In a speech laden with references to terror and violence in the streets, Donald Trump presented a dark vision of America under siege and branded himself the law-and-order candidate.
The man who served as a ghostwriter for Trump’s 1987 book “The Art of the Deal” has come out publicly as an ardent critic of the now presumptive Republican nominee for president.
President Obama insisted that using the label “radical Islam” serves no purpose and will not make America safer. “This is a political distraction,” he said.
Businessman Donald Trump spent less on political ads than his final Republican presidential opponents, even as he emerged as the presumptive nominee.
Many people support Donald Trump precisely because of the outrageousness he is criticized for among pundits and pollsters. He represents the rise of anti-politics.
For some GOP incumbents, the 2016 vote means contending with Democratic rivals and also worrying about being dragged down by the man poised to be at the top of the ticket.