sought to capitalize on Americans’ frustration with Washington.   Locked […]

Trump met with Israeli President Netanyahu and discussed ISIS, Iran, and Palestinians

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday discussed the Iran nuclear deal, the battle against Islamic State, Israel’s security fence and other regional concerns.   After an hourlong meeting at Trump Tower in New York, Trump’s campaign issued a statement saying the candidate described US military assistance to Israel […]

Netanyahu meets with Clinton

The two US Presidential candidates met with Prime Minister Netanyahu a day before the candidates are set to face off head to head for a debate in Long Island.   After hearing from Donald Trump that his administration would recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel, Netanyahu met with Hillary Clinton in New York […]

Benjamin Netanyahu to ask Clinton, Trump to oppose one-sided resolutions against Israel

If the US presidential candidates don’t come to Jerusalem during the heat of the campaign, Jerusalem will come to them.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet separately in New York on Sunday with both Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump. The meetings are scheduled to take place just a […]

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 […]