The political scene in America is heating up with the forthcoming elections, and recently Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump complained that his rival Sen Ted Cruz is lying about his records. He said to ABC news that Ted Cruz is a mess. On Monday Cruz responded saying that he is not interested in personal attacks. Maintaining his stance, he offered that his approach to Trump would be the same. He also added that Trump is insulting him on a daily basis, and that has become his prerogative.
In Cruz’s words, “My approach to Donald is the same before — that I will not engage in insults. I will not engage in personal attacks. Donald has changed how he has approached me in that now he is insulting me every day, and he can do that. That is his prerogative.”
Meanwhile, Trump said that he is contemplating whether to attend the presidential debate on Thursday organized by Megyn Kelly as he feels that she is unprofessional and is against him. About attending the debate, Trump remains unclear irrespective of the assumptions made against him. Meanwhile, a Fox News spokesperson said that Trump has to learn that he has no option with journalists. The spokesperson also said that he is surprised at how Trump is reacting to Megyn Kelly’s questioning.
Trump continued to comment on Cruz’s eligibility to contest elections. He questioned the citizenship of Cruz. Continuing on this, he said that people realize that he cannot contest elections. Trump cited constitutional scholars saying Cruz is likely to be eligible if settled by law.
Read More Thousand Gather For Sander’s Event Before Iowa Caucus
Bernie Sanders attended an event in Minnesota on Tuesday witnessed by 15,000 people at St.Paul. Sanders detoured from the Iowa campaign to be part of the event. Later in the day, he attended an event in Duluth where 6,000 people came to hear him. Sanders is known as the crowd puller, as the Democratic presidential candidates have been attracting huge crowd across the country. At St.Paul, he was accompanied by his wife, Jane on the stage. Sanders was shocked by the huge turnover and acknowledged them shaking his head and saying, “My God, what a turnout.”
Addressing the crowd, Sanders said that the country needs a political revolution. He said that he was here to garner support for the presidential election, but not even he can address the crisis unless there is a political revolution. During his speech, he made a mention of Donald Trump, Republican presidential candidate. He said that the Americans can achieve anything while standing united irrespective of varies races black, white, Asian, Latino that live across the length and breadth of the country. Adding the phrase, “the Trumps of the world to divide us up.”
Though, there was no word on Hilary Clinton, the Democratic Party nominee. Some of the other issues that Sanders covered include climate change, student loan debt among others. Sanders was amazed by the crowd gathering in various events in Iowa, Minnesota, and Duluth. He also exclaimed his happiness over the huge turnover for the events that he participated with his wife.
Read More Clinton Lags Behind On Trust But Leads On Issues
With the campaigning gathering heat, Democratic presidential candidate Hilary Clinton’s advantage is shrinking when compared to Sanders from the same party. Off late Sanders has gone to make a double-digit lead over Clinton on trustworthiness and honesty putting down the strengths of Clinton to connect with the voters’ priorities. Though, Clinton leads the ABC News and Washington Post poll when it comes to handling individual issues. But when it comes to regulating banks and financial institutions there are exceptions. Clinton’s support is low while Sanders hit a high growing by 8 percent last month, turning to a 17 point gain with independents. On the contrary, Clinton was down by 19 points from 31 points.
The ABC Langer Research Associates has it that Sander now leads by 13 points as being honest and trustworthy than his Democratic opponent. This fact can be a disadvantage to Clinton as the Republicans will mention this at every given chance if Clinton becomes the nominee. Clinton is clearly down by 17 point lead she enjoyed last month. When it comes to attributes like trust to handling key issues, she secures a wider margin. Some of the other attribute leads include Clinton emerges 18 points more in trust to handle the economy, in health she leads by 21 points, on immigration issues she leads by 29 points, terrorism by 37 points and international crisis by 41 points. Clinton also has a 28 point advantage when it comes to better temperament and personality to shine as a president.
Regarding gender gap, Clinton takes a comfortable lead of 22 points over Sanders with women, and 16 points lead with men. The gender gap has been evident in the past but variable. Similarly, in the non-whites vs. white Clinton leads by 67-28 among non-whites and 45-43 among whites. Among Democrats, Clinton has a lead of 59-33 percent but among independents supporting Democratic, Party Sander leads 49-43 percent. Sander leads with liberals 53-43 percent. With Moderates Clinton leads with 21 points. Sanders seem to be popular with young adults. Clinton holds the reigns when it comes to people older than 40 with a lead of 65-23 percent.
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