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Trump accepts Russia’s role in hack

Trump accepts Russia’s role in hack

Incoming White House chief of staff Reince Priebus said Sunday that President-elect Donald Trump accepts that Russia played a role in hacking the Democratic National Committee and Clinton campaign Chairman John Podesta. Trump “is not denying that entities in Russia were behind this particular hacking campaign,” Priebus said on “Fox News Sunday.”

Trump’s pick for SEC chairman

Trump’s pick for SEC chairman

President-elect Donald Trump nominated Wall Street attorney Jay Clayton to head up the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Trump transition team announced Wednesday. Clayton, a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell law firm, is a noted specialist in public and private mergers and offerings.

Chicago Gun Crimes: Who’s to Blame?

Chicago Gun Crimes: Who’s to Blame?

During the January 2 airing ofThe Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer on CNN, Blitzer brought up Chicago’s near-800 homicides during 2016 and blamed the deaths on Indiana gun laws.

Donald Trump Calls The UN ‘Sad’

Donald Trump Calls The UN ‘Sad’

TEL AVIV – Three days after the UN Security Council passed an anti-Israel resolution, President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to declare the international institution “sad” and “just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time.”

Electors’ lawyer: Founding Fathers ‘anticipated’ Trump

Electors’ lawyer: Founding Fathers ‘anticipated’ Trump

There may be more than a few dissenters when the Electoral College meets Monday — though not enough to deny Donald Trump the presidency.

Is Trump’s Twitter account a national security threat?

Is Trump’s Twitter account a national security threat?

Intelligence and defense specialists fear the president-elect’s prolific tweeting could give foreign adversaries an advantage.

Why Many Americans Trust Donald Trump More Than the CIA

Why Many Americans Trust Donald Trump More Than the CIA

While flying home recently from an overseas trip, I watched a movie in which the CIA played a prominent role, and if the movie is anything is close to reality, the CIA knows a lot – and I mean a whole lot, from what’s on our computers to what we’re talking about on our phones. Yet a healthy percentage of […]

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 16:  U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to members of the media during a news briefing April 16, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Senate Republicans had their weekly Policy Luncheon to discuss Republican agendas.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Mitch McConnell: “The Russians are not our friends.”

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke out Monday to “strongly condemn” any Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Dems Vow to Delay Approval for Trump Cabinet Picks

Dems Vow to Delay Approval for Trump Cabinet Picks

Senate Democrats are preparing to put Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks through a grinding confirmation process, weighing delay tactics that could eat up weeks of the Senate calendar and hamper his first 100 days in office. Multiple Democratic senators told POLITICO in interviews last week that after watching Republicans sit on Merrick Garland’s nomination to the Supreme Court for nearly a […]

Sarah Palin seems to really want to be next VA chief

Sarah Palin seems to really want to be next VA chief

Sarah Palin is openly lobbying to be head of Veteran Affairs in the Trump Administration In a post on Facebook the former Alaska governor raved about Donald Trump, linked to an ABC story that she was being considered for the post and included a message from her medal of honor recipient son-in-law. According to the ABC report that Palin was […]