Foreign Correspondent for NBC News, based in London but following #Trump/GOP on the campaign trail. Sports team, pithy quote, self-deprecating joke.

What to Make of Donald Trump's Wild Week? - NBC News — It's been a jarring week for the Donald Trump campaign, one featuring two staff shake-ups, a very un-Trumpian shift in tone, and a surprise visit to flood ravaged Baton Rouge. It all points to a new chapter for the campaign, but it's not clear what story Trump is writing.

After Campaign Shake-Up, It's Trump Versus the World - NBC News — For months, Republican elders cautioned Donald Trump that his wild-eyed approach was dragging down his general election campaign. In reshuffling his top staff, Trump offered an emphatic response: Don't tell me what to do.

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Katy Tur Talks Covering Donald Trump's Candidacy for NBC — The presidential hopeful has insulted reporter Katy Tur on national TV, called her names during interviews, and made his campaign seemingly impossible to cover. Here, her no-holds-barred account of trailing the most unlikely candidate in GOP history. In a speech carried live from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, on at least three TV networks last December, soon-to-be Republican presidential nominee Donald J.

Donald Trump Pushes Republican Party to Its Breaking Point - NBC News — Donald Trump has summoned a tornado of negative stories that threaten to rip his campaign from its foundation if he doesn't stop, supporters inside and outside Trump's orbit are warning.

RNC Chairman Priebus 'Apoplectic' Over Trump's Refusal to Endorse Ryan — Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is "apoplectic" over Donald Trump's refusal to back House Speaker Paul Ryan or Sen. John McCain, a top Republican source said. Priebus called several Trump staffers, including campaign manager Paul Manafort, to express his "extreme displeasure" with Trump's comments, the source with knowledge of the conversations told NBC News.

Trump Jokes That He 'Always Wanted' a Purple Heart — Donald Trump joked Tuesday that he "always wanted" a Purple Heart and it was "much easier" to receive one from a supporter than earn the military decoration given to wounded and killed service members. The seemingly light-hearted comments come amid Trump's ongoing controversy with Gold Star families and new reports detailing his own draft deferments.

Trump Campaign Struggles to Pull Off Minority Outreach Events — As his approval ratings with minority voters continue to plummet, Donald Trump's campaign rescheduled yet another minority outreach event this week. The Republican nominee was set to attend a Hispanic roundtable in Miami on Tuesday, but two days after scheduling it, the campaign said the intended attendees weren't in town after all and that the roundtable would be delayed again.

Donald Trump Jr.'s Speechwriter Defends Recycling Lines for RNC — For the second night in a row, a speech given by a member of Donald Trump's family is raising eyebrows for lines previously used elsewhere. Donald Trump Jr. in his headline address at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland delivered a near-exact repetition of a small part of an American Conservative article written by F.H.

Damage control? Trump camp bungles speech response

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Aug 28, 2016

RT @TheFix: It's been 263 days since Hillary Clinton last held a press conference. That's a dangerous precedent. 

Aug 28, 2016

RT @kylegriffin1: Reince Priebus on the Trump campaign's new hires: ‘I Go With the Flow’. 

Aug 28, 2016

RT @lachlan: An incomplete list of things that no one was doing/saying before Trump came along (h/t @LPDonovan)

Aug 28, 2016

Trump doing debate prep today w help from Roger Ailes and Laura Ingraham per @KellyO

Aug 28, 2016

RT @BraddJaffy: Reince on MTP: "...Trump understands you get closer to the White House, a degree of humanity & decency is part of…

Aug 28, 2016

RT @BraddJaffy: Trump's position on deportation? "He's going to be giving prepared remarks on this issue I think very soon," @Reince says on @MeetThePress

Aug 28, 2016

RT @BraddJaffy: Trump "wants to take every position that he's talking about and pepper it with decency, dignity and humanity," @Reince says on @MeetThePress

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