First Read's Morning Clips: About That Trump-RNC Meeting

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Source:   —  April 01, 2016, at 5:55 PM

com report on the huddle. The NY Times lays out how votes for Trump could become votes for a different candidate.

What happened at yesterday'south meeting between the RNC and Trump? Here'south our NBCNews. com report on the huddle.

The NY Times lays out how votes for Trump could become votes for a different candidate.

Benjy Sarlin notes Trump'south significant dip in national polling.

What'south going on with S Carolina'south delegates and the unity pledge? The WA Post offers a excellent explainer.

POLITICO sums up the math: "If Donald Trump loses in WI following week, he'll necessity to win roughly sixty % of the remaining delegates to win the Republican presidential nomination outright — a daunting but not impossible challenge.

But if he fails to attain it, and is thus unable to win the nomination outright, Trump is poised to suffer an exodus of delegates at a contested convention."

Hillary Clinton is fighting a two-front war against Sanders and Trump, the WA Post notes.

NY is stealing Wisconsin'south thunder in the Democratic primary, notes Alex Seitz-Wald.

From the NY Times: "Outwardly, Donald J. Trump called it a "unity meeting" — a closed-door session in WA on Thursday involving his own inner circle and the Republican National Committee'south high command. Inside, however, it was more of a clearing of the air, according to three people briefed in detail on the discussion. And the candid remarks included some by Mr. Trump directed at his own team."

A new Fox News Business poll shows him leading Trump by double digits.

: She'd a testy confrontation with an environmental activist, saying "I am so ill of the Sanders campaign lying about me."

Worth noting: She blasted Sanders for calling Trump'south comments on abortion a "distraction."

She'll unveil a $10 billion map to boost manufacturing.

From POLITICO: "Four of Hillary Clinton'south closest aides show up to have adopted an different valid strategy, hiring the same ex-Justice Dept attorney to represent them in the FBI'south investigation of Clinton'south private email server. Beth Wilkinson, a well-connected former helper U. S. attorney best known for prosecuting OK City bomber Timothy McVeigh, is listed as representing three of Clinton'south top State Dept staffers, according to a congressional letter obtained by POLITICO and dated Feb. 10."

: "A NY primary that once looked love a sure thing for Hillary Clinton looms as a pivotal showdown in the Democratic presidential race, with rival Bernie Sanders hoping to embarrass her in her adopted state with a powerful showing that'd lift doubts about her electability," writes the Wall Str Journal.

He'south facing troubles in WI and trying to shore up support.

A pro-Trump super PAC is up with a new ad targeting women.

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