In a conversation about Trump’s nebulous relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin during an interview with ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday, the topic shifted to why the Republican Party’s platform was softened on the subject of arming Ukraine to push back against Russian aggression.
Trump said he had been unaware of the platform change, though he had heard about it ex post facto. Then, he pledged that he’d be tough on Russia when it came to Ukraine.
A federal judge on Friday struck down a string of Wisconsin voting restrictions passed by the Republican-led legislature and ordered the state to revamp its voter identification rules, finding that they disenfranchised minority voters.
U.S. District Judge James Peterson, ruling in a legal challenge to the laws by two liberal groups, said he could not overturn the entire voter ID law because a federal appeals court had already found such restrictions to be constitutional.
Entrepreneur Mark Cuban introduced Hillary Clinton at a rally in his hometown of Pittsburgh Saturday, just one day after endorsing her for president.
"I'm ready to vote for a true leader. I'm ready to vote for the American Dream," said the "Shark Tank" star and investor. "I'm ready to tell the world that I'm here to endorse Hillary Clinton."
A key figure at the Republican national convention where Donald Trump was nominated for president has strong business ties with Ukraine, the Guardian has learned.
The party platform, written at the convention in Cleveland last week, removed references to arming Ukraine in its fight against pro-Russia rebels, who have received material support from the Kremlin. Trump’s links to Russia are under scrutiny after a hack of Democratic national committee emails, allegedly by Russian agents.
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating yet another reported cyberattack committed against a Democratic Party affiliate -- this time, the campaign of presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
Law enforcement officials close to the matter confirmed the investigation Friday, according to various news reports. The FBI is trying to determine if the reported attack posed a threat to national security, Fox News reported Friday.
Last week, Trump said he was expanding his proposal to ban immigration of Muslims into the U.S. to include countries “compromised by terrorism.” The Manhattan real estate mogul has said such steps are needed in the wake of terror attacks in France, San Bernardino, California and Orlando, Florida.
Reflecting on his speech at his hotel room a few hours after Hillary Clinton accepted her party’s nomination for president, Khan said he was humbled he could take part in such an historic moment.
Hillary Clinton beamed with emotion as she took the convention stage to become the first woman ever to accept a major U.S. party's presidential nomination.
"It is with humility, determination and boundless confidence in America's promise that I accept your nomination for President of the United States," Clinton said to thunderous applause at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
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