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Donald Trump Inheriting Over 100 Judge Vacancies in Courts

Donald Trump will inherit over 100 court vacancies which is uncommon in the federal court system, as well as the open seat in the U.S. Supreme Court, which gives the soon to be U.S. President a huge opportunity to reshape the country’s judiciary once he takes office. The estimated judicial vacancies have reached 103 that […]

Kellyanne Conway Known for Blunt Talk Related to Gender

On Thursday, President-elect Donald Trump announced the appointment of Kellyanne Conway as his counselor to the president. The position is one of power within Trump’s administration that has been facing much criticism over being male and too white. Of the 26 staff named at the White House or as cabinet members to date, just six, […]

President Obama Grants Pardons to 78

President Barack Obama granted pardons to 78 people and 153 commutations earlier this week. The numbers marked a new record for a single day for use of the presidential clemency power. With only 31 days remaining in his second and final term in office, the President has more than doubled the amount of pardons that […]

United State Electors Are Expected to Give Trump Official Confirmation

On Monday, the U.S. Electoral College will official pick Republican President-elect Donald Trump as the next U.S. president in their official vote that normally is very routine but will take place amidst the Russian hacking allegations that say the Russia influenced the popular vote. It is expected that that at meetings in each state on […]

Ohio Governor Kasich Signs An Abortion Bill and Vetoes Another

On Tuesday, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a new law that bans abortion after the 20th week of pregnancy. However, he also vetoed a measure that was much more restrictive that would have banned abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, which could be as early as just six weeks into a woman’s pregnancy. […]

Trump Receives Rebuke from China on Policy Comment

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is once again talking about Taiwan. Nobody, it appears, is happy about his comments on the close to four-decade old U.S.-China relations. During an interview that was broadcast on Sunday, Trump announced that the U.S. would not be bound necessarily by the “One China policy,” which is the diplomatic understanding underpinning […]

President of South Korea Impeached Over Collusion Scandal

On Friday, lawmakers in South Korea impeached the President Park Geun-hye marking a swift and stunning fall from grace for the first female leader of the country amidst protests, which attracted millions to fill the streets to unite against her. Following the vote, officials in parliament delivered formal documents by hand to the presidential house […]

Trump Fires the Son of National Security Adviser for False News

On Tuesday, President-elect Donald Trump fired a member of his transition team, Michael Flynn who is the son of the choice Trump made for national security adviser, for using his Twitter account to spread a news story that was fake regarding Hillary Clinton that eventually led to the armed confrontation that took place in a […]

On Sunday, president-elect Donald Trump pledged to lower corporate taxes for all, but also said he would be charging 35% tax for any company that leaves the U.S. to operate in another country, lays off employees or builds new plants or factories in another country and returns its products back to the U.S. Trump said […]

Donald Trump Decides On Retired General James Mattis as Defense Secretary

On Thursday, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump announced that he chose retired Marine General James Mattis to be his Secretary of Defense. Mattis has said that responding to today’s political Islam is the biggest issue of security facing the U.S. today. Trump, during a rally in Ohio, said he was appointing Mad Dog Mattis to be […]

President-Elect Trump and United Technologies Reach Agreement

During a time when much of the country is analyzing the way president-elect Donald Trump will do his job, he demonstrated his best skill: Deal making. Trump and Mike Pence the Vice President-elect surprised many skeptics on Tuesday by convincing United Technologies to keep nearly 1,000 jobs at its Carrier, Indiana manufacturing plant rather than […]

Distractions from Recounts Greet President-Elect Trump

On Monday, President-elect Donald Trump returns to New York following his Thanksgiving break in Florida. He will be trying to fill important posts in his cabinet amidst the concerns over who he will choose for secretary of state as well as the distraction caused by a recount of votes in Wisconsin and possibly in other […]

Mayor of Santa Fe Is Face of Sanctuary Cities in the U.S.

The Hispanic mayor in the oldest state capital in the nation is now the public face of the country’s sanctuary cities following the presidential election victory by Donald Trump. Last week Javier Gonzales denounced the renewed vows by president-elect Trump to deport millions of undocumented immigrants and his promises made during his campaign to withhold […]

Donald Trump Has Backed Off Some Campaign Promises

On Tuesday, President-elect Donald Trump abandoned in an abrupt fashion some of his promises he made during his campaign. He said he is not planning to prosecute his opponent Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for using her private email server or for her family foundation, holds an open mind about an accord on climate change from […]

Donald Trump’s Meeting with Partners from India Raises Concerns

Donald Trump might be busy trying to figure all the details out of his move to the White House, but apparently, he still has the time to meet during his busy day with business partners. Last week Trump had a meeting with three businessmen from India. The three are building a new apartment complex that […]

Obama to Meet With European Leaders for Last Time

In Germany, U.S. President Barack Obama is meeting with key European leaders Friday to talk about a myriad of economic and security challenges that face the partners as the United States prepares to have President-elect Donald Trump sworn into office during January. The meeting Obama is having with leaders from Germany, France, Britain, Spain and […]

Discord and Firings Put Transition Team for Trump in Disarray

On Tuesday, the transition team for President-elect Donald Trump was in a state of disarray following infighting, firings and revelations that allies of the U.S. were dialing blindly into Trump Tower in an attempt to reach Trump. Just a week after the upset victory by Trump in the U.S. national election, his team working the […]

Donald Trump Names Two Top Advisers

On Sunday, Donald Trump the President-elect, named his two top advisers signaling the beginning to his aggressive agenda and setting up a possible battle in the White House between outsider, populist forces, which propelled him to victory and GOP establishment that is the dominant force in Washington. Reince Priebus, who is the Republican National Committee […]

Transition Effort to Be Led by VP-Elect Mike Pence

The transition effort for entering the White House will be taken over by Vice President-elect Mike Pence, who replaced New Jersey governor Chris Christie as Donald Trump moves rapidly to assemble his new government team following his stunning upset win in the election. This reorganization puts the task of choosing cabinet members and key posts […]

Protests and Vigils Grow Across the U.S. Following Election of Trump

Protests and vigils against President elect Donald Trump have spread coast to coast as huge crowds were burning effigies of Trump, blocked roadways and warned of more backlash. This underscored the tough task that Trump will face in uniting a fractured nation. Despite President Obama and Hillary Clinton urging supporters to accept the victory of […]

Florida Presidential Race Is Too Close to Call

On Tuesday, both the Democrats and Republicans will be watching the polls closely in Florida. For Donald Trump, the surprise presidential nominee for the Republicans, Florida’s 29 electoral votes are a big building block for most scenarios that end with him reaching the White House. For Hillary Clinton, the former Secretary of State, a win […]

Voters Upset Over Politics in U.S., Shows New Poll

A large majority of U.S. voters have become disgusted with American politics and many hold doubts that either of the two nominees from the major parties can unite the nation, showed a final poll prior to next Tuesday’s election by the New York Times and CBS. In a not so pleasant preview of voters’ discontent […]

Official Newspaper of the KKK Supports Donald Trump

Amongst the small number of newspapers in the U.S. that have come out publicly embracing the presidential campaign of Donald Trump, there is one, that stands out amongst the rest. The Crusader is one of the Ku Klux Klan’s most prominent papers. Under a banner that used Trump’s presidential slogan of “Make America Great Again” […]

Reports: Federal Authorities Battled About Direction of Email Probe

The Justice Department and FBI are reported to have been at odds over how to investigate Hillary Clinton the presidential nominee from the Democratic Party as authorities announced they were taking another look at the former secretary of state’s emails. An article in the Wall Street Journal that cited people who were familiar with this […]

Plane With Governor Pence Aboard Skids Off New York Runway

A plane that was carrying GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence slid off a La Guardia Airport runway on Thursday night after landing. Authorities said that none of the 48 people who were aboard at the time were injured. The incident happened during a rainy evening on Thursday in New York City. A press pool […]