Donald Trump's General Election Pivot That Wasn't

June 6, 2016 9:15 AM

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Donald Trump's General Election Pivot That Wasn't

It was supposed to be the week that Donald Trump stepped up his game as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, honed his attacks on presumed general election foe Hillary Clinton, and showed the world he was up to the job of U.S. commander-in-chief. Instead, self-inflicted wounds and a blistering barrage from Clinton left him on the defensive.

The days ahead may be even tougher, with Clinton likely to get a bounce by all-but-securing the Democratic nomination on Tuesday, and a drumbeat of negative headlines continuing from the weekend for the billionaire political novice. Some Republican stalwarts, including a potential running mate, have...

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