Running for President

Trump says he’d consider accepting information from foreign governments on his opponents

Washington Post reports that President Trump “said he would consider accepting information on his political opponents from a foreign government, despite the concerns raised by the intelligence community and special counsel Robert S. Mueller III over Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election”  and that “he wouldn’t necessarily alert the FBI if a foreign country approached his…

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Bullock announces run for president

The Missoulian reports that Montana Democratic governor Steve Bullock is running for president, becoming the state’s first politician ever to seek a major party’s presidential nomination.

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Joe Biden Begins Taking Money for a 2020 Presidential Campaign

The New York Times reports that “[f]ormer Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has begun accepting financial donations for a 2020 presidential campaign,” with “[t]wo fund-raising solicitations, circulated by Democratic donors in California and Pennsylvania” indicating that Biden’s campaign committee would be called “Biden for President.” Such solicitations for candidacy, as opposed to “testing the waters”…

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Michael Bennet Says Cancer Has Persuaded Him to Run for President

The Atlantic reports that Senator Michael Bennet “responded to his prostate-cancer diagnosis, announced last week, by planning trips here to New Hampshire and to Iowa on Monday . . . . The Colorado senator told me that his own health helped persuade him to run, and to lean in on talking about health care. While he…

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