Wiretap: Bernie Sanders won’t back down
The New York Times is reporting that Bernie Sanders and his campaign are unworried about the prospect of hurting Hillary Clinton’s chances in November and intend to stay aggressive in the race against her until the finish.
Andrew Prokop writes in Vox that he doesn’t believe Sanders is out to destroy the Democratic Party and that he will strongly support Clinton once he’s mathematically eliminated.
For those who think Trump doesn’t have much of a chance in November, there’s a new Fox News poll out that shows Trump beating Clinton by three points and losing to Sanders by only four. Yes, it’s six months out, and, yes, this is just one poll, but Trump’s numbers have jumped significantly since the last Fox poll. Via The Washington Post.
Trump isn’t just winning the GOP nomination for president, but, according to financial disclosure forms, his businesses are booming even as he runs. Via The Washington Post.
Meanwhile, Trump was on Hannity calling Bill Clinton a rapist. Via New York Magazine.
Jamelle Bouie: The almost hilarious thing about this election is that Donald Trump is actually everything that Barack Obama’s right-wing critics accused him of being. Via Slate.
George Will: America, this Bud’s for you. Via The Washington Post.
Facebook plays host to a group of conservative pundits and politicians in order to try to mend fences. It’s business, after all. Via The New York Times.
Democratic senators hold a confirmation hearing on Merrick Garland that wasn’t a confirmation hearing, but sort of seemed like one. Via Politico.
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