opinion Jon Webb Evansville Courier & Press Published 5:16 p.m. UTC Aug 22, 2018 1. He’ll push Joe Donnelly to confirm Brett Kavanaugh President Trump loves to trash local Senators and congressmen on his never-ending campaign tour. He’ll call Joe Donnelly “a nice guy” and then compare him to Elizabeth Warren or something. Donnelly is barely to the left of Dwight D. Eisenhower, but that doesn’t matter. Trump will then ask the crowd if they think Donnelly should vote to confirm Kavanaugh. The crowd will cheer. 2. Lloyd Winnecke will be uncomfortable The Evansville mayor supported John Kasich for the Republican nomination in 2016. And Winnecke has about as much in common with Trump as an English tea house does with a biker bar. Even so: he’s a Republican mayor and a Republican president will be in town. I hope there’s time for an uncomfortable photo-op. 3. … [Read more...] about 9 predictions for Donald Trump’s rally in Evansville
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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - It took Bob Corker 21 seconds to begin answering the question.If the election were held today, would you vote for Donald Trump?The retiring Republican senator from Tennessee sat silently in a coffee shop that doubled as a church. His gray-blue eyes flicked from his plate of over-hard eggs toward a mural featuring two angels - one wielding a sword and the other clutching a dove - hanging above the pulpit. He fiddled with his tie, steepled his hands, grimaced, and glanced down at his phone."If the election were held today between the same two candidates," he offered, "I would."He reconsidered."Why don't you say, 'probably,' " he said, running his hand through a tuft of white hair and bouncing a shiny black shoe under the table. "Between the same two candidates, 'probably.' "Corker's mixed feelings may come as a surprise to people who only know him from his public feuding with the president. Just six months ago, Corker was in his sprawling brick Chattanooga home, … [Read more...] about Bob Corker is free to speak his mind about Donald Trump, if he could only make it up
Fresh off Thursday night's pugnacious debate performance in Houston, Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio continued his pointed jabs at GOP front-runner Donald Trump during an interview with "CBS This Morning." "A con artist is about to take over the Republican party and the conservative movement and we have to put a stop to it," Rubio said early Friday. He predicted that a Trump presidency would be "chaos," blasting the New York businessman as "erratic" and "wholly unprepared to be president of the United States." "He refuses to answer questions in any specific public policy," Rubio said. "He has no plans for health care, for example. They asked him about the debt, he claimed that he's gonna cut the debt by cutting fraud and abuse. He didn't get any follow-up or any press on that...We're about to turn over the conservative movement to a person that has no ideas of any substance on the important issues." The Florida senator, who is lagging behind Trump even in polls of his … [Read more...] about Marco Rubio hits “con artist” Donald Trump
Speaker Paul Ryan said Monday that the bombshell report about Donald Trump potentially not paying federal income taxes for up to 18 years won’t really hurt him. “I don’t think it’s that harmful,” Ryan said before a fundraising event in Michigan, according to The Detroit Free Press. “I think people who don’t like him are going to continue disliking him.” Ryan also doubts the story from The New York Times, published Saturday night, will damage Trump’s reputation as a great businessman, according to the report, adding that it’s common in real estate to use net operating losses for tax purposes. “The numbers are big because he’s a multibillionaire,” Ryan said, according to the report. The New York Times reported Saturday that it had received three pages of Trump’s tax returns from 1995 from an anonymous person and the records show that he declared a $916 … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Paul Ryan predicts Donald Trump tax revelations won’t really hurt him
Last Updated Dec 9, 2015 10:33 AM EST Republican presidential contender Donald Trump's calls for banning Muslims from entering the U.S. could damage his existing relationships with Arab investors, as well as fray commercial ties between the U.S. and the entire Muslim world, according to business and foreign affairs experts. Trump has been partnering with Arab investors for years and has successfully planted his brand on hotels, commercial real estate projects and golf resorts in Muslim nations such as Indonesia, Turkey, Azerbaijan and the United Arab Emirates. In Trump's overseas deals, like many of the ones stateside, it is the power of his name as a symbol of luxury that's sold to prospective investors in Trump-branded condos, time-shares and resort packages.On Monday, Trump said the U.S. had no choice but to close itself off from all Muslims to protect itself from "people that believe only in jihad, and have no sense of reason or respect for human life." Trump's call … [Read more...] about What about Donald Trump’s Muslim nation properties?