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Daily Archives: December 6, 2016

Pentagon Suppressed Study That Revealed $125B in Waste: Report

The Department of Defense suppressed one of its own reports that revealed over $125 billion in waste. The Hill reports: The newspaper found that the study, commissioned by Deputy Defense Secretary Robert O. Work, was hidden because of fears Congress … Read More

Carrier Raising Its Prices

Carrier announced this week that it will be raising its prices, just one week after reaching a deal with President-elect Donald Trump. The Hill reports: United Technologies Corp., which owns Carrier, will raise prices for residential and commercial HVAC equipment … Read More

Senate Names Part of Cures Bill After Beau Biden

The U.S. Senate renamed part of a medical innovation bill after Vice President Joe Biden’s late son Beau Biden. The Hill reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced ahead of Monday evening’s procedural vote on the 21st Century Cures … Read More

Weather Channel Strikes Back at Breitbart

The Weather Channel fired back at Breitbart News after they conservative news website blasted them and claimed that climate change is a hoax. Note to @BreitbartNews: Earth Is Not Cooling, Climate Change Is Real and Stop Using Our Video to … Read More

Trump: Cancel Boeing’s Contract for Air Force One

President-elect Donald Trump threatened to cancel a government contract with Boeing on Tuesday. Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order! — Donald … Read More

NY Senator Plans Measure Requiring Presidential Candidates to Release Tax Returns

A New York state senator is set to propose a new law that would force presidential candidates to release their tax returns. The Hill reports: State Sen. Brad Hoylman (D) will introduce the Tax Returns Uniformly Made Public Act — … Read More

Boeing Responds to Trump: Air Force One Deal Is for $170M

Boeing fired back at President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday after he wrongly cited the cost of the Air Force One deal at $4 billion. Boeing says it only has a $170MIL contract with the US Air Force— nothing about a … Read More

Republican Texas Elector Won’t Vote for Trump

A Republican member of the Electoral College said on Monday that he will not cast his vote for President-elect Donald Trump. The Hill reports: In an op-ed in The New York Times, Texas elector Christoper Suprun called on other electors … Read More

Lessig Offers Free Help to Electors Wanting to Vote Against Trump: Report

Prominent Harvard law professor Larry Lessig said this week that he will help any members of the Electoral College that want to get out of voting for President-elect Donald Trump. The Hill reports: Lessig said “The Electors Trust” will provide free … Read More

LeBron Won’t Stay at Trump Hotel with Team

LeBron James announced this week that he will not stay with his team as they stay at the Trump Hotel. The Hill reports: The Cavaliers have a contract with Trump SoHo hotel in lower Manhattan, but a group of players … Read More