Former GOP presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, has lost nearly 40,000 of his valuable Facebook fans after he tried (and failed) to take Donald Trump to task in a Utah speech.
The former nominee unloaded on the current front runner in an angry and accusatory public speech and now 37,332 of his Facebook fans have un-clicked that famous “Like” button.
Romney’s outlandish smears were not without consequences. Before his anti-Trump speech Romney had 10,731,762 fans. Continue reading
The Quinnipiac University poll tallying the nation’s pick for the top GOP contender was just released and guess who’s head and shoulders above the rest? You guessed it, Donald Trump. Matter of fact, Trump’s support across the country has reached its highest level.
Trump clocked in with a commanding 39% of support nationwide, while Senator Marco Rubio is 2nd with 19%. Senator Ted Cruz is a close 3rd at 18% and Ohio Governor John Kasich is 4th with 6%. Dr. Ben Carson and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush each have 4%.
Since the previous Quinnipiac University poll that was conducted on February 5th before the New Hampshire primary, Trump has gained 8 points. Continue reading
Today Carly Fiorina is ending her run for the Republican presidential nomination.
Fiorina, a former Hewlett-Packard executive, made the announcement Facebook Wednesday after finishing seventh in New Hampshire’s primary.
“While I suspend my candidacy today, I will continue to travel this country and fight for those Americans who refuse to settle for the way things are and a status quo that no longer works for them,” Fiorina said in a post. Continue reading
The Washington Times is reporting that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will end his bid for the presidential race, saying he will issue a formal statement Wednesday afternoon.
The announcement comes on the heels of Christie’s disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire’s GOP primary on Tuesday.
In the wake of the results, Christie told supporters he was canceling plans to go to South Carolina, the site of the next GOP primary. Continue reading
Rand Paul has officially dropped out of the race for the White House Wednesday morning after finishing fifth in the Iowa caucuses.
Paul, a first-term Kentucky senator, finished Iowa with only 4 percent of the vote. In comparison, his father, former Rep. Ron Paul finished third place finish four years ago.
“It’s been an incredible honor to run a principled campaign for the White House,” Paul said in a statement. Continue reading
Most had their caucus dollar on Donald Trump in the days leading up to the Iowa Caucus, but that was not to be Monday night.
With 99 percent of the votes counted, Ted Cruz trumped Trump as the clear winner.
Fox News announced at approximately 10:24 Eastern time that they were calling the race for Ted Cruz, with 99% of precincts reporting. Cruz had 28 percent of the vote while Trump under-performed with 24 percent. Continue reading
GOP front runner, Donald Trump appeared on CBS “Face the Nation” downplaying Iowa caucus expectations, saying “I don’t have to win it.”
Trump then went on to launch into a critique of Ted Cruz.
Trump hit Cruz on Goldman Sachs ties, saying the relationship ran against his “Robin Hood” image, while again emphasizing Cruz’s Canadian birth. Continue reading
On the final day of polling before the Iowa caucus, Donald Trump has surpassed Ted Cruz. The victory could significantly boost the billionaire builder’s chances of winning his party’s nomination.
The poll for the 2016 presidential nomination race shows Trump with the support of 28 percent of likely caucus-goers, followed by 23 percent for the Texas senator and 15 percent for U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida.
The poll’s findings are based on 47 percent of those likely to attend considering themselves evangelical or born again Christians. Continue reading
GOP frontrunner, Donald Trump may have bolted on the last in a series of 7 Republican debates in the hunt for the presidency, but that didn’t stop the billionaire builder from coming out on top on a trusty Drudge Report poll.
Although he wasn’t even present, Trump scored the top spot on Matt Drudge‘s poll on “Who’s Your Pick For President” – clocking in a whopping 53 percent of the vote.