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  • Silicon Valley megadonors unleash a last-minute, $100 million barrage of ads against Trump

    10/20/2020 10:04:01 AM PDT · by RandFan · 36 replies
    Vox ^ | Oct 20 | By Theodore Schleifer
    A little-known Democratic super PAC backed by some of Silicon Valley’s biggest donors is quietly unleashing a torrent of television spending in the final weeks of the presidential campaign in a last-minute attempt to oust President Donald Trump, Recode has learned. The barrage of late money — which includes at least $22 million from Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz — figures among one of the most expensive and aggressive plays yet by tech billionaires, who have spent years studying how to maximize the return they get from each additional dollar they spend on politics. Moskovitz is placing his single biggest public...
  • Jeb Bush breaks his silence, calls for a contested convention

    04/29/2016 9:05:14 AM PDT · by C19fan · 125 replies
    CNN ^ | April 28, 2016 | Theodore Schleifer
    A reflective Jeb Bush said he had no regrets Thursday about his failed presidential bid, saying in his first interview since leaving the race that Donald Trump could still lose the nomination fight. "There's a possibility that he won't get 50% on the first ballot," Bush told CNN's Jamie Gangel, giving his first television interview exclusively to CNN after dropping out of the presidential race in February. "And if he doesn't do that, there are a whole lot of people who don't believe he's the proper guy."
  • Trump: I wrote Ben Carson a note after talk of brokered convention

    12/11/2015 10:57:01 PM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 21 replies
    CNN ^ | December 12, 2015 | By Theodore Schleifer, CNN
    Washington (CNN)After Ben Carson bashed swirling reports of Republican Party officials discussing the possibility of a brokered convention, Donald Trump wrote him a note to thank him for his "excellent" point. "I watched what Ben said. I agreed with him 100%. I even wrote him a little note. I thought it was excellent, and frankly, he may be right," Trump told CNN's Jake Tapper in Des Moines before holding a campaign rally. "I've been hearing about these closed door meetings, and I don't like that." http://edition.cnn.com/2015/12/11/politics/donald-trump-ben-carson-brokered-convention/index.html
  • Donald Trump supports the Keystone pipeline

    08/18/2015 8:43:43 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 10 replies
    CNN ^ | aug 18 2015 | Theodore Schleifer
    The Republican frontrunner joined the rest of the GOP field in saying that he would support the North American pipeline. "If I am elected President I will immediately approve the Keystone XL pipeline. No impact on environment & lots of jobs for U.S." Trump tweeted Tuesday afternoon.
  • Anti-Abortion Group Claims Credit for Planned Parenthood Hacking

    07/27/2015 5:19:15 PM PDT · by wildwoodla · 112 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | 7/27/15 | Theodore Schleifer
    Washigton (CNN)An anti-abortion group has reportedly claimed credit for hacking Planned Parenthood, the women's health organization that has been under scrutiny for recently released videos showing officials from the group casually discussing the sale of aborted fetal tissue.