President-elect Donald Trump was in the news the last few days. Here are a few stories.
Trump announces two appointments.
First, he selected RNC chairman Reince Priebus to be his White House chief of staff. Priebus is considered to be a Washington insider which has annoyed some the likes of Michael Savage. While Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol thought it was a good pick which would bridge, “the Trump world and [House Speaker] Paul Ryan world and other parts of the Republican Party”
Trump also announced Steven Bannon, formerly the executive of Breitbart News, will be his chief strategist and senior counselor. This selection has been highly criticized by the Left, and some on the Right. Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Jeff Merkley who both called him a white nationalist. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich called Bannon a great strategist.
Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham is being considered for Press Secretary.
Churchill bust back in oval office?
That depends on who you believe. THE story goes that President Obama moved it out of oval office and to the second floor. Replacing it with a bust of MLK. Nigel Farage, of Brexit fame, said he discussed this issue with President-elect Trump on Saturday. He said Trump was very positive to the idea.
Not so fast says Mikey Smith of the Mirror. In this lengthy article he says that the bust was never a fixture in the Oval Office, which has been in the White House since 1960. Saying it wasny directly replaced by the MLK bust.
The mystery continues…
BFFs Trump and Putin talk on the phone.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called to congratulate Donald Trump on his “winning a historic election.” The beasties also discussed ISIS, Economics issues, Usa/Russia relationships and the world’s hottest politician Russian Alina Kabaeva..
I’m joking about the last part, but considering the two, it might be true…