'16 hopefuls sound familiar tropes in New Hampshire
April 12th, 2014
10:36 PM ET
4 days ago

'16 hopefuls sound familiar tropes in New Hampshire

(CNN) - Obamacare? Check. Harry Reid? Check. Kathleen Sebelius? Check.

A smattering of potential 2016 hopefuls looking to bank early points among Granite State conservatives sounded familiar refrains and trained their fire on oft-used targets at a New Hampshire summit on Saturday.

At Americans for Prosperity's New Hampshire Freedom Summit, the speakers spanned the conservative political spectrum from former presidential contenders, presumed top-flight 2016 Republican candidates, such as Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz, potential dark horses and side-show spectacle.

But all those addressing the crowd Saturday fed the attentive listeners traditional conservative recipes featuring lots and lots of red meat.

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Filed under: 2016 • Americans for Prosperity • Donald Trump • Jeb Bush • New Hampshire • Rand Paul • Ted Cruz
Trump weighs in on vaccine-autism controversy
March 28th, 2014
08:58 AM ET
3 weeks ago

Trump weighs in on vaccine-autism controversy

(CNN) - Donald Trump appears to be once again suggesting a link between vaccines and the rise in autism, a theory that's been debunked numerous times in recent years.

"If I were President I would push for proper vaccinations but would not allow one time massive shots that a small child cannot take – AUTISM," the business mogul and reality TV star wrote on Twitter Thursday evening.

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Filed under: Donald Trump • Twitter
N.Y. poll: Cuomo trumps Trump in possible showdown
February 13th, 2014
09:24 AM ET
2 months ago

N.Y. poll: Cuomo trumps Trump in possible showdown

(CNN) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo tops Donald Trump and another potential GOP challenger this year by 2-1 margins in possible November showdowns, according to a new poll.

And a Quinnipiac University survey of New York voters released Thursday also indicates that more than six in 10 approve of the job the job their Democratic governor is doing in office, with 59% saying Cuomo deserves to be re-elected this year to a second term in Albany.

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Filed under: 2014 • Andrew Cuomo • Donald Trump • New York
January 21st, 2014
10:42 AM ET
3 months ago

Trump: Christie 'one email away from a disaster'

(CNN) – Donald Trump says he's worried about his friend, Chris Christie.

"He's a friend of mine. He's a good friend of mine. He's a good guy, but you know, he's one email away from a disaster," said Trump, at an event Tuesday morning at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics.
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Filed under: Chris Christie • Donald Trump
December 11th, 2013
08:29 PM ET
4 months ago

Donald Trump on Obama's ‘selfie,’ unemployment and 2016 unknowns

(CNN) - Outspoken billionaire Donald Trump weighed in on public outrage over President Barack Obama's perceived faux pas on his trip to South Africa, as well as the possibility of a yet-to-be known political star in 2016, in an interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan Wednesday.

The real estate titan also said the "real" rate of unemployment could be as much as double the 7 percent that's being reported with so many Americans giving up looking for a job.
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Filed under: Donald Trump • TV-Piers Morgan
Cruz, Trump to meet up
November 22nd, 2013
11:43 AM ET
5 months ago

Cruz, Trump to meet up

(CNN) - Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, will meet with real estate titan Donald Trump on Friday afternoon in New York City, Michael Cohen, a spokesman for the billionaire, confirmed.

With Trump being a vocal figure on the future of the Republican Party, the meeting stirs more speculation that Cruz may be gearing up for a 2016 presidential bid.
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Filed under: 2016 • Donald Trump • Ted Cruz
August 26th, 2013
09:59 AM ET
8 months ago

Trump defends his school, prosecutor calls it 'a scam'

New York (CNNMoney) - Donald Trump's real estate school is under attack by New York's top prosecutor, and both sides took to the airwaves Monday to elaborate on the upcoming legal battle.

During separate interviews on CNN's "New Day," New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman called the school a "bait-and-switch scheme," and Trump accused the prosecutor of actions akin to extortion.

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Filed under: Donald Trump
August 25th, 2013
10:55 AM ET
8 months ago

N.Y. attorney general suing Trump's school for fraud

(CNN) – New York's attorney general accused Donald Trump in a lawsuit Saturday of defrauding students who studied at the billionaire mogul's investment institute, though Trump's representative said a large majority of the school's alumni were satisfied with their experience.

The $40 million civil suit alleges Trump made false claims about the school, including that he was personally involved in selecting instructors and creating the curriculum.
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Filed under: Donald Trump
Donald Trump: I would spend ‘whatever it took’ to win White House
August 11th, 2013
04:59 PM ET
8 months ago

Donald Trump: I would spend ‘whatever it took’ to win White House

(CNN) – He flirted with a presidential run that never materialized in 2012, but Donald Trump is again making forays - serious or otherwise - into White House politics.

The real estate mogul and reality television host trekked to Iowa this weekend, along with other potential 2016 candidates Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, to speak at the evangelical Family Leader Conference.
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Filed under: Donald Trump • Iowa
The Romney video that never was–starring Donald Trump
June 14th, 2013
09:03 PM ET
10 months ago

The Romney video that never was–starring Donald Trump

Updated 9:15 p.m., Friday, 6/14

(CNN) – Real-estate mogul Donald Trump said Friday night that Mitt Romney's team asked him to appear in a "commercial" for the campaign last year–but it never saw the light of day.

The video, he said, was supposed to run during the Republican National Convention and featured Trump sitting in his office with an actor who looked like President Obama. After telling the faux president "what a lousy job" he's done, Trump said, he delivered his famous line to the actor: "You're fired!"
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Filed under: 2012 • Ads • Donald Trump • Mitt Romney
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