Politics

In sharp rebuke, Anti-Defamation League announces it will ‘redirect’ previous donations from Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a news conference at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla., on March 15. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) In a sharp rebuke of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, a prominent Jewish religious organization on Sunday announced that it will “redirect” money that the billionaire has donated in previous years to anti-discrimination education programs ...

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Trump campaign manager denies manhandling protester after video raises questions

Donald Trump during a primary night event in Palm Beach, Fla., on Tuesday. At left is his campaign manager Corey Lewandowski. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) TUCSON, Ariz. — Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, is under heavy scrutiny after video footage surfaced showing him and another unidentified man forcefully engaging with a demonstrator at a rally here. The video shows Lewandowski and the ...

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GOP operatives, conservative leaders meet to thwart Trump

A Donald Trump supporter holds up her sign, trying to block Walter Skold of Freeport, Maine, who is holding a “Dump Trump” sign, at a March 3 campaign stop for the Republican presidential candidate in Portland, Maine. (Robert F. Bukaty/AP) A secretive group of Republican operatives and conservative leaders convened Thursday morning for more than three hours to discuss ways ...

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Trump campaign manager chosen as one of his convention delegates from N.H.

Campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, center, looks on as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a news conference. (Charlie Neibergal/APl) The official roster of New Hampshire delegates to the Republican National Convention will include Corey Lewandowski, real estate mogul Donald Trump’s campaign manager, who will be pulling double-duty if the party veers toward a brokered convention in July. Lewandowski is ...

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Clinton quietly expresses support for Ukrainian pilot jailed by Russia

Hillary Clinton takes a break during a taped interview with Chris Matthews at an MSNBC Hardball Town Hall on Monday in Springfield, Ill. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post) Sounding very much like a secretary of state — or a president — Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton has joined the international condemnation of Russia over the jailing of a Ukrainian military pilot ...

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Rubio: ‘There is no doubt’ Obama helped stoke recent political chaos

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) walks out of Oxford Exchange during a campaign stop in Tampa on Saturday. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News) TAMPA — Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Saturday that “There’s no doubt” President Obama has helped stoke the caustic rhetoric and violence displayed at recent political rallies held by Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump. Earlier Saturday, Rubio lashed out at ...

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Cruz, Rubio and Kasich criticize Trump for creating ‘environment’ for Chicago protest

A Trump supporter (right) yells at a demonstrator after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump canceled his rally at the University of Illinois at Chicago on March 11, 2016. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY One night after declining to criticize Donald Trump’s rhetoric toward the protesters at his rallies, his rivals for the Republican nomination, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Sen. ...

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Trump considering former top Christie money man to help lead party fundraising

Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter, Fla., on Tuesday. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) This post has been updated. Donald Trump is taking steps to try to shape the Republican National Committee’s fundraising operation if he secures the GOP presidential nomination, holding initial talks with longtime party fundraiser Ray Washburne about leading the effort. Washburne, ...

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