Category: News Tracking

Crossing the Line: How Donald Trump Behaved With Women in Private

Michael Barbaro and Megan Twohey, New York Times – May 14, 2016

The New York Times interviewed dozens of women who had worked with or for Mr. Trump over the past four decades, in the worlds of real estate, modeling and pageants; women who had dated him or interacted with him socially; and women and men who had closely observed his conduct since his adolescence. In all, more than 50 interviews were conducted over the course of six weeks.

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Exclusive: Megyn Kelly Talks Fears, Courage and Donald Trump

Philip Elliott, TIME – May 12, 2016

“I really believe, as I wrote for TIME in a piece, that if you respond to the bully, you’re going to get more bullying. The bully wants to control you. The bully wants a response from you. That’s half the reason why he does it. And so, if you can deprive the bully that by power by denying him that gratification, the bullying is likely to end sooner.”

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Hillary Clinton defends Megyn Kelly, Carly Fiorina in Outlining How She Will Run as a Woman Against Trump

Colleen Shalby, Los Angeles Times – May 5, 2016

Hillary Clinton frequently mentions on the campaign trail she is a grandmother and presents herself as someone who would be a history-maker should she be elected Nov. 8 as the first female president of the United States. Clinton said Wednesday that if, as expected, she faces Donald Trump in a general election, she will make clear she has a better understanding of policies affecting women — from paid family leave to child care issues — while avoiding a response to any personal attacks he might make about her gender.

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Clinton Says She Will Rally Women to Defeat Trump

Jessie Hellman, The Hill – May 5, 2016

In a telephone interview with the Los Angeles Times editorial board, Clinton called herself the best candidate for women and described how she would handle gender-based attacks from Trump. “I know these kinds of issues from the inside out, and I think bringing those kind of experiences to the White House, bringing it to the world stage, will be a big net plus for our country,” Clinton said.

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Chris Wallace To Trump: Is It Fair To Say Hillary Clinton Is The Hawk In This Race, And You Are The Dove?

Tim Hains, Real Clear Politics – May 1, 2016

“I’ll be much tougher than her, I will have much more respect than her from foreign countries. In fact, I read today where they’re very concerned with me, they feel I’m very strong, very tough and they’re very concerned. So, that’s a little opposite of what you’re telling me. That’s a psychological thing which frankly is good. Let them be a little concerned.

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Hillary Clinton: I Have Experience with Men ‘Off the Reservation’ Like Donald Trump

Tal Kopan, CNN – April 29, 2016

Hillary Clinton on Friday brushed off Donald Trump’s sometimes personal attacks against her as him being “off the reservation” — something she said she has experience with. “I have a lot of experience dealing with men who sometimes get off the reservation in the way they behave and how they speak,” Clinton said in an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper on “The Lead.”

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Melania Trump on Her Rise, Her Family Secrets, and Her True Political Views: “Nobody Will Ever Know”

Julia Ioffe, GQ – April 27, 2016

How does a shy ex-model make her way from Slovenia to, just maybe, the White House? To Melania Trump—and to the people who know her back home—her journey to marrying The Donald is like a fairy tale, or a too-crazy-to-believe rom-com. It’s a story full of naked ambition, stunning beauty, a shockingly Trump-like dad, and even some family secrets. Maybe she’s made for Washington after all.

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Expert: Melania Trump Provides Critical Balance to Husband’s Campaign

Amanda Ota, Sinclair Broadcasting – April 14, 2016

he families of the 2016 presidential candidates have been on display more than usual this week. With the GOP candidates sitting down for family town halls and the spouses of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders campaigning in New York ahead of the upcoming primary in the Empire State, the public has been seeing a lot of the men and women behind the candidates.

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