It’s a busy day out on the campaign trail with nearly every GOP candidate out on the road.
Carly Fiorina, Jeb Bush, John Kasich, Scott Walker, Chris Christie, and Bobby Jindal are all speaking at an education summit in Londonderry, New Hampshire. Ben Carson is talking immigration in Arizona this morning. And Rick Berry will be speaking at the Iowa State Fair at 11am.
Donald Trump also facing controversy as his policy positions come under the microscope of national public analysis. He’s proposed deporting all illegal immigrants and throwing out the constitutional amendment that allows the babies of illegal immigrants born in the U.S. to attain automatic U.S. citizenship. Other candidates have raced to the right to match Trump including Ted Cruz and Scott Walker. But there are growing concerns about what positions like that could have on the 2016 race when the Latino vote becomes an important chunk of the electoral pie.
Hillary Clinton dismissing the email controversy in a news conference yesterday. Clinton said that she did nothing wrong, and said she’d turned over everything she had to be analyzed. She did agree she regretted having a private email server.
Under some tough questioning by FOX’s Ed Henry Clinton said, “I know there is a certain level of anxiety or interest in this, but the facts are the facts. All I can tell you is in retrospect, if I had used a government account, and I had said, let’s release everything, let’s let everybody in America see what I did for four years, we would have the same arguments,”
Wildfires continue to rage across much of the West. 200 active duty soldiers from Washington will begin training on fighting fires today. 105 large fires are burning in Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Hundreds of homes have been destroyed and thousands of people evacuated. William La Jeunesse reporting.
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