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Speaker Ryan and Donald Trump release joint statement after meeting

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Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan released a joint statement on their websites talking up Thursday’s meeting as “a very positive step toward unification.” The United States cannot afford another four years of the Obama White House, which is what Hillary Clinton represents. That is why it’s critical that Republicans unite around our shared principles, advance a conservative agenda, ...

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Shock! Hillary smiles when faithful unable to say ‘under God’ in pledge of allegiance [video]

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It’s hard to imagine any American that would struggle with the United States pledge of allegiance when introducing a presidential hopeful (although a weak one), but here’s how to screw it up: The full text that the presenter gagged upon is “I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it ...

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Trump won’t take public financing for his campaign

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In a Tuesday interview with the Associated Press, Donald Trump said he would forego public funds for his campaign. Accepting the public funds would eliminate the need for Trump to have a large fundraising operation, but would also limit the amount he would be able to spend against Hillary’s well-funded campaign. Trump also said that he did not “like the idea ...

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Feminist Group ‘UltraViolet’ Pressures Amazon.com to dump Trump

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According to a New York Post article, a rabid feminist group is claiming to represent Amazon’s shareholders while demanding that the retail giant not sell Trump  merchandise. A group claiming to represent 1,500 Amazon shareholders has asked CEO Jeff Bezos to stop selling Donald Trump ties, shirts and other products on the giant retail site. The group making the claim is ...

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Trump won’t announce VP pick before the GOP convention

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Presumptive republican nominee Donald Trump says that he doesn’t intend to announce his running mate before the GOP convention. Trump has said that the list has been narrowed to 5 or 6 people that are all very seasoned politicians. Donald’s reasoning for picking a politico is that he’ll need help navigating D.C.’s ways of getting things done and because “politicians ...

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Budweiser relabels itself ‘America’ until the election

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Budweiser is relabelling it’s brand centerpiece ‘America’ in a bid to pull in more sales during what will likely be a heated election season. Using the same font and styling as the standard can, Budweiser is adorning its products with messages from American history reports Co.Design. The alterations don’t stop with the beer’s name. Almost every bit of type on ...

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Some Americans don’t even know what WWII was [video]

Americans don't know what WWII was

If you thought that vox populi videos couldn’t get any dumber then think again – the latest example, released on the anniversary of VE Day, illustrates how some Americans don’t even know what World War II was.

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NC Governor Pat McCrory files lawsuit against Feds over bathroom bill

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North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory filed suit against the Department of Justice on Monday to defend the state’s controversial “bathroom bill” – also known as HB 2. The Obama administration has said that the law violates the civil rights act by discriminating against transgender people and the DOJ sent a letter last week threatening legal action and the withholding of ...

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Paul Ryan to step down as Convention Chair if Trump asks

"I hope they don't look at my voting record"

After House Speaker Paul Ryan met with editorial staff at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, one of the Sentinel’s columnists shared that Ryan would step down if asked. .@SpeakerRyan on whether he'd step down as convention chair if Trump asks: I'll do whatever he asks me to do @MSpicuzzaMJS @journalsentinel — Christian Schneider (@Schneider_CM) May 9, 2016 The tweet was confirmed by ...

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Trump names Christie to lead transition team

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(New York, NY) May 9, 2016 – Today Donald J. Trump announced Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) will serve as Transition Team Chairman. Mr. Trump is the presumptive Presidential nominee for the Republican Party and continues to take critical steps to gear up for the general election against potential Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, or whoever. Mr. Trump stated, “Governor Christie is ...

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What is the deal with North Carolina’s ‘Bathroom Bill’ [HB 2]

Pat Mccrory on hb2 and doj letter

*Update* – NC sues feds over HB 2  United States Department of justice lawyers gave the state of North Carolina just three business days to respond to a letter that asked whether or not the state and its universities intend to stop enforcing a new law that takes the government out of their bathrooms. House Bill 2 (HB 2) reversed a ...

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