A snap poll found that Hillary Clinton won, but that he exceeded expectations. The Republican candidate proved an effective counter-puncher.
Posts Tagged: Barack Obama
Lord Ashcroft: My focus groups in Virginia. “I may think Trump’s a despicable person, but I’m not gonna not vote.”
In the face of a stark choice, there are now vanishingly few undecided voters.
Plus: Why do so many expensive hotels think it is a good thing to make their windows unopenable? Can’t we go back to Blackpool?
His failure to act against Assad helped to persuade young Sunni Muslims that he is against them.
Lord Ashcroft: For my focus groups in North Carolina, Clinton fails to enthuse and Trump fails to reassure
Few in our African American groups thought very much had improved for them personally during Barack Obama’s eight years in the White House.
Brooks Newmark: Until a no-fly zone is enforced in Syria, the bloody slaughter of innocents will stretch on and on
During the past five years, Assad – aided and abetted by Putin – has been responsible for over 95 per cent of the almost 400,000 civilian deaths.
Lord Ashcroft : What my focus groups said about Clinton and Trump in swing part of Wisconson – itself a swing state
They want change, which doesn’t help Clinton. But they also distrust Trump, which does.
We must speed up family reunion, implement the Dubs amendment with integrity – and work towards ending child detention on the continent.
The cranky Labour leader only got his chance because the Conservatives first beat Miliband and Balls.
Plus: Lessons I have learned from Craig Oliver. The Brexit apocalypse hasn’t happened. And the latest evidence Trump is unfit to be President.
His special relationship with the American President was tested, but it endured.
Do you have a team in place to begin a negotiation after you move Article 50 quickly? Would Gisela Stuart get a Government job? Are you ready for Putin?
David Jones: May will deliver Leave – and is the formidable Prime Minister we need at this time of national challenge
The case for May. Which candidate in these momentous times can you imagine dealing best with the likes of Obama, Merkel and Putin – or terror attacks?
Members of Congress – and the Wall Street Journal – already see the opportunity for a productive free trade deal with the UK.
Triumphalism would not only be unfair to David Cameron, one of the most electorally successful Tory election winners of modern times. It would also be deeply wrong.