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President Obama says that the United States will respond to Russia’s cyberattacks on our nation, “I think there is no doubt that when any foreign government tries to impact the integrity of our elections … we need to take action. And we will — at a time and place of our own choosing. Some of it may be explicit and publicized; some of it may not be.”
The war in Iraq and its aftermath made Donald Trump’s ascendency possible. A memo from the Trump team this week, decimated the CIA’s argument tying Russia to Trump.
But nothing Trump unleashed during the campaign reverberated through Washington’s vast governing apparatus like the 14-word sentence released by his transition team this week, after intelligence agencies issued their finding that the Russians had tried to intervene in our election — a charge that Trump, betraying more than a little insecurity, dismissed as “ridiculous” and politically motivated.
“These are the same people,” the statement read, “that said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.”
Bernie Sanders and Keith Ellison (two far-left radical socialists) look to remake the Democrat Party, which some operatives are just starting to realize has been decimated by the Obama era.
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry argues that Rex Tillerson is the perfect choice to be the next Secretary of State.
Coal country is teaching union members that they can no longer trust the Democrat Party.
When it comes to Climate Change who will censure the censors?
At the Hill, Shalom Lipner issues a call to arms to every member of the Republican Party – if Trump needs you then your country needs you.
The EPA has gone off the rails over the last eight years (which is part of the reason that Donald Trump was elected) but Donald Trump’s choice to lead them will help resolve the insanity.
The Week wants to see President Trump take us to Mars.
This was the most entertaining, yet least productive, interview… ever.