Published: Thu, August 02, 2018
Global Media | By Derrick Guzman

Trump uses Twitter to attack Koch brothers

Trump uses Twitter to attack Koch brothers

"I'm looking for policies that will move forward a society of mutual benefit, where everybody has the opportunity to realize their objectives, so I don't care what initials are in front or after somebody's name", Koch said, hinting that he'd support some Democratic candidates.

"The donor class controlled the Republican Party - that is, until the rise of Trump". Kevin Cramer in the North Dakota Republican's Senate bid.

"That's why the president has been so supportive of the RNC", McDaniel said. The president is joking that "Abe Lincoln is tough".

Relations have been fraying between the Republican president and the Kochs recently. But he doesn't mention that there were no scientific opinion polls in the 1860s when Lincoln was president. But he'll have to vote the way AFP - and the billionaire brothers - want him to.

Trump has maintained a steady presence in the state, returning frequently to his winter home in Palm Beach.


John McConnell, who owns a Missouri-based company that manufactures laboratory equipment, said rising steel costs already have cut into profit margins.

Nelson is being challenged by Trump ally Gov. Rick Scott in a high-profile Senate race.

"If in fact you have people espousing these in name, but not in practice, yeah, they're not going to be supported, nor should they be", Bevin said in a brief interview.

Mr. Trump tweeted early in the day that DeSantis has "my Full & Total Endorsement!" Heidi Heitkamp. She's considered among the most vulnerable Senate Democrats in the nation.

"We have to make sure Rick Scott wins and wins big", Trump told the crowd. Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News.


He also advocated for requiring voters to present photo identification, even though Florida already has such a law on the books. He predicted DeSantis will win against Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam in the state's August 28 Republican primary.

President Trump is lashing out at Charles and David Koch, powerful conservative activists and donors.

WASHINGTON-President Trump on Tuesday lit into Charles and David Koch, some of the Republican Party's top donors, in a series of tweets, after they said over the weekend they wouldn't financially back the party's candidate for a North Dakota Senate seat.

The Koch brothers have been highly critical of Republicans in recent months, slamming the GOP for not doing enough to curb government spending in their $1.3 trillion spending bill adopted in March. The Koch brothers did not endorse Trump in the 2016 election.

Trump on Tuesday dismissed the mounting criticism of his trade and immigration policies from Koch and his allies as the battle cry of a faction that has "become a total joke in real Republican circles".


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