A day late and a post short thanks to the holiday. Here’s your combined update for Thursday and Friday.
The president-elect, his WH chief of staff, his top adviser, and three of his first four Cabinet picks have no government experience at all.
— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) November 24, 2016
“…it is not a matter of having a president-elect whom many dislike, but having a president-elect whose explicit goal is to destroy the nation.” –Sarah Kendzior
The AP has finally picked up on Trump’s share in DAPL builder Energy Transfer Partners.
More foreign Trump Towers suddenly moving forward after the election.
With Melania not moving to the White House, the Secret Service will pay $3m/year in rent to stay in Trump Tower. The Secret Service also pays for airfare on Trump Airlines.
The Trump International Hotel hired a “director of diplomatic sales” to attract foreign dignitaries.
Transition Team & Cabinet Appointees
Neo-Nazi Richard Spencer’s wife is a Russian propagandist with allegiance to Putin.
“McGahn’s law firm biography reports he focused on building “due process” into elections enforcement over five years at the FEC. But his critics argue that mostly made it harder to bring enforcement actions against candidates or political action committees that failed to follow the rules.” Our new White House counsel.
The Army Corps of Engineers has informed the Standing Rock protestors that they must vacate their camp and retreat to “free speech zones,” a phrase one hoped would be retired after the Bush presidency.
Other Fascist Nonsense
I just saw ad from Russian state TV on NY subway, telling viewers to trust them not corrupt US media.
It's like a dystopian novel.
— Patrick Chovanec (@prchovanec) November 25, 2016
Google warns journalists and professors: Your account is under attack.
Official censorship tools authorized in the U.K.
“Stories planted or promoted by the Russian disinformation campaign were viewed more than 213 million times.”
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