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Daily Archives: November 29, 2016

Obama, Biden to Skip Fidel Castro’s Funeral

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will not attend the Monday funeral of Cuban leader Fidel Castro. The Hill reports: White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters to “stay tuned” as to which top U.S. officials, if … Read More

House GOP Leader on Flag Burning: ‘We’ll Protect Our First Amendment’

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said on Tuesday that he disagrees with President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to severely punish individuals who burn American flags. Kevin McCarthy pushes back on Trump's tweet —says he dislikes flag burning, but "We'll protect our … Read More

AP: Avoid Using ‘Alt-Right’ Without Context

The Associated Press released new guidelines for using the term “alt-right” on Monday. The Hill reports: The new guidelines read: “‘Alt-right’ (quotation marks, hyphen and lower case) may be used in quotes or modified as in the ‘self-described’ or ‘so-called … Read More

Sanders: GOP Government a ‘Threat to American Democracy’

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday tore into the GOP and suggested that their control over the entire government posed a “threat to American democracy.” “For many Republican leaders, ‘democracy’ means billionaires buying elections and poor and working people being disenfranchised,” … Read More

Roger Stone: Recount Ups Prosecution Odds for Clinton

According to political pundit and ally of President-elect Donald Trump Roger Stone, a recount will increase the chance that Trump pushes for a new probe into Hillary Clinton’s email scandal. The Hill reports: “I think Hillary increases her chances of … Read More

House Dems Call for ‘Urgent’ Investigation into Trump Businesses

House Democrats on Monday called on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to investigate President-elect Donald Trump’s businesses and any potential conflicts of interest that may arise from them. The Hill reports: In a letter to Chairman Jason Chaffetz … Read More

Chris Evans: Trump ‘Energizing Lies’ with Voter Fraud Talk

Actor Chris Evans, famous for playing Captain America, called out Donald Trump for “energizing lies” with his talk of voter fraud. In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the … Read More

ND Governor Orders Evacuation at Pipeline Protest Camp

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple ordered an immediate evacuation of the camp hosting most of the protesters fighting against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The Hill reports: Dalrymple issued an executive order for the evacuation late Monday, citing the state’s … Read More

Video: Pro-Trump Voter Yells at Craft Store Staff, Alleges Mistreatment

A disgruntled and racist Chicago-area shopper was caught on video berating the staff at a Michael’s craft store after the staff asked her to pay $1 for a reusable bag. The Hill reports: The Huffington Post reported that during the … Read More

Annoyed Dems Dismiss Recount as ‘Waste of Time’

While some Democrats are happy about Jill Stein’s push for a recount, others are annoyed and have called it a “waste of time.” The Hill reports: Some Democrats even come close to echoing Trump’s charge that re-tallying votes from the … Read More