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Reince Priebus Named Trump’s Chief Of Staff

The New York Times reports: President-elect Donald J. Trump on Sunday chose Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee and a loyal campaign adviser, to be his White House chief of staff, turning to a Washington insider whose friendship with the House speaker, Paul D. Ryan, could help secure early legislative victories. In selecting Mr. Priebus, Mr. Trump ...

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Sen. Harry Reid On Kellyanne Conway’s Threat: Trump Is Trying To Normalize Hate And Intimidate Victims

Via press release from Sen. Harry Reid: “It only took five days for President-elect Trump to try to silence his critics with the threat of legal action. This should shock and concern all Americans. “Trump has always used threats and intimidation to silence his critics. Now he wants to silence a discussion of the acts of hate and threats of ...

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Kellyanne Conway: Sen. Harry Reid Better Be Careful About Calling Trump A Bigot Or He’ll Be Sorry [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: After asking Conway about Trump’s White House staff appointments and his recent comments about the Affordable Care Act, Wallace asked about how the mogul intends to reach out to those who fear and are protesting him across the country. Conway argued that Trump already made the call for Americans to come together, and that it’s hypocritical and un-democratic ...

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Paul Ryan: Minorities Shouldn’t Fear Trump [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) tried to reassure those worried about a Donald Trump presidency Sunday, namely those who have felt attacked and marginalized throughout the president-elect’s campaign. Following Trump’s victory last week, protests have sprouted up across the country, with many minorities and women saying they feel unsafe under Trump. “First of all, I hate that people ...

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“Restrained” Trump Continues Attacks On Media

In contrast to this morning’s whining tweet, here’s what Trump said yesterday, via CNN: Donald Trump says social media helped him win the presidential election — but he’ll be “restrained” about using Twitter and Facebook once in power. In an interview with CBS, set to air on Sunday, Trump also tells Lesley Stahl that social media gives him “a method ...

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CONFLICT OF INTEREST: Donald Trump’s Children To Run His Companies During His Time In Office

Bloomberg reports: Three of President-elect Donald Trump’s children will run his Trump Organization during his time in office, the company said Friday. “We are in the process of vetting various structures with the goal of the immediate transfer of management of The Trump Organization and its portfolio of businesses to Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric Trump along with a team ...

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Corey Lewandowski Resigns From CNN And Hotfoots It Directly Over To Trump Tower To Collect His Reward

CNN Money reports: Corey Lewandowski, the controversial Donald Trump campaign manager turned CNN commentator, resigned from CNN on Friday afternoon. The resignation is effective immediately. A CNN spokeswoman confirmed that Lewandowski is no longer serving as a contributor to the network. Lewandowski has stayed in close touch with Trump and some top Trump aides since being fired from the campaign ...

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Pam Bondi: I’m Honored To Serve The Man I Refused To Prosecute After He Donated $25,000 To My Campaign

Via Politico: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, the only statewide elected Republican who endorsed Donald Trump before the state’s GOP primary, secured a spot Friday on the executive committee of the president-elect’s transition team. “I’m honored to serve President-elect Donald J. Trump in making this historic transition and assisting in finding the best individuals to bring change to Washington on ...

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Pro-Trump Nazi Site Launches Campaign To Harass Gays, Women, And Minorities Into Killing Themselves

Newsweek reports: The Daily Stormer, a Neo-Nazi website, published a list of dozens of Twitter users who expressed sadness over the election outcome on Wednesday, urging its readers to target and harass them to the point of suicide. The frontpage of the white supremacist website shows a large photo of President-elect Trump and his wife, Melania Trump, meeting with Speaker ...

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DRAIN THE SWAMP: Trump’s Transition Team Stacked With Corporate Consultants And Oil Lobbyists

The New York Times reports: President-elect Donald J. Trump, who campaigned against the corrupt power of special interests, is filling his transition team with some of the very sort of people who he has complained have too much clout in Washington: corporate consultants and lobbyists. Jeffrey Eisenach, a consultant who has worked for years on behalf of Verizon and other ...

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LOCK HER UP: Deranged Trump Fan Crashes NBC Interview To Hurl F-Bombs At Startled Reporter [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: An unidentified woman wearing a Donald Trump shirt screamed profanities at an NBC News reporter during the taping of an interview in New York Thursday night. Cal Perry was taping an interview with a Trump protester in midtown Manhattan when the unidentified woman began lashing out at him and the media in general. “You don’t include the ...

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Log Cabin Republicans: Send Us Money To Help Save The LGBT Advances Won Under President Obama

Unbelievable. Via press release from Log Cabin Republicans president Gregory T. Angelo: It’s been a whirlwind couple of days, but I didn’t want to wait another minute to share this important news: For the past three weeks, I’ve been in regular communication with the Trump Transition Team, the group tasked with organizing personnel and policy for our president-elect. While Log ...

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Megyn Kelly’s Memoir Bombshell: Trump Threatened Me After Fox News Leaked Him My First Debate Question

Don’t expect Donna Brazile-level outrage from the right. From the New York Times report about her new memoir: Ms. Kelly writes that her problems started in August, the Monday before the first Republican presidential primary debate. She had just done a segment on her show, “The Kelly File,” that infuriated Mr. Trump. He refused to make his own scheduled appearance ...

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Paul Ryan: Medicare Will Be Privatized [VIDEO]

Jonathan Chait writes for New York Magazine: “Your solution has always been to put things together, including entitlement reform,” says Baier, using Republican code for privatizing Medicare. Ryan replies, “If you’re going to repeal and replace Obamacare, you have to address those issues as well. … Medicare has got some serious issues because of Obamacare. So those things are part ...

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Louie Gohmert: Congress Will Fund The Wall [VIDEO]

So much for Mexico paying for it. Politico reports: Congress should have no problem finding the money to pay for Donald Trump’s proposed border wall once the president-elect is sworn in, Rep. Louie Gohmert said Friday morning. The Texas Republican said Congress has already appropriated money for similar projects in the past, only to have them thwarted by uncooperative officials ...

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Christian Site: Trump’s Election Has Released Jezebel’s Curse On America And Overturned Satan’s Throne

“In the 1990s, a Jezebel curse was released over our nation. Today, it is broken. Early Tuesday morning, I released a dream and a prophetic word — ‘Prophecy: on Election Day, a Kingdom Will Be Toppled.’ The word was as clear as anything I’ve ever heard the Lord say. I felt in my spirit I knew exactly what He meant ...

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Chicago Cubs Pitcher Mocks Anti-Trump Celebrities: I’ll Help You Pack To Leave The United States, Beat It

Not so hot anymore, is he? The Chicago Tribune reports: Cubs President Theo Epstein hasn’t exactly hidden his political views from the public. Last month he gave a donation to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign at a fundraiser in Chicago right after signing a five-year, $50 million extension to stay with the Cubs. But Epstein prefers to separate his political views ...

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Kellyanne Conway Offered White House Job

Via Politico: President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway suggested Thursday that she has been offered a job in her boss’ administration. “False. Could it be those “sources” want the WH job I’ve been offered?” she wrote on twitter responding to New York Magazine’s Gabriel Sherman tweeting that sources say she is reluctant to take a job in the upcoming ...

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Obamacare Signups Surge After Election Despite Republican Wins Dooming The Program To Extinction

The Hill reports: The day after Donald Trump’s presidential election victory marked the strongest day of ObamaCare signups in this year’s open enrollment period so far. More than 100,000 people selected plans through HealthCare.gov on Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced. “Best day yet this Open Enrollment,” HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell wrote in a tweet. ...

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Dr. Stabby To Have Role In Obamacare Repeal Plan

Politico reports: Ben Carson says he’s still ironing out his role in the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump, but one thing’s certain: He’ll have a role in helping craft the replacement plan for Obamacare. “I think the replacement obviously must come first and it must be something that is very appealing and easy to understand. And then, only then, ...

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