Thursday, September 1, 2016

U.S. Election News Updates -- September 1, 2016

Politico: Several Hispanic Trump surrogates reconsider support

Several major Latino surrogates for Donald Trump are reconsidering their support for him following the Republican nominee’s hardline speech on immigration Wednesday night.

Jacob Monty, a member of Trump’s National Hispanic Advisory Council, quickly resigned after the speech. Another member, Ramiro Pena, a Texas pastor, said Trump's speech likely cost him the election and said he'd have to reconsider being part of a "scam." And Alfonso Aguilar, the president of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, said in an interview that he is “inclined” to pull his support.

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The Democrat Campaign

State Dept will release Clinton's schedules before Election Day -- The Hill
Emails: Clinton Foundation exec sought diplomatic passport -- The Hill
Clinton promises reform, warns of disaster during American Legion speech -- Military Times
Clinton speech to stress American leadership in world -- AP
Clinton sides with Dem leaders on Iran sanctions -- The Hill
Clinton at peak unpopularity: poll -- AFP
Clinton's fundraising summer pays off with $143M haul -- The Hill
Clinton says she doesn't know "which" Trump will debate -- AP
FBI to release report on Hillary Clinton email investigation as soon as Wednesday -- CNN
Longtime aide Huma Abedin like 'second daughter' to Clinton -- AP
Clinton wins endorsement of two retired four-star generals -- The Hill
Return to Sender: Hacker who exposed Clinton email sentenced; Romania wants him back -- FOX News

The Republican Campaign

Donald Trump: Mexico will pay for wall, '100%' -- BBC
Trump retreats from vow to deport all living in US illegally -- AP
Trump doubles down on controversial immigration plan -- DW
Trump vows to remove millions living in country illegally -- AP
Trump doubles down on 'impenetrable, physical' wall during immigration speech -- FOX News
Trump's immigration pitch falls flat with Republicans near the border -- Reuters
Trump pledges to promote American 'patriotism' in schools as president -- The Guardian
Trump campaign criticizes Iran nuclear deal anew after Reuters report -- Reuters
Trump to receive second intelligence briefing: report -- The Hill
Donald Trump Set to Receive 2nd Classified Briefing Friday -- ABC News
Donald Trump: The NSA Is 'Coddling' Hillary Clinton -- Huffington Post
Trump’s Rust Belt hopes rise in Wisconsin -- The Hill
Colin Kaepernick protest: Trump tells NFL player to quit US -- BBC

General Election Coverage

Matt Lauer Will Moderate The First Forum Between Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton -- Daily Caller
Bill Clinton aides used tax dollars to subsidize foundation, private email support -- Politico
Reid asks FBI to investigate Russian election tampering -- Politico
Voter Records Get Hacked a Lot, And You Can Just Buy Them Anyway -- Motherboard
FBI head: We're taking suspected political hacks 'very seriously' -- The Hill
McCain, Rubio win Republican nod in U.S. Senate races -- Reuters
Maine lawmakers to meet on embattled governor's future -- Reuters

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials

'Plastered by the gringo': Trump meeting a public relations disaster for Peña Nieto -- David Agren, The Guardian
Birth of a Policy Wonk: Trump Gets Into the Weeds on Immigration -- Roger Simon, PJ Media
Donald Trump’s Immigration Proposals May Have a Secret Fan: Hillary Clinton -- Betsy Woodruff, Daily Beast
Presidential Candidates' Defense Spending Plans Remain Murky -- Jon Harper, National Defense
Trump's deportation waffle highlights campaign weaknesses -- Jill Colvin, AP
Trump’s NATO Reboot Is Long Overdue -- P. H. Guthrie, Daily Caller

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