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Trump in pocket of gun lobby: Hillary Clinton

Trump in pocket of gun lobby: Hillary Clinton

Washington D.C., May 22 : Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued her scathing attack on Republican rival Donald Trump, saying that he was a politician beholden to the gun lobby and that him as the U.S. President would mean "more kids at risk of violence and bigotry."

According to CNN, Clinton's comments came a day after Trump used a speech at a National Rifle Association convention to blast Clinton as ill-prepared for the presidency and to falsely claim that Clinton "wants to abolish the Second Amendment."


'Dangerous' Donald Trump not qualified to be president: Hillary Clinton

'Dangerous' Donald Trump not qualified to be president: Hillary Clinton

Washington D. C., May 20 : Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton branded her Republican rival Donald Trump as 'divisive, dangerous and unmoored', asserting that his recent behavior was clear proof that he was not qualified to be president.

In an exclusive interview with CNN, the Democratic presidential front-runner pointed to Trump's latest attacks on British politicians, his willingness to speak with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, his call for the United States to back away from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and his assertion that more countries should have nuclear weapons, stating that it "adds up to a very troubling picture."


Bernie wins Oregon primary, Clinton claims Kentucky

Bernie wins Oregon primary, Clinton claims Kentucky

New York, May 18 : Democrats Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton battled to a neck-to-neck outcome in Kentucky's presidential primary Tuesday, with the former secretary of state claiming it to be a match-up against Republican presidential contender Donald Trump, while the Vermont senator claimed Oregon.

She won the state by half a percentage point with nearly all the votes counted and was declared winner, the Kentucky secretary of state's office said that with all precincts reporting, Clinton held a 1,923-vote lead over Sanders, reports CNN.

Though the race in Kentucky was too close to call, but Clinton wrote on her Twitter feed, "We just won Kentucky! Thanks to everyone who turned out. We're always stronger united."


Hillary Clinton's financial statements disclosed

Hillary Clinton's financial statements disclosed

Washington, May 18 : Financial statements of Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton showed that she earned nearly USD 7 million last year through sales of her latest book as well as paid speeches.

The campaign team for the former secretary of state on Tuesday disclosed her 2015 financial statements, which show that she received more than $5 million from sales of her book 'Hard Choices' and $1.5 million from paid speeches, EFE news reported.

The documents were filed to the Federal Election Commission, and also reported that her husband and former US president Bill Clinton earned over $5 million from paid speeches last year.

The speeches given in exchange for money have become a main source of criticisms against Hillary Clinton by her political rival Bernie Sanders.


Hillary Clinton says her husband not to serve in her cabinet

Hillary Clinton says her husband not to serve in her cabinet

Washington, May 17 : Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton said on Monday her husband, former US President Bill Clinton, would not serve in her cabinet if she wins the election.

Clinton shook her head and mouthed "No" on the campaign trail in Paducah, Kentucky when asked if her husband would be in her cabinet, Xinhua quoted ABC News as saying.

The negation came one day after Clinton said on Sunday at a rally in Covington, Kentucky, that she planned to put Bill Clinton "in charge of revitalising the economy."

"He knows how to do it," said Clinton. "Especially in places like coal industry and inner cities and other parts of our country that have really been left out."


Hillary Clinton would be next US president, says Joe Biden

Hillary Clinton would be next US president, says Joe Biden

Washington: US Vice President Joe Biden has said Hillary Clinton would emerge as the Democratic party's presidential nominee and eventually replace Barack Obama at the White House next January.

"I feel confident that Hillary will be the nominee, and I feel confident she'll be the next president," Biden told ABC's 'Good Morning America' television show in an interview, the excerpts of which were release yesterday. The full interview would be broadcast today.

Biden's remarks hold significance given that the Democratic presidential primary is still underway. Such a comment from him is considered to be a step below endorsement by the White House. Last year, Biden had announced that he will not run for US presidency.


Sanders beats Clinton in West Virginia primary

Sanders beats Clinton in West Virginia primary

Washington, May 11 : Democrat hopeful Bernie Sanders won the West Virginia state primary on Tuesday night against front-runner Hillary Clinton.

The win comes one week after the Vermont senator prevailed in Indiana's Democratic primary and two weeks after Clinton dominated a series of contests in the northeastern US, NBC News reported.

Democrats also voted on Tuesday in a presidential "beauty contest" in Nebraska, although the delegates from that state were all previously assigned during a March 5 caucus. In that contest, Sanders won 15 pledged delegates, compared to 10 for Clinton.


'Clinton is the Wall Street candidate based on donation figures'

'Clinton is the Wall Street candidate based on donation figures'

Washington, May 11 : Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has received consistently high financial support from Wall Street during her campaign, with business interests increasing donations in the wake of mainstream Republicans bowing out of the race, a media report said.

Clinton's campaign and Priorities USA Action, the super PAC (political action committee, which can take unlimited contributions) supporting her, have received $23 million during the 2016 presidential campaign, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Clinton, according to RT online, has been the recipient of more than one-third of donations from top financial interests in the entire presidential campaign, the Journal added in its analysis of fundraising data organized by the Center for Responsive Politics.


Clinton leads Trump by 4 points nationwide: Survey

Clinton leads Trump by 4 points nationwide: Survey

Washington, May 11 : US Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, by four points among voters nationwide, according to a new poll issued on Tuesday.

Clinton takes 42 percent to Trump's 38 percent in the Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey, as the presidential election is six months away, TheHill news daily reported.

"Hillary Clinton certainly is favored to win the presidential race this fall," said Dean Debnam, president of PPP. "But it might not be the giant blowout that it's been made to be in some quarters."

The poll found that Trump remains unpopular nationwide, with 61 percent viewing him unfavourably and 34 percent seeing him favourably.


US Presidential Elections: Donald Trump's economic policies are 'reckless', 'most risky', says Hillary Clinton

US Presidential Elections: Donald Trump's economic policies are 'reckless', 'mos

Washington: The economic policies of Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump are "reckless" and "most risky", Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton's campaign has said.

"This is the most risky, reckless and regressive tax proposal ever put forward by a major presidential candidate, and there is not even much disagreement on these basic numbers," former director of the National Economic Council Gene Sperling said.

"If you look at the Tax Policy Center's analysis, they find that the top one per cent would get 40 per cent of the tax cut," Sperling said yesterday as he was responding to questions on Trump's statements on his economic policies. The conference call was organised by the Clinton Campaign.


Hillary Clinton targets anti-Trump Republicans

Hillary Clinton targets anti-Trump Republicans

Washington, May 7 : Democrat front-runner Hillary Clinton's campaign is trying to seize on the turmoil Donald Trump has caused within the Republican Party, hoping to gain the support of Republican voters and party leaders disillusioned by their standard-bearer.

The efforts come after House speaker Paul D. Ryan, on Thursday said he was "just not ready" to back Trump, comments the Clinton campaign hailed on social media.

At the same time, Priorities USA Action, a "super PAC (political action committee)" supporting Clinton, intends to reach out to Republican megadonors disillusioned by their party's presumptive nominee, The New York Times reported.


FBI interviews Hillary Clinton aides on emails

FBI interviews Hillary Clinton aides on emails

Washington, May 6 : The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has interviewed several of Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton's closest aides, including her longtime adviser Huma Abedin, about her secret email server, the media reported on Friday.

The probe is still ongoing, but so far investigators have not found evidence to prove that Clinton willfully violated the law, officials told CNN.

In recent weeks, multiple aides have been interviewed -- some more than once, the officials said.

A date for an FBI interview of Clinton has not been set, these officials said, but is expected in the coming weeks.

The probe remains focused on the security of the server and the handling of classified information and has not expanded to other matters, the officials said.


Hillary Clinton denounces Donald Trump for his plans to deport immigrants

Hillary Clinton denounces Donald Trump for his plans to deport immigrants

Washington: Democratic presidential front- runner Hillary Clinton has denounced Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump for doubling down on his plans to deport millions of immigrant families, saying his "hateful" language needs to be repudiated.

"Now, every election is a choice, and just yesterday, Donald Trump doubled down on his plan to create a deportation force to round up millions of people. That's actually what he said," she said at a campaign rally in Los Angeles.

"He has pledged in his first days in office to scrap DACA and DAPA and to finalise a design for a giant wall on the border. Well, the best way to prevent that from happening is to make sure he never gets near the White House," she said as the audience booed the Republican leader.


Sanders surprises Clinton in Indiana

Sanders surprises Clinton in Indiana

Washington, May 4 : Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders picked up a key win in Tuesday night's Indiana state primary and is confident he can keep winning in the upcoming contests in West Virginia, Kentucky and Oregon.

The Vermont senator led the Indiana polls with 53 percent against party front-runner Hillary Clinton who had 48 percent of the total votes, Politico reported.

Less than a half hour after results began pouring in, Sanders rallied supporters in Louisville, Kentucky, where voters will head to the polls on May 17.

Ticking through his standard stump lines while bashing Clinton for her paid speeches and 2002 vote in favour of invading Iraq, Sanders told a boisterous crowd that their ideas will prevail.


Pakistan knew about Osama Bin Laden's hideout: Hillary Clinton

Pakistan knew about Osama Bin Laden's hideout: Hillary Clinton

Washington D. C, May. 3 : Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made strong claims that senior officials in Islamabad knew about the hideout location of former Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, asserting that it was too much of a coincidence that the 'unusual-looking house' where the wanted terrorist was hiding, was surrounded by retired military professionals.

In an exclusive interview to CNN, Clinton stated that she believes that senior Pakistanis knew Bin Laden was hiding there.

"It was just too much of a coincidence that that house, that unusual-looking house would be built in that community near the military academy, surrounded by retired military professionals, even though, we couldn't prove it, " she said.


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