Clinton, Trump Win Primaries in Arizona; Sanders, Cruz Win in Utah

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump each trounced their rivals in the respective Democratic and Republican primaries in Arizona, one of three western states voting on Tuesday.

In other contests, Bernie Sanders handily beat Clinton in caucuses in Utah and Idaho.

On the Republican side, Cruz won Utah, with majority of the vote to win all of the state’s 40 delegates. But Trump was still widened his delegate lead on Tuesday, as his victory in Arizona, a winner-take-all state, allows him to collect all of its 58 delegates.

The ISIS attacks in Brussels overshadowed the primaries and caucuses, and candidates sought to frame their campaign in the context in the context of the war on terror.

Cruz and Trump raised alarms over what they see as political correctness run amok. Cruz on Tuesday called for law enforcement “patrols” of Muslim neighborhoods, seeking to target “radical Islamic terrorists,” while Trump backed that proposal as well as for giving authorities the leeway to do “a lot more than waterboarding” to glean information from terror suspects.

Even though Cruz and Trump were in agreement on terrorism “patrols,” their bitterness was on display Tuesday night over an ad that a SuperPAC ran attacking Trump’s wife Melania with an ad featuring her posing nude and the tagline, “Meet Melania Trump: Your Next First Lady. Or You Could Support Ted Cruz on Tuesday.”

“Lyin’ Ted Cruz just used a picture of Melania from a GQ shoot in his ad,” Trump tweeted. “Be careful. Lying’ Ted, or I will spill the beans on your wife!”

Cruz responded, “Pic of your wife not from us, Donald, if you try to attack Heidi, you’re more of a coward than I thought. #classless”

The ad came from Make America Awesome, an anti-Trump independent expenditure committee and not the Cruz campaign.

On the Democratic side, Sanders’ campaign hoped that victories in Utah and Idaho would mean a rebound from a disappointing showing last week, when Clinton swept all five primaries including Ohio, Illinois and Missouri.

Clinton weighed in on the terror attacks in an interview with CNN, and her campaign scheduled a speech on counter terrorism at Stanford University on Wednesday.

Sanders’ campaign released a statement in which he said that the attack was a “brutal reminder that the international community must come together to destroy ISIS.” He was appearing on Tuesday night for a rally in San Diego, where he was introduced by Rosario Dawson and his sights set on the June 7 California primary.

In Seattle on Tuesday, Clinton said that the response to the terrorist attacks required leadership that is “strong smart, and above all steady.”

“The last thing we need are leaders who incite more fear,” she said.

Sanders will be in Los Angeles on Wednesday for a rally at the Wiltern Theater. Clinton will be in L.A. on Thursday for a series of fundraisers and an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

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  1. Donald Drumpf says:

    Sanders won Utah AND Idaho in massive landslides, and he may still have won Arizona as well, but you would never know it by listening to the MSM. There was massive voter suppression and likely fraud in Arizona. The Arizona Democratic Party has launched an investigation and there may be a federal investigation upcoming.

    Regardless, Bernie has a number of states upcoming which will also be massive landslides. Don’t expect to hear about it if you get your news from CNN, NBC, or Variety.


    To take the White House in 2016 Republicans must nominate a candidate who we know will govern according to constitutional principles, a hard-liner who and have no allegiance GOP RINO’s or the Democratic sour cream? Trump who is capable of drawing a clear disparity gap with Hillary Clinton and the Democrats on the issues of importance in today’s political environment, and who has the intellect, ability and discipline and a unique toughness to fight Hillary Clinton and win. That candidate is Donald Trump because he will throw at her Whitewater, Benghazi, and the money laundering foundation and at Bill Clinton for all his immoral acts against young women.

    In the latest ISIS atrocities in Belgium, America needs a strong, unyielding leader as a President Trump. He is not going to hold back like this extreme Liberal President that is on the way out. Nobody will forget the huge deficit he left us with and his elongated golf vacations while millions of Americans have faced unrelenting poverty, or job losses. I am not playing along with a rigged convention, nor am I voting for Kusick or Cruz who have to pay back the campaign donors with their votes, once they have their coronation. And when either claims the Oval office their benefactors will say no and that they need that cheap labor from Mexico. These profiteers don’t care about our National Security even though Middle Eastern coins and prayer mats have been found within our border.

    ONLY Donald Trump is going to build a serious wall, which will certainly inhibit daily surges of illegal aliens and the drugs that are killing our children. Trump found out that New Hampshire has a terrible epidemic of cheap heroin, which is devastating the state. Obama has offered an open door to illegal immigration, just given them a free pass to this Presidents welfare state where everybody get free healthcare, low income housing, cash payments. Both Sanders wants to offer the same public assistance, including free education.

    All those multi-millions of people who don’t normally vote, including me and turned out for Trump will also walk away and not vote, if they try to use a sly means through Republican Rule 40 or something to modify it for Cruz and Kasick advantage and then nefarious criminal Hillary Clinton and her female predator husband will be back in the White House.

    Cruz chooses dirty games to try and sway voters and stealing Ben Carson’s chance of the presidency. Then John Kusick, Hillary Clinton took money from anti-American, anti-sovereignty George Soros, who also poured money into the arranged demonstration in Chicago and Arizona ugliness.

    Only Cruz, other than Trump has something to say about the border, about building a fence which has very limited enforcement. Kasich has no plan for the border disaster and both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders want to keep the borders wide open. Trump has just won Arizona voting public that has been under a tremendous strain for years, and millions of illegal aliens have poured through the gaping areas, where nothing exists, but a few rusty strands of barbed wire. Trumps wall will be a major enforcement of concrete and steel stretching as he says 1000 miles, but obviously not needed at natural obstacles.

    Washington, D.C., June 19, 2014: A new study released by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) finds that providing education, health care, law enforcement, and social and government services to illegal aliens and their dependents costs Californians $25.3 billion per year according to FAIR’s report The Fiscal Burden of Illegal Immigration on California Taxpayers. The state’s 3 million illegal aliens and their 1.1 million U.S.–born children cost the average California household — headed by a U.S. citizen — $2,370 annually.

    Protecting the jobs and wages of American workers is a clear objective of U.S. immigration policy. Immigration has been outpacing job growth in the U.S. for decades and is a contributing factor to unemployment, wage attrition, and declining labor force participation. Between 2000 and 2014, two new immigrants were admitted to the United States for every new job that was created by our economy. Between 2007 and 2015, all net new jobs created by the U.S. economy were filled by immigrants, legal and illegal. During the ten-year period between 2005 and 2015, large-scale immigration swelled the ranks of working age adults by 25 million, while the number of people employed in the U.S. grew by just 7 million.

    There is no labor shortage in the United States. Lower skilled American workers have seen the sharpest declines in income. Since 1970, real income for the bottom 90% of workers in the U.S. has declined by 8%. Higher skilled workers are increasingly undermined by mass immigration and guest worker programs. Employers can hire H-1B workers, even when American workers are available or even lay-off U.S. workers in order to hire H-1B workers. There is a popular perception that companies can only hire H-1B guest workers if American workers are not available, and that they are barred from laying-off American workforce and replacing them with foreign workers. These perceptions are bogus. Guest worker programs are riddled with loopholes written by business lobbyists that allow their clients to bring in foreign workers pretty much at will. Current examples of companies laying off U.S. workers and forcing them to train their foreign replacements include Disney and Southern California Edison, that’s if the company like Carrier is moving to Mexico and stealing more jobs from Americans. The Obama government is blatantly abusing executive authority to make an end-run around statutorily mandated limits on foreign workers

    Both Political Parties run by their donors will keep pledging, but it will not happen unless Trump enters the WHITE HOUSE.

  3. Bill B. says:

    Those pictures! They both look like crazed.

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