By Martha Ross | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: October 6, 2017 at 10:23 am | UPDATED: October 6, 2017 at 2:01 pm Liberals in Hollywood and elsewhere around the country rightly condemned Trump and said the recording showed he wasn’t fit to be president of the United States. In the first post-“Access Hollywood” debate, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton said the tape revealed exactly what Trump thinks about women — and what he does to them. Stumping for Clinton a few days later, then-First Lady Michelle Obama gave an impassioned speech about why America should no longer tolerate men — especially men in power — assuming they have the right to talk about women in demeaning ways or to abuse their bodies and demand their sexual attention. “This is not something that we can ignore,” Obama said, before digging into a deep well of outrage to say: “It is cruel. It’s frightening. And the truth … [Read more...] about Why Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama and others need to join the growing Harvey Weinstein backlash
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President Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton can reasonably expect to be mentioned frequently during the GOP debate Thursday evening in Cleveland. And neither one plans to tune in to watch the slingshots aimed at them. Clinton will in transit during both debates - on a plane during the second-tier debate at 5 p.m. and in a car during the main debate at 9 p.m. As for Mr. Obama, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said he doubts the president will watch the live debate, but he will probably tune in for the coverage afterward. In depth: The 2016 presidential campaign "It's going to be a circus," said Earnest predicted during an interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Thursday. But even though the president isn't watching, he's doing his part to boost the debate's ratings by urging Democrats around the country to tune in. "The other side is counting on folks like you sitting this one out, so I need you to say that you'll be watching on Thursday," the president … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Will Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama watch the GOP debate?
By Sarah Dutton, Jennifer De Pinto, Fred Backus and Anthony Salvanto The State of the Race Heading into the two parties' conventions, the race for President is a dead heat, a change from last month when Hillary Clinton led by six points. Forty percent of registered voters now say they will back Clinton (a dip of three points), while 40 percent will vote for Trump (a bump up of three points). A month ago, Clinton led Trump 43 to 37 percent. Most registered voters say they have made up their minds about who to support: 90 percent of Trump voters and 88 percent of Clinton voters say their choice is set. About one in 10 of each's candidates' supporter say their minds might change before the election. The race looks essentially the same in a three-way contest when Libertarian candidate Governor Gary Johnson is added to the mix. He gets 12 percent of the vote, but Clinton and Trump remain tied, with 36 percent each. Candidate Qualities and the Email Controversy While Clinton was not … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump tied going into conventions
Rep. Sean Duffy slammed Hillary Clinton over comments she made about Russian interference in U.S. elections. On Tuesday, Clinton tweeted: I say this as a former Secretary of State and as an American: the Russians are still coming. Our intelligence professionals are imploring Trump to act. Will he continue to ignore & surrender, or protect our country?https://t.co/Z6uaSCgdF6 — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) February 28, 2018 "Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama did nothing in regard to protect the American people from the influence of Russians in the last election," the Wisconsin Republican said Thursday on Fox News. "This is rich coming from Hillary Clinton. . . she has no shame," Duffy said, noting scandals in which the former secretary of state has been named, such as the Christopher Steele dossier on President Donald Trump, and the Uranium One sales to Russia. … [Read more...] about Rep. Sean Duffy on Hillary Clinton: ‘She Has No Shame’
Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House has led to plenty of news show debates and late-night content, but could it also help Hillary Clinton score another Grammy? During Sunday’s Grammys, James Corden discussed how past winners for best spoken word album (Carrie Fisher posthumously won earlier in the night) have included Clinton herself and former presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. The host predicted that President Donald Trump wouldn’t win next year, but the recent book from Michael Wolff could, so Corden decided to audition some famous faces for the gig. Hillary Clinton. Reading ‘Fire and Fury.’ (via CBS) pic.twitter.com/TSNzBAQih2— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) January 29, 2018 Among those to jokingly test-read for the role in the taped clip were John Legend, Cher, Snoop Dogg, DJ Khaled, and Cardi B, who rightfully asked, “Why am I reading this s—?” OMG. #GRAMMYs pic.twitter.com/tik23hpArH— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) … [Read more...] about Hillary Clinton burns Trump with surprise Fire and Fury reading during the Grammys