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'Rogue' GOP Elector Says Others Will Join in Opposing Trump
Meet one of the real 538 electors, Christopher Suprun a Republican from Texas. Suprun has decided to vote for someone other than Donald Trump when he casts his electoral college vote later this month. He believes other electors are right there with him. "At this point there are people who have
The Note: Trump Takes to the Bully Pulpit
NOTABLES --TRUMP LASHES OUT AT CARRIER UNION BOSS: Donald Trump took to Twitter last night to slam the union leader who has been criticizing his Carrier job-saving deal. Trump tweeted, "Chuck Jones, who is President of United Steelworkers 1999, has done a terrible job representing workers. No
The Note: The Business of Trump
NOTABLES --HOW TRUMP'S BUSINESS INTERESTS COULD POSE CHALLENGES FOR INCOMING APPOINTEES: President Elect Donald Trump’s choice for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development – retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson – will now oversee one of the largest federally-subsidized affordable housing projects in
The Note: Trump On the Road Again
NOTABLES --TRUMP MEETS WITH GORE: Former Vice President and climate advocate Al Gore met with Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York City yesterday. Gore said he had a "lengthy and very productive session" with the president-elect, who has previously called climate change a "hoax." "I found it an
The Note: Post-Election Tempers Flare
NOTABLES --CLINTON, TRUMP AIDES ANGRILY CLASH AT ELECTION FORUM: Top officials from the Trump and Clinton campaigns clashed angrily Thursday over questions of mandates and alleged associations with white supremacists -- leaving a conference designed to draw lessons from the election turning at
Trump Insider: Secretary of State Decision 'Far From Done'
Donald Trump ’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski , said that the Team of Rivals in a Trump White House is real. “I think what Donald Trump is doing and looking at and interviewing people for is something so much bigger than any one thing. He is trying to do what is best for the country,"
The Note: Trump Takes a Victory Lap
NOTABLES --THE STORY BEHIND TRUMP'S DEAL WITH CARRIER TO KEEP 1,000 JOBS IN THE U.S.: Kip Glen was at work at the Carrier facility in Indianapolis on Tuesday night when the news began to spread that the company had reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump that would save about 1,000 jobs
The Note: Trump Cabinet Questions Persist
NOTABLES --ROMNEY, TRUMP HAVE DINNER AMID CABINET SPECULATION: As he continues to form a Cabinet while his advisers feud over who should be secretary of state, Donald Trump dined with a contender for the position -- and campaign trail foe -- former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. The men, joined by
The Note: What Will The Recounts Show?
NOTABLES --EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE ELECTION RECOUNT EFFORTS: The presidential election was called for Donald Trump nearly three weeks ago but that has not stopped a potential recount of three important swing states that experts say will likely not change the outcome of the election.
The Note: More Trouble with Trump’s Tweets
NOTABLES --TRUMP MAKES BASELESS CLAIM THAT 'MILLIONS' VOTED ILLEGALLY, COSTING HIM POPULAR VOTE: President-elect Donald Trump spent yesterday lashing out against the movement to force general election vote recounts in three states that were critical to his Electoral College victory, but he is now