Donald Trump recently declared himself “unshackled”, and now we know what he meant: The businessman is in full Steve Bannon-Breitbart mode, invoking an worldwide conspiracy to steal the election and maybe fluoridate the water.Advertisement
Largely overshadowed by the allegations against Trump has been WikiLeaks’ day-after-day release of thousands of hacked emails from the Clinton campaign. It’s no different than athletes who lose games due to their own mistakes and then blame the referees. But to believe the election will be “rigged” is to believe that any number of improbable things will happen.
It’s now or never for Donald Trump. Trump now lags Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonState Department spokesman denies “quid pro quo” in Clinton investigationUS denies asking Ecuador to cut off Internet to WikiLeaksPortman backs pathway to legalization for immigrantsMORE in the RealClearPolitics national polling average by about 7 percentage points, a margin that suggests he is in danger of being routed on November 8. But I have a feeling they’re not gonna vote for me. Trump also alleged that “many polling places” had been corrupted, even though most states have not yet opened their polling stations.
However, on Monday Pence’s position changed a bit when he said the national media is trying to rig the election for Clinton.
“We will absolutely accept the results of the election”, he told CBS Sunday. For example, there is no evidence in the Pew report that people who have registrations in two states are voting twice for Democrats or for Republicans.
Trump can also point to the remarkable array of newspaper editorial boards aligned against him.
Scholars studying this issue say they’re not anxious – yet. He called Clinton’s association with the press and her relationships with foreign politicians and powerful business owners into question before tackling the issue of voter fraud.
When he hits the stage at UNLV, Trump probably shouldn’t engage in his manic behavior of late, said Jo-Renee Formicola, a political science professor at Seton Hall University in New Jersey.
Democrats see fertile round in some once solidly Republican strongholds – like Arizona, where they’re investing millions and dispatching high-profile surrogates.
Melania Trump told CNN that she felt her husband had been “egged on by the host to say dirty and bad stuff”. More than 1.8 million dead people are listed as voters.
Ironically, just as Team Trump was about to launch a scorched-earth assault against the Clintons in the final weeks of the campaign, Trump was confronted with new charges, this time of sexual assault by multiple women. “It’s always been important to Secretary Clinton that we partner together with all candidates”, Mook said.
This presidential election has featured the Republican nominee talking about the size of his manly member on national TV and about grabbing women by the crotch on video.
In her book titled, “Target: Caught in the Crosshairs of Bill and Hillary Clinton”, Willey talked about being under extreme intimidation and threats from “henchmen” hired by Hillary Clinton to do her “dirty work”.
Mr Obama said the version Mr Trump and other Republicans are talking about is “just not true”.
“Secretary Clinton can not be in 100 places at once, so surrogates are very important to making sure we have a strong presence in multiple states to discuss the contrast between her and her opponent, energize supporters and ensure they turn out to vote”, she said.