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The image of former President Trump's gesture at his rally in Pennsylvania, after escaping an assassination attempt, is to fuel the rest of his campaign. LA Times
VOA VIEW: He acted like a real hero and leader.
Former President Donald Trump, said he is heading to Milwaukee for the RNC as planned to accept the Republican presidential nomination, as he can't allow the shooter in Saturday's assassination attempt against him in Pennsylvania to change his plans. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Right on.
New British Prime Minister Keir Starmer spoke with Donald Trump and condemned the shooting attempt on his life in a phone call on Sunday, a government source in London said. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: It was a good gesture.


President Joe Biden's reelection campaign is scrambling for a new strategy after an assassination attempt on Republican rival Donald Trump in western Pennsylvania, including deciding to call off attacks on the former president for now. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Verbally attacking Trump would be a big mistake - he would be wise to dismiss all federal lawsuits.
Meredith O'Rourke, finance director of former president Donald Trump's campaign, launched a GoFundMe page to raise money for victims of Saturday's shooting in Butler, Pennsylvania, with the blessing of Trump. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: A profound gesture.
“That’s what your hate speech got you!” said Jacqueline Marsaw, a field director for Rep. Bennie Thompson. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Fool - that is what caused the attempt.
Former GOP presidential hopeful Nikki Haley will speak at the Republican National Convention this week, as the party seeks to showcase unity. New York Post
VOA VIEW: A wise position for the GOP.
2024 could be the new 1968, a watershed political year characterized by malefactors attacking iconic political leaders. That’s the fear of a full 67% of Americans in the wake of a sniper attack on former President Donald Trump at a rally in Butler, Pa., Saturday evening. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Dems would be making a major mistake.
ABC co-hosts George Stephanopoulos and Martha Raddatz said Sunday that Donald Trump and his supporters helped spread "violent rhetoric" before the assassination attempt on the former president. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Just the opposite - to was Biden and liberal Dems.


The attack on former President Donald J. Trump comes at a time when the United States is already polarized along ideological and cultural lines and is split, it often seems, into two realities. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The Dems are the blame.
Encouraged on social media, many Americans are estranging themselves from their families as a therapeutic step. New York Times
Former high school classmates described the Pennsylvania man accused of trying to assassinate former President Donald Trump as a student with few friends who was frequently bullied. Washington Times
House Speaker Mike Johnson pledged Sunday a thorough investigation into the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump and urged all sides to "turn the temperature down in this country." Washington Times
VOA VIEW: As they should, but Dems won't.

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Butler County's top prosecutor said Sunday the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump was "embarrassing" for all officials involved in securing the large outdoor rally after the chaotic shooting left the Republican frontrunner injured and killed an audience member in the grandstands. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: No question.
Former President Donald Trump said Sunday it was "God alone" who prevented his assassination and pledged to remain defiant "in the face of wickedness." Washington Times
VOA VIEW: No question.
The man who was killed at a rally for former President Donald Trump was Corey Comperatore, Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro announced Sunday. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: He did and GOD bless him and his family.


The physician, who wore a T-shirt soaked in blood, said the victim had a gunshot wound to the head and had fallen between the bleachers. CBS
The gunman who opened fire Saturday night at Trump's rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, was armed with an AR-15, about 400 feet from the stage. CBS
VOA VIEW: Some sloppy protection.
"I knew immediately that something was wrong in that I heard a whizzing sound, shots, and immediately felt the bullet ripping through the skin," former President Trump wrote. CBS
VOA VIEW: GOD was at his shoulder.
Former President Trump was injured in a shooting at a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania. The FBI has identified the gunman as 20-year-old Thomas Matthew Crooks. CBS
VOA VIEW: Motive is still in question.
The White House confirmed late Saturday night that Mr. Biden and Trump spoke by phone following the shooting. CBS

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Meta is removing any previously imposed penalties and restrictions on former President Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts. CNBC
VOA VIEW: They want the hits.
Melania Trump released a statement following the assassination attempt on her husband at a rally on Saturday, blasting the shooter as a “monster" and called for the country to “reunite." FOX News
VOA VIEW: She has class.
Federal judge in Texas ruled that an 1868 ban on at-home distilling exceeded Congress's taxing power and violated the U.S. Constitution's Commerce Clause. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Interesting!

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California police have arrested an illegal immigrant in connection with a deadly house fire that killed a mom and two of her three of her children last month. FOX News
A witness at former President Trump's rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, described warning authorities about a man with a rifle who had climbed onto a roof. FOX News
VOA VIEW: What happened leaves many questions.
A flurry of new endorsements for Donald Trump rolled in after a failed assassination attempt against the former president. UPI
VOA VIEW: He just won.
The cost to mail a letter will rise to 73 cents starting Sunday after the U.S. Postal Service announced its second price increase this year. UPI
VOA VIEW: More waste.
Donald Trump on Friday teased his shortlist of names for vice president in the days leading up to the Republican National Convention. UPI

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July 15, 2024

      Today is the first day of the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Assassination Attempt of Former 

President Donald Trump

    By the grace of Almighty GOD, Trump survived an assassination attempt at a political rally in Butler Pennsylvania on July 13, 2024.