Trump Speaks to Wide Audience at CNN Town Hall, Sticks to Narrow Message
Former President Donald Trump reveled in the opportunity to reach a broader audience Wednesday night with a prime-time appearance on CNN, but he didn’t broaden his message.
Mr. Trump’s punchy performance in a live town hall thrilled supporters, repelled his critics and underscored his front-runner claim to the 2024 Republican presidential nomination. That it came in New Hampshire, where the first Republican primary will be held early next year, may only advance that goal.
The Trump campaign’s strategy in returning to a network he has long attacked, people familiar with the issue said, was centered on the...