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Trump Extending Hand to People, Not Elites

Jim Stinson, Experts note new president bypassed ideology, focused on pragmatism over poetry. President Donald Trump delivered a speech thick with criticism of the ruling elite Friday, and one that included many vows to the working men and women of the United States. Trump promised things would change, and that the “forgotten” would be foremost

IMF sees Trump spending aiding U.S. growth, some emerging markets weaker

The International Monetary Fund on Monday lifted its forecast for U.S. economic growth in 2017 and 2018 based on President-elect Donald Trump’s tax cut and spending plans, but said this would largely be offset by weaker growth in several key emerging markets. Updating its World Economic Outlook, the IMF kept its overall global growth forecasts

Mr. Trump, our country is divided. Please create a commission for national healing

Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein, With days to go until the presidential inauguration, the hope for the traditionally sedate transition between the old and new administrations has been anything but. Instead feelings of fragmentation and anxiety spurred by the brutal presidential campaign and its aftermath prevail. There are still millions who distrust

The president’s narrator-protector still sees a progressive future: Axelfraud

Lloyd Billingsley,  “I’m confident that if – if I had run again and articulated it, I think I could’ve mobilized a majority of the American people to rally behind it.” That was the outgoing president in an interview with David Axelrod, who had his own spin on why his friend and former boss would have

Conservative Entertainer Creates Trump Parody Video In Time For Christmas

Ginni Thomas, Daily Caller Dana Kamide of Envision Music is a natural entertainer who sees politics through an entertainment lens. After President-elect Donald Trump’s surprising victory, he and many of his friends felt like it was Christmas. His post-election, cheerful parody video, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time in Eight Years,” has gotten over 8 million views

Trump sees moving US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as ‘big priority’

President-elect Donald Trump considers moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv a “very big priority,” senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said in a radio interview Monday, describing a step that would represent a major reversal of longstanding U.S. policy. Both Israel and the Palestinians have claims to the contested city, and the

House adopts massive defense bill, sees changes under Trump

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a defense policy bill on Friday without some controversial provisions that had worried Democrats, but Republican lawmakers said they expect to revisit the issues once Republican Donald Trump is in the White House. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed by 375-34, sending it to the U.S. Senate, which