Poll: Majority say they wouldn't vote for Palin or Trump
May 4th, 2011
09:04 AM ET
4 years ago

Poll: Majority say they wouldn't vote for Palin or Trump

Washington (CNN) – A majority of Americans say they would never support Sarah Palin or Donald Trump for president, according to a new national poll.

A Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday indicates that 58 percent of the public says they would never vote for the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee, with an equal amount saying the same thing about the billionaire businessman, real estate mogul, and reality TV star.
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Filed under: 2012 • Donald Trump • Polls • Republicans • Sarah Palin
Bush declines Obama invite to Ground Zero
May 4th, 2011
08:35 AM ET
4 years ago

Bush declines Obama invite to Ground Zero

(CNN) - Former President George Bush has declined an invite to join President Obama at Ground Zero Thursday to mark the death of Osama bin Laden.

The former president instead wishes to remain out of the spotlight, according to a Bush spokesman.
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POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, May 4, 2011
May 4th, 2011
04:39 AM ET
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POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, May 4, 2011

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CNN: Administration's initial misstatements raise questions
Within 24 hours of Osama bin Laden's death in a U.S. assault on his compound in Pakistan, administration and government officials - both cloaked in anonymity and on the record - provided misleading if not erroneous information about what happened in the al Qaeda leader's final moments.

CNN: Sources: Panetta to Congress – Pakistan either incompetent or involved
According to two sources in a closed door briefing, Panetta told lawmakers "either they were involved or incompetent. Neither place is a good place to be." Panetta was responding to a question from a member of Congress about Pakistan… He made clear that he and other administration officials are trying to get to the bottom of which it was -involvement or incompetence.

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