What’s on the Capitol Hill menu as presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump meets with his party’s leaders in DC today? Taco salads, of course. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez welcomed the arrival of the GOP’s new standard-bearer with a reminder that it’s going to take a whole lot more than chomping... Continue »
Remember that 2012 “GOP Autopsy Report?” The one that called for Republicans to rally behind comprehensive immigration reform and to work on that whole Latino outreach thing? You’d think that now that Donald Trump is the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee for President, the RNC would just want to forget... Continue »
By David Leopold. Crossposted from Medium. Available in Spanish here. Last week, Donald Trump’s Cinco de Mayo tweet topped the headlines. This tweet is the latest in a longstanding series of insulting, offensive, andderogatory tweets from the GOP presidential front runner. What makes Trump’s Twitter conduct so utterly disturbing, and fascinating for the media,... Continue »
The Donald Trump campaign has blamed the nomination of a white nationalist as a California delegate on a “database error.” Don’t you just hate it when that happens? The news yesterday that the Trump campaign had selected William Daniel Johnson — a lawyer who had “once called for a... Continue »
In a potential general election presidential matchup between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Democrats start at an Electoral College advantage in large part due to the potential voting power and candidate preferences of the Latino electorate. For example, as leading observersand recent polling underscores, Florida is moving towards the Democratic column due... Continue »
This afternoon, Mother Jones reported that Donald Trump’s campaign has selected a prominent white nationalist as a campaign delegate ahead of the upcoming California presidential primary. William Johnson is the head of the American Freedom Party, a group that “exists to represent the political interests of White Americans” and preserve “the customs... Continue »
In a must-read opinion piece from The Guardian, Sabrina Vourvoulias writes that the very group Donald Trump has insulted on his way to the GOP nomination could also be responsible for putting up a wall between him and the White House. As Vourvoulias argues in “Donald Trump’s kryptonite: millions of active – and furious... Continue »
With conservative and Republican elites battling over whether or not to rally behind Donald Trump as the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, it’s important to take a look at what’s happening among the voters they purport to represent. Two new polls in South Florida and fresh commentary from Latino Republicans... Continue »
Remezcla — a popular media brand with audiences in the US, Latin America, and Spain — has announced it will no longer cover Donald Trump. Instead, Remezcla will report on the nationwide mobilization efforts against the Republican Presidential nominee. Editor-in-Chief Andrea Gompf writes: Unfortunately, I have come to feel that... Continue »
Leading voices assess implications of Donald Trump as Republican nominee Leading journalists and columnists are busy assessing the implications of Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee. Looking ahead, there is an emerging consensus that Republicans face an unfavorable electoral map that is made more acutely difficult with Trump... Continue »