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David Sherfinski

David Sherfinski covers politics for The Washington Times. He can be reached at dsherfinski@washingtontimes.com.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he arrives for a meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., at the Republican National Committee Headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Donald Trump: 'Not that surprised' Paul Ryan didn't endorse me after meeting

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Friday he wasn't entirely surprised that House Speaker Paul D. Ryan did not endorse him after the two met Thursday, but said other endorsements are rolling in and that he thinks Mr. Ryan will come around eventually. Published May 13, 2016

In this May 7, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Lynden, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Donald Trump: I'm not softening my stance on temporary Muslim ban

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump said Friday he's not softening his stance on a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States, but also said proposals he puts forward now are really suggestions because he's not the president. Published May 13, 2016

Supporters attend a campaign rally for Sen. Bernie Sanders, Vermont independent and Democratic presidential candidate, in Salem, Ore., on May 10, 2016. (Danielle Peterson/Statesman-Journal via AP)

Bernie Sanders viewed more favorably by millennials than Clinton, Trump: Poll

A majority of "millennials reported a favorable opinion of Sen. Bernard Sanders in a recently-completed survey, with Mr. Sanders scoring significantly higher marks among younger voters than both Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton and presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump. Published May 12, 2016

In this May 7, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Lynden, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Donald Trump: Ideally, you won't have temporary Muslim ban for very long

Ahead of a Thursday meeting with House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said a proposed temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States ideally wouldn't have to be in place for very long and that there would be exceptions to it. Published May 12, 2016

Former Texas Rep. Ron Paul speaks in Richmond, Va., on Nov. 4, 2013. (Associated Press)

Ron Paul: Government should not get involved in regulating Facebook

Former Texas Rep. Ron Paul said Wednesday the government should not be getting involved in regulating Facebook, after a report surfaced this week that employees at the social media company downplayed or censored news reports from conservative outlets on its feed of trending stories. Published May 11, 2016

In this May 3, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Trump campaign downplays notion of not releasing tax returns

A spokeswoman for Donald Trump's presidential campaign on Wednesday downplayed the presumptive GOP nominee's reported comments this week about withholding his tax returns, saying Mr. Trump will be making his case to Americans on more important matters. Published May 11, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (left) talks with former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani at a fundraising event in the Bronx borough of New York on July 6, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Trump floats Giuliani as possible head of commission to study Muslim ban

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday said he's thinking about setting up an investigative commission in the wake of his proposal to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the United States, and floated former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani as someone who might lead it. Published May 11, 2016