Monday, August 8, 2016

U.S. Election News Updates -- August 8, 2016

USA Today: Trump vows 'to make America grow again' in speech on economy

WASHINGTON — Blasting Hillary Clinton as a "candidate of the past," Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump laid out his vision for the economy during a speech in Detroit Monday that was repeatedly interrupted by protesters.

“All Hillary Clinton has to offer is more of the same — more taxes, more regulations," Trump said at the Detroit Economic Club as he touted proposals aimed and simplifying and reducing taxes.

The GOP nominee proposed reducing the number of income tax brackets from seven to three and to "dramatically streamline the process." He also pitched allowing parents to deduct child-care expenses from their taxable income.

“We will make America grow again," Trump said.

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WNU Editor: This is my first "U.S. Election News Updates". It will now posted at 17:00 EST until the election.

The Republican Campaign

US election 2016: Donald Trump to lay out economic agenda -- BBC
Trump to outline economic plan as he seeks to reverse slide -- AP
Trump raises top individual rate in his tax plan -- The Hill
Trump vows to jump-start US economy -- The Hill
Trump to call for moratorium on federal economic regulations -- USA Today
Trump to Propose Moratorium on New Financial Regulations -- Bloomberg
Donald unveils Trump-onomics: Pledges to make ALL childcare expenses tax-deductible, slash business tax and get rid of estate 'death' tax -- Daily Mail
Donald Trump Unveils More Detailed Economic Policy Plan, Interrupted by Protesters -- ABC News
Trump touts economic plan as protesters continuously interrupt -- Politico
Trump: ISIS 'salivating' over Clinton presidency -- The Hill
Trump: I'd be the 'last one' to use nukes -- The Hill

The Democrat Campaign

Clinton releases video hitting Trump's economic proposals -- The Hill
Clinton Plans Economic Speech Thursday to Counter Trump’s -- Bloomberg
Hillary Clinton Attacks Donald Trump Over Contractor Payment Disputes -- WSJ
Hillary Clinton Begins a Two-Day Swing in Florida -- New York Times
Biden warns against isolationism in veiled attack on Trump -- The Hill
Tim Kaine: Hillary Clinton learned from email "mistake" -- CBS
Clinton allies to IRS: Probe Trump Foundation -- The Hill
Clinton campaign manager to donors: "Trump could outraise us" -- CBS
Trump fundraising sets off Clinton camp alarms -- Politico
Quora: Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine on Gun Violence -- Newsweek

General Election Coverage

Jill Stein Wins Green Party Nomination, Courting Disaffected Sanders Supporters -- NPR
Who Are the Libertarian and Green Party Presidential Candidates? -- VOA
Anti-Trump conservative launches US presidential bid -- AFP
Anti-Trump Republicans call for GOP emergency meeting -- The Hill
Fresh batch of Republicans defect to Clinton -- Politico

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials

Inside the swing-state trench warfare -- Politico
Why Trump is now the most dangerous man in the world -- Jorge Benitez, The Hill
Which Candidate Is Better For Your Bottom Line: Trump Or Clinton? -- Robert Donachie, Daily Caller
Comparing Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Stances on Economic Issues -- Meghan Keneally and Liz Kreutz, ABC News
Can Trump Come Back? -- Sean Trende, Real Clear Politics
Charting a Road to 270, Clinton Sets Out Most Efficient Path -- Thomas Beaumont, Real Clear Politics
Donald’s Unlikely Gift To Hillary -- Robert Kuttner, Huffington Post

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