Presidential candidate from New Jersey Chris Christie got thumbs up from Union leader of New Hampshire heating up the election arena. Joseph McQuaid, Union Leader in his endorsement of Granite State’s leading newspapers, wrote that New Hampshire should make the right choice in the elections that is just ten weeks away as it can affect the country and world, he added that the choice should be Governor Chris Christie.
This endorsement comes as a breather to Christie as he failed to stand high in the Republican primary that is crowded. In the editorial, it was mentioned that Christie is the ideal choice during these dangerous times. He furthered that the governor has ably prosecuted terrorists and handled major disasters effectively. Another reason cited for his selection was his transparency of words and he never shy from the truth added the editorial.
Post Paris attack, Christie made the most of the national security portfolio taking lessons from his experience as a federal prosecutor during the 9/11 attacks. Despite showing Christie in a positive light the newspapers have shown GOP contenders in poor light without making a mention of their names. In particular calling, the senators are those lacking political experience.
McQuaid was quoted that there is no more need for “fast-talking, well meaning freshman” to run the government and wants to learn from the last choice. He also said that others were just gained media attention speaking candidly, but Christie is the only candidate who knows what he is speaking and has experience. It may be noted that since his campaigning this summer he has been fairing in single digits in statewide and countrywide polls.
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Hillary Clinton came out in support of Planned Parenthood after the attacked at the clinic in Colorado Springs on Friday. She accused the GOP of the attack saying that its cause should be supported and not attacked. At the Jefferson-Jackson dinner, Clinton made it clear that it is time to respect women’s rights and health and not treat them as political footballs. In her remarks, she added that in New Hampshire Republicans have stopped funding Planned Parenthood. She furthered that in the Congress and during campaigning Republicans claiming they hate big governments but are happy when government intervenes in women bodies and health. She said that it is wrong, and she and her supporters are not going to support it.
Planned Parenthood clinics conduct health care services to women especially breast exams, STD testing, legal abortions and contraception. Clinton condemned the shooting at the clinic and called for gun control measures and condoled the victims of those attacked in the Planned Parenthood Clinic. Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley were also present when Clinton called for action before more Americans die. Calling upon holistic background checks, plugging loopholes ensuring that the guns do not fall into the hands of wrongdoers, Clinton garnered the support of the attendees.
Clinton condemned GOP for not placing the bill prohibiting people on the No-Fly list to procure guns in the country. To conclude she added that if an individual is considered a threat to fly in America then they are dangerous to own a gun in the country.
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Martin O’Malley, a Democratic presidential candidate on Sunday night, commented on the Republican lead player Donald Trump for his fascist comments. Trump earlier said that people who follow the Islamic faith have to be monitored with a special mechanism using registries or ID cards. Trump made this comment at the New Hampshire Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner. Martin O’Malley asked a question who would be next in the list, Catholics, artists or trade unionists. Remarking that this is not a healthy scenario and the road does not “lead to a good place”.
O’Malley furthered that political opportunism and panic are a dangerous mix and it can lead to fascism or can even turn a republic into a security state. The audiences were not receptive to the comments on Donald Trump. Reporters asked O’Malley if he considered Trump as a fascist for which he answered that his languages sound similar. He added that by pushing ID cards and registries of a particular religion the idea often succeeded fascism. O’Malley also added that considering being superior does not mean that we cannot fall victim to these appeals.
Supporting O’Malley New Hampshire Democratic Party chairman Raymond Buckley informed that the comments are not an exaggeration. Speaking to the ABC News Buckley said that elections can move in either direction. He added that the chances that Trump is a nominee are not scaring Democrats but the nation as a whole. Trump’s campaigners did not respond to the comments of O’Malley. Republicans have also come out vehemently on the comments of Trump. Ohio Governor John Kasich called it “very divisive” but did not divulge if he would support Trump on winning the nomination.
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