Here are the latest reports from CBS News ‘Face the Nation’.
Hillary Clinton dwarfs Donald Trump in TV ad spending
Clinton’s team announced another $80 million ad buy this week, while Trump has spent a fraction of her total amount; meanwhile, she continues to lead national and battleground state polls
Face the Nation Transcript August 21, 2016: Priebus, Sessions, Mook
This is the transcript for the August 21, 2016 edition of Face the Nation. Guests included Reince Priebus, Jeff Sessions, Frank Luntz, Robby Mook, Marc Fisher, Michael Kranish, Amy Walter, Ben Domenech, Ezra Klein and Jennifer Jacobs.
Open: This is Face the Nation, August 21
“Face the Nation” brings you the latest news from the presidential campaign, with less than 80 days until the general election. Our guests include Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Alabama, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook, CBS News Elections Director Anthony Salvanto, and others.
CBS Battleground Tracker Poll: Clinton leads Trump in Ohio, 46% to 40%
CBS News Battleground Tracker poll shows Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump in Ohio -46% to 40%. With 78 days left until the election, CBS News Elections Director Anthony Salvanto explains what Donald Trump must do to win back |reluctant Republicans.”
Why are former Trump supporters wavering on the GOP nominee?
A focus group of former Pennsylvania Trump supporters express concerns about the “erratic behavior” of their Republican nominee. With 78 days left until the election, how can Trump win back the support of disillusioned voters?
Focus group: Trump’s “erratic” attacks are costing him
In the home stretch, voters tell “Face the Nation” they would like the GOP nominee to focus on policy issues instead of personal issues
Sen. Jeff Sessions defends immigrant ideological test
The Alabama senator tells “Face the Nation” that Trump hasn’t “made any commitments” when it comes to the deportation of undocumented immigrants
Full Interview: GOP Chairman Reince Priebus, August 21
Chairman of the Republican National Committee, Reince Priebus sits down with John Dickerson to discuss Donald Trump’s campaign strategy and voter outreach ahead of November.
Priebus shuts down criticism of GOP fundraising strategy
Chairman of the Republican National Committee, Reince Priebus argues voters critical of GOP fundraising do not understand campaign finance broken up by state. Priebus explains, “There is no hundred million dollars in a drawer that might not be spent on one person but in favor of another.”
Sen. Jeff Sessions: No “extreme vetting” for US citizens
Sen. Jeff Sessions, R – Alabama, believes extreme vetting should be reserved for foreigners applying for citizenship status. “Once you get citizenship, you’re just like everyone else,” Sessions says.
Trump Revealed: Investigative reporters offer a rare look into Donald Trump’s lifetime
A new book on Donald Trump credits 38 Washington Post staffers for their deep dive into the background of GOP nominee Donald Trump. Authors Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher preview Trump Revealed: an American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money and Power.
Campaign shake-up: Can Donald Trump lead an effective campaign team?
Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report, Ben Domenich of the Federalist, Ezra Klein of vox.com and Bloomberg’s Jennifer Jacobs break down Donald Trump’s campaign shake-up. How will Donald Trump’s campaign convince educated Republicans that he prepared to win?
Clinton campaign manager: Swing state voters misled by “right-wing attacks”
Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook says voters who connect the Clinton campaign to foreign donors are under the influence of “right-wing attacks.” The democratic strategist believes the Clinton Foundation has gone “above and beyond” to uphold its ethical standards.
Clinton campaign manager pushes back on foundation ethics questions
Robby Mook on “Face the Nation” points to lack of scrutiny for Bush family foundation as evidence that criticism is just “right-wing attacks”
Sunday: Reince Priebus, Robby Mook, Sen. Jeff Sessions
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What will Donald Trump’s campaign shakeup tell us?
Is it a sign of adaptation by entrepreneurial executive…or act of desperation an self-soothing before the defeat?
Where does the battle for the Senate stand?
Democrats are on the advance, but Republicans are still competitive in most close races, and many GOP candidates are outperforming Trump in their states
Violent protests hit Milwaukee
Last night, Milwaukee, Wisconsin was the scene of violent protests after police officers shot and killed an armed man at a traffic stop. CBS News affiliate WDJT reporter Amanda Porterfield describes the horrific scene of police cars smashed with bricks and a gas station lit on fire.
What makes a good president? Experts say experience matters
Ahead of the 2016 general election, “Face the Nation” asks: What skills make a good president? Former Gov. Tom Ridge, Former Sen. William Cohen, Gen. Michael Hayden, Former Gov. Mike Leavitt and Rosa Brooks delve into presidential attributes with John Dickerson.
Former Bush cabinet member: “Government works different than business”
What skills make a good president? Former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt, who served as Secretary of Health and Human Services and head of the EPA under President George W. Bush, explains: There’s more to being a good politician than business expertise.
The White House’s blind spots: How does a president make decisions?
What makes a good president? Former Gov. Tom Ridge, former Sen. William Cohen, Gen. Michael Hayden, and former Gov. Mike Leavitt and Rosa Brooks explain how decisions are made inside the Oval Office.
Could a loss for Donald Trump hurt the democratic process?
How would Donald Trump react if he lost the presidential election? With only 85 days left until voting day, Dan Balz of the Washington Post, Michael Scherer of Time Magazine, Michael Gerson of the Washington Post and Audie Cornish of NPR News discuss the dangers of a GOP nominee who is quick to call a “rigged election.”
WH insiders discuss: What makes a good president?
A panel of former aides and advisers to past presidents on “Face the Nation” named integrity, empathy and a willingness to listen as important qualities in the Oval Office
Face the Nation Transcript August 14, 2016: Collins, Ridge, Cohen, Hayden
This is the August 14, 2016 edition of Face The Nation. Guests included Susan Collins, Tom Ridge, William Cohen, Michael Hayden, Mike Leavitt, Rosa Brooks, Anthony Salvanto, Audie Cornish, Dan Balz, Michael Gerson, Michael Scherer and Amanda Porterfield.
Open: This is Face the Nation, August 14
With less than 90 days until the general election, “Face the Nation” brings you the latest news from the campaign trail, with Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, CBS News Elections Director Anthony Salvanto, a guest panel on presidents, and others.
Battleground Tracker Poll: Clinton widens lead over Trump in Florida
New CBS Battleground Tracker polls show Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump by five points in Florida, 45 to 40 percent. With only 85 days left until the election, CBS News Director of Elections Anthony Salvanto explains how Clinton could turn several battleground states blue.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins: “I’m taking a look at the Libertarian ticket”
Republican Senator Susan Collins says the “tipping point” in her decision not to support Donald Trump was his “inexplicable” attack of gold star parents Khizr and Ghazala Khan. Collins reveals she may support the Libertarian ticket of Gary Johnson and Bill Weld, adding, “It would be an easier choice for me.”
Republican senator discusses Trump “tipping point”
Susan Collins, Maine’s senior senator, won’t back Trump and told “Face the Nation” that she’s considering voting for a Libertarian
John Dickerson on his new book, “Whistlestop”
The Face the Nation moderator discusses his favorite stories from presidential campaign history
Comparison: Trump vs. Clinton on the economy
The two presidential candidates have offered competing proposals to create jobs and grow the economy – how do their plans stack up?
Sunday: Sen. Susan Collins and new 2016 polls
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Flashback: Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign explains RFK remark
In this clip from the May 25, 2008 broadcast of “Face the Nation” Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign spokesman Howard Wolfson tries to explain a controversial remark from his candidate
Why Clinton might feel Trump’s pain after “2nd Amendment” gaffe
In May 2008, Clinton named Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination in June 1968 as a reason to continue battling Obama for the Democratic nomination
Should Donald Trump be winning?
Polls give the GOP nominee an advantage on handling key policy issues, but voters are more worried about his fitness for office
Face the Nation Transcript August 7, 2016: Flake, Cotton
This is the August 7, 2016 edition of Face the Nation. Guests included Jeff Flake, Tom Cotton, David Ignatius, Anthony Salvanto, Ron Brownstein, Michael Duffy, Ed O’Keefe and Susan Page.
CBS News Battleground Tracker: Hillary Clinton leads Virginia
Donald Trump’s tumultuous week has helped push Hillary Clinton into a sizable lead in polls. A CBS News Battleground Tracker poll has Clinton up by 12 points in Virginia over Trump, 49 to 37 percent.
Open: This is Face the Nation, August 7
After a tumultuous week for Donald Trump’s campaign, “Face the Nation” brings you the latest from the trail, with Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, CBS News Elections Director Anthony Salvanto and others.