Dec
07
2016

Trump wants John Kelly for Homeland Security

Donald Trump plans to name a third retired general to a top national security spot, according to a new report. Retired Gen. John Kelly is the president-elect’s pick to be the next secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, CBS said Wednesday. Retired Gen. Jim Mattis was officially named Tuesday night to be the next ... Read more
Dec
07
2016

Trump picks leading EPA critic to head agency

Donald Trump intends to a nominate a chief critic of the EPA to be its next head, a source confirmed Wednesday. Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt will be named the next Environmental Protection Agency administrator, the source said. Pruitt, who was elected in the 2010 Tea Party wave, has filed lawsuits targeting the environmental policies ... Read more
Dec
06
2016

Michael Flynn’s conspiracy-loving son kicked off Trump’s transition team

Michael Flynn Jr., the conspiracy theory-loving son of Donald Trump’s national security adviser, got bounced from the president-elect’s transition team Tuesday over his bizarre tweets about “Pizzagate.” “The younger Michael Flynn was helping his father with some administration and scheduling duties early on in the transition process and he is no longer involved with transition ... Read more
Dec
04
2016

Nancy Pelosi: I don’t think Democrats want a new direction

Nancy Pelosi just gave Republicans another reason for celebration. The newly elected Minority Leader insisted Sunday Dems aren’t looking for a “new direction” even after the bruising Election Day defeats and a GOP monopoly in Washington. A defiant — and possibly delusional — Pelosi stood firm about her party’s future when pressed with what she’ll ... Read more
Nov
30
2016

Trump, Pence save nearly 1,000 jobs from moving to Mexico

Make America work again. President-elect Donald Trump and Vice-President-elect Mike Pence struck a deal with Carrier on Monday, saving “close to 1,000” jobs in Indiana by preventing the air-conditioning company from moving its production lines to Mexico. via Trump, Pence save nearly 1,000 jobs from moving to Mexico | New York Post. ... Read more
Nov
29
2016

Canada’s Trudeau to skip Castro funeral after backlash

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will not attend the funeral of Fidel Castro, his office said on Monday, days after Trudeau’s warm comments about the late Cuban leader sparked a backlash. Trudeau referred on Saturday to Castro as a "remarkable leader" and expressed his sorrow at the death of "Cuba’s longest serving president." via Canada's ... Read more
Nov
27
2016

Both political parties are to blame for our national debt

When Ronald Reagan entered the White House, total national debt, from George Washington to Jimmy Carter, was $879 billion. Eight years later, it stood at more than $2.4 trillion. George H.W. Bush added another $1.2 trillion in his four-year term. George W. Bush received a balanced budget — $6 billion surplus in the last budget ... Read more
Nov
26
2016

Donald Trump blasts Jill Stein ‘scam’ Wisconsin recount, issues call to accept results

President-elect Donald Trump denounced the effort to recount Wisconsin’s votes as a "scam" engineered by Green Party candidate Jill Stein, calling on voters to "accept this result and then look to the future." via Donald Trump blasts Jill Stein 'scam' Wisconsin recount, issues call to accept results. ... Read more
Nov
26
2016

Clinton Recount Plan Draws Sore Loser Jibe From Team Trump

Hillary Clinton’s campaign lawyer announced plans to participate in vote recounts of Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan if they take place, drawing a rebuke from Donald Trump’s team that the Democrat is being a “sore loser.” If Green Party candidate Jill Stein initiates recounts in those states as she intends, the Clinton campaign “will participate in ... Read more
Nov
26
2016

Trump supporters target George Soros over protests

Billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros has become a target of Donald Trump supporters, who began organizing protests against the prominent Democratic donor they accuse of contributing to civil unrest in the wake of the elections. via Trump supporters target George Soros over protests. ... Read more
Nov
26
2016

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies at 90

Communist dictator Fidel Castro, who took hold of Cuba with a bloody revolution and ruled with an iron fist for five decades, died on Friday. The ruthless leader, who impoverished his country and caused countless migrants to flee the island, died at 90 years old, his brother Raul, the country’s president, said on Cuban state ... Read more
Nov
25
2016

Kellyanne Conway skeptic of Mitt Romney

Kellyanne Conway, President-elect Trump’s campaign manager, is publicly discouraging her boss from naming Mitt Romney as secretary of state. Conway, a top transition adviser to Trump, tweeted Thursday that she’s receiving a “deluge” of comments about Romney — and then linked to a Politico story about Trump loyalists opposing the former Massachusetts governor’s nomination. via ... Read more
Nov
24
2016

Flashback: Trump-Trashing Journalists Oozed Over Obama’s ’08 Transition

During the campaign, the liberal news media did everything they could to prevent Donald Trump’s election — including 91% negative coverage from the broadcast networks — but he won anyway. Now, journalists are trashing the way Trump is handling his transition, as well as his early Cabinet picks. But eight years ago, viewers heard a ... Read more
Nov
22
2016

Trump releases YouTube video outlining policy promises with no mention of immigration

President-elect Donald Trump has given Americans their first taste of what he has planned for his first days in the White House. In a brief YouTube video released Monday at dinnertime, Trump outlined six policy promises – all items he campaigned on – that he could accomplish with the stroke of a pen. Missing, however, ... Read more