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Daily Archives: January 8, 2017

Trump Pick Monica Crowley Plagiarized Sections of Book: Report

Monica Crowley, a Donald Trump cabinet pick, plagiarized sections of a book she published in 2012. The Hill reports: Monica Crowley, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead communications for the National Security Council, plagiarized parts of her 2012 book, CNN … Read More

Trump Takes Victory Lap After Supporter Wins Ohio GOP Chair

Donald Trump praised Jane Timkin for winning her election campaign to become the Ohio GOP chair. The Hill reports: President-elect Donald Trump took a victory lap Saturday after a supporter replaced an ally of Gov. John Kasich as chair of … Read More

Obama Takes ‘Some Responsibility’ for Loss of Dem Seats

President Obama believes that he is partially responsible for Hillary Clinton’s loss in November. The Hill reports: President Obama in an interview broadcast Sunday accepted some of the blame for the Democratic Party’s loss of seats in the House, Senate, … Read More

Ally: I Don’t Expect Clinton to Run for Office Again

According to Neera Tanden, Hillary Clinton will not be running for public office anymore. The Hill reports: Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress (CAP), said on Sunday that she goes not expect Hillary Clinton to run for … Read More

Kushner Pursuing Chinese Real Estate Project While Advising Trump: Report

Donald Trump’s son-in-law’s business dealings with China may create a conflict of interest for Trump. The Hill reports: Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law, has been pursuing a real estate project with a company tied to the Chinese government while also … Read More

Schumer: GOP Should Stop Trying to ‘Jam Through’ Nominees

Chuck Schumer wants Trump’s cabinet picks to undergo ethics screenings before they are appointed. The Hill reports: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D) on Saturday accused Senate Republicans of trying to “jam through” President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees without the … Read More

Obama Attends Wedding of White House Aide in Fla.

President Obama was in attendance at a wedding of one of his White House aides. The Hill reports: MOMENTS AGO: President Barack Obama arrived in Jacksonville for a wedding in Avondale. MORE: https://t.co/3fLSicJjUY pic.twitter.com/Lln6JjQShx — News4JAX (@wjxt4) January 7, 2017 … Read More

Spicer: Media Doesn’t Treat Trump With Respect, Cheers on Democrats

Sean Spicer believes that the media should stop being unfairly critical of Donald Trump as it will harm relations with the American people. The Hill reports: The media doesn’t treat President-elect Donald Trump with the proper respect, the man set … Read More

Rivalry Brewing on Trump Team

Donald Trump’s cabinet picks may cause friction when it comes to implementing his foreign and domestic policy. The Hill reports: Donald Trump’s nomination of James Mattis as Defense secretary is sparking questions about how well the retired Marine general will get … Read More

Graham: Republicans Happy About Russian Meddling Are Political Hacks

Lindsey Graham believes that all Republicans should condemn the Russians for meddling in the election. The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday ripped Republicans who are “gleeful” about Russia’s meddling in the U.S. election, saying anyone who isn’t … Read More