Tag: Presidential Election of 2016

Recording Shows That the Swamp Has Not Been Drained

WASHINGTON — It became such a central slogan of Donald J. Trump’s 2016 campaign that at rallies his supporters would chant the three words representing his pledge to take on big donors and special interests: “Drain the swamp.” But as President Trump ramps up his 2020 re-election bid, it is clear that he has tolerated […]

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Trump May Propose New Firm to Host Presidential Debates

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s campaign is considering only participating in general election debates if an outside firm serves as the host, and his advisers recently sat down with the nonprofit Commission on Presidential Debates to complain about the debates it hosted in 2016. The Dec. 19 meeting between Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr., a prominent Republican […]

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Mrs. Clinton, You Already Beat Bernie Sanders. Trump Is the Opponent Now.

Democrats may not agree on much these days, but on the matter of their greatest wish, there is resounding consensus: They want to beat Donald Trump this November. Full stop. So it’s of no help to the cause when Hillary Clinton, the party’s 2016 nominee, disparages other Democrats and shatters party unity based on her […]

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Hillary Clinton on Bernie Sanders: ‘Nobody Likes Him’

Hillary Clinton, who battled with Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont for months in a 2016 Democratic primary that sometimes turned contentious, ripped into her former campaign rival in a new docuseries and declined to say if she would endorse and campaign for Mr. Sanders if he were to win the presidential nomination this time around. […]

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Democrats Seek More Testimony and Evidence for Impeachment Trial

WASHINGTON — With President Trump’s impeachment trial getting underway, Democrats are intensifying their demands for more testimony and documents that could add to the already voluminous evidence against him and bolster their case by shedding new light on several key questions. Despite the White House strategy of blocking testimony from top officials and rejecting demands […]

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