November 9, 2016

Clinton Losing The Election Doesn't Mean Her Scandals Will Go Away

Multiple Freedom of Information Act lawsuits mean her email problem is here to stay

Via: The Daily Caller

A freakout at UMinn

(Scott Johnson) From deep inside the sprawling asylum at the University of Minnesota we have received a copy of today's correspondence to the "campus community" from the Office for Equity and Diversity: Office for Equity and Diversity Dear Twin Cities campus community, Like many of you, I am processing the divisiveness that has characterized the prolonged election season, and am working to understand how it will impact our communities, our university, our

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Donald Trump celebrates historic victory, gets to work

Donald Trump accepted congratulations from across the political spectrum at home and from leaders around the globe Wednesday, just hours after voters elected him the nation's 45th president, and he hunkered down in New York to ponder a list of hefty decisions awaiting him.

His victory was cemented by wins ...

Source: stories: Politics

Inside The #NeverTrump Rally On Election Night In DC

'Trump is morally reprehensible and he's liberal'

Via: The Daily Caller

Peter Thiel's Big Gamble

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21: Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, delivers a speech during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicked off on July 18. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Peter Thiel should rightly be admired for sometimes seeing what many others cannot. He understood the power of online money transfers well before most traditional financial institutions. He wrote Facebook a check when it was little more than an interesting startup from another Harvard dropout. Most recently, he anticipated what few of his peers predicted could possibly come to fruition: a… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

McCaul, Sessions, Corker, Bolton Top Names on Trump Cabinet List

House Homeland Security Cmte Chairman Michael McCaul said to be top contender for Homeland Security secretary in Trump administration, according to people familiar with President-elect Donald Trump's deliberations. Trump considering John R. Bolton, Senate Foreign Relations Cmte Chair Bob Corker for sec. of state post NOTE: Bolton served as U.S. ambassador to UN under George W. Bush administration; Corker is Republican senator from Tenn. Sen. Jeff Sessions said to be interested in Defense posting

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Vladimir Putin among first world leaders to offer Trump congratulations

Donald Trump got a host of congratulatory messages from authoritarian regimes around the globe Wednesday — from Egypt to Turkey and China — but some of the warmest words came from Moscow and Russian President Vladimir Putin, who appeared eager to seize on perceptions that Mr. Trump wants to repair ...

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Snoop Dogg Plans On Moving To Canada, Wants Drake To Help Make It Happen

All because of the election

Via: The Daily Caller

Microsoft says it will push for diversity and security from the Trump administration

microsoft_logo Although Donald Trump's presidential campaign never netted much support from tech companies, at least one company is now congratulating him on his election victory. "Every president-elect deserves our congratulations, best wishes and support for the country as a whole. The peaceful transition of power has been an enduring and vital part of our democracy for over two centuries, and… Read More

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New York's Trump Reached Rural Voters by Talking Economic Pain

Donald Trump, a product of New York City, was swept into the White House with a major assist from rural America.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Former Commonwealth Secretary is next mayor of Richmond, Virginia; disgraced ex-lawmaker plagued by

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Former Commonwealth Secretary is next mayor of Richmond, Virginia; disgraced ex-lawmaker plagued by sex scandals loses.

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Ivanka Trump Finally Reacts To Her Father's Victory

'He will never'

Via: The Daily Caller


facebook-machine The Facebook bubble just popped. Half the country today is still in shock. Reality crashed down and many were presented with a world that didn't match up with the one they've inhabited in the months leading up to the U.S. election. As it turns out, that was Facebook's world. The social media network has become an outsize player in crafting our understanding of the events… Read More

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Full Show: With All Due Respect (11/09/16)

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are joined by political strategist Mark McKinnon, Democratic strategist Bill Burton, pollster J. Ann Selzer and the New York Times' Jim Rutenberg on "With All Due Respect."

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Trump Transition Battle Underway

The stunning upset election of Donald Trump on Tuesday has set off a behind-the-scenes political battle inside the Trump transition team in Washington.

The post Trump Transition Battle Underway appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

Source: Washington Free Beacon

Gun restrictions tightened in Western ballot initiatives

Several western states approved ballot initiatives this week to tighten gun controls, with voters in Washington setting up a potential constitutional battle after they approved a measure that would allow police or family members to petition a court to strip someone of his or her gun rights.

Nevada voters approved ...

Source: stories: Politics

'Kill 'Em All:' Trump Haters Lash Out At University Of Michigan After Election [VIDEO]

'F*** America'

Via: The Daily Caller

Here are the tech policies Trump promised to implement as president

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Republican president-elect Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd during his election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown in the early morning hours of November 9, 2016 in New York City. Donald Trump defeated Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Trump's not a tech guy, that much we know. He reportedly doesn't have much time for a cell phone or email. During a CNN town hall moderated by Anderson Cooper, he said that he largely composes tweets by, "shout it out to one of the young ladies who are tremendous. I'll just shout it out, and they'll do it." But while he'll never be an early adopter… Read More

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Arizona immigrants celebrate Arpaio defeat _ and fear Trump

PHOENIX (AP) - Immigrants who rejoiced at the ousting of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio have someone else to worry about - President-Elect Donald Trump, whose anti-immigrant sentiment helped propel his candidacy.

Immigrant activists in Phoenix say they're worried about their status and hope a Trump presidency will unite people ...

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Shannon Sharpe Says He Will Respect Trump Just As He Respects President Obama

Nothing but respect

Via: The Daily Caller

Adam Bain departs Twitter, Anthony Noto will take over as COO

twitter-transparency Twitter just announced that Chief Operating Officer Adam Bain is departing. Bain has been with Twitter since 2010, becoming COO last year at the same time that founder Jack Dorsey was named CEO. Bain tweeted that he's now "ready to change gears and do something new outside the company," while adding, "I look at what we've built together and how far we've… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Connecticut officials urge health insurance sign-ups

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut's governor and lieutenant governor are urging residents to still sign up for health insurance through the state's exchange, despite the election of Republican Donald Trump as the nation's next president.

Trump has said, if elected, he would immediately repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, ...

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What Do NeverTrumpers Do Now?

'We're not done. Not by a long shot'

Via: The Daily Caller

A serial founder on Trump: "He's a startup that disrupted the establishment"

screen-shot-2016-11-09-at-1-10-21-pm Fabrice Grinda, a longtime New Yorker, has helped create hundreds of jobs for Americans and others. Among the companies he has started is OLX, one of the largest free classifieds sites in the world — one that was acquired over time by the African conglomerate Naspers for $250 million. Grinda more recently cofounded Beepi, the peer-to-peer used car marketplace based in California;… Read More

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Trump Not Seeking Yellen Resignation, Adviser Says: WSJ

President-elect Donald Trump not planning to ask Fed Chair Janet Yellen to step down, says Judy Shelton, an economist who advises Trump on monetary policy, Wall Street Journal reports. "He's not urging her to resign at all": Shelton Shelton suggests Trump wouldn't nominate Yellen to a second term NOTE: Yellen's term as chair expires in Feb. 2018

Source: Bloomberg Politics

Thoughts from the ammo line

(Scott Johnson) Ammo Grrrll has filed this special edition of her regular column. She calls this one OH MY GOD!: By now, everything that could be said about this realignment of the Universe has probably already been said in essays and comments. In a column I wrote during the primaries called "D-I-V-O-R-C-E," when almost no Conservative Thought Leader believed Trump had a snowball's chance in Hell to win the General Election, I

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Seattle mayor decries Trump, vows says immigrants welcome

SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said Wednesday the country had elected a leader who has "demonstrated outright misogyny" and displayed "racism and authoritarian tendencies."

Speaking at a news conference at City Hall Wednesday, Murray said despite the views held by President-elect Donald Trump, Seattle would remain a welcoming ...

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Prolific Clinton Donor Freaks Out Over Trump Win, Launches California Secession Effort

Also resigns from federal board over Trump election

Via: The Daily Caller

Bikeshare conference brings pedal power to the people

Capital Bikeshare in DC As the North American Bikeshare Association begins its annual conference in Austin, Texas, participants will be focusing on social equity. If you're wondering what that means, wonder no more, thanks to a statement from the NABSA's project manager, Matt Martin: "Social equity in bikeshare means making a healthy and versatile form of transportation accessible to those who… Read More

Source: TechCrunch

Trump Starts New Political Era as Republicans Claim Mandate

In the hours after Donald Trump's election as the 45th president of the United States, Republicans in Congress claimed a mandate for their agenda to revamp financial rules and replace Obamacare, and Hillary Clinton urged her supporters to give him a chance to govern.

Source: Bloomberg Politics

White House won't rule out possible pardon for Hillary Clinton

The White House refused to rule out Wednesday whether President Obama might grant a pardon to Hillary Clinton to spare her from President-elect Donald Trump prosecuting her after he takes office.

White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Mr. Obama is hopeful that Mr. Trump will follow long-standing tradition of ...

Source: stories: Politics

Silicon Valley Loses Its Mind After Trump Wins

'I've never felt as alone in a room full of people as i do right now'

Via: The Daily Caller

Watch Acceleprise's Demo Day here

acceleprise-logo TechCrunch is pleased to bring you Acceleprise's Cohort 5 Demo Day, today, November 9th, starting at 10:00am PT. Acceleprise is a SaaS-focused accelerator based in San Francisco led by partners Nick Mehta (CEO of Gainsight), Tien Tzuo (CEO of Zuora), Karen Appleton (Early Box Exec, current Apple VP) and Rowan Trollope (Senior Exec at Cisco) . With smaller cohort sizes, Acceleprise… Read More

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