And rather than seek to calm the country’s nerves, Trump used this week’s convention to lean into the electorate’s fear and anxiety.
The governor’s loyalists in Ohio had been making plans for the state party to unify and coordinate with the Trump campaign, according to two sources.
Ryan was well-received on Tuesday night, but has seemed at times like a beleaguered dad pleading with his kids to stop fighting.
From political power brokers to the entire island of Manhattan, a varied cast of taunting insiders has inadvertently driven Donald Trump’s lifelong revenge march toward the White House. This is what it’s like to be one of them.
Sam Nunberg gave Trump guidance in 2014 about who to talk to and whom to avoid.
Campaign press secretary Hope Hicks allowed reporters from several outlets including BuzzFeed News to cover Trump’s speech on Wednesday morning.
Trump’s just-fired campaign manager spoke to a private gathering of GOP donors in Manhattan — with former colleague Hope Hicks in attendance.
Corey Lewandowski will have to clear some serious hurdles before he makes the bestseller list.
(Nunberg firmly believes that he was the victim of a behind-the-scenes power play by Lewandowski.)
“Whether people like that idea or not, it is somewhat reflective of our very vicious world,” Trump said in 2005.
“100% not true,” the operative tells BuzzFeed News.
Why the GOP’s good soldier was never going to pick a real fight with Trump. This story is partially adapted from the book, The Wilderness.
Trump has long surrounded himself with guys like Carl Paladino — the brash New York campaign co-chair who spent the last month browbeating the state’s Republicans. Can the Donald keep them under control now that his campaign’s trying to play nice?
The billionaire seems eager to pitch himself as the world’s most loyal boss. The reality is slightly more complicated.
The radio ad is meant to expose Trump as “a creepy old man who, apparently, would totally be up for screwing his kid if only 50% of her DNA weren’t his,” Liz Mair tells BuzzFeed News.
Spokespeople for Chris Christie, Ben Carson, and two congressmen said they remain committed to Trump. “He remains confident in Mr. Trump’s evolution,” a Carson adviser said, “and strongly believe that he loves our country and will surround himself with our best and wisest!”
With Trump’s campaign manager under growing scrutiny, sources share new details with BuzzFeed News about his behavior toward reporters and others. Update (6:51 p.m.): The Trump campaign responded further.
Digital ads aim to drive up Mormon turnout ahead of primary contests in Utah and Arizona.
Trump’s decisive defeat in Utah is just the latest indicator of Mormons’ deep aversion to Trump.
The last straw came when he lost his home state of Florida to Trump.