Posts by Mary Chastain  (Page 183)
 

Schumer, McConnell Will Lead in Senate

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/16/2016 at 3:00pm

Sen. Chuck Schumer won Minority Senate Leader while Sen. Mitch McConnell maintained his position as Senate Majority Leader:

Schumer, who until Wednesday was the third-ranking Senate Democrat, secured the top position with little opposition after Reid, D-Nevada, announced his retirement this summer.

And he managed to hold onto the post, despite Democrats boasting...

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House Republicans Hope to Cut Taxes Without Raising Deficits

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 2:30pm 11/16/2016 at 2:30pm

Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) said the House Republicans hope to change the tax code without raising the deficits:

“We designed our blueprint to break even within the budget, considering that economic growth,” Rep. Kevin Brady (R., Texas), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, said at The Wall Street Journal’s CEO...

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Protest Filed in North Carolina Over Potential Voter Fraud in Governor Race

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 1:00pm 11/16/2016 at 1:00pm

No one has called the North Carolina governor’s race between incumbent Governor Pat McCrory (R) and his challenger Roy Cooper (D) since only 5,000 votes separate the two. To make matters worse, there are now allegations of voter fraud on

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Mike Pence In Full Control of Trump’s Transition Team

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 11:30am 11/16/2016 at 11:30am

Vice President-elect Mike Pence has taken control of President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team, which included letting go of all the lobbyists:

Trump had been under fire for having a transition team filled with...

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Donald Trump Heads to Disney’s Hall of Presidents

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 9:00am 11/16/2016 at 9:00am

Disney World will add President-elect Donald Trump to its “Hall of Presidents” attraction at Magic Kingdom:

And with the announcement of a new POTUS, Disney fans know what that has meant historically: a new animatr...

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Poll: Voters Recognized and Rejected Media Bias

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 5:30pm 11/15/2016 at 5:30pm

A new Media Research Center (MRC) and YouGov poll shows that the majority of voters recognized media bias during the presidential election, but chose to reject it:

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Trouble Brewing Within Democrat Party in Congress

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 2:30pm 11/15/2016 at 2:30pm

Defeat after defeat on Tuesday has left the Democrat Party in shambles. So much so they cannot decide on a leader. Rep. Nancy Pelosi has led the House Democrats since 2002 while Sen. Chuck Schumer will replace Harry Reid as Senate Minority Leader.

But now the Democrats have delayed a vote on...

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Not My Fault! Hillary Blames FBI Director Comey for Her Loss

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Posted by    Monday, November 14, 2016 at 7:00pm 11/14/2016 at 7:00pm

It is never ever a Clinton’s fault when they fail. Never. Of course Hillary has pointed the finger at FBI Director James Comey while others blame outside forces. The only person who has actually pointed the finger at the Democrats and Hillary? President Barack Obama.

Hillary told major donors that Comey’s letter...

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Ivana Trump Wants to be Czech Ambassador

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Posted by    Monday, November 14, 2016 at 6:30pm 11/14/2016 at 6:30pm

President-elect Donald Trump’s ex-wife Ivana wants him to make her US ambassador to the Czech Republic:

“I will suggest that I be ambassador for the Czech Republic,” Ivana told The Post on Friday.

“[That] is where I’m from and my language and everybody knows me. I’m quite known all around the world. Not...

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No, Johnson and Stein Did Not Cost Hillary the Election

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Posted by    Monday, November 14, 2016 at 5:30pm 11/14/2016 at 5:30pm

I’m Libertarian. I voted for Gary Johnson. But I live in Oklahoma, which is as conservative as you can get and the GOP candidate will always win no matter how I vote. That does not stop people from accusing others like me for ruining the election for their candidate.

Of course people...

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Wanda Sykes Flips Off Crowd After Anti-Trump Rant

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Posted by    Monday, November 14, 2016 at 1:00pm 11/14/2016 at 1:00pm

Wanda Sykes performed at 22nd annual Comics Come Home fundraiser in Boston, MA, when she decided to go off on President-elect Donald Trump:

“I am certain this is not the first time we’ve elected a racist, sexist, homophobic president,” said Sykes during her set, a video of which is below. “He ain’t...

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Man Attacks Family With Meat Cleaver Over Election Fight

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Posted by    Monday, November 14, 2016 at 7:30am 11/14/2016 at 7:30am

A Brooklyn man attacked his family with a meat cleaver during a fight with his brother over the election. They couldn’t agree how Donald Trump, who they did not vote for, defeated Hillary Clinton.

The fight between Maurice and Dwight occurred at the apartment of their mother, Yvonne Braswell. From New York...

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Hillary Lacked Female Voters? Sex Traitors!!

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Posted by    Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 4:00pm 11/13/2016 at 4:00pm

No, they’re not sex traitors. Yet, I cannot get over why people are so shocked that Hillary couldn’t bring in the female votes. Like, holy cow, you mean that the sex of a candidate is NOT the most important factor?! Yup:

What mattered most to voters, exit surveys indicated, was the economy,...

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Taliban Suicide Bomber Kills Four Americans in Afghanistan

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Posted by    Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 10:59am 11/13/2016 at 10:59am

A Taliban suicide bomber managed to find his way into a U.S. military base in Kabul, Afghanistan, where he detonated a bomb and killed four Americans. The blast left 16 wounded:

The suicide bomber at Bagram Air Field had been dressed as a day laborer and detonated the explosives in the vicinity...

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LA Substitute Teacher Tells Students Their Parents Will Be Deported

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Posted by    Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 3:30pm 11/12/2016 at 3:30pm

A student at Bret Harte Preparatory Middle School in Los Angeles, CA, caught a substitute teacher telling Latino students their parents will be deported after Donald Trump won the election:

“If you were born here, then your parents gotta go and they gonna leave you behind. You’ll be in foster care,” according...

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Trump Met With Ryan, McConnell at Capitol Hill

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Posted by    Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 5:30pm 11/10/2016 at 5:30pm

After his meeting with President Barack Obama, President-elect Donald Trump drove down to Capitol Hill to meet with Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

“I think we’re going to do some absolutely spectacular things for...

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Obamacare Signups Climb After Trump Victory

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Posted by    Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 4:00pm 11/10/2016 at 4:00pm

Donald Trump’s win for the presidency has caused more than 100,000 people to sign up for Obamacare. Republicans have stated they want to appeal the law if they win the White House.

It is the largest number of enrollees since the open enrollment started on November 1:

The new enrollment figure, released by...

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