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Author:  Michael J. Gaynor
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Date:  June 27, 2016
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Donald Trump Can Help Himself Win the Presidency and Make America Great Again by Campaigning with Republican Senate Hopefuls Wendy Long and Kelli Ward

Trump easily won the Arizona Republican presidential primary and if he decides to support Ward in the Arizona Republican primary, she would become the favorite to win and Republicans across the country who are not supporting Trump enthusiastically would have good reason to contemplate the error of their selfish ways.

To be elected, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump needs to increase his share of the women's vote by combating the scurrilous Democrat charge that he is a sexist misogynist.

If elected, Trump will need supportive United States Senators to make America great again.

Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire may prefer to distance herself from Trump (and risk Trump supporters making her pay a price for that), but there are female Republican Senate hopefuls who would be proud to campaign with Trump.

Trump can help himself both win and then make America great again by campaigning with a couple of Republican women seeking seats in the United States Senate, Wendy Long and Kelli Ward.

Long is the candidate of the Republican, Conservative and Reform Parties in New York. She is taking on career politician Chuck Schumer, who is likely to become the Democrats' Senate leader if he reelected. If Long win, making Americas great again will be much easier.

Ward, a former Arizona state senator, is serious competition for Senator John McCain, a Gang of Eight member who supported the confirmations of Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan (without whom Obamacare would have been declared unconstitutional) and wants yet another term

Long describes herself on Twitter ( as "100% for Donald J. Trump. #AmericaFirst !" and appeared at Trump's Bethpage, New York rally after the low point of his presidential campaign, the Wisconsin Republican presidential primary.

Ward too is enthusiastically supporting Trump (

Trump campaigning with Long would be easy. Trump is a lifelong New Yorker and not about to concede New York to presumptive Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Ward may need to win the Arizona Republican Senate primary first, but her winning it already is a distinct possibility.

Public Policy Polling recently reported:

"PPP's new Arizona poll finds that John McCain has a negative approval rating with Republican primary voters, and is at pretty serious risk of losing nomination for another term. Only 35% of GOP voters approve of the job McCain is doing to 50% who disapprove. He's in particularly poor standing with conservative voters. Among 'somewhat conservative' voters his approval spread is 33/52, and among 'very conservative' voters it drops all the way down to 18/67.

"McCain is polling at only 39% in the Republican primary field. He's benefiting from having multiple opponents. Kelli Ward is at 26%, Alex Meluskey at 4%, Scott McBean at 3%, and Clair Van Steenwyk at 2%. 27% are undecided. McCain is very strong among moderates, leading Ward 60-10. But among 'somewhat conservative' voters he leads just 34-29, and with 'very conservative' ones he's down 35-28. When you narrow the field down to just a choice between McCain and Ward, it's a tie at 41%. Ward is polling this competitively at this point despite having only 41% name recognition."

Trump easily won the Arizona Republican presidential primary and if he decides to support Ward in the Arizona Republican primary, she would become the favorite to win and Republicans across the country who are not supporting Trump enthusiastically would have good reason to contemplate the error of their selfish ways.

Both Ward and McCain are favored over the Democrat Senate candidate, Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick, and Trump probably would find Ward much more supportive as a Senator than McCain.

A presidential candidate needs Congressional supporters and should plan accordingly long before Election Day.

Michael J. Gaynor

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Biography - Michael J. Gaynor

Michael J. Gaynor has been practicing law in New York since 1973. A former partner at Fulton, Duncombe & Rowe and Gaynor & Bass, he is a solo practitioner admitted to practice in New York state and federal courts and an Association of the Bar of the City of New York member.

Gaynor graduated magna cum laude, with Honors in Social Science, from Hofstra University's New College, and received his J.D. degree from St. John's Law School, where he won the American Jurisprudence Award in Evidence and served as an editor of the Law Review and the St. Thomas More Institute for Legal Research. He wrote on the Pentagon Papers case for the Review and obscenity law for The Catholic Lawyer and edited the Law Review's commentary on significant developments in New York law.

The day after graduating, Gaynor joined the Fulton firm, where he focused on litigation and corporate law. In 1997 Gaynor and Emily Bass formed Gaynor & Bass and then conducted a general legal practice, emphasizing litigation, and represented corporations, individuals and a New York City labor union. Notably, Gaynor & Bass prevailed in the Second Circuit in a seminal copyright infringement case, Tasini v. New York Times, against newspaper and magazine publishers and Lexis-Nexis. The U.S. Supreme Court affirmed, 7 to 2, holding that the copyrights of freelance writers had been infringed when their work was put online without permission or compensation.

Gaynor currently contributes regularly to,,, and and has contributed to many other websites. He has written extensively on political and religious issues, notably the Terry Schiavo case, the Duke "no rape" case, ACORN and canon law, and appeared as a guest on television and radio. He was acknowledged in Until Proven Innocent, by Stuart Taylor and KC Johnson, and Culture of Corruption, by Michelle Malkin. He appeared on "Your World With Cavuto" to promote an eBay boycott that he initiated and "The World Over With Raymond Arroyo" (EWTN) to discuss the legal implications of the Schiavo case. On October 22, 2008, Gaynor was the first to report that The New York Times had killed an Obama/ACORN expose on which a Times reporter had been working with ACORN whistleblower Anita MonCrief.

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