Donald Trump

Tea party activists convinced Trump eyeing Cruz for ticket

S.A. Miller, Washington Times

A group of tea party activists is convinced that Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has struck a secret deal with rival Sen. Ted Cruz to guarantee the Texan the vice presidential spot on the ticket, and conservatives are raving that it would be the best pairing since Harry Burnett Reese combined peanut butter and Hershey’s chocolate.

A brief theory of Trump's outrageousness

Byron York, Washington Examiner

Asking for about three times more than he wants helps Trump keep up his image with supporters. Perhaps the biggest part of Trump's appeal to those supporters is that they see him as strong, and other candidates as weak. Trump has to keep sounding strong to keep their support — even if the things he says scandalize others.

Americans say Trump Most Likely to Ruin Thanksgiving Dinner

Public Policy Polling

Democratic polling firm PPP found 46% say they think Trump would be the candidate most likely to ruin Thanksgiving, as much as all the rest of the candidates combined. Hillary Clinton at 22%, Bernie Sanders at 7%, Jeb Bush and Ben Carson at 6%, Ted Cruz at 4%, and Marco Rubio at 1% round out the standings on who people think would be most likely to wreck the holiday.

Rush Limbaugh: ‘Compared to Reagan, Trump is not a conservative’

Steve Guest, Daily Caller

“Compared to Reagan, Trump is not a conservative, and the bulk of Trump’s support is not the Republican base…If you look at the demographics, at least as expressed polling data, the bulk of Trump support is what we all have been led to believe the Republican Party wants: blue-collar people, moderates and independents.”

Deconstructing The Donald: November

Henry Olsen, National Review

Donald Trump didn’t move much in the polls this month, and that might be the most telling fact of all. He’s not gaining, but neither is he dropping. Seemingly locked on a 25–30 percent share of Republican primary voters, Trump ends November as an increasingly plausible threat for the nomination.

TV networks hold conference call to discuss Trump treatment

Hadas Gold, Politico

Representatives from several television networks held a conference call on Monday to discuss Donald Trump's campaign treatment of the press. Representatives from ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CNN discussed how embeds and reporters from outlets are being treated, including being pushed into media "pens." The Washington Post was first to report on the conference call.

NBC offers GOP candidates airtime to match Trump

Jesse Byrnes, The Hill

NBC has reached an agreement with the campaigns of several Republican presidential candidates to offer them equal airtime after Donald Trump hosted "Saturday Night Live” this month, according to multiple reports. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore and Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) will get time on 18 NBC affiliates in the early voting states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina on Friday and Saturday in prime-time, as well as on this weekend's “SNL."

Trump holds 10-point lead nationally

Kyle Balluck, The Hill

Donald Trump remains atop the crowded GOP field in a new Washington Post/ABC News poll with 32 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters listing the real estate mogul as their first choice. Retired pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson is the first choice of 22 percent of Republican voters nationally, followed by Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.) with 11 percent. Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) has 8 percent and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has 6 percent.

Trump: I would bring back waterboarding

Pam Key, Breitbart

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would bring back waterboarding as an interrogation technique because he said, “I think waterboarding is peanuts compared to what they’re doing us. What they did to James Foley, when they chopped off his head. That’s a whole different level. I would absolutely bring back interrogation and strong interrogation.”

Donald Trump says concealed carry permit holders 'Have an obligation to carry'

Michael Patrick Leahy, Breitbart

GOP Presidential front runner Donald Trump says the 13 million concealed carry permit holders in the United States have an obligation to carry, “but we must do it in such a way as to raise serious doubts in the minds of those who might be considering violence in America.”

Donald Trump: Obama 'Doesn't have a clue' on Terror Threats to America

Alex Swoyer, Breitbart

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump slammed President Obama, saying he “doesn’t have a clue” about the threat of terrorist attacks posed by Syrian refugees in America following the attack in Paris last Friday in which one of the terrorists was embedded as a refugee.