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WaPo: Donald Trump’s Many Businesses Set To Be Overseen By Trump Appointees At Federal Agencies

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The Washington Post reports: Airplanes belonging to Donald Trump’s businesses will be inspected over the next four years by employees of the Federal Aviation Administration that he will lead. Disputes over Trump’s trademark registrations could be reviewed by judges appointed by his hand-picked commerce secretary. His Department of Housing and Urban Development could reverse its past opposition to a potentially ...

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Trump Security Council Hire Monica Crowley Resigns Post To Spend More Time With Her Plagiarizing

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CNN reports: Conservative author and television personality Monica Crowley is stepping away from her appointment to a senior communications role in Donald Trump’s incoming administration, CNN confirms. The move comes after CNN’s KFile uncovered multiple instances of plagiarism in her 2012 book, her columns for the Washington Times, and her 2000 Ph.D. dissertation for Columbia University. Crowley was slated to ...

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FBI Arrests Wife Of Pulse Nightclub Shooter

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USA Today reports: The wife of Omar Mateen, the man who killed 49 people in a shooting rampage at an Orlando nightclub last June, was arrested Monday on a charge of obstructing justice, a federal law enforcement official told USA TODAY. Noor Salman was taken into custody by the FBI at her Northern California home. The law enforcement official, who ...

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CHINA: State Media Mocks “Laughable” Trump

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Raw Story reports: An editorial in the state-run news outlet Global Times of China is literally mocking U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. “Trump’s thinking about China is becoming increasingly clear: He wants China to make huge economic and trade concessions to the U.S. To achieve that, he is willing to stir certain calm areas in China-U.S. relations, including treating the Taiwan ...

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NORTH DAKOTA: GOP Bill Would Make It Legal To “Accidentally” Run Over Protesters Blocking The Road

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The Bismarck Tribune reports: A bill introduced by an oil patch lawmaker would provide an exemption for the driver of a motor vehicle if they unintentionally injured or killed a pedestrian obstructing traffic on a public road or highway. “It’s shifting the burden of proof from the motor vehicle driver to the pedestrian,” said Rep. Keith Kempenich, R-Bowman, who admitted ...

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Trump Does Damage Control After John Lewis Attack

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The New York Times reports: President-elect Donald J. Trump will meet on Monday with the eldest son of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to discuss the legacy and observe the holiday of the civil rights icon, Mr. Trump’s spokesman said. The unexpected move comes as tensions escalate between the incoming president and a number of prominent black elected ...

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Sean Spicer Whines About “Mean-Spirited” SNL [VIDEO]

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Via Mediaite: SNL this weekend featured a heavy parodying of the recent Trump press conference, with plenty of jokes about Buzzfeed’s unverified leaked 35-page dossier. In the sketch, a reporter asks Trump (again portrayed by Alec Baldwin) point blank, “I’d like to ask you about your big Russian pee-pee party.” But Spicer was having none of it, slamming the venerable ...

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Trump Accuses CIA Head Of Leaking Fake News

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Reuters explains what spawned Hair Furor’s latest tantrum: CIA Director John Brennan on Sunday offered a stern parting message for Donald Trump days before the Republican U.S. president-elect takes office, cautioning him against loosening sanctions on Russia and warning him to watch what he says. Brennan rebuked Trump for comparing U.S. intelligence agencies to Nazi Germany in comments by the ...

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Trump Team Pitched To Drug Test White House Press

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The New York Post reports: One proposal on dealing with the media that was pitched to President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team calls for drug testing the White House press corps. Trump’s attacks on the mainstream media were a cornerstone of his campaign and last week he called BuzzFeed a “failing pile of garbage,” but forcing reporters to undergo random drug ...

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REPORT: Three Times As Many Buses Booked For Anti-Trump Women’s March Than For Inauguration Day

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Buzzfeed reports: Three times as many bus parking permits have been requested for the Women’s March on Washington, DC, than for President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, city councilman Charles Allen told BuzzFeed News. As of Thursday, when Allen held a hearing to review inauguration preparations, 393 charter bus permits had been requested for the inauguration on Jan. 20. In comparison, a ...

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