Donald Trump names General James Mattis as next Defense Secretary

After lots of rumors and predictions, President-elect Donald Trump announced he is nominating retired four-star general James Mattis as his Secretary of Defense. Mattis has been a vocal opponent of the Obama administration. Trump’s appointment of Mattis echoes his intention of taking a tougher stance against U.S. enemies abroad, especially Iran. Trump made the announcement during a rally in Cincinnati. “We are going to appoint … Continue reading Donald Trump names General James Mattis as next Defense Secretary

Hillary Clinton actually learned something from her surprising loss

Hillary Clinton delivered a compassionate concession speech. A speech with a tone that many pundits are saying she should have had much earlier. Clinton made the concession speech at a New York hotel in Manhattan, where she attempted to hide her disappointment. I hope that he will be a successful president for all Americans,” “I still believe in American, and I always will,” Clinton said. Just … Continue reading Hillary Clinton actually learned something from her surprising loss

Republican Party Failing To Woo Millennial Voters

Millennials have seen Republicans as close-minded, old fashioned and not tech savvy. The world is changing and the politicians have failed to keep up. Millennials are moving toward living in densely populated area and away from rural areas. Their political impact is just beginning to be felt. The millennials have not exercised their political weight, because some of them are not old enough to vote. … Continue reading Republican Party Failing To Woo Millennial Voters

Koch Brothers Refuse To Support Donald Trump

The decision by conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch not to donate to Donald Trump shows the continued battle Trump faces in winning over key donors. Although Trump has succeeded in mending at least some of the internal strife in the GOP, the financing deficit remains a serious issue for the Republican nominee. Conservative donors Charles and David Koch announced during their annual weekend retreat with … Continue reading Koch Brothers Refuse To Support Donald Trump

VP Joe Biden stirs the 2016 pot by meeting with key union leader

Vice President Joe Biden spoke on Saturday with International Association of Fire Fighters President Harold Schaitberger, a major labor leader which now fuels speculation that Joe Biden may announce his bid for the White House. Biden and Schaitberger discussed strategy, infrastructure and fundraising. The IAFF represents nearly 300,000 firefighters and paramedics. Biden almost earned an endorsement from the IAFF in 2008 but lost to Chris … Continue reading VP Joe Biden stirs the 2016 pot by meeting with key union leader

Governor Rick Perry drops out of 2016 race

Facing low poll numbers, Rick Perry ends his candidacy Former Texas Governor Rick Perry announced on Friday that he is suspending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination after failing to gain much support from voters across America. Perry previously withdrew from the 2012 field after finishing fifth in the Iowa caucuses. Perry was scheduled to take part in the second-tier debate on CNN next week. Perry … Continue reading Governor Rick Perry drops out of 2016 race

Hillary Clinton reluctantly turns over private server to FBI

Hillary Clinton on Wednesday turned over her private email server used during her service as secretary of State to the Department of Justice, after months of demands from Trey Gowdy and fellow Republicans that she turn over the server. Her decision comes as the FBI begins an investigation into the security of the classified materials sent via her private email account. A federal official confirmed last … Continue reading Hillary Clinton reluctantly turns over private server to FBI

Hillary Clinton proposes $350 billion debt-free tuition plan

Hillary Clinton announced on Monday her “new college compact” which will enable more Americans to pay for college without becoming bogged down by debt that can prevent them from starting a business or even buying a home. This $350 billion dollar plan includes giving grants to states to make them partners in a pledge that no student should have to take out a loan to pay … Continue reading Hillary Clinton proposes $350 billion debt-free tuition plan

Roger Stone says Donald Trump is ‘losing grip on reality,’ quits as top advisor

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign staff announced the firing Roger Stone on Saturday. However following the announcement Stone fired back saying he was not fired but resigned over Trump’s behavior during the first Republican debate on last Thursday. Trump announced Stone’s departure in an interview with The Washington Post’s Robert Costa, although he suggested Stone may deny his version of events. Stone has had a relationship … Continue reading Roger Stone says Donald Trump is ‘losing grip on reality,’ quits as top advisor

Donald Trump fires political adviser over racist Facebook posts

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign announced on Sunday that they fired political adviser Sam Nunberg after racially charged Facebook posts dating back to 2007 were uncovered on Friday. Donald Trump and some of his advisers faced a flurry of unflattering, racially charged stories just days before the real-estate mogul was set to take center stage at the first TV debate of the presidential primary cycle. Trump … Continue reading Donald Trump fires political adviser over racist Facebook posts