Tag Archives: Trump administration

IT’S LIKE CHRISTMAS: Nazis Celebrate Trump’s Picks

From the editor of the Nazi website The Daily Stormer: Honestly, I didn’t even expect this to all come together so beautifully. It’s like we’re going to get absolutely everything we wanted. Basically, we are looking at a Daily Stormer Dream Team in the Trump administration. I mean, you add these two to Steve Bannon, rumors of even Steve King …

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Trump Taps Sen. Jeff Sessions For Attorney General

And Ted Cruz gets frozen out. Via Politico: President-elect Donald Trump is expected to announce later on Friday that he has offered the job of attorney general to Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, while retired Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn has been offered the post of White House national security adviser, and Rep. Mike Pompeo has been offered CIA director, according to …

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Trump Offers Job Of National Security Adviser To Michael Flynn, Paid Lobbyist For Turkish Government

That swamp is SO drained, you guys. The Associated Press reports: President-elect Donald Trump offered former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn the job of national security adviser as he began to build out his national security team Thursday, according to a senior Trump official. The move came as Trump made his most direct foray into foreign policy since the election, …

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REPORT: Ted Cruz Wants The Attorney General Job

The Hill reports: Ted Cruz has told confidants he’s interested in serving as attorney general in the Trump administration, according to two sources familiar with the conversations. Speculation that the Texas senator could become attorney general began Tuesday after Cruz met President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence at Trump Tower in Manhattan. Cruz also wandered into the office …

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Mitt Romney To Meet With “Phony, Lying, Dishonest, Fraud” Donald Trump To Discuss Secretary Of State Job

So much for Mitt Romney’s truly epic video slam of Trump, huh? NBC News reports: Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will meet with Donald Trump this weekend to discuss the secretary of state position, a source close to the president-elect with direct knowledge of his thinking told NBC News. In March, the former Massachusetts governor called Trump “a phony” …

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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley Meets With Trump To Discuss Possible Appointment As Secretary Of State

Earlier this year Donald Trump attacked South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley after she criticized his plan to ban Muslim immigration. Haley responded with “bless your heart,” which is Southern for “go fuck yourself.” Her tweet prompted Ann Coulter to react in her typically racist fashion. (Haley was born in South Carolina.) But hey, it’s all good now, right? The Charleston …

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Rick Scott To Meet With Trump, Might Be Tapped To Run Department His Former Hospital Company Defrauded

Politico reports: Gov. Rick Scott will be flying to New York on Thursday to meet with President-elect Donald Trump in Trump Tower. “He wants to congratulate [Trump] on his big win and help him reinvent the federal government,” said Scott spokeswoman Jackie Schutz. Scott was an early supporter of Trump and ran a super PAC that raised $20 million for …

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Mike Pence Pulls Lobbyists Off Trump Transition Team After Signing Document Ousting Gov. Chris Christie

Fox News reports: Lobbyists are being purged from official roles in President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team, sources told Fox News late Tuesday. The move to get rid of lobbyists in key roles was one of the first decisions made by Vice President-elect Mike Pence in his role overseeing the construction of a Trump administration. One source said the decision to …

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Trump Melts Down Over Transition Reports

Here’s what the New York Times is saying: President-elect Donald J. Trump’s transition was in disarray on Tuesday, marked by firings, infighting and revelations that American allies were blindly dialing in to Trump Tower to try to reach the soon-to-be-leader of the free world. One week after Mr. Trump scored an upset victory that took him by surprise, his team …

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Homocon Richard Grenell Up For UN Ambassador

Back in 2012, homocon Richard Grenell spent about ten minutes on the Romney team until anti-LGBT hate groups hounded him out of the job. We’re guessing he won’t get that same treatment this time around. The Chicago Tribune reports: His nascent administration already under attack, President-elect Donald Trump was considering Monday whether to inject new diversity into the GOP by …

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Kellyanne Conway Defends Breitbart Chair Steve Bannon: He’s Not As Scary As People Say [VIDEO]

Via Politico: Trump’s team has rushed to Bannon’s defense in recent days, even as some other Republicans have been hesitant to do so, trying to reassure Americans that the incoming chief strategist is not the man that his website’s headlines would make him out to be. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, who will be Trump’s chief of staff, said …

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AP: Giuliani Poised To Be Named Secretary Of State

The Associated Press reports: Rudy Giuliani is the favorite to be secretary of state in Donald Trump’s administration. That’s according to a senior Trump official who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the source isn’t authorized to speak on the record. The official says there’s no real competition for the job and that it’s the former New York mayor’s …

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Donald Trump Seeks Top Secret Security Clearance For His Children (Who Are Also Running His Corporations)

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump wants top secret clearance for his children while he is president, CBS reports. The president-elect has reportedly begun asking how he could secure top-level clearance for his adult children and son-in-law, most of whom are currently helming his transition team. Only official government employees and contractors can receive security clearance. Trump’s daughter Ivanka, and …

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DRAIN THE SWAMP: Trump Poised To Name Goldman Sachs Exec Steve Mnuchin As Treasury Secretary

Salon reports: Despite his promise to “drain the swamp,” it looks like President-elect Donald Trump is prepared to nominate one of Wall Street’s most notorious bog monsters to be America’s next secretary of the Treasury. Steven Mnuchin, who served as the Trump campaign’s national finance chairman, has been recommended by the Trump transition team for the top post in the …

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Vice President-Elect Mike Pence Sues To Hide His Emails

Politico reports: Vice President-elect Mike Pence is seeking to keep secret the contents of an email relating to Indiana’s participation, at his behest, in a lawsuit to block President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration. Pence’s administration brought in an outside law firm to join the litigation, which was spearheaded by Texas Gov. Greg Abbot. The move prompted one Indianapolis …

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Nancy Pelosi On Steve Bannon: A White Supremacist In The White House Will Fan The Flames Of Bigotry

Via press release from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi: “After winning the presidency but losing the popular vote, President-elect Trump must try to bring Americans together – not continue to fan the flames of division and bigotry. Bringing Steve Bannon into the White House is an alarming signal that President-elect Trump remains committed to the hateful and divisive vision that …

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Chris Cuomo Battles Trump Staffer Over Steve Bannon: You Guys Picked A White Supremacist, Not Me [VIDEO]

Via Raw Story: Apparently, it’s “divisive” to point out Steve Bannon has ties to white supremacists. But according to Donald Trump’s communication director Jason Miller said on CNN that it isn’t divisive to appoint someone with ties to white supremacists to the White House. Miller attempted to parrot the new message from the Trump transition, claiming that he’s beyond attacking …

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Today’s Top Headline On The Huffington Post

From the Huffington Post: Steve Bannon, the Breitbart News Network executive chairman known for having white nationalist views ― and who has himself been accused of anti-Semitism ― was named chief strategist and senior counselor to President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday. Bannon, 62, was taking time off from Breitbart to serve as CEO of the Trump campaign before Sunday’s announcement …

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Tony Perkins Praises Trump’s Hire Of RNC Chair Reince Priebus: Maybe Freedom Will Mean Something Again

From a statement issued last night by the Family Research Council: “President-elect Trump made yet another wise selection by choosing Reince Priebus as his chief of staff. I have worked closely with Reince over the last 5 years as he revitalized the GOP by returning the party to its true conservative principles as is evidenced by the GOP’s solidly conservative …

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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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