Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump hit a new low today by suggesting at a campaign rally that “The Second Amendment” could prevent Hillary Clinton from choosing Supreme Court Justices as President of the United States.
The Pew Research Center conducted an international survey between April 4 and May 29 regarding attitudes towards the U.S. and when it came to Donald Trump, the wanna-be president fared miserably. In fact, positive ratings were in the single digits in nearly half the countries surveyed. According to the AP:
In seven of 15 countries outside of the U.S. polled by Pew Research Center, Trump's ratings are in the single digits. Large majorities in 11 of the countries have little or no confidence in the prospective Republican presidential nominee ability to manage international affairs. That includes 92 percent of Swedes, 89 percent of Germans and 82 percent of Japanese.
Trump did, however, do a bit better in China, where 40 percent polled have zero confidence in him, but 39 percent have no opinion. The survey polled 20,132 people from 16 countries, including Canada, 10 countries in Europe, four in Asia, and the U.S. When compared to Hillary Clinton, "a median of 59 percent in Europe have confidence in the Democratic contender — compared with just 9 percent for Trump."
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The New York primary results are still being tallied, but Trump has won the GOP vote, and Hillary Clinton is emerging as the Democratic party winner. Widespread reports of voting irregularities have Bernie Sanders' campaign and some elected officials calling the state's primary voting system "a disgrace." New York City officials were quick to blame the city Board of Elections for stripping more than 125,000 Democratic voters from the rolls.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responds to an inane question during Wednesday's Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing. The event concerned an attack on the a consular building in Benghazi, Lybia, which claimed the life of U.S. Ambassador John Stevens. Photo: Jason Reed / Reuters
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