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Trump to stop in Mexico before immigration speech

Campaign 2016 | Many hope the Republican presidential candidate will clarify plans for deportations and a border wall in tonight’s speech
by Kent Covington & Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/31/16, 11:04 am

Donald Trump will make a brief visit to Mexico today ahead of a highly anticipated immigration speech this evening. The speech in Arizona is expected to clear up confusion over whether he will soften his stance on the issue.  

The wall he has promised to build at the U.S. southern border is still in the works, but the details have gotten muddier in the past few months. When Trump first started talking about building that wall, he said it would stretch from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean. But since then, he’s said portions might need to be a “virtual wall.”

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Trump overhauls campaign staff

Campaign 2016 | Changes follow a month of sinking poll numbers
by Kent Covington & Mary Reichard
Posted 8/17/16, 03:36 pm

Donald Trump announced a shake-up of his campaign leadership today. The Republican presidential nominee named Stephen Bannon from the conservative Breitbart News website as chief executive officer and promoted pollster Kellyanne Conway to campaign manager.

Paul Manafort, Trump’s controversial campaign chairman, will retain his title, but Trump said Bannon would now oversee the campaign staff and operations, raising questions about Manafort’s role going forward.

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Amid Trump-GOP infighting, Clinton is the real winner

Campaign 2016 | Democratic candidate’s scandals take a backseat to media coverage of billionaire businessman’s controversial comments
by Kent Covington & Mary Reichard
Posted 8/03/16, 12:14 pm

The Republican show of unity on display at the GOP convention last month seems to be eroding under the weight of multiple controversies. Rifts re-appeared after presidential nominee Donald Trump got into a verbal back-and-forth with the parents of a Muslim U.S. soldier killed in Iraq.

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