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Man At Trump’s Rally Tried To Kill Him [VIDEO]

A federal officer says a man arrested at a Donald Trump rally in Las Vegas told authorities he tried to grab an officer’s gun so he could kill the candidate. A complaint filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Nevada charges Michael Steven Sandford with an act of violence on restricted grounds. It cites a…

Watch Face The Nation’s Trump Interview [VIDEO]

During an apperance on Face the Nation on Sunday, Donald Trump said that in the wake of the Orlando shooting, racial profiling in the United States may not be a bad idea. “Well I think profiling is something that we’re going to have to start thinking about as a country,” Trump said. “Other countries do…

Trump To Meet NRA To Talk ‘Terror Loophole’

Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that he will meet with National Rifle Association officials to discuss preventing people on the federal government’s no-fly list and terror-watch list from purchasing firearms. Though the Republican presidential candidate has maintained that he is “open” to such a policy since at least December, he was endorsed last month by the…

Trump Tweets Story Claiming ‘Secret Memo’ Shows Obama Supports ISIS

Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted a link to an article that claims President Obama has indirectly supported the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), standing behind his remarks earlier this week that Obama might sympathize with terrorists. An: Media fell all over themselves criticizing what DonaldTrump "may have insinuated about @POTUS." But he's right:…

Trump Suggests Obama’s a Secret Muslim Again [VIDEO]

Donald Trump suggested “something is going on” with President Obama for him not to mention the words “radical Islamic terrorism” in the wake of Sunday morning’s deadly mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando. “We’re led by a man who is a very—look, we’re led by a man that either is, is not tough,…

Joe Biden Went Hard After Racist Trump’s Attacks On Judge [VIDEO]

Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the same event that Elizabeth Warren roast Donald Trump and raised the alarm about he’s attacks on the judge in the Trump U case. Biden brought up how––in trashing the judge––Trump said, “We’ll come back in November. Wouldn’t that be wild if I’m president and I come back to…

Warren Delivers Devastating Attack on ‘Thin Skinned Bully’ Trump

Sen. Elizabeth Warren escalated her attacks on presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, and tied Mr. Trump’s inflammatory comments about a federal judge to what she calls the Republican Party’s obstructionism on judicial appointments. In a speech she plans to deliver Thursday night, the Massachusetts Democrat and potential vice presidential pick sharply chastises Mr. Trump…

Clinton & Warren Meeting At Clinton’s Home

Massa-chusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday arrived at Hillary Clinton’s home in Washington, D.C., for a private meeting with the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. Cameras captured Warren exiting a blue SUV and heading into Clinton’s Whitehaven residence Thursday morning, more than an hour before Clinton is scheduled to deliver remarks at the Planned Parenthood Action…

Major Clinton Donor Given Intelligence Role

Newly released State Department emails show a major Clinton Foundation donor landed on a government intelligence advisory board despite the fact that he had no experience in the field. After years of litigation, ABC News was finally able to obtain documents through the Freedom of Information Act that show Clinton’s aides allegedly tried to “protect…

Obama Endorses Hillary Clinton [VIDEO]

President Obama formally endorsed Hillary Clinton on Thursday after meeting with Bernie Sanders at the White House. “I don’t think there’s ever been someone so qualified to hold this office,” Obama says in the video. “I’m with her.” He also congratulated Sanders on running an “incredible campaign” and said “embracing” his message will help the…

President Obama Meeting With Bernie Sanders At The White House

Click Here To Watch Live President Obama And Bernie Meeting President Barack Obama will meet with Bernie Sanders on Thursday. The meeting was announced following Sanders’ projected wins by The AP in the North Dakota Democratic caucuses and the Montana Democratic primary, and after Hillary Clinton’s projected wins in New Jersey, New Mexico and South…

Hillary Wins Big in California, Declares Victory

Hillary Clinton won Tuesday’s Democratic primary in California, the Associated Press declared early Wednesday morning. With 93 percent of the vote reported, Clinton took 56 percent against her rival, Bernie Sanders, who had 43 percent. Clinton had effectively claimed the nomination Tuesday night after her victory in New Jersey. “We are all standing under the…

Hillary Victory Primary Night Speech, Brooklyn, New York [FULL VIDEO]

Hillary Clinton declared victory on Tuesday night in the Democratic presidential primary. “We are all standing under the glass ceiling now,” Clinton said of the historic milestone of a major party nominating a woman for president. She also congratulated her lone opponent, Bernie Sanders, who has been reluctant thus far to concede to Clinton. “I…

Super Tuesday: Primary Day For CA,NJ, MT, NM, SD & ND Voters Head To Polls

Tuesday is the last big primary day of the 2016 campaign, with six states voting: California, New Jersey, New Mexico, Montana, South Dakota and North Dakota (just the Democrats). Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton has already clinched the Democratic nomination – on Monday she reached the 2,383 delegates necessary to secure her party’s nod for the…

Nancy Pelosi Endorses Hillary Clinton

“I’m a voter in California and I have voted for Hillary Clinton for president of the United States and proud to endorse her for that position,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said on ABC’s Good Morning America. Pelosi said it would be “fabulous” to have two women on the Democratic ticket, when asked about Sen.…

Hillary Clinton Presumptive Democratic Nominee

Hillary Clinton has enough support from pledged delegates and superdelegates to be declared the Democratic nominee according to an updated tally from the AP. She has reached the necessary number of 2,383 delegates which makes her the winner. Previously, without the recent tally including superdelegates, Clinton was expected to secure it by Tuesday when New…

Newt Gingrich: Trump Attack On Judge ‘Inexcusable [VIDEO]

After Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump criticized a federal judge for his Mexican heritage, former House speaker Newt Gingrich called the billionaire’s behavior “inexcusable.” Gingrich, who has been a long-time supporter of Trump, said on Fox News Sunday that it was “one of the worst mistakes” the orange-hued demagogue has made in the 2016 campaign.…

Clinton Won The Democratic Primary In Puerto Rico

Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary in Puerto Rico on Sunday, moving her within 30 delegates of clinching the party’s presidential nomination. “We just won Puerto Rico! ¡Gracias a la Isla del Encanto por esta victoria!” she tweeted shortly after multiple outlets called the race in her favor. With a victory in Tuesday’s upcoming California…

Trump: ‘Morning Joe’ Has ‘Lost Their Way’ [VIDEO]

Donald Trump on Friday accused “Morning Joe” co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough of losing their way. “I don’t watch or do @Morning_Joe anymore,” he tweeted. “Small audience, low ratings! I hear Mika has gone wild with hate. Joe is Joe. They lost their way!” The billionaire businessman’s latest attack on the media may be…

Paul Ryan Endorses Donald Trump [VIDEO]

Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan wrote in a Thursday op-ed that he will vote for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in the fall. This comes after Ryan had previously said he was not “ready” to endorse him. The pair had a series of discussions—by phone and in person—in the weeks leading up to the…

Violence Protests Erupt At Donald Trump San Jose Rally [VIDEO]

Dozens of fights broke out on the streets of downtown San Jose on Thursday night as police in riot gear struggled to keep the peace between hundreds of protesters and streams of Donald Trump fans leaving his rally at the city’s convention center. Several protesters jumped on cars of Trump supporters, while others burned red…

Trump: Judge’s Mexican Heritage Is a ‘Conflict of Interest’ [VIDEO]

Donald Trump continued with his insults on U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel. In an interview Thursday with The Wall Street Journal, Trump said Curiel, the presiding judge over the Trump University fraud lawsuits, has “an inherent conflict of interest” because he is of “Mexican heritage.” Although Curiel was born in Indiana and is American, Trump…

Donald Trump Involved In 3500 Lawsuits

An exclusive analysis of legal filings across the United States finds that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee and his businesses have been involved in at least 3,500 legal actions in federal and state courts during the past three decades. They range from skirmishes with casino patrons to million-dollar real estate suits to personal defamation lawsuits,…

Clinton Calls Trump a ‘Fraud’ Over Trump University ‘Scam’ [VIDEO]

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton issued one of her sharpest critiques yet of Donald Trump, calling him a “fraud” and accusing him of “trying to scam America.” “He is trying to scam America the way he scammed all those people at Trump U,” Clinton said while campaigning at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey, today.…

Ottoman-era Armenian Killings Recognized As ‘Genocide’ [VIDEO]

Germany’s Bundestag passed a resolution qualifying the Ottoman Era Armenian killings ‘genocide’. The lower house of parliament voted almost unanimously, with one vote against the motion and one abstention. House speaker Norbert Lammert spoke of a “remarkable majority.” German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and the leader of the Socialdemocrats Sigmar Gabriel failed…

Obama Lifts US Embargo On Lethal Arms Sales To Vietnam [VIDEO]

President Barack Obama has announced the US is fully lifting its embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam, its one-time enemy. Speaking during a visit to communist Vietnam and talks with its leaders, Mr Obama said the move removed a “lingering vestige of the Cold War”. The US is trying to bolster its relationship…

Pharma CEO Martin Shkreli Arrested [VIDEO]

The pharma CEO reviled for raising the price of life-saving drugs for personal gain has been arrested for securities fraud. Martin Shkreli, 32, is accused of taking stocks from Retrophin Inc. to pay off unrelated debts. He started the biotech firm in 2011. Prosecutors say he made secret payoffs and set up fake deals.

Fed Raises Rates For First Time Since 2006, Markets Climb

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates Wednesday for the first time in nearly a decade. The central banking committee unanimously voted to move the target range for the federal funds rate to a 0.25-0.5 percent range, up from a 0-0.25 range. “The committee judges that there has been considerable improvement in labor market conditions this…