Politico.com Conway: Trump expected to hold conflict of interest presser next week

Politico.com Conway: Trump expected to hold conflict of interest presser next week

By LOUIS NELSON 01/03/17 07:33 AM EST  President-elect Donald Trump’s promised press conference to address potential conflicts of interest between his business empire and his incoming administration is scheduled to occur in the middle of next week, a senior adviser to his transition team said Monday night. Kellyanne Conway, who took over as Trump’s campaign […]

NYT: If Donald Trump Targets Journalists, Thank Obama

NYT: If Donald Trump Targets Journalists, Thank Obama

By JAMES RISEN DEC. 30, 2016  WASHINGTON — If Donald J. Trump decides as president to throw a whistle-blower in jail for trying to talk to a reporter, or gets the F.B.I. to spy on a journalist, he will have one man to thank for bequeathing him such expansive power: Barack Obama. Mr. Trump made his animus […]

NYT: Obama Strikes Back at Russia for Election Hacking

NYT: Obama Strikes Back at Russia for Election Hacking

By DAVID E. SANGER DEC. 29, 2016 WASHINGTON — President Obama struck back at Russia on Thursday for its efforts to influence the 2016 election, ejecting 35 suspected Russian intelligence operatives from the United States and imposing sanctions on Russia’s two leading intelligence services. The administration also penalized four top officers of one of those services, […]

Bloomberg News: How Goldman and Seinfeld Helped Put Steve Bannon in the White House

Bloomberg News: How Goldman and Seinfeld Helped Put Steve Bannon in the White House

by David Rovella December 20, 2016 After a campaign season unprecedented in its divisiveness and a transition unparalleled in controversial appointees, Steve Bannon’s selection as chief strategist for President-elect Donald Trump still manages to stand out.Bannon, 63, is an architect of Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton. He’s also a key player in America’s burgeoning ultra-right—sometimes genially labeled “alt-right” but more specifically […]

Breitbart.com: Washington Nationals Player: Sandy Hook Truthers Make You ‘Think and Wonder’

Breitbart.com: Washington Nationals Player: Sandy Hook Truthers Make You ‘Think and Wonder’

by BW 16 Jan 2013  Washington Nationals center fielder Denard Span tweeted he watched a YouTube video presumably posted by the Sandy Hook “truthers,” who are claiming the government could have staged the Sandy Hook murders so it could more easily take away people’s guns, and that it made him “think and wonder.” Here is Span’s tweet on […]

Women’s March on Washington

Women’s March on Washington

BY CASSADY FENDLAY, HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS WOMEN’S MARCH ON WASHINGTON RELEASES MISSION AND VISION FOR JANUARY CONVENING IN WASHINGTON, DC National grassroots movement addresses the choice to use the historical name, honors the legacy of defending equity and human rights November 21, 2016 (New York, NY)–The organizers of the Women’s March on Washington released a […]

New Yorker: Nine ways to oppose Donald Trump

New Yorker: Nine ways to oppose Donald Trump

By John Cassidy   December 16, 2016  Over the past few weeks, a number of anguished friends and acquaintances, and even some strangers, have got in touch with me to ask what they might do to oppose Donald Trump. Being a fellow sufferer from oats—Obsessing About Trump Syndrome—my first instinct has been to tell people to […]