So who/what was most to blame for Hillary's loss? Was it Bernie Sanders, Putin, James Comey, "Fake News", Julian Assange, White Supremecists, The Electoral College, Jill Stein...certainly it wasn't Hillary.
What makes Allison's candidacy especially notable is that he happens to be a prominent critic of the Federal Reserve, as well as an advocate of the gold standard. Allison has said his “long-term ambition” for monetary policy “would be to get rid of the Federal Reserve and get back to a private banking system.”
With the Trump cabinet filling up, but a number of key positions still to be announced, vice-president-elect Mike Pence told Fox News tonight that "there will be very important announcements tomorrow."
The Times reported that Nigel Farage - who earlier this week was suggested by Donald Trump as the next UK ambassador to the US - and his wife, Kirsten, are planning to leave the U.K. Is a move to the U.S. for the UKIP leader in the cards? Insiders told the Times that Farage has had a long-held interest in the U.S. and would feel "freer" living abroad.
The EU Parliament has approved a Polish MP’s bill to counter Russian news sources’ “propaganda.” Among those listed areRT and Sputnik news agency. This is yet another example of push-back from Western elites over the loss of the U.S. presidency and potential thawing of Russian / European relations under a Trump administration.
Trump "exploded at media execs during today's off-the-record Trump Tower meeting according to the Post. "It was like a f—ing firing squad,” one source said. "Trump started with Jeff Zucker and said I hate your network, everyone at CNN is a liar and you should be ashamed…."