In two days, presidential politics have gone from Sen. Ted Cruz nuking CNBC to the GOP nuking CNBC’s parent network as well for its “bad faith” handling of the debate. Like any nuke, the fallout might even be worse.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush stepped back on offense Thursday against Marco Rubio over missed votes in the Senate, after his former protégé seemed to shut down that line of attack at the GOP debate in Colorado.
Few could avoid the political crossfire Wednesday night at the third Republican presidential primary debate, where tensions flared among several candidates on stage – though perhaps the biggest clashes came between the candidates and the moderators.
On April Fools day last year, Texas Senator Ted Cruz rolled up his sleeve to reveal a tattoo of Winston Churchill. It turned out to be temporary. But the iconic British prime minister’s style, intellect, and philosophy are permanently tattooed in Cruz’s mind. “Never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever give in,” he told this reporter Wednesday, two days before his visit to Iowa and a blitz of campaign appearances.
A defiant Hillary Clinton defended her policy flip-flops and downplayed her personal email scandal while sparring sharply with her primary rivals at the first Democratic presidential debate, where the front-runner played the role of nimble-footed goalie to a field taking shots at her long record in public life.
Hillary Clinton emerged as the clear lightning rod at Tuesday night’s Democratic primary debate, as she was challenged early and often on her policy flip-flops – while also swiping at rival Bernie Sanders for his stance on gun laws, and staunchly defending her foreign policy record.
A war of words heated up Tuesday between two Democratic Party leaders, as Rep. Tulsi Gabbard accused DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of not telling the truth about disinviting her from the kick-off 2016 presidential debate.
A congresswoman known for taking on her own party is in a scrap with party leaders again, saying she was disinvited to Tuesday’s Democratic debate after calling for more of them.
Ted Cruz raised $12.2 million in the past three months for his Republican presidential bid, about twice what competitor Marco Rubio collected in the same time period.
Hillary Rodham Clinton says she opposes the big Pacific Rim trade accord backed by President Barack Obama.