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Tim Scott, a potential Trump VP pick, launches a $14 million outreach effort to minority voters

Jun. 06, 2024 22:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top ally and potential running mate of former President Donald Trump is launching a new effort to win over Black and other nonwhite working class voters he argues could be the deciding factor in November's elections. South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, the only Black...

Trump campaign steps up vice presidential vetting efforts

Jun. 05, 2024 20:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump 's campaign has begun requesting information from his potential vice presidential candidates, sending vetting paperwork to a list of top contenders in recent weeks, according to two people familiar with the effort. Among those who have...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

May. 31, 2024 20:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — — ABC’s “This Week” — Gov. Wes Moore, D-Md.; Will Scharf, a lawyer for Donald Trump; White House national security spokesman John Kirby. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.; Rep. Hakeem Jeffries,...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

May. 24, 2024 17:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Preempted by coverage of the Monaco Grand Prix. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — A panel of secretaries of state with Jocelyn Benson, D-Mich., Brad Raffensperger, R-Ga., Adrian Fontes, D-Ariz., and Al Schmidt, R-Pa. ...

Election deniers moving closer to GOP mainstream, report shows, as Trump allies fill Congress

May. 21, 2024 10:37 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the hours after the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, Ohio’s then-Republican senator, Rob Portman, voted to accept President Joe Biden’s win over the defeated former president, Donald Trump, despite Trump’s false allegations that Biden only won because of...

Trump is in no hurry as he leans into the pageantry of vice presidential tryouts

May. 08, 2024 11:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As former President Donald Trump remains stuck in the courtroom listening to salacious details of an extramarital sexual encounter he denies, another spectacle is playing out in the background as his vice presidential tryouts get underway. The dynamic was on full...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

May. 03, 2024 18:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.; Mayor Eric Adams of New York; Lina Khan, chair of the Federal Trade Commission. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Sens. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Mark Kelly, D-Ariz.; Cindy McCain, executive...