01 September, 2016
Trump, whose support comes mainly from whites, is unlikely to be victorious unless he can cut into that support.
Across the Sunday news shows, a parade of Trump stand-ins, led by vice presidential nominee Mike Pence, couldn't say whether Trump was sticking with or changing a central promise to boot the roughly 11 million people living in the US illegally, with the help of a "deportation force".
In an interview on MSNBC's Morning Joe, the Democratic presidential nominee kept up her verbal assault on Trump's campaign, asserting that it is built on "prejudice and paranoia" and caters to a radical fringe of the Republican Party.
Clinton, a former secretary of state, has led real estate developer Trump in the poll since Democrats and Republicans ended their national conventions and formally nominated their presidential candidates in July. Those include describing some Mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists, suggesting a judge could not be fair because of his Mexican-American heritage, and proposing a temporary ban on Muslim immigration to combat terrorism.
Hillary Clinton has arrived at an Federal Bureau of Investigation facility in White Plains, New York, for her first national security briefing as the Democratic presidential nominee.
"It's a exhausted, disgusted argument and is so totally predictable". Ben Carson during Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's roundtable meeting with the Republican Leadership Initiative in his offices at Trump Tower in New York, Thursday, .
While Monday's event was closed to the press, the pool of reporters following Clinton overheard her comments.
With unfavorability ratings for each major party nominee surpassing 50 percent, both Clinton and Trump are deeply unpopular with the American public, but even Clinton's slight edge matters when 90 percent of voters have already made up their mind.
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Because the poll is conducted online and individuals self-select to participate, a margin of error can not be calculated.
Prior to Trump's briefing, leading Democrats questioned whether the celebrity businessman could responsibly handle receiving sensitive information because of some of his comments, including the suggestion that Russian Federation should attempt to hack Clinton's emails. Some started to speculate that Trump's position towards immigrants had become somewhat softer sparking outrage among anti-immigrant hardliners and core supporters.
Many who align themselves with alternative-right philosophies say they do not subscribe to all of Trump's policies but that electing him would be a step in the right direction because of his "America First" worldview and his hard line on immigration.
But the briefing Saturday in suburban NY is her first since she became her party's nominee. Hillary Clinton has been scrutinized more than any other presidential candidate in American history. "We need to focus on the issues".
The video shows a Ku Klux Klan member praising Trump and plays a recording of former leader Klan leader David Duke calling on white people to vote for Trump.
Drawing from a team of informal advisers including former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani and recently removed Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes, Trump is largely avoiding briefing books and mock debates for the time being and instead opting to come up with biting attacks and a refined pitch.
The agency told The Associated Press it expects to release the last of the files around December 30.
It turns out Trump, who is frequently criticized for shooting his mouth off, was on the mark in this case.