Ten Reasons Left-Wingers Cut Trump Voters from Their Lives
Many Hillary Clinton voters have ceased communicating with friends, and even family members, who voted for Donald Trump. It is so common that the New York Times published a front-page article on the subject headlined “Political Divide Splits Relationships — and ...
Can Democrats Quit Identity Politics?
For the Democrats, no activity is immune from reflexive accusations of sexism and racism, not even soul-searching.
The initial postelection debate on the left has brought some tentative breaks with the party’s oppressive and self-limiting identity politics. And they ...
Cuba is a country with outlaw librarians.
A great deal has happened since Fidel Castro launched his first attack on the Cuban government of caudillo Fulgencio Batista in 1953. Castro was arrested after his failed assault on the Moncada Barracks, and ...
The Dictator and the Dissident
It’s a part of the Fidel Castro story Michael Moore and Sean Penn won’t tell, or don’t know. It’s a story you certainly didn’t hear from the media as they endlessly opined about Castro’s “...
Why Russia Isn’t Waiting to Finish Aleppo
When Russia’s offensive in Syria began last year, I argued that Putin’s strategy would focus on “securing a contiguous area of Assad-regime control in western Syria, reaching from the north to the south.” Just over a year later, ...
A Memo for Attorney General Jeff Sessions
President-elect Donald Trump and his attorney-general designate Jeff Sessions come to office seeking to restore public confidence in the fairness and impartiality of federal law enforcement. After eight years of Attorneys General Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch, Americans have lost ...
Credulous Western Dupes and Castro
Mexico City — Fidel Castro was a remarkably lucky dictator. Unlike many — Romania’s Ceausescu and Libya’s Qaddafi come to mind — he wasn’t executed by his own people and instead died in bed at age 90. During the Cuban missile ...
An End of Identity Liberalism?
The New York Times, like Walt Whitman, contains multitudes and necessarily contradicts itself.
In the Sunday edition there is an intelligent essay by Mark Lilla titled “The End of Identity Liberalism.” In the Times magazine is an essay by Alexander ...
The Truth about Fidel and Raul
Two decades of “Castro-is-dead” rumors are finally at an end. And the race is on to see which world leader can most fulsomely praise Fidel Castro’s legacy, while delicately averting their eyes from his less savory characteristics. Two duly ...
A Trade Policy That Wouldn't Leave Low-Wage Workers Behind
President-elect Donald Trump has shown Republicans how to forge a new electoral college majority by energizing blue-collar voters. His victory, with its demands to restrict trade and immigration, also marks the end of free-market advocates’ control over the Republican party. ...
What’s Next for the Democratic Party?
In the last few days before November 8, the RealClearPolitcs average of generic-ballot polls had a generic Democrat favored over a generic Republican by about one percentage point. In the event, Republicans won the popular House vote — that is, the sum ...
The Election Excitement May Be Over, but the Federal-Debt Crisis Isn’t
One thing did not change on Tuesday, November 8 — our unsustainable and exploding national debt of nearly $20 trillion. While America was focused on an unconventional presidential-election season, the federal debt increased $587 billion in fiscal year 2016 alone. Last year, our federal government ...
‘Fake News’ Isn’t Just a Rightwing Problem
Following Donald Trump’s upset victory earlier this month, the media has suddenly grown deeply troubled about the proliferation of “fake” news — gossip-mongering and fabrication and “news” reports devoid of a factual basis. Naturally, this brings us to Vox.com.
Dear Media: Please Stop Normalizing the Alt-Right
Why does the March for Life, a rally that attracts tens of thousands of anti-abortion Americans to Washington, D.C., every year get less prominent media coverage than a fringe neo-Nazi gathering? Because institutional media and white nationalists have formed ...
Liberal foodies are crying in their craft beer about what’s to come under a Trump administration.
For the last eight years, the food movement — a collection of celebrity chefs, food writers, and organic-food executives — has been a star player ...
The Arc of History Doesn’t Always Bend toward Justice
History is on our side. That’s a claim Barack Obama has made frequently, in his two successful campaigns for president and during his nearly eight years in office. It’s a claim that looks a little shakier this Thanksgiving ...
Self-Government in the Wilderness
The Mayflower had a harrowing two months crossing the Atlantic. Its mast splintered in rough water and two people died, as supplies dwindled and passengers grew sick. It arrived in the New World later than expected, on the cusp of ...
The pilgrims are a little complicated for us moderns. They were dissidents and nonconformists and in some sense civil libertarians, and at the same time they were fanatics who imposed a nearly absolutist conformity on their colony. They were too ...
Judge Halts Obama Administration's Overtime Rule in a Victory for States and Workers
With less than two months to go before President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, President Obama’s legacy took another blow this week — this one from Judge Amos Mazzant, who he appointed to the Eastern District of Texas. On Tuesday, Mazzant ...
Trump Should Let the Senate Kill the Paris Climate-Change Agreement
Conservatives are giddy at the prospect of President Trump’s undoing much of President Obama’s agenda with “a pen and a phone.” Near the top of the list sits last year’s Paris Agreement on climate change.
Trump previously ...
What To Expect from the Trump–Ryan Relationship
Donald Trump’s first appointments as president-elect were a mixed bag for Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. Reince Priebus, a longtime Ryan ally from Wisconsin who headed the Republican National Committee, will be Trump’s White House chief of ...
Hillary’s Actions Deserve a Special Prosecutor
Let her go or lock her up?
Hillary Clinton’s fate is one piece of old business that will sit on President Donald J. Trump’s desk and fester like a warm mackerel.
Trump’s ambitious agenda involves scrapping and ...
You Can Survive Thanksgiving without Help from the New York Times
It’s Thanksgiving week, which means we are once again being bombarded with pieces on “how to talk to your relatives about politics over turkey,” in a thoroughly depressing and bewildering tradition the country can do without.
It may shock ...
The Return of Assassination Fascination
Alert the CDC: Left-wing America has been overcome by another contagious epidemic of assassination fascination. It’s time to declare a public-health crisis.
In San Antonio last week, two high-school students performed a sicko skit depicting the assassination of President-elect ...
On Being Thankful for Pets
Last Thanksgiving our family had two dogs and two cats. It’s looking like not long after this holiday, we’ll be down to two.
Teddy, a traffic-stoppingly gorgeous Keeshond, died in May. We name our dogs after presidents. Gipper ...
If there is anything more to Donald Trump than bluster, we have yet to see it.
Trump has not even been sworn in as president, and he already is walking away from campaign promises that are too hard to keep, ...
The Left’s Double Standard Discounts Cop-Killings
One year ago this Sunday, a man named Robert Lewis Dear attacked a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs, Colo. During the assault and resulting standoff, he shot and killed three people and wounded nine. While he suffered — like many ...
As there is an incessant crescendo, still gaining in volume each week, about President Obama’s “legacy,” I thought it appropriate to try to identify this legacy, which his supporters believe history will honor. I have written here and elsewhere ...
“Cleverness is not wisdom.”— Euripides, the Bacchae
At the height of the sophistic age in classical Athens, the playwright Euripides asked an eternal question in his masterpiece, the Bacchae: “What is wisdom?”
Was wisdom defined as clever wordplay, or as ...
The Latino Voting Surge That Never Happened
If you type “Hispanic turnout 2016,” Google will churn out a series of buoyant links, all along the lines of “Latino Voting Surge Rattles the Trump Campaign” and “Trump Awakens a Sleeping Giant: Record Turnout for Latino Voters.” Should you do ...
The Trump-Climate Freakout
Given the emotional reactions that Donald Trump and climate change each trigger separately, they offer an especially combustible combination.
Paul Krugman worries that Trump’s election “may have killed the planet.” Activist Bill McKibben calls Trump’s plan to reverse ...
Mike Pence, Hero of American Theater
Over the pre-Thanksgiving weekend, the American Internet erupted in outrage, faux consternation, and streaks of halfhearted bickering. It was, in some ways, the perfect storm, stirring up several incendiary ingredients, including Donald Trump’s Twitter account, vocal public shaming, earnest ...
The Not-Yet-Emerging Democratic Majority
What is to become of the Democratic party? The world’s oldest political party, which traces its roots to 1792, is in as dire straits as it has ever been.
It has lost a presidential election most of its followers expected ...
Feminism Makes Weak Women
Feminism claims to stand for two things above all: women’s equality and enabling women to be strong.
Regarding the first aim, no decent man or woman opposes the concept of the equality of the sexes. But people who do ...
Appeals Court Upholds Local Right-to-Work Laws in Kentucky and Ohio
The right-to-work movement won a major legal victory on Friday. The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld local right-to-work ordinances in Kentucky. The ruling opens the door for local governments to defend workers’ freedom when their state legislatures will not.
Progressive Elites Need to Stop Normalizing Illiberal Behavior
The word of the week is “normalize.” Pundits and activists are terrified that America is on the verge of “normalizing” Donald Trump. They fear that his personal insults, his disregard for the truth, his angry impulsiveness, and his extraordinary ignorance ...
Choosing the Right Trump Secretary of Education
The Trump cabinet is slowly starting to take shape. Although this Beltway ritual is of much more interest to Washington insiders than to Americans at large, the stakes are high. As the old saw has it, “personnel is policy.” Given ...
Can the Republican Party Keep Trump Democrats?
The victory of Donald Trump surprised virtually all political observers. Many since have focused on Trump’s record-high 39 percent margin among whites without a college degree. Few have focused on what this means: Trump — and the Republican party — owe the ...
Why Mike Flynn Is the Wrong Pick for National-Security Adviser
On paper, Michael Flynn seems like a perfect fit for the post of Trump’s national-security adviser.
A former three-star general who led major intelligence operations across the globe, he has vast experience. Confronting a dangerous world, America’s next ...
Trump Snubs D.C. as Millions Cheer
I do not agree with Donald Trump about much of anything. Early in the primary season, I wrote a little book titled “The Case against Trump.” I believe him to be morally unfit and intellectually unprepared for the office to ...
Distorting the Iran-Deal Bill
When a couple of lawyers lecture you about your “fundamental misunderstanding of our Constitution and the relative powers of Congress and the president in foreign policy,” ask yourself this: Have they cited the provisions of constitutional or statutory law they ...
The Pennsylvania Upset: Trump and Toomey’s Different Paths to Victory
Two of the most consequential elections of 2016 took place among the same voters in the same state. Pennsylvania effectively put Donald Trump over the top of the 270 electoral-college votes needed to win the presidency, and Pat Toomey’s reelection helped ...
Jeff Sessions, a Fitting Selection for Attorney General
Donald Trump has appointed Alabama senator Jeff Sessions to be the next attorney general. It’s a sensible pick that promises to restore some integrity to a Justice Department tarnished by eight years of Obama-administration lawlessness.
Sessions, who is currently ...
Fake News and Our Cultural Crisis
Technology has changed culture. It has empowered new voices, but also permitted our political fights to invade many other worlds once exempt from partisan combat: celebrities, beauty pageants, and arguably even our churches, from the Right’s point of view ...
If Asked, National-Security Conservatives Should Serve the New Administration
“One thinks of Vikings when the Norse are mentioned; most Norse, however, were traders and farmers. The people (at least as described in their sagas) seem to have been brave, fatalistic, ruthless and highly regardful of their honor.”
William Vollmann, ...
Don’t Nuke the Filibuster
Now that Republicans control both houses of Congress and the presidency, some on the right, such as Wisconsin governor Scott Walker, argue that they should invoke the “nuclear option” to get rid of the filibuster entirely, for legislation as well ...
The Close-Up and the Impersonal
Ang Lee’s new movie Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk is based on a true story — even though, officially, it is adapted from a best-selling novel by Ben Fountain. The film’s “truth” comes from its sensitivity to two ...
Fear and Loathing in America
The parades of protesters weeping, vandalizing businesses, carrying the Mexican and Palestinian flags, shouting “Not My President!” and otherwise giving peaceful protest a bad name, have been justly rebuked as hysterical. In the week since his election, the president-elect has ...
Long Live the Electoral College
This week, anti-Trump protesters hit the streets in big cities around the country, chanting, “This is what democracy looks like!” Yes. That’s the problem.
For many Democrats, the greatest political system is the one that instills their party with ...
Twitter Says Richard Spencer Is Beyond the Pale. They’re Right This Time.
I’m supposed to be angry at Twitter, I realize. But I’m finding it difficult.
On Wednesday, the social-media giant went on a “purge,” removing white-nationalist Richard Spencer and the account for his “think tank,” the National Policy Institute; ...
Will Donald Trump Do for U.S. Infrastructure What He Did for New York's Wollman Rink?
In May 1986, a 39-year-old Manhattan real-estate developer named Donald Trump promised to get Wollman Rink in Central Park up and running — something the city government, despite spending $13 million, had failed to do for six years. Trump delivered, ahead of time ...
The Ten Most Outrageous Reactions to Castro's Death
On Friday, Fidel Castro, the former Communist dictator of Cuba, passed away at the age of 90. The Castro regime exiled 1 million Cubans; it killed tens of thousands. Yet, as many public figures penned their thoughts on Castro’s death, they ...
Don’t Let Donald Trump Clintonize the GOP
Unless Donald Trump significantly changes course, conservatives should get ready for a wild, inconsistent, and exhausting four years. With the exception of short periods of quiet caused by desperate political necessity, the president-elect’s governing philosophy seems relatively simple: He ...
Midnight Regulations in Paradise
Like Rasputin, the push for a separate, race-based “native Hawaiian government” refuses to die. As I’ve now written about for almost a decade, it is the fondest dream of some politicians to institute a two-tiered system of law in ...
Can We Be Heroes and Saints?
‘Now that we’ll have a President who has said, ‘I don’t have heroes,’ I suppose we must all somehow step up & become heroes for one another,” writer Wendy Shalit tweeted the day after the election. The mother of ...
Understanding Trump’s America
I’m a late adopter of many things, including technology and TV shows. Only a few weeks ago, I started watching Shameless, a Showtime series that is eerily revealing in its account of Donald Trump’s America.
The show, which ...
Fidel Castro: The Death of a Tyrant
The headline over the Associated Press story read, “Cuba’s Fidel Castro, Who Defied U.S. for 50 Years, Dies at 90.” Actually, he defied it for closer to 60 years, in that his regime is still going. In any case, the headline ...
Fidel Castro and Dead Utopianism
With the end of Fidel Castro’s nasty life Friday night, we can hope, if not reasonably expect, to have seen the last of charismatic totalitarians worshiped by political pilgrims from open societies. Experience suggests there will always be tyranny ...
No, Conservatism Should Not Embrace Populism
Populism? No thanks.
I am not now, nor will I ever be, a populist. Evidently, that separates me from a growing number of commentators, including some conservatives, wistfully engaged in Washington’s latest fad: over-interpreting Donald Trump’s victory in ...
Progressives without Power
A very nice liberal broadcaster asked me earlier this week whether I am worried about the future of the Republican party.
There are 25 states in which the state legislatures and governorships are controlled by Republicans, and two states ...
Progressives Will Always Have Casablanca — Unfortunately
It’s more than coincidence that the Brad Pitt–Marion Cotillard World War II spy romance Allied starts out in Casablanca. The love story between Canadian airman Max Vatan (Pitt) and French resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (Cotillard) begins in French-occupied ...
The GOP’s Future Is as the Party of Industry
Donald Trump won the presidency in an upset victory largely because of his appeal to the white working class in a number of industrial states that have been reliably Democratic for years. His denunciations of Chinese mercantilism and U.S. ...
For Democrats, the Road Back
One of the more salutary outcomes of the recent election is that Democrats are finally beginning to question the wisdom of basing their fortunes on identity politics. Having counted on the allegiance of African Americans, Hispanics, gays, unmarried women, and ...
Conservatives Should Embrace Principled Populism
‘It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones,” Calvin Coolidge once said. With a unified federal government soon to be in Republican hands, however, maybe we can do a bit of both.
But how? ...
This is a football story with both political and legal implications.
It was fourth down in a National Football League game, and the punting team came onto the field. The other team went into their formation to defend against the ...
Throughout history, revolutionaries of all stripes have warped the meaning of words to subvert reality.
And now here we go again, with another effort — spearheaded by the media and universities — to use any linguistic means necessary to achieve political ends.
Be Thankful You Have Something to Grumble At
“Oh, don’t the days seem lank and long
When all goes right and nothing goes wrong,
And isn’t your life extremely flat
With nothing whatever to grumble at!”
– Gilbert and Sullivan
At this shank end of a shabby ...
Betsy DeVos, the Right Choice for Education Secretary
Donald Trump has chosen conservative reformer Betsy DeVos to be his education secretary. A better choice would be hard to find.
First under George W. Bush and the No Child Left Behind Act, then under Barack Obama and a long ...
Stop Smearing Jeff Sessions
Has the Left learned nothing from this election? Does it not realize that Americans are increasingly immune to hysterical cries of racism, sexism, and homophobia? After crying wolf against a generation of conservative politicians, liberals have apparently decided that they ...
If You Need a Hotline to Handle Thanksgiving, Then You Actually Need to Get Over Yourself
A social-justice group, Showing Up for Racial Justice, has launched a hotline that people can call if they need help handling tough political discussions with their families on Thanksgiving.
“This Thanksgiving, SURJ is offering two ways to help support white ...
What Will Happen When Roe v. Wade Is Overturned?
President-elect Trump’s reconfirmation recently on 60 Minutes that he will nominate “pro-life judges” has sparked some unprecedented media focus on what will happen when Roe v. Wade is overturned. This focus is long overdue.
The notion of Supreme Court justices ...
Americans Have More to Be Thankful for than You’d Think
By any standard, 2016 has been a difficult year. Terrorism, crime, racial tensions, and the most divisive election in recent history have left Americans tired and stressed. Yet, as we head into this Thanksgiving season, we should recognize that, no matter ...
The EPA Shows Again That It’s an Affront to Common Sense
For decades, in administrations Democratic and Republican alike, the Environmental Protection Agency has been a paragon of waste, fraud, and abuse, a corrupt taxpayer-funded Evil Empire. “Science” there is just a tool to be manipulated in order to advance radical ...
How to Keep Trump's Infrastructure Spending Plan from Going off the Rails
‘The conservatives are going to go crazy,” Donald Trump’s senior advisor, Steve Bannon, recently told the Hollywood Reporter about his grand plans for a massive new spending program. “I’m the guy pushing a trillion-dollar infrastructure plan. . . . It’s ...
GW Students: Cops Protecting Us Is an ‘Act of Violence’ Because Police Union Endorsed Trump
Several student groups at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., sent a letter to administrators claiming that the police protecting them on campus is an “act of violence” because a police union endorsed Donald Trump.
The letter, which was ...
Senator Jeff Sessions Will Be the Restorative Attorney General We Need
I have only one complaint regarding the splendid news that President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Senator Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) to be the next attorney general of the United States: He is such a valuable legislator, he may be irreplaceable ...
Obama Squelched Press Coverage of the White House. Trump Should Not Follow Suit.
On Monday evening, Donald Trump held a face-to-face meeting with a bevy of mainstream-media stars: Lester Holt and Chuck Todd of NBC, George Stephanopoulos and Martha Raddatz of ABC, John Dickerson and Charlie Rose of CBS, Phil Griffin of MSNBC, ...
Anthony Esolen Faces the P.C. Onslaught
Last month, 60 students at Providence College, along with some faculty and staff members, marched across campus to the college president’s office, demanding action against English professor Anthony Esolen and shouting, “What do we want? Inclusion! When do we want ...
Over Labor Day weekend in 2015, four months before the first primary votes were cast in Iowa, a policy analyst and political strategist wrote a confidential memo to a presidential campaign he was informally advising. He outlined what he believed was ...
New Hope for the Mentally Ill
The election of Donald Trump is an exciting turn of events for people afflicted with mental illness. That may sound like a strange thing to say, but I can explain.
From 2013 to 2015 I served as the first chief medical officer ...
What on Earth Happened on November 8?
What on earth happened on November 8? In a word, the legend of Progressivism ceased to be believable.
For some 150 years, the loudspeakers of progressivism boasted of the meritocracy of the college-educated, political policy by “experts,” and steady increases of the ...
Why is there so much despair in our collective response to politics today?
On election night, as the results rolled in, a prominent media personality with furrowed brow exclaimed, “You’re awake by the way. You’re not having a ...
People who call themselves “progressives” claim to be forward-looking, but a remarkable amount of the things they say and do are based on looking backward.
One of the maddening aspects of the thinking, or non-thinking, on the political left is ...
The Muslim Registry that Wasn’t
The first thing to know about Donald Trump’s alleged proposal for a Muslim registry is that it isn’t a Muslim registry.
This has been lost in a freak-out that has some brave souls already promising acts of civil ...
Indiana City Changes Name of ‘Good Friday’ to Be More ‘Inclusive’
The mayor of Bloomington, Ind., is changing the names of the Columbus Day and Good Friday holidays in order to “better reflect cultural sensitivity in the workplace.”
In a memo to city employees on Friday, Mayor John Hamilton announced that ...
Learning from Nancy Pelosi
Representative Tim Ryan of Ohio is challenging former speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi for the leadership of the Democratic party in the House of Representatives. “This thing where an obscure male backbencher thinks he deserves to replace the most ...
Animal Advocacy in the Age of Trump
President-elect Donald Trump’s vow to “drain the swamp” could find unlikely support among animal-welfare activists. If he’s really serious about reforming Washington, one of his first bottom-feeding targets should be Big Ag, which has a powerful presence on ...
Slouching toward Gomorrah, Still
You may be familiar with the word “bork” — which one online dictionary defines as to “obstruct (someone, especially a candidate for public office) through systematic defamation or vilification.” That, as you might remember, happened to District of Columbia Court of ...
Trump Would Relish a Supreme Court Fight
Chuck Schumer, the incoming leader of Senate Democrats, warned Sunday on NBC’s Meet the Press that any Supreme Court nominee of Donald Trump’s will be filibustered if he or she isn’t “mainstream.”
“If he doesn’t nominate ...
Did Academia Help Elect Donald Trump?
Many undergraduates, their fawn-like eyes wide with astonishment, are wondering: Why didn’t the dean of students prevent the election from disrupting the serenity to which my school has taught me that I am entitled? Campuses create “safe spaces” where ...
Let Newt Gingrich Fix NASA
Everyone is putting in his two cents on who he thinks ought to get which jobs in the new Trump administration — and everyone was surprised this week when Newt Gingrich pulled himself out of the job fair, saying he was “100 ...
The liberal hysteria over Donald Trump’s election as president extends to coverage of his transition. “Firings and Discord Put Trump Transition Team in a State of Disarray,” says the New York Times. “Intraparty fratricide looms over the GOP,” says ...
Believing Every Bad Thing About Trump Is as Harmful as Denying Every Bad Thing About Trump
When it comes to Donald Trump, a lot of people hold one of two points of view: 1) Trump is going to save the world, don’t you dare tell me otherwise and 2) Donald Trump is going to destroy the world, ...
President Trump Should Chart a Cautious Course in the Middle East
President Obama has bequeathed a security mess in the Middle East. He hoped that, in return for a U.S. tilt in favor of an expansionist Iran, the Iranian regime would moderate its aggressive behavior. Instead, Iran is inflaming the ...
Jeff Sessions Will Be Just Fine on Civil Rights
As word leaked this morning that Alabama senator Jeff Sessions was President-elect Trump’s pick for attorney general, the Left reacted with predictable anger, attacking Sessions’s record on civil rights. But as someone who once worked in the Department ...
The Return of American Nationalism
Donald Trump’s election is above all else a rebellion of the voters against identity politics enforced by political correctness, and it opens the way to a new politics of moderate levels of immigration, patriotic assimilation, and, in foreign policy, ...
Who ‘Normalized’ Trump? Liberal Pundits
The war on normalization has begun.
“The media is starting to normalize Donald Trump, and it should make you very scared,” proclaims a headline at Salon. HBO’s haughty in-house mocker, John Oliver, says, “Optimism is nice if you can ...
Its Arrogance and Condescension Finally Catches Up with the Left
President Barack Obama won’t explicitly say that Donald Trump is on the wrong side of history, but surely he believes it.
The president basically thinks anyone who gets in his way is transgressing the larger forces of history with ...
Clinton’s Dishonesty Cost Her the Midwest—and the Election
Hillary Clinton lost the election in the Midwest. Donald Trump won 50 midwestern electoral votes that went to Barack Obama in 2012 — Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Ohio — plus 20 more in Pennsylvania, where the two-thirds of voters beyond metro Philadelphia are midwestern in ...
Who Might Be in the Trump Cabinet?
In the days immediately following President-elect Donald Trump’s stunning victory on Election Day, he named two of his closest allies to White House posts: Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus as chief of staff and former Breitbart News executive ...