Posts by Mary Chastain  (Page 194)
 

Designers Refuse to Dress Melania Trump

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Posted by    Friday, November 18, 2016 at 6:07pm 11/18/2016 at 6:07pm

Designer Sophie Theallet has announced on Twitter she will not design and dress Melania Trump with her brand:

Theallet has designed and dressed First Lady Michelle Obama during the past eight years, which she called “a highlight and an honor.” Obama’s “values, actions, and grace have always resonated deeply within” the designer....

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Texas Officers Give Out Turkeys Instead of Tickets

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Posted by    Friday, November 18, 2016 at 5:00pm 11/18/2016 at 5:00pm

Fort Worth officers have chosen to give out turkeys to those they pull over “instead of tickets for small traffic violations.” Fox 8 reported:

The turkeys, which were donated to the Fort Worth Police Department, were then used to spread Thanksgiving cheer.

Local resident Jacoby Williams was pulled over for not having a...

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South Carolina May Allow Teachers to Carry Guns on Campus

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Posted by    Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/17/2016 at 3:00pm

After a deadly school shooting in October that killed a six-year-old student, South Carolina Rep. Joshua Putnam (R) introduced a new bill that would allow teachers...

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Congressional Republicans Choose Short-Term Spending Bill

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Posted by    Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/17/2016 at 1:30pm

House Republicans have chosen to go with a short-term spending bill to fund the government through March 31 instead of a full year bill:

Appropriations Chairman Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Kentucky, said in a statement that his committee would immediately start working on “a Continuing Resolution (CR) at the current rate of funding...

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Report: Cruz under consideration for AG

https://twitter.com/rickwtyler/status/621505161681367040
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Posted by    Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 4:30pm 11/16/2016 at 4:30pm
https://twitter.com/rickwtyler/status/621505161681367040

Despite their differences and fights on the campaign trail, President-elect Donald Trump may pick Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for his attorney general.

The reports started flying when Cruz went to the Trump Tower on Tuesday in

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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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