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Republicans are gathering in Milwaukee to nominate Donald Trump again. Here's what to expect

Jul. 12, 2024 10:20 AM EDT

For all the usual stagecraft, the Republican National Convention that opens Monday is different from Donald Trump's previous nominating affairs. In 2016 and 2020, Trump was the underdog heading into fall and faced criticism from within his own party. This year, he will accept the...

Trump revels in Democratic turmoil as he returns to campaign trail and teases VP pick

Jul. 09, 2024 23:51 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday reveled in the mounting turmoil surrounding President Joe Biden ’s campaign in the wake of their debate and teased the expected announcement of his Republican running mate with one of the top contenders, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, in...

The plane is ready, the fundraisers are booked: Trump's VP search comes down to its final days

Jul. 08, 2024 22:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The future Republican vice presidential candidate's plane is currently parked in an undisclosed hangar, an empty spot on its fuselage where a decal featuring his or her name will soon be placed. Fundraisers have been planned. All that's left: an...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jul. 06, 2024 16:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Replay of an interview with President Joe Biden; U.S. Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Sen. JD Vance, R-Ohio; Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif. ___ CBS’...

The Republicans who want to be Trump's VP were once harsh critics with key policy differences

Jul. 01, 2024 00:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s hard to refer to someone as “Hitler” and end up in their good graces, let alone potentially become the person they choose to help lead the country. But Ohio Sen. JD Vance’s shifting position on Donald Trump over the years from one-time critic of the...

The VP race's Florida question: Would Rubio or Donalds have to move if Trump picks either of them?

Jun. 29, 2024 08:52 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — As Donald Trump narrows his options for a potential running mate, two politicians known to be on his list are from Florida, leaving open a scenario where his vice presidential nominee would have to move if the Republican ticket wins. The U.S. Constitution prohibits a...

The Latest | Trump and Biden squared off for the first time in the 2024 election season

Jun. 28, 2024 00:32 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The first general election debate of the 2024 season has come to a close, with U.S. President Joe Biden and his Republican rival, Donald Trump, clashing on immigration and climate change and launching deeply personal attacks on each other Thursday evening in Atlanta. ...

Here's a look at Trump's VP shortlist and why each contender may get picked or fall short

Jun. 24, 2024 09:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump has narrowed his vice presidential shortlist to a handful of contenders as he prepares to announce his pick in the days before — or perhaps even at — next month’s Republican National Convention. He told reporters Saturday that he already has made...

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...

The Latest | Jury finds Trump guilty on all charges in hush money trial

May. 30, 2024 17:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Thursday was found guilty on all 34 felony counts in his criminal hush money trial. It was the first time a former U.S. president was ever tried or convicted in a criminal case, and was the first of Trump’s four indictments to...