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Sen. Ben Sasse: Why are #NeverHillary and #NeverTrump the Only Choices?

Senator Ben Sasse, a principled limited government constitutional conservative if there ever was one, asks why are Americans faced with the choice of #NeverHillary or #NeverTrump. Sasse says there is room – indeed an appetite – for an alternative candidate. What say you?

Viguerie: Trump will have ‘blowout election’ if he does this

Greg Corombos,

Richard Viguerie believes unity is indispensable to winning, but he said another quality is needed that he believes Trump has in abundance. “He must be a fighter, and he must have a vice president who is also a fighter. If you bring the fight to the Democrats, this election is eminently winnable,” said Viguerie, who believes Hillary Clinton is a ripe target given her current strategy.

Politics Is Still Downstream of Culture

Dan McLaughlin, RedState

Culture matters.  Withdrawing from it is no answer.  If you want to change the future of the country, you need to engage the culture and not just expect that the kinds of citizens who vote for your values can be summoned from the hills.

Trump, Clinton negatives may cancel each other out

Sarah Westwood, Washington Examiner

Because Trump and Clinton bring to the 2016 race many similar characteristics that have traditionally been considered negative, the two New Yorkers may struggle to launch conventional attacks on each other.

Grassley: Trump will nominate 'right type of people' to Supreme Court

Nick Gass, Politico

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley no longer seems to be concerned about the possibility of Donald Trump nominating justices to the Supreme Court. “Based upon the type of people he’d be looking for, I think I would expect the right type of people to be nominated by him to the Supreme Court,” the Iowa Republican told The Des Moines Register in an interview published Wednesday evening.

Trump not planning to change tone for general election

Rebecca Savransky, The Hill

Donald Trump, now the presumptive GOP nominee, doesn't seem to be planning to change his tone heading into the general election. "I am who I am," he said on CNN Wednesday. "I don't like to change."

The Left’s Bizarre New Cause: Gender “Fluidity”

The Obama Department of Justice has announced that North Carolina’s new law that protects women and children from potential sexual predators in public rest rooms violates the civil rights of “gender fluid” individuals.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll - #NeverHillary or #NeverTrump

Ted Cruz's announcement that he is suspending his campaign after his loss in Indiana means Donald Trump will likely hit 1,237 delegates before the Republican National Convention, making him the presumptive Republican nominee. Where do you stand on Donald Trump as the Republican candidate for President? Are you #NeverHillary or #NeverTrump?  


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Are Conservatives Coming Around To Trump?

CHQ's endorsed candidate for the open Senate seat in Florida, Congressman Ron DeSantis, yesterday issued a strong statement calling for Republican unity behind Donald Trump. In a state that fielded two of Trump's competitors in the GOP primaries DeSantis' statement took some guts, especially given that one of his earliest and biggest backers - the Club for Growth - have been leaders of the #NeverTrump movement.

Trump’s win and his new challenge

Editors, Washington Examiner

At the very least, Trump owes it to the country he boasts he will "make great again" to try to demonstrate some seriousness about the office he seeks. He owes this even to those who will never consider voting for him. He can start by swearing off grand displays of aggressive and apparently deliberate ignorance.

Gingrich: ‘Trump May Turn Out To Be The Most Effective Anti-Left Leader In Our Lifetime’

Steve Guest, Daily Caller

Appearing on Fox News’s “Hannity” on Tuesday, Gingrich said that “if you are not for Donald Trump, you functionally are for Hillary Clinton and she is going to create the most radical Supreme Court, take away your right to bear arms, eliminate your religious liberty, and move this country dramatically to the left.”

Clinton plots swing-state ambush for Trump

Gabriel Debenedetti, Politico

In recent days, the Clinton campaign has finalized a series of senior hires around the country, expanded the size of her central swing-state planning team in New York, and hundreds of thousands of dollars have been transferred to strategically important state parties from the Democratic National Committee. She’s also scheduled a series of public speeches and private meetings in states that will be crucial to her general election campaign.

Clinton leads Trump by 13 points nationally

Jesse Byrnes, The Hill

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leads her Republican counterpart, Donald Trump, by 13 points nationally, according to a poll released early Wednesday. Clinton leads Trump, 54 to 41 percent, in the CNN/ORC poll completed ahead of Trump's victory in Indiana on Tuesday night, which secured his title as the presumptive GOP nominee.

Indiana Republicans hand Hillary Clinton the White House

Erick Erickson, The Resurgent

Already Trump supporters are setting the stage for Trump’s defeat in November, blaming those of us who have declared ourselves “never Trump” for his loss. But Trump’s loss will be squarely on him and those who chose to support him while ignoring the overwhelming evidence that the American public would reject him.

#NeverHillary or #NeverTrump?

In our four-part series on what conservatives should do if Donald Trump is leading the field when the Republican National Convention opens, CHQ Chairman Richard A. Viguerie and I argued in favor of a Trump populist – Ted Cruz conservative alliance to oust the Republican establishment, break the Washington Cartel, and bring about a conservative-populist political realignment. But now we are not so sure that is even possible.

Arkansas Democrat Features Trump’s Anti-Woman Remarks In New Senate Ad

Joe Cunningham, RedState

This is exactly the type of thing Democrats across the country are going to do to all Republicans on the ballot this year – if there is even the remote chance you may have said somewhere you’d support the candidate, then you’re going to receive the exact same type of treatment as Boozman.

Cruz: Trump and I are 'effectively tied' in Indiana

Ryan Lovelace, Washington Examiner

Recent polling of the Hoosier State shows Donald Trump's lead expanding, and RealClearPolitics' average of Indiana polls gives him a 9.3-percentage-point advantage on the Texan. But Cruz sounded confident that he was closer than the polls show.