Under the twisted premise of losing the popular vote and "no taxation without representation", TIME's Mark Weston proclaims that the approximately 65 million Democrats who voted for Hillary Clinton should pledge "we won’t pay taxes to the federal government.. until democracy is restored."
In what may soon as the latest middle-east diplomatic scandal, Bloomberg reports that Iranian state-sponsored hackers have conducted a "series of destructive attacks on Saudi Arabia over the last two weeks, erasing data and wreaking havoc in the computer banks of the agency running the country’s airports and hitting five additional targets." Additionally, “several” government agencies were also targeted in attacks that came from outside the Kingdom.
In keeping with the recent tradition of making major announcements on Twitter early in the morning, President-elect Donald Trump said early Wednesday that he will announce in December that is leaving his business "in total" to "fully focus on running the country."
In the first of what Mike Pence called "several very important announcements," Politico reports that former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao is set to be announced later Tuesday as President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Transportation.
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."
Starting tomorrow, Uber drivers around the country will join protests organized by the union-backed "Fight For $15" organization. But, with autonomous vehicles just around the corner, drivers should be careful what they wish for...
Conservatives expressed feelings of betrayal on Tuesday after Trump said he would decline to pursue a criminal case against Hillary Clinton: "If Mr. Trump’s appointees continue the Obama administration’s politicized spiking of a criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton, it would be a betrayal of his promise to the American people to ‘drain the swamp’ of out-of-control corruption in Washington, DC.
In what may be an early crisis test for the president-elect, on November 29, the nationwide campaign to increase the federal minimum wage in the United States has calling for a "Day of Disruption", namely strikes and civil disobedience, on November 29 in the latest push to raise the minimum wage in the US to $15.
"There are fears he is having a nervous breakdown. He’s surrounded by all these crazy people, but there’s nobody he listens to or who can rein him in. He’s a mad genius, and he’s spiraling further and further out of control."
Speaking at Cooper Union where Abraham Lincoln delivered a famous anti-slavery speech, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed to defend New Yorkers from the "excesses" of president-elect Donald Trump and said, "To all of you, we will protect you. This is your home."