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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he is pulling for Donald Trump to win the Republican nomination, because he thinks he can destroy the billionaire in the general election.
"I'm prejudiced," Sanders told a CNN town hall in Derry, N.H., on Wednesday night. "I want Trump to win the Republican nomination.
Donald Trump To Saudi Prince: ‘Dopey Prince Alwaleed Talal wants to control our U.S. politicians with daddy’s money!’!
2016 GOP Presidential frontrunner Donald Trump issued a strong rebuke to a Saudi Arabian Prince this weekend, saying the days of the Saudi Royal Family buying off America’s politicians will end if he is elected President.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is returning fire against the Saudi prince who told him to drop out of the White House race.
“She is the one that caused all this problem with her stupid policies,” Trump said on “Fox News Sunday.” “You look at what she did with Libya, what she did with Syria.”
“You look, she was truly, if not the, one of the worst secretary of States in the history of the country,” he added. “She talks about me being dangerous; she’s killed hundreds of thousands of people with her stupidity.”
Donald Trump:’I don’t think I have the kind of leverage I’d like to have in a deal and I don’t want to take the chance of hurting my campaign. So I’ll do the debate!’
Donald Trump is reluctantly agreeing to participate in the next Republican primary debate hosted by CNN on Dec. 15, after threatening to skip it if the network refused to pay him $5 million to attend.
“When you’re leading in the polls, I think it’s too big of a risk to not do the debate,” Trump told The Washington Post in a Thursday interview.
“I don’t think I have the kind of leverage I’d like to have in a deal and I don’t want to take the chance of hurting my campaign. So I’ll do the debate," the GOP front-runner continued.
“If I don’t do 'em, the problem will be, ‘Oh, he’s chicken, he’s using that as an excuse.’ Every single person doing the debate would knock the hell out of me and say I’m afraid to be there. The one thing I’m not in life is a chicken."
Trump’s decision to attend the debate comes after CNN President Jeff Zucker earlier Thursday said he won’t pay the billionaire businessman to participate.
“We do not pay candidates to appear" on the network, Zucker told BuzzFeed editor Ben Smith.
At a Monday rally in Georgia, Trump proposed CNN pay him $5 million to attend the debate, saying he would donate the money to wounded veterans.
W ithin the first few minutes of his speech Monday night, real estate mogul Donald Trump came out swinging at a primary opponent’s low standing in the polls and mocked the media’s coverage of his events.
At a rally in Columbus, Ohio, the Republican presidential candidate, who frequently alludes to polls, once again touted that he’s leading the pack and specifically took aim at Ohio Governor John Kasich on his home turf.
“Your governor is only 2 [percent]. What happened?” Trump said to a mix of cheers and boos.
The two presidential candidates have been recently sparring after a super PAC supporting Kasich launched a $2.5 million ad campaign against Trump. A day later, GOP operatives also waged a “guerilla campaign” to take down Trump.
D onald Trump has retaken his lead atop the GOP presidential field in Iowa, according to a new poll released Sunday on CBS's "Face the Nation."
Trump is polling at 30 percent in the all-important early voting state, and enjoys a 9-percentage-point lead over rival Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), in the CBS News 2016 “Battleground Tracker.”
The results come several weeks after the same poll found Trump tied at 27 percent with retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson. Carson has dropped to 19 percent in the new poll.
Cruz picked up some of Carson’s lost support. His 21 percent in the latest poll is a 9-percentage-point boost from that late October poll, which showed Trump and Carson in a dead heat.
S en. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) says Donald Trump's suggestion the U.S. set up a database to register and track Muslims is "outrageous and bigoted."
The Democratic presidential contender took to Twitter to blast the GOP front-runner on Friday, adding that Trump "should be ashamed of himself."
Trump sparked controversy following last week's Paris terror attacks by suggesting a database for U.S. Muslims, as well as special identification or warrantless searches to allow law enforcement to keep tabs on those of the Islamic faith.
G OP frontrunner Donald Trump is the leader in three new statewide polls in New Hampshire, Florida and New Jersey that were released on Wednesday.
Here’s a look at the three polls on the GOP race for the White House.
Trump takes 22 percent in Boston WBUR News’s poll in New Hampshire, well ahead of Ben Carson and Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.), who tie for second at 11 percent.
D onald Trump on Tuesday named Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) when asked about his possible running mate in 2016.
“Ted Cruz is now agreeing with me 100 percent,” he said when asked about his vice presidential pick, according to Lifezette.
“Well, I like him,” Trump told radio host Laura Ingraham during her broadcast. "He’s backed everything I’ve said.”
Ann Hart Coulter is an American conservative social and political commentator, writer, syndicated columnist, and lawyer. She frequently appears on television, radio, and as a speaker at public and private events.
Ann Coulter took to Twitter on Friday night to respond to the Paris terror attacks, saying that “Donald Trump was elected president tonight.”