David Frum throws shade at Donald Trump on Twitter

True to form, Donald Trump took to Twitter today to say something insane. More specifically, he tried to speculate how people might feel if he lost the election and claimed that Russia influenced the election results. The only problem for Trump is that former Bush speechwriter and avid Never Trumper David Frum showed up to deliver the ultimate smackdown. Here is the exchange, enjoy:   Can you imagine if the election results were the opposite and WE tried to play the Russia/CIA card. It would be called conspiracy theory! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 12, 2016...

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Russia is very happy with Donald Trump’s cabinet picks

As controversy continues to swirl around Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election, a new report from Bloomberg indicates that Russia is very pleased with the administration that Donald Trump is forming. Russia is particularly happy with the prospect of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson being named to run the State Department. Tillerson has two decades of experience making deals  in Russia’s oil industry. And he has been awarded Russia’s highest honor bestowed upon non-Russian citizens. Anticipation of Tillerson’s nomination is fueling optimism in Moscow that the U.S. Russia relationship may soon improve, leading to removal of the economic sanctions that have crippled the Russian...

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BREAKING: Trump to post pone announcement on Future of His Businesses

  According to Bloomberg, Donald Trump is postponing his previously announced news conference to outline how he will address his many business conflicts of interest while in the White House until next month. Trump had planned to make the announcement Dec. 15 but wants more time because he’s been occupied with filling out his cabinet and top administration posts, according to the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations. He’s preparing to reveal his choice for secretary of state as soon as Tuesday, they said. The president-elect has consulted various legal specialists as well as Don McGahn, his...

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4 times Donald Trump showed us he knows nothing about technology or cyber warfare

  It’s no secret that Donald Trump won’t go down as the most tech-savvy man of his day, but some of the things he has said about technology, the internet and cyber attack are down right mind boggling. Here is a list of the top 3: 1. Trump responds incoherently to debate question from Lester Holt “As far as the cyber, I agree to parts of what Secretary Clinton said. We should be better than anybody else, and perhaps we’re not. I don’t think anybody knows it was Russia that broke into the DNC. She’s saying Russia, Russia, Russia,...

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Mitch McConnell shifts positions, now backs a bipartisan investigation into whether Russia helped Trump win

Since this weekend’s bombshell story in the Washington Post at least five leading Republican senators — including John McCain and Lindsey Graham — are calling for a congressional investigation into Russian hacking, the Republican Party has been scrambling to figure out how to respond. On Monday, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell became the most powerful Republican to call for an investigation. McConnel’s statement comes as a major switch from the reports this weekend that he had led the effort to keep the Obama Administration from releasing information about Russian hacking in the 2016 election. Mitch McConnell said he wanted a “bipartisan” congressional...

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BREAKING: Bipartisan Electors Demand: Release Facts on Outside Interference in U.S. Election

On Monday, a bipartisan group of electors released a joint statement demanding that Director of National Intelligence James Clapper release the facts on outside interference, specifically Russian hacking, in the 2016 election. The full statement can be read below: Open Letter to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper: We are Electors who were selected by the voters of our states to represent them in the Electoral College on December 19, 2016. We intend to discharge our duties as Electors by ensuring that we select a candidate for president who, as our Founding Fathers envisioned, would be “endowed with the...

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BREAKING: Clinton Campaign Demands that Electoral College be briefed on Russian election hack

With just one week before the Electoral College is set to vote, John Podesta -Hillary Clinton campaign chair – released a statement in support of a movement by some of the electors to receive the intelligence briefing. On Monday, 10 presidential electors, mostly from states Clinton won, signed a letter requesting the briefing from Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. Hillary Clinton’s campaign is supporting the members of the Electoral College request  to receive an intelligence briefing on possible Russian interference in the presidential election before that body makes the results official on December 19. “The bipartisan electors’ letter raises...

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Donald Trump Says He Won’t Sell His Businesses To Address Conflicts Of Interest

Donald Trump said Sunday that he will not sell his business to avoid conflicts of interest during his presidency. Instead, he will allow his children to run the business – an idea which has come under fire because it doesn’t alleviate any conflicts. “My executives will run it with my children. It’s a big company. It’s a great company. But I’m going to have nothing to do with management,” Trump told Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. Trump had recently suggested that he would take steps to separate himself from his business and that he would announce the details...

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Bipartisan group of senators calling on congress to confront Russian cyberattacks

As Trump continues to dismiss the CIA’s ability to gather intelligence, a bipartisan group of four senators have called on Congress to confront Russian cyber attacks. “Congress’s national security committees have worked diligently to address the complex challenge of cybersecurity, but recent events show that more must be done,” the senators said. “While protecting classified material, we have an obligation to inform the public about recent cyberattacks that have cut to the heart of our free society. Democrats and Republicans must work together, and across the jurisdictional lines of the Congress, to examine these recent incidents thoroughly and devise...

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Goldman Sachs taking power in Trump White House

Goldman Sachs giant influence over Washington D.C. is about to get even larger now that Trump is getting set to take office. Trump just named the longtime second in command at Goldman Sachs, Gary D. Cohn to be his director of the National Economic Council. The National Economic Council oversees economic policy in the White House. Cohn’s appointment comes on the heels of the nomination of Steven Mnuchin – the former Goldman partner – being nominated to be Treasury secretary. it will mean that economic policy under the president-elect, Obviously, this means that economic policy in the Donald Trump White House will...

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