Donald Trump attacked Wisconsin governor Scott Walker for failing to raise taxes in order to properly fund schools and roads on Tuesday, in a startling new break from rightwing orthodoxy from the Republican frontrunner.
Vox teamed up with the Tax Policy Center to create a handy tax calculator that uses each candidates’ proposal to give you a sharper idea of what April 15, 2017 might look like for your checking account. The announcement arrives one week before the state is set to hold its Republican primary.
For example, let’s say you are single, have one child and make $50,000. Ted Cruz’s wife Heidi for retweeting an unflattering picture of her alongside one of his wife, Melania, a former model.
When asked if he would keep the pledge he signed last September, Trump responded “No, I won’t”. The Texas senator added that nominating Trump “would be an absolute train wreck” and “would hand the general election to Hillary Clinton“. And his two Republican rivals, Texas Sen. After the Janesville, Wisconsin, rally Trump was scheduled to join Kasich and Cruz for a CNN town hall in Milwaukee.
There are also five unbound delegates in the state, reserved for party officials and elected office holders, who are expected to back Cruz.
Trump defeated Cruz by 3.6 percentage points in Louisiana.
The pledge, circulated by GOP officials, stated: “I, _, affirm that if I do not win the 2016 Republican nomination for President of the United States I will endorse the 2016 Republican presidential nominee regardless of who it is”. Clinton focused today on gun violence prevention in Milwaukee, a city that has seen increasing rates of gun deaths.
GWEN IFILL: In Appleton, Wisconsin, Sanders’ increasingly sharp criticism of Clinton escalated again today, as he seeks to paint her as out of touch. Barbour says its “just not that appealing except for the political nerds like me”.
But the fact that they are both competitive in Wisconsin risks splitting opposition to Trump, allowing him to march on to more favorable contests next month in the Northeast with his large delegate lead untrimmed.