Trump administration

Transition to Trump: Establishment seeks to divide conservatives over Mitt Romney

As Donald Trump prepares to meet with Mitt Romney a second time, it’s clear the GOP establishment is intent on picking a fight with conservatives. Plus, The Left’s stupid recount strategy marches into Pennsylvania, and, Karl Rove rips Kellyanne Conway over Romney controversy.

Transition to Trump: Is Donald Trump keeping his enemies a little too close for comfort?

Donald Trump is drawing praise for considering former political foes for his administration, but is he taking it too far? Plus, Laura Ingraham would be Trump’s press secretary, but wants more, and, Clinton campaign’s joining of fruitless recount efforts signals sour grapes.

Transition to Trump: Should Donald Trump keep his promise to throw Hillary in jail?

Signs indicate Trump will show leniency to Crooked Hillary -- reaction varies. Plus, Poll shows Americans believe Trump will bring change, but many still need convincing, and, Rumors persist of “faithless electors” derailing a Trump presidency, but they won’t get far.

Transition to Trump: Donald Trump keeps media guessing with parade of interesting characters

Donald Trump’s transition includes some showbiz entertainment that’s generating positive news reports and improving poll numbers. Plus, Trump’s judicial nominations will help mold his political legacy, and, Trump’s meeting with Democrat Rep. Tulsi Gabbard sends media into a frenzy.

Transition to Trump: Donald Trump’s bold personnel moves put conservatives in charge

Donald Trump’s naming of Sen. Jeff Sessions and others to his administration proves there’s a new game in town. Plus, With AG spot out of the question, Ted Cruz shifts to Supreme Court, and, Trump transition gathers steam, still generates social media controversy.

Ted Cruz tells friends he’s interested in AG job

Jonathan Swan, The Hill

Ted Cruz has been deflecting questions in media interviews, but in private, the Texan has told several confidants that he wants the job. Nominating Cruz to be the nation’s top lawyer could buy Trump more support from social conservatives while removing a potential rival from the Senate.

Transition to Trump: There is no way an “autopsy” will cure what ails the Democrats

The desperate plight of the Democrats is causing some of them to look within, but until they understand that they themselves are the problem, nothing will change.

Transition to Trump: Attorney General Ted Cruz has a nice ring to it, don’t you think?

Donald Trump’s transition team is making more moves towards replacing establishment figures with true conservatives, a very positive development, indeed. Plus, “If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking", and, Mike Pence speaks, lobbyists head out the door.

Transition to Trump: Trump team succeeds through Creative Destruction of the establishment

Reported infighting in the Trump transition team led to the resignation of another establishment figure, suggesting that conservatives are in control. Plus, Even the Democrats might be headed towards selecting new leaders, and, Evan McMullin isn’t aware that he’s the political equivalent of “Mr. Irrelevant”.

Transition to Trump: For the frenzied news media, the “World turned upside down”

Donald Trump’s adding of Stephen Bannon to his staff has truly turned the media’s world upside down. Plus, The Freedom Caucus will be Trump’s best friend in Congress, and, Donald Trump puts next generation of potential Republican candidates in deep-freeze.

Transition to Trump: Insiders find themselves on the outside in Donald Trump’s world

Donald Trump’s election did not squelch differences of opinion on who should be part of his administration, including the top names on his White House staff. Plus, Should Trump include Democrats in his administration?