BREAKING: 62 Electoral College electors now demanding intelligence briefing

As controversy continues to mount surrounding Russia’s hacking of 2016 election, more than 60 Democratic voters in the Electoral College are now requesting an intelligence briefing from Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. [AdSense-A] 1 in 4 Electoral College Dems demanding intel briefing Politico is reporting that “by late Tuesday, 54 of the 232 Democratic presidential electors were calling on national intelligence director James Clapper to authorize a briefing ahead of the Electoral College’s meeting on Dec. 19 to elect the next president. One Republican — Texas’ Chris Suprun — has joined their call.” Fifty-four of 232 Democratic electors...

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Larry Lessig: 20 to 30 Republican Electors may not vote for Trump

Harvard Law Professor Larry Lessig and political activist was on MSNBC Tuesday night and had some surprising words for Chuck Todd. Lessig made the claim that 20 to 30 Republican Electors may not be voting for Donald Trump on December 19. [AdSense-A] This was a surprising announcement for two reasons. First, because 20 to 30 Republican electors voting against Trump is higher than anyone anticipates. And second, because it would only take 37 Republican Electors to not vote for Donald Trump in order for him to lose the Electoral College vote. Here is the full segment:...

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Michael Moore Implores Electoral College to “Resist”

[AdSense-A] On Tuesday, Filmmaker Michael Moorer gave an impassioned plea to the Electoral College electors who will choose the American President on December 19th to think hard about the security of the United States. Moore’s message: Resist! “I want my fellow Americans, regardless of if they’re Democrats, Republicans, whatever you are, we have to come together and say, ‘This man cannot be at the helm of this ship,’” Michael Moore is hoping that the Electoral College will have what he called “Profiles in Courage moment” to deny Trump the White House. Moore said that George W Bush was “asleep at the...

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Trump Transition Drops Request for List of Names of climate change scientists

It appears that Donald Trump’s transition team is backing away from a previous request for a list of names of climate change employees at the Department of Energy. [AdSense-A] The Trump transition team appeared sent the controversial questionnaire to the Energy Department last week asking for the names of department staffers who had worked on several climate-change initiatives under President Obama. In a statement to the Washington Post Trump’s transition team said, “The questionnaire was not authorized or part of our standard protocol. The person who sent it has been properly counseled.” After uproar, Trump transition team walks back its...

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Michael Flynn, Trump Pick for National Security Advisor, Mishandled Classified Information

According to a secret U.S. military investigation in 2010, Michael Flynn, Donald Trump’s pick for National Security Advisor, mishandled classified information, [AdSense-A] Donald Trump spent a lot of time during the campaign attacking Hillary Clinton for mishandling classified information. Additionally, Michael Flynn joined Trump in attacking Hillary Clinton. The Washington Post investigation reveals the retired Army general “inappropriately shared” classified information with foreign military officers in Afghanistan. The information was obtained the Washington Post through a Freedom of Information Act request. The documents show that Flynn lacked authorization to share the classified material. An army investigation determined that Flynn...

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BREAKING: Vladamir Putin Was Personally Involved in U.S. Election Hack

NBC News is reporting that Russian president Vladamir Putin was personally involved in the 2016 election hacking. [AdSense-A] According to NBC News, two senior intelligence officials say new intelligence shows that Vladamir Putin not only was involved in the hacking effort but that he personally orchestrated how hacked material from Democratic National Committee was leaked. The officials said that the intelligence came from diplomatic sources and spies working for U.S. allies. The NBC News report says, “U.S. intelligence officials now believe with “a high level of confidence” that Russian President Vladimir Putin became personally involved in the covert Russian...

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Trump Picks Rick Perry for Department of Energy, Agency he forgot

Donald Trump has selected former Texas Governor Rick Perry to head the Department of Energy. Rick Perry of course famously once forgot that he wanted to abolish the Energy Department in a 2012 Republican debate. [AdSense-A] Rick Perry started out as a 2016 Republican primary rival and later an opponent of Donald Trump. In fact, Rick Perry called Donald Trump a “cancer on conservatism” However, when it became clear that Donald Trump would win the nomination, Rick Perry changed his tune and began supporting Trump. Perry’s famous “oops” moment came in 2012 when he forgot that he’d named the...

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Obama Administration Protects Planned Parenthood, Blocks States From Withholding Federal Money

The Obama administration issued a rule on Wednesday to block states from withholding federal funds for family-planning intended for Planned Parenthood and other clinics that provide abortions. [AdSense-A] The measure is one of many the Obama administration is taking that will go into effect just before Donald Trump gets inaugurated on January 20.  The rule requires states and local governments to distribute federal funds for services related to contraception, sexually transmitted infections, fertility, pregnancy care, and breast and cervical cancer screening to qualified health providers, regardless of whether those health clinics also perform abortions. The new 30-page rule, posted...

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Government Ethics Office Calls on Trump to Divest Himself Of His Businesses

[AdSense-A] The U.S. Office of Government Ethics has called on Donald Trump to divest himself of his business interests in order to avoid conflicts of interest while in the White House, according to a letter from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics. Going further the letter says that transferring ownership of his businesses to his grown children wouldn’t address the multitudes of conflicts. “Transferring operational control of a company to one’s children would not constitute the establishment of a qualified blind trust, nor would it eliminate conflicts of interest” under federal statutes governing conflicts of interest, said the letter,...

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In Defiance of Trump, Department Of Energy Won’t Name Climate Change Workers

[AdSense-A] The Department of Energy is refusing to hand over a list of names of employees and contractors that work on climate change policy to the Trump transition team. The refusal to hand over names comes as concerns mount about what Donald Trump and his income administration will do with the names. Donald Trump has famously called climate change a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese. The full list of questions can be found here. On Tuesday, the Department of Energy released a statement saying that the questionnaire had “unsettled” many of its employees and that it would “be forthcoming...

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