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Trump to pick retired Gen. Kelly for Homeland Security

President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate retired Marine General John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security, CBS News reported on Wednesday. Kelly, the former head of the U.S. Southern Command, has accepted the offer, CBS said, citing unidentified sources. Reuters has not independently confirmed the choice. Kelly, 66, would be the third general

Reince Priebus Backs Trump: ‘Possible’ Millions of People Voted Illegally

Pam Key, Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” RNC chairman and incoming White House chief of staff Reince Priebus backed President-elect Donald Trump’s tweet claiming millions voted illegally. In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally — Donald J.

Paul Ryan on Trump Presidency: ‘I Didn’t See This One Coming’

Jeff Poor, During Friday’s broadcast of “CBS This Morning,” a preview of an interview Scott Pelly conducted with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) set to air Sunday night was featured in which Ryan discussed the forthcoming Trump presidency. Ryan acknowledged they had their difference in the past and that he did not see this election outcoming

Democrats and the Nazi Card

Larry Elder, Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the odds-on favorite to become the Democratic National Committee’s chairman, had a long association with the anti-Semitic Nation of Islam. He compared then-President George W. Bush and 9/11 to Adolf Hitler and the destruction of the Reichstag, the German parliament building: “9/11 is the juggernaut in American history and

Complaints About the ‘Normalization’ of Trump are Hypocritical

Jonah Goldberg, 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 swing it, but you’ve got to be careful, because it can feed into the

No Bernie, You’re Not a Member of the Working Class

In a desperate bid for relevance, Bernie Sanders is saying things. Silly things. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday lambasted the Democratic Party for failing to pay attention to white working class voters during the election. “There needs to be a profound change in the way the Democratic Party does business. It is not good enough

Trump, Congress need to reduce legal and illegal immigration

Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton told Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Monday that President-elect Donald Trump and the next Congress must work to reduce legal immigration as well as illegal immigration. “People who work on their feet and work with their hands in this country, they haven’t seen a pay raise in a long time,” Cotton

CBS Withholds Trump Anti-Violence Soundbite for Two Days

The Last Refuge, It is not coincidental. During the CBS 60 Minutes interview recorded on Friday afternoon, CBS correspondent Lesly Stahl badgered President-Elect Donald Trump about the false MSM narrative of Trump supporters intimidating people: Lesley Stahl: Do you want to say anything to those people?Donald Trump: I would say don’t do it, that’s terrible, ‘cause I’m gonna bring

Confirmed: Donald Trump Says He Will Take $1 Salary as President

Charlie Spiering, President-elect Donald Trump stood by his promise to reject the presidential salary, during an interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes. “The answer is no,” he said, when asked about his campaign trail promise by CBS interviewer Lesley Stahl. “I think I have to take by law one dollar so I’ll take one dollar a year.”

A conservative’s advice for the newly humbled press

Kristi Stone Hamrick,  Since Donald Trump won the presidency in numbers that shocked everyone paid to know the math, the media has been frank in its assessment that they got a collected “F” on their homework. From the denizens of MSNBC Morning Joe to Chuck Todd’s raw commentary to truly insightful column by CBS’ Will

A Brief Look At Election Winners And Losers

Derek Hunter, Well, that was surprising. President-elect Donald Trump is something still surreal to me. As I type this I’m tired and in shock. Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton and is giving his victory speech; I can’t help but feel like this isn’t really happening. It wasn’t supposed to. I read all the papers, looked