Conservatives are revving up their Dump Trump campaign in the wake of polls indicating Republican front-runner Donald Trump would do poorly against his Democratic presidential rivals in the general election. Wisconsin's presidential primary is one week later, and polls show Trump and Cruz are close in the state. For Donald J. Trump to enlist his friends at the National...
"Lyin' Ted Cruz just used a picture of Melania from a GQ shoot in his ad. Be careful, Lyin' Ted, or I will spill the beans on your wife!"
It doesn't mean that Trump will necessarily leave California with a definitive number of convention delegates, because of the Republicans' rules.
Cruz is right. The ad actually came from an anti-Trump super PAC called Make America Awesome, which isn't affiliated with any candidate.
It takes 1,237 delegates to win the GOP nomination.
It sets up a scenario in which Cruz might, on a second ballot, capture not only delegates committed to also-ran candidates but perhaps even some who were pledged to Trump on the first ballot. On Thursday, Cruz angrily denounced Trump - calling him a "sniveling coward" - after the Republican frontrunner retweeted posts that mocked the appearance of Cruz's wife, Heidi, and comparing her unflatteringly to his own, former model wife, Melania.
The ads are part of the group's broader "Party of Trump" campaign and link to a website and a video with clippings of Republican Senate incumbents and candidates, which the group refers to as "ReTrumplicans", saying they will support the GOP nominee.
"John Kasich is the only Republican that can definitely beat Hillary Clinton", Thompson said. "Donald doesn't like strong women".
If the Republican Party finds itself with an open convention in July, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker believes the nominee may not be Donald Trump, Ted Cruz or John Kasich.
Cruz, the USA senator from Texas, has strongly suggested that Ohio's governor drop out of the race to give him a one-on-one shot against Trump. Sure, the war of words has been a made-for-cable story, but here's why this one could have important repercussions for the GOP: Trump has a very significant problem with female voters. Trump responded by lobbing insults on Twitter at Graham, whose presidential bid failed to catch fire.
Clinton delivered a speech yesterday at Stanford University on her national security strategy as it relates to ISIS.