North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers became the first Republican incumbent to lose a primary on Tuesday just days after Donald Trump endorsed her.
Trump backed Ellmers in a robocall that went out on Saturday calling her a “fighter” who could help him get things done in Washington. It was his first official congressional endorsement.
But on Tuesday, she lost in a primary to Rep. George Holding.
[A taste of what's in store for Congressional Republicans in November as a result of having to run alongside Trump.]
May 26, 2016
[I don't know if I feel more sorry for Donald Trump or for his supporters. They are the antithesis of everything America was founded on. And this quote proves it. ]
A confluence of three factors has caused a sudden and sharp change in Trump’s fortunes. The media scrutiny has increased significantly since he secured the nomination, and journalists, rather than chasing his outrage du jour, are digging in to report more on Trump University, Trump’s stiffing of charities, his lies and his racism. Hillary Clinton has, finally, made the shift to attacking Trump vigorously over his instability. And Republicans are, belatedly, discovering that their presidential candidate wasn’t putting on a show during the GOP primaries: He’s an actual racist.
You know you’re in trouble when you’re being lectured on sensitivity by Newt Gingrich. The former House speaker, a frequent Trump defender, emailed The Post’s Dan Balz to say that Trump’s claim that a federal judge had a conflict of interest because the Indiana-born jurist is “Mexican” was “completely unacceptable.”
From Washington Post
Have you ever wondered what Meryl Streep would look like dressed up as Donald Trump? In a suit with padding and a red tie and an orange wig and a lot of fake tanner smeared all over her face? Is Trump the role you've always wanted the Oscar-winner to play? Well then, today is your lucky day.
Are you ready? Here she is.
[Hahahahahaha. Hilarious. ]
"As the Presidential campaign progressed, I was hoping the rhetoric would tone down and reflect a campaign that was inclusive, thoughtful and principled. While I oppose the Democratic nominee, Donald Trump's latest statements, in context with past attacks on Hispanics, women and the disabled like me, make it certain that I cannnot and will not support my party's nominee for President regardless of the political impact on my candidacy or the Republican Party."
LOL. Trump the financial genius was in desperate financial condition. Is there anything about Trump's life that isn't a fantasy?
Trump University began as a high-minded effort to revolutionize education. It ended as a lowbrow scheme to charge gullible consumers thousands of dollars for dubious wealth-building seminars. Why the shift?
Donald Trump says he was just offering services people wanted, but some of his associates at the time feel Trump was under financial pressure when he changed the company's mission, and may have lunged for the bigger profits available in the shady world of get-rich-quick seminars. “I think Donald Trump was in bad times,” says Roger Schank, a former professor of computer science and psychology at Yale, Stanford and Northwestern who was the chief learning officer for Trump University during its first two years. “It changed because Donald Trump needed the money.”
From Yahoo Finance
Shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) maintained their winning streak last week, rising another 7.62%, even with an almost 2% decline on Friday. The strong performance follows the 14% gain the shares delivered in the week prior, thanks to multiple upgrades by analysts, among other reasons.
The Drastic turn in Sentiment
Micron's recent gains amount to an increase of 18% for the month of May, which ranks Micron as the sixth best performing equity during the month. And analysts are becoming increasingly bullish on the semiconductor company's prospects. (See also: Micron Stock Surges on 'Strong Buy' Upgrade .)
Last week, analysts at Robert W. Baird upgraded Micron shares to "outperform" from a "neutral" rating, citing growth catalysts in the second half of the year. "Samsung may shift meaningful capacity from DRAM to NAND this second half," RW Baird wrote in a note.
Micron makes flash memory and non-volatile storage chips known as DRAM and NAND, the types used in various tablets and smartphones. Robert W. Baird's upgrade follows bullishness from analysts at Raymond James, who recently upgraded Micron to "strong buy" from "outperform" and set a $17 price target on the stock.
"NAND and specifically 3D NAND are starting a tipping-point dynamic relative to traditional hard drives and we are in the early innings," Raymond James wrote in a note. Based on Friday's closing price, Raymond James' $17 price target implies 32% premium from current levels. Despite its PC struggles, sentiments about Micron have taken a drastic turn toward the positive.
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said Tuesday that Donald Trump's criticism of a judge with Mexican heritage is an example of playing "the race card" and is "very un-American."
White supremacists don't support Trump for no good reason. He's a racist.
Amazing array of daily revelations as the press finally gets bored with Trump's bombast and starts to tell us who Trump really is. And it turns out, he's an opportunist with an almost complete absence of character, integrity, honesty and conviction.
Another day of Trump erosion.