• Trump Seizes on Terror Attack to Stump for Right-Wing Candidate

    6 monthes ago - By Vanity Fair

    The president tweeted excitedly that Thursday's shooting “will have a big effect on presidential election!”
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  • Trump says Paris attack will influence France's election

    6 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is taking the unusual step of weighing in publicly ahead of a foreign presidential election, predicting that the latest attack in Paris will have a "big effect" on voters there. "Another terrorist attack in Paris. The people of France will not take much more of this. Will have a big effect on presidential election!" he tweeted. On Thursday, an attacker in Paris used an automatic weapon to shoot officers in the center of the Champs-Elysees. One officer was killed, as was the gunman, and the Islamic State claimed responsibility.
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  • Via Twitter, Trump inserts himself into final days of French election

    6 monthes ago - By The Washington Post

    The president says a terrorist attack in Paris will have a big impact on Sunday's presidential vote.
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  • Trump says Paris attack will influence France's election

    Trump says Paris attack will influence France's election

    6 monthes ago - By News OK

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is taking the unusual step of weighing in publicly on a foreign presidential election, predicting that the latest attack in Paris will have a "big effect" on voters there.
    His tweet Friday comes as he tries to bolster U.S. support for hard-line proposals on immigration and foreign policy.
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  • Trump: Paris shooting will have ‘big effect' on French election

    Trump: Paris shooting will have ‘big effect' on French election

    6 monthes ago - By New York Post

    France's most recent terror attack will have a “big effect” on the country's upcoming presidential election, President Trump predicted Friday. “Another terrorist attack in Paris. The people of France will not take much more of this. Will have a big effect on presidential election!” Trump tweeted at 6:32 a.m. An assault rifle-wielding gunman opened fire...
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  • Will Terror Attack in Paris Influence France's Election?

    6 monthes ago - By Real Clear Politics

    James McAuley , Wash Post
    PARIS - A deadly shootout on the Champs Elysees, Paris's most famous avenue, darkened the final day of campaigning in France's pivotal presidential election on Friday, stoking fears of terrorist violence and firmly embedding the nation's security as the main issue of Sunday's vote.
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  • For Trump, a dead Parisian is just an excuse to wade into the French election

    For Trump, a dead Parisian is just an excuse to wade into the French election

    6 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    His tweet on the latest Paris attack reads like a tacit endorsement of France's nationalist presidential candidate. A bullet hole is pictured on a shopwindow of the Champs Elysees boulevard in Paris, Friday, April 21, 2017. CREDIT: AP Photo/Christopher Ena After a shooting attack in Paris left one police officer dead and two others seriously wounded on Thursday, the President of the United States reacted with his characteristic blend of compassion and restraint. First, President Donald Trump described the shooting as a “terrorist attack” less than one hour after it occurred, before local...
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  • Trump predicts Paris attack will have 'big effect' on French election

    6 monthes ago - By ABC News

    ISIS claims responsibility for Paris attack that killed a police officer.
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  • Trump: Attack in Paris will have 'big effect' on their election

    6 monthes ago - By Politico

    President Donald Trump predicted Friday morning that a shooting on Paris' famous Champs Elysées “will have a big effect on presidential election” in France, voting for which begins on Sunday. Thursday night in Paris , gunman opened fire on police officers, killing one and injuring two others. The gunman then fled and was killed by another police officer in a shootout that also hit a foreign tourist. French President Francois Hollande said the shooting was “likely terrorist-related” and the Islamic State claimed credit for the attack after it occurred. “Another terrorist attack in Paris...
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  • Trump Predicts ‘Big Effect' From Paris Attack on French Election

    6 monthes ago - By Bloomberg

    U.S. President Donald Trump predicted the attack in Paris “will have a big effect” on the French presidential election that begins this weekend, without naming which candidates he believed would benefit.
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  • Trump predicts the terror attack in Paris will have a 'big effect on presidential election!'

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump predicted on Twitter Friday morning that the latest terror attack in Paris will have a "big effect" on the French presidential election this weekend.
    "Another terrorist attack in Paris. The people of France will not take much more of this," Trump tweeted . "Will have a big effect on presidential election!"
    One French police officer was killed and two others were injured during a shooting at the Champs-Elysees on Thursday night . The gunman - who was reportedly known to police in relation to Islamist terrorist activity - was killed on the scene.
    A second suspect has...
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