Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), an advocate of beefing up security on the southern border, said Sunday he is open to building a wall on the U.S. border with Canada as well. The Republican presidential candidate said the idea of building a northern wall was brought up to him during a recent town hall in New Hampshire. "That is a legitimate issue for us to look at," Walker said Sunday on NBC's Meet the Press. read more
I honestly thought this was an Onion headline.
Speaker of the House John Boehner stunned audience members Wednesday evening at a Colorado fundraiser by referring to Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz as a "jackass," two people in attendance tell The Daily Caller.
At a Steamboat Springs event for GOP Rep. Scott Tipton, the Ohio Republican quipped that he likes how Cruz's presidential campaign keeps "that jackass" out of Washington, and from telling Boehner how to do his job.
At the Democratic National Committee meeting in Minneapolis, where Hillary Clinton will speak Friday, senior Clinton campaign officials are claiming that she has already secured one-fifth of the pledges needed to win the Democratic presidential nomination. They come from current and former elected officials, committee officeholders and other party dignitaries. The campaign says that Clinton currently has about 130 superdelegates publicly backing her, but a person familiar with recent conversations in Minneapolis said that officials are telling supporters and the undecided in the last few days that private commitments increase that number to more than 440 read more
As the vice president edges toward a presidential run, is he banking on further public disclosures to discredit the frontrunner?