Good Morning! We here at Constitution.com want you to get your day started right, which is why we’ve decided to help you catch the morning’s news highlights. We know that you’ve got a busy day ahead and you may not necessarily have time to surf the web looking for the things you need to know, so we’ve gone ahead and done that for you.
We’ve gathered a short list of some of what we think are the most important headlines of the day and placed them all right here for you.
So without further ado, here’s the News you can Use for Friday, December 2, 2016.
In Cuba Dissenting from the Government gets you beaten and imprisoned… but hey, “healthcare and literacy,” right?
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) wants to be the next head of the Democrat National Committee, which means he should (and is) facing intense scrutiny over his past associations. One connection is particularly troublesome – Ellison was closely tied to the Nation of Islam and has vociferously defended the racist Louis Farrakhan.
Apparently, the GOP is considering “slow playing” the repeal and replacement of Obamacare by as much as 3 years!
President-elect Donald Trump is meeting with Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) today, ostensibly to speak about appointing her to his administration. While it may seem odd that he would ask a Democrat to join his team, it could mean that the GOP will soon win another seat in the Senate.
Heidi Heitkamp, Dem senator up for reelection in red-state of ND, meeting with TRUMP today in Trump Tower
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) December 1, 2016
Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) just turned down an offer from the Trump team to take the lead in the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Hensarling would prefer to remain in Congress.
Trump is also reportedly considering former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin (R-AK) for the position of VA Secretary, and not everyone is thrilled with that possibility.
Speaking of the VA – some 600 veterans who received care at the VA facility in Tomah, Wisconsin may have been infected with various types of diseases (including HIV and Hepatitis) due to violations in infection control procedures at the facility.
France has just made the disturbing decision to label food made by Jews.
Buzzfeed continues its campaign against conservatives and Christians. This time the website is attempting to destroy HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines. Why? Because they are Christians who attend a Christian church that holds to orthodox Christian beliefs.
Sperm donors will NOT be held responsible for child support in Kansas!
The Major League Baseball Players Association and the team owners have averted disaster and agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement! The game will go on!
Praise the lord. AP is reporting the All-Star Game results won't determine World Series home field. Goes to pennant winner with best record.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) December 1, 2016