Ryan plugs GOP campaign agenda, but no mention of Trump
16 October, 2016, 01:22 | Author: Brittany Bishop
"While Paul Ryan and Scott Walker won't be sharing the stage with Donald Trump on Monday, their silence and continued support for his presidential campaign is proof that they share his unsafe views", said Wisconsin Democratic Party spokesman Phil Shulman before Johnson also announced he wasn't going to be there.
Donald Trump speaks at a meeting of the Iowa Republican Party in Des Moines on May 16, 2015.
Ryan said earlier this week that he would not campaign for Trump or defend him, following the controversy set-off by the nominee's sexually aggressive comments about women and nearly daily reports this week about women coming forward to claim the businessman had inappropriately touched them.
Other House conservatives warn privately that they could blame Ryan if Trump loses by only a slight margin, something that could complicate his prospects for getting re-elected as speaker next year.
That means he can't afford to let the trickle of Republican lawmakers suggesting retaliation against him for dropping Trump grow much larger. Trump has angrily denounced the stories, the media and Republicans who have declined to support him.
It turns out the same password controlled his Twitter account, and within in minutes he was hacked, tweeting his "support" for Trump.
Speaking to a crowd of about 100 students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Republican student organization, Ryan focused on House Republicans' legislative priorities and only alluded a few times to the presidential election.
Mr. Ryan may have gambled away his excellent chance to become a president by not standing against Mr. Trump at the right time.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., who also supported Ryan then, hinted in an interview with The Associated Press that he might not favor keeping Ryan in the House's top job. Asked if it will exacerbate fissures between the party and its base, he said, "I don't have any doubt". They are tougher against Donald Trump than these weaklings ever have been against Obama, and if they're offended by Trump's words, why haven't any of them spoken out about Bill and Hillary's actions towards women? "However, if he can't prevent himself from panicking and helping the enemy in a situation like this, well, then we'll find out", Rohrabacher said Monday.
No matter how well a district has been gerrymandered, candidates still have to get the party faithful to come out and vote.
Ryan had said Monday he would not defend or campaign with Trump. Hillary Clinton even admitted as much earlier this year, when she said at a campaign event, "I get accused of being kind of moderate and center".
House Republicans meet after the November elections to select their nominee for speaker.
Gov. Scott Walker will not be joining presidential nominee Donald Trump at two campaign stops in Wisconsin next week. David Wasserman lays out a multitude of reasons why this is, but the numbers speak for themselves: There are only 37 competitive House races, and six of those are seats already held by Democrats.
It has long appeared likely that the GOP will retain its House majority, but that now seems less sure as Trump's campaign faces major struggles. "At some point, you have to look in the mirror and recognize that you can not possibly justify support for Trump to your children - especially your daughters", said David Humphreys, a Missouri seven-figure GOP donor.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will turn 40 next summer but has said his goal is to play into the next decade. He interrupted his warmup throws - with fully inflated footballs, presumably - to chat with referee Bill Vinovich.
During that period, Backpage's revenue from California totalled more than $51 million, the company's self-reporting shows. A spokesperson for the California attorney general's office said there are warrants out for their arrest.
Whittier police said they found a firearm at the scene of the detective's death but won't confirm it was her service revolver. He said Detective Nadine Hernandez had once told him "there's no rape case here".
It was like they were playing with the dolphins from Sea World, not a National Football League team based in Miami. Mariota was an efficient 20 for 29 for 163 yards, with no turnovers, no sacks and three scores.
Senators Mike Lee of Utah and Mike Crapo of Idaho are calling on Trump to quit the campaign so Pence can lead the ticket. Republican candidate challengers, who Trump defeated in primary season, joined in the chorus of condemnation.
Unlike in recent weeks, where the Vols found a miraculous way to win, the Aggies held on Saturday for a narrow victory. PLAYER AWARDS: Three Alabama players were named SEC players of the week, the conference announced Monday morning.
The exchanges are the latest reminder that the 42nd president is both a tremendous asset and a wild card for his wife's candidacy. Of course, Republicans jumped at the opportunity to post clips of Clinton's comments online.
Mobile phone giant Samsung has warned the cost of taking its Galaxy Note7 smartphone off the market will be at least £4.4 billion. Samsung said it will begin to exchange or offer refunds for all active Galaxy Note 7 devices in Europe on Monday, October 17.
McDonald expressed her overflowing joy at seeing her two individual babies on Facebook after the surgery. No matter how the surgery affects the boys, Nicole and Christian promise to love them no matter what.
This is the first poll of the Buckeye State since Sunday's debate and since a damaging video of Trump was released on Saturday . Clinton's campaign has expressed concern that Russian hackers are to blame for the cyber-attacks on her campaign's emails.
Dodgers Oust Nationals to Advance Against Cubs
The lose the game 4-3 and the series 3-2. "Incredible", Washington starting pitcher Max Scherzer said of the effort by Kershaw. Before the ninth, after Jansen had held the Nats scoreless for two innings , some whispers began circulating. what's that?
Airstrikes hit rebel-held neighborhoods of Syria's Aleppo
The airstrikes came a day after an air raid hit east Aleppo's biggest market, killing at least 15 people and leveling buildings. Rebel fire on government-held areas meanwhile killed at least eight civilians on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Observatory added.
Hacked email about Catholics sparks Republican outcry
WikiLeaks has dropped another batch of emails hacked from the account of Democrat Hillary Clinton's campaign chair John Podesta. Podesta alleged that longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone had "advance knowledge" of the leaks.
Helping Hands holds October 12 candlelight vigil
The event will include guest speakers and a candle-lighting ceremony to honor and remember victims of domestic violence. In the area, CCA is doing their part to highlight the important issue of domestic violence within Cattaraugus County.
Joe Allen blow for Wales ahead of Georgia clash
It's not nice to play against and it gives us another weapon in our armoury. "Against Austria we weren't and we needed to use it". It was effective so I am sure we will use it again. "I think whoever finishes above Austria will qualify", said Coleman.
Sigourney Weaver joins cast of Marvel's 'Defenders'
Marvel teased that Weaver will play a big role, but it's being kept under wraps for now. "She is by definition a class act". Speaking of 'The Punisher , ' Deborah Ann Woll from Daredevil will join the cast of the spin-off series in season one.