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ABC News' Rick Klein recaps the week in politics.
The Note: Trump Clinches the Nomination
NOTABLES DONALD TRUMP CLINCHES REPUBLICAN NOMINATION AFTER SECURING REQUIRED DELEGATES: Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to secure the Republican Party 's presidential nomination . Based on ABC News’ analysis of pledged delegates won and commitments made by unbound delegates,
The Democratic Party's Coming Collision on Israel
The Democratic primary may be over after California votes on June 7, but loyalists to Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders appear to be on a collision course over what the Democratic Party stands for — especially on the issue of Israel . On this week’s “Powerhouse Politics” podcast , ABC News’ Chief
The Note: California Dreamin’
NOTABLES --SANDERS SAYS ‘GAME ON’ TO DEBATE WITH TRUMP: With Hillary Clinton's big edge in the delegate math, rival Bernie Sanders is looking for a victory in California's June 7 primary. And although earlier this week, Clinton formally declined to debate Sanders ahead of the primary, another
The Note: Angst in Albuquerque
NOTABLES --CHAOS ERUPTS OUTSIDE TRUMP RALLY IN NEW MEXICO: A protester was arrested after a chaotic scene erupted outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico overnight, which left several officers injured after being pelted by rocks. Throngs of protesters gathered outside the rally in Albuquerque
Bryan Cranston Imagines LBJ's Reaction to Trump: 'What the Hell Is Goin' On?'
Faced with the prospect of a President Donald Trump , what would Lyndon B. Johnson do? Actor Bryan Cranston made an educated guess. “He’d say somethin' like, 'What the hell is goin' on in Washington? This guy is gonna be the Republican leader? My God, things have changed since I've been here!'”
Actor Bryan Cranston Imagines LBJ's Reaction to Trump: 'What the Hell Is Goin' On in Washington?'
Cranston dishes with ABC News about playing reprising the role of President Lyndon B. Johnson on screen for HBO's new "All The Way" at the film's D.C. screening at the National Archives in Washington.
New Poll Shows Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton In Dead Heat
Hey there on ABC news political director Rick Klein here in our newsroom in Washington joined by our numbers who. The only thing better. Election Day is. Having hot new press ABC news Washington Post poll line in its battle. For all. To kick off the general election let's start with the big numbers
The Note: Numbers and Negatives
NOTABLES --POST-PRIMARY RALLY BOOSTS TRUMP: Fresh numbers from a new ABC News/Washington Post poll out yesterday shows a close contest in presidential election preferences, with Republicans lining up behind Donald Trump as their party’s presumptive nominee while the continued Democratic race is
The Note: Trump and the NRA
NOTABLES HAPPENING TODAY -- AHEAD OF TRUMP’S ADDRESS TO THE NRA, READ HOW HIS VIEWS ON GUNS HAS SHIFTED OVER TIME: Donald Trump 's stance on guns has been consistent during his presidential campaign , but it has shifted over the past two decades. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee is