A sizable number of military and veteran voters say they would not be confident in Clinton or Trump's ability to be an effective commander-in-chief of the nation's military - but a slight majority would be confident in Trump (53 percent). The group marks a traditionally loyal Republican constituency, although some have expressed concerns about Trump's readiness to serve as commander-in-chief.
"When is she going to release her emails?" Running with another Republican former governor, William Weld of Massachusetts, Johnson's positions (in support of immigration reform and a balanced budget, for example) make him look a little like that endangered species, the moderate Republican.
While Clinton and Trump will be featured at the Wednesday night forum, they will appear at separate times and will not face each other on stage.
Clinton powered through a coughing fit at a Labor Day festival at a Cleveland park, sharply criticizing Trump's recent trip to Mexico as "an embarrassing worldwide incident".
John McCain and Trump's criticism of the Khan family, the GOP nominee has worked hard to secure the support of veterans and US military members.
To make his point, Kaine is pointing to news interviews in which Trump has appeared to be confused about the nation's nuclear triad and said that he knows more than some American military generals. Her campaign said it had $68 million on hand. "But unlike Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton has experience in actual governance, a record of service and a willingness to delve into real policy. We will work to ensure farmers in North Carolina have the tools they need to thrive at home and compete on a level playing field in foreign markets - and that means negotiating fair trade deals that put America First", he said.
Trump, who has tried to establish himself as the law-and-order candidate who will keep American safe, has announced that he would focus in coming days on national security.
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Stein, who has been campaigning as the most liberal candidate in the race, has been working to win over supporters of Sen. Democracy looks like people gathered in Eden Park, according to Jill Stein, the Green Party's candidate for president.
Trump promised to fix problems at the Veterans Administration, which has grappled with patient care mismanagement during the Obama administration. It will offer a prelude of what to expect from them when national security issues come up in their three presidential debates.
With Monday´s Labor Day holiday kicking off the final dash to Election Day, Clinton took pains to make herself more than available to reporters traveling with her, after almost nine months without holding a formal press conference.
"But that's just the beginning", he said adding that he will ask Congress to send him a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. "He said we should, quote, 'Get out of Iraq as quickly as possible'".
The haul, raised in the late summer doldrums when candidates often struggle to collect large checks, is another sign that Trump has managed to quickly assemble a finance operation despite his historically late start to presidential fundraising.
With just more than two months left until Election Day, members of the press have turned up the pressure on the Clinton campaign for the candidate to take more questions from reporters.
Trump's campaign, in a "fact sheet" distributed before the speech, credited the conservative Heritage Foundation, the army chief of staff, and the National Defense Panel as recommending some of the proposals he's espousing.
"Trump has displayed an authoritarian streak that should horrify limited-government advocates", the board wrote.