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
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.
Transition Team & Cabinet Appointees
“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