Trump wants to keep Andrew Jackson on $20 bill

Donald Trump says he opposes replacing President Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. The Republican presidential front-runner calls it an act of “pure political correctness.”

Trump – during a town hall Thursday broadcast on NBC’s “Today Show” – said he’d prefer to leave Jackson on the bill and place Tubman’s image on another denomination instead.

As he puts it: “Maybe we do the $2 bill or we do another bill.”

He says Tubman is “fantastic,” but that Jackson has “been on the bill for many, many years” and “really represented somebody that really was very important to this country.”

Trump says transgender people should use any bathroom they choose

Also at the town hall event, Trump said he believes transgender people should be able to use whichever bathroom they choose.

Trump said North Carolina’s so-called “bathroom law,” which directs transgender people to use the bathroom that matches the gender on their birth certificates, has caused unnecessary strife.

“There have been very few complaints the way it is. People go, they use the bathroom that they feel is appropriate. There has been so little trouble,” he says.

Still, he said he’s opposed to the move to create new, non-gendered bathrooms open to anyone, calling that push “discriminatory in a certain way” and “unbelievably expensive for businesses and the country.”

He said if Caitlyn Jenner, formerly former Olympic gold medal winner Bruce Jenner, were to walk into Trump Tower, she could use whichever bathroom she wanted.

Cruz concedes he can’t muster delegates for outright nomination

The messy fight for the Republican presidential nomination is shifting to a luxury seaside resort in south Florida as Donald Trump and chief rival Ted Cruz quietly court party leaders ahead of another set of high-stakes delegate contests.

Cruz has conceded publicly for the first time that he doesn’t have enough support to claim the nomination before the party’s summertime national convention. But the Texas senator vows to block Trump from collecting the necessary delegates as well.

Campaigning in Indiana on Wednesday, Trump railed against his party’s leadership, even as his senior lieutenants courted GOP officials in Florida.

Trump and the Democratic front-runner, Hillary Clinton, are pushing ahead toward Northeast primaries on an increasingly direct path to their party’s nomination after trouncing their opponents in New York’s primary.