Most presidential candidates pick a place close to the heart to announce their campaigns — a childhood hometown, the place they came of age politically or somewhere associated with a political hero.
At noon on Friday, Reince Priebus, the longest-serving Republican National Committee chairman in history, will officially assume a far more powerful post: White House chief of staff, with 24/7 direct access to the 45th president.
As President Obama prepares to fly off into history at noon Friday, he won’t be receding as far from the spotlight as most former presidents, with plans to live in Washington and throw himself into a campaign to give Democrats more clout in reshaping congressional districts.
The fight escalated Thursday over President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks, as Senate Democrats offered to clear the way for votes on just two nominees but vowed more delay tactics for most of the rest.
Is the political left getting ahead of itself in bashing and trashing the Trump White House? Or are Democrats and left-wing groups gearing up for perpetual protest — a never-ending onslaught of dissent and criticism aimed at delegitimizing the Trump presidency, discrediting the Trump administration and demonizing all things Trump?
While Donald Trump’s supporters say he’s going to make America great again, domestically and internationally, there is little question that the incoming president’s penchant for incendiary rhetoric and unpredictable policy swerves have unsettled audiences around the globe.
What will FLOTUS be wearing alongside POTUS during the swearing-in ceremony and at the inaugural balls?
If Jim Warlick had ignored famed statistician Nate Silver, who predicted a Hillary Clinton victory in November, he would be $100,000 richer. That’s how much Mr. Warlick spent on Clinton-themed trinkets and tchotchkes for his presidential souvenir store, White House Gifts, in the months leading up to the election.
Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday as the start of what they hope will be a period of better ties with the United States.
Donald Trump’s greatest contribution to America will be his stripping the media, particularly the overpaid and undereducated television media, of its last pretense to fairness and objectivity.