Trump secures victory in Electoral College, as bid to flip electors flops

Donald Trump won the Electoral College vote on Monday and secured his election as the 45th president of the United States, as the latest – and perhaps last – stop-Trump movement failed to gain traction in state capitals. A fervent push by anti-Trump forces to persuade electors to defect had turned the normally mundane civic…

WATCH: NFL Legend Jim Brown’s Amazing Answer to CNN’s Racially-Charged Question About Trump

Leah wrote up Jim Brown’s rave review of his meeting with Donald Trump yesterday, in which he said he’d “fallen in love” with the president-elect over the course of their discussion about improving the lives of African-Americans. Brown’s gushing assessment of Trump got a fair amount of media play — and understandably so, given his…

Border Patrol Agents Nab Sex Offender Deported 5 Months Ago

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Del Rio Sector arrested a sex offender from Honduras who was deported less than five months prior. The man was the third Honduran sex offender-deportee arrested in the sector in one week. Agents assigned to the Uvalde Station arrested Azaraias Alvarado-Almendarez, 32, along with two other illegal aliens…

Netanyahu Ready to Team Up With Trump to Dismantle Iran Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed very hopeful that Donald Trump would be an ideal partner in helping him dismantle the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran. When the deal was being drafted, Netanyahu repeatedly warned the White House that it was a “very bad deal” that would do the opposite of what it intended,…

State Dept Admits Iran Is Wrong, Trump Actually Can Rip Up Nuclear Deal

The State Department on Tuesday admitted that President-elect Trump can kill the Iran deal if he so chooses, despite Iran saying there was “no possibility” it could be overturned. “It’s not a formal treaty, and, of course, no one else can prevent any party to this agreement from walking away,” spokesman Mark Toner told reporters…

Trump to nominate Carson as HUD secretary

President-elect Donald Trump announced Monday he has chosen former campaign 2016 rival Ben Carson to become secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Trump said in his statement that he was “thrilled to nominate Carson,” adding that he “has a brilliant mind and is passionate about strengthening communities and families within those communiuties.”…

KEEPING HIS WORD: Trump Reaches Deal With Carrier to Keep 1,000 Jobs in US

President-elect Donald Trump seems to already be making good on his campaign promise to work to keep manufacturing jobs in the United States. His incoming administration and United Technologies (UTX) reached an agreement that will keep roughly 1,000 jobs at Carrier Corporation in Indiana. Carrier, owned by UTX, had plans to move production from a…

‘The house is burning down’: Ryan, set to challenge Pelosi, fears for Democratic Party

The Ohio congressman running to unseat Nancy Pelosi as House minority leader said Monday that the Democratic Party is playing with fire. Rep. Tim Ryan said on Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria” that President-elect Donald Trump’s victory – combined with the GOP protecting its majorities in the House and Senate – sent a clear…

DRAINING THE SWAMP

Conway slams anti-Trump protests, says president-elect ‘already draining the swamp’ President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway pushed back Wednesday against reports that the transition of power had descended into chaos, claiming that the real estate mogul was honoring his campaign slogan and is “already draining the swamp.” “I would just tell these people [to]…

President-Elect Trump Says Immigration, Healthcare, Jobs First Priorities

The incoming Trump administration will focus on immigration, healthcare and jobs, President-Elect Donald Trump said after a Thursday meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. “A lot of really great priorities. People will be very, very happy. Well, we have a lot. We’re looking very strongly at immigration. We’re going to look at the borders,…

Professional protesters’ riot over Trump’s election, attacking bystanders and vandalizing cars, property

Police in Portland, Ore. declared that a once peaceful protest was a riot after demonstrators were seen attacking drivers and committing acts of vandalism during their march against Donald Trump’s election Thursday night. Portland police said at least 29 people were arrested in the riot and that more information would be given on the charges…