George P. Bush’s defeat could be the end of the line for a four-generation political dynasty
Bush’s defeat in the race for attorney general could mark the end of a four-generation political dynasty, and the end of an era of Texas politics that began when the first George Bush moved to Odessa in 1948.
How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage
This time around, though, he was betting on a massive cash advantage to negatively define Biden and to defend his own record. Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien insisted money was no issue. And it’s just not a good sign for the Trump campaign,” Ridout said. — Over $7.4 million spent at Trump-branded properties since 2017. — At least $35.9 million spent on Trump merchandise.
Iowa again a battleground, sign of Trump's Midwest obstacles
But there are signs Iowa may be competitive again. Deep concerns about the economy and dissatisfaction with Trump's handling of the coronavirus have changed dynamics of the race. However, Iowa, where Trump won by 9.4 percentage points in 2016, echoes the trend in Ohio, where Trump won by 8 but is now in a pitched battle with Biden. “I believe it is a close race in Iowa," former Iowa Gov. In 2018, Democrats showed signs of resurgence, even though Republican Kim Reynolds became the first woman to be elected Iowa governor.
Chipping in? Trump may put up his own cash on reelection
Trump also is grappling with the political fallout from the mounting number of coronavirus deaths and the pandemic's economic toll. Trump spent more than $60 million of his own money on his 2016 run for the White House. Eberhart said he was skeptical that Trump will spend $100 million of his own money and questioned whether money was significantly hampering the presidents campaign. He echoed the president in saying that the Trump campaign, which was outspent in 2016, has more resources to use between now and Election Day than it did four years ago. Still, Trump added in his comments to reporters that he was prepared to spend his own cash to help his cause.
22 things that show what life was like last time Spurs missed playoffs in 1997
SAN ANTONIO Its been an incredible playoffs run for the Spurs, but as the old saying goes, all good things must come to an end. San Antonio will not participate in the NBAs postseason for the first time since 1997. Heres a look at 22 things that were part of our culture, politics and sports world the last time the Spurs missed the playoffs. Several scenes in the film took place in San Antonio and the movie launched Jennifer Lopez to stardom. Howard W. Peak won the mayoral race in San Antonio in 1997, defeating Bill Thornton.
Trump embraces immigration court fight as election boost
In this June 11, 2020 photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion about "Transition to Greatness: Restoring, Rebuilding, and Renewing," at Gateway Church Dallas in Dallas. Trump has asserted without evidence that expanded mail-in voting will lead to the greatest Rigged Election in history. Trump, who often attempts to shift the nation's focus to immigration when forced to defend himself on other fronts, said Friday he would renew his legal effort. His immigration push is risky, even for someone who has built his political career on defying conventional wisdom. Trump campaign spokesman Tim Murtaugh says, Conservative judges were a huge issue in 2016 and will be again this November."
GOP candidates balance pros, cons of running with Trump
Republican Sen. Thom Tillis, facing a competitive North Carolina reelection contest, is looking forward to campaigning" with Trump, Tillis' spokesperson said. GOP Sen. Steve Daines tweeted, Montana cant wait to have you back, Mr. President! after Trump promised to help him battle a strong Democratic challenger. Republican candidates are hostages, said Trump critic Tim Miller, an aide to past GOP presidential contenders including Jeb Bush. Anyone who wants to win in November should be running with the president, said Trump campaign spokesperson Erin Perrine. In the House, Democrats hope to use allegiance to Trump that GOP candidates touted in primaries against them in general elections.
Alamo will be defended during protests, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush Tweets
SAN ANTONIO Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush gave a stern warning to protesters threatening on descending on the Alamo. Jeb Bush and nephew of former President George W. Bush, Tweeted on Saturday evening. My message to the protestors is simple: Dont mess with The Alamo.Dont mess with the Alamo. pic.twitter.com/oqDM8wUOrT George P. Bush (@georgepbush) June 13, 2020No riots or violence were reported following Saturdays protest. Also on Saturday, groups of protesters rallied at the Alamo against a plan to relocate the Alamo Cenotaph.
One Bush makes his choice clear: George P. Bush will endorse Donald Trump
George P. Bush gives a eulogy during the funeral for former President George H.W. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERSTexas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced his intention to vote for President Donald Trump in November, representing a rare public nod of support for the president from Bushs legendary political family. President Trump is the only thing standing between America and socialism, Bush, the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and nephew of former President George W. Bush, said in a statement provided by his office while also announcing plans to give Trump a formal endorsement. George P. Bush has been called by the president the Bush that got it right and Bush has been supportive of Trumps policies and in the presidents handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
George W. Bush won't support Donald Trumps reelection, report says
Former President George W. Bush speaks at the funeral for his father, former President George H.W. Alex Brandon/Pool via REUTERSGeorge W. Bush will not support the re-election of Donald Trump, according to people familiar with his thinking, the New York Times reported Saturday. Former President George W. Bush wont support the re-election of Mr. Trump, and Jeb Bush isnt sure how hell vote, say . The paper quoted "people familiar with their thinking" to say the former president and Texas governor won't vote for Trump's reelection and that his brother, former Florida Gov. It is unclear whether Bush will be voting for Joe Biden, Trump's Democratic rival