In an effort to block Donald Trump from garnering the 1,237 delegates necessary to clinch the Republican presidential nomination, rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich announced plans Sunday to join forces, CNN reports.
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Trump and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz have upped the ante in what could serve as a reality television show instead a race for the most esteemed office in the world: President of the United States. The virtual sparring erupted Tuesday after Trump accused Cruz of using a G.Q. magazine picture of his wife, Melania, a former model, in an ad.
Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday acknowledged increasing chances that the party will be facing an “open convention,” noting the ongoing opposition posed against Trump by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Without a clear cut nominee, the party will have to resort to a floor fight to pick a nominee.
Arguing that Barack Obama should have selected a person of color to fill the Supreme Court vacancy, NewsOne legal analyst Damario Solomon-Simmons expressed disappointment with the president’s Supreme Court pick.
For the past several months, the nation has seen Donald Trump’s evolution from boisterous real estate mogul to the Republican Party’s presidential front-runner.
In a talk aimed at slowing Donald Trump’s momentum as the Republican presidential front-runner, Mitt Romney on Thursday came out swinging against the divisive candidate during an address in Salt Lake City.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and his supporters were roundly criticized and condemned as racists after a video surfaced of acolytes assaulting a Black woman at a Super Tuesday rally Louisville, Kentucky.
Declaring his love for voters who swept him to victory Tuesday in the Nevada presidential caucuses, Donald Trump claimed his third straight victory in an early voting state.
President Barack Obama on Saturday pledged to fill the Supreme Court seat left open by the sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia, while Senate Republicans signaled that they would block any nominee.
Ted Cruz argues that he is eligible to serve as president, noting the distinction between natural-born and naturalized citizens.