Forest fires in California. An automatic recount in tight Florida races for senator and governor. A stock market plunge.
GOP Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger said Tuesday he was “very disgusted” by President Donald Trump for mocking House Republicans who did not back him enough during their midterm election campaigns.
Still fighting political flaps that arose during his weekend in France, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the Secret Service nixed a visit to a cemetery in the rain because the motorcade would have shut down Paris. “When the helicopter couldn’t fly to the first cemetery in France because of almost zero visibility, I suggested driving,” Trump tweeted.
President Donald Trump spent the weekend in Paris, but his Twitter feed is evidence that he kept a close eye on events stateside — most notably the ongoing recounts in Florida and the still-uncalled Senate race in Arizona.
Barely a month after CNN reported that President Donald Trump’s initially “respectful” treatment of a sexual assault accuser left his aides “quietly stunned,” the president’s final two speeches before Tuesday’s midterm elections attacked the women who accused Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.
President Donald Trump spoke at length about health care during his weekend blitz of rallies before the midterm elections on Tuesday, pitching Republicans as leaders and defenders on health care and Democrats as avowed socialists who want to cannibalize Medicare.
THE DAY BEFORE the midterm elections, Facebook took down a virulently anti-immigrant ad paid for by President Donald Trump, which mischaracterizes refugees walking through Mexico toward the US as violent criminals. “America’s future depends on you,” the voiceover says, ending with a plea to “vote Republican.” NBC also took the ad off air on Monday after criticism from stars of NBC shows. And even Fox News stopped airing it on Monday, too. CNN rejected it from the start, on the grounds that it was racist.
(CNN)When Donald Trump ran for president, one of the core pillars of his pitch to the voting public was this: Political correctness is a cancer eating away at the body politic.
President Trump has never handled criticism well, but this past week has proved especially challenging.