Jim Schneider’s weekly news round-up Crosstalk featured the following news headlines:
–President-elect Donald Trump met with top aides today to plan for his
–Trump’s cabinet could included names such as John Bolton, Newt Gingrich, Bob
Corker, Richard Haass, Jeff Sessions, Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, Rudy
Giuliani, Chris Christie, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke and many others.
–Vice President-elect Michael Pence taking over transition team from Governor
–Southern Poverty Law Center calls Trump election ‘a new reality’.
–The pro-homosexual Human Rights Campaign (HRC) reports of alleged anti-LGBTQ
extremists tapped for Trumps transition team.
–Trump cites the 10th Amendment in his agenda.
–Representative Louie Gohmert of Texas optimistic about Trump being able to
follow through on the border wall idea.
–Anti-Trump protests allegedly stem from professional rioters.
–In Denver, protestors manage to shut down I-25.
–In San Francisco, high school students marched in the downtown area chanting,
‘Not my president!’ and holding signs urging the eviction of Trump.
–Hundreds of protestors gather at Trump Tower.
–Trump communicates that after a very successful election, professional
protestors incited by the media are protesting. He called this, ‘Very unfair’.
–Trump supporters accuse protestors of not respecting the democratic process.
–Progressives protesting the outcome of the recent election vandalized a New
Orleans monument with the words, ‘Die whites, die!’
–A self avowed Marxist member of the Seattle City Council who’s part of a George
Soros funded Occupy Wall Street movement has called for a massive protest
against President-elect Trump and a nationwide shutdown on Inauguration Day.
–Nancy Pelosi speaks with Trump by phone, Hillary Clinton graciously conceded,
President Obama called for a peaceful transition of power but Harry Reid issued
a statement against Trump’s election claiming it has emboldened the
forces of hate and bigotry.
–Trump’s campaign manager calls on President Obama or Hillary Clinton to speak
out against the calls for potential violence.
–An 11 year old boy assaulted by classmates after claiming he supported Trump in
a mock school election.
–Questions swirling about whether the anger over Trump’s election is as organic
–Hundreds of protestors gathered near Philadelphia’s city hall despite chilly
–In Boston, thousands of anti-Trump protestors streamed through the downtown
chanting, ‘Trump’s a racist!’ and carrying signs saying, ‘Impeach Trump’.
–In the Midwest, protestors gathered in Minneapolis, Omaha and Kansas City,
–On the West Coast, some of the protests became unruly as tennis shoes were being
burned along with a giant paper mache Trump head in L.A. Fires were started in
Oakland intersections. L.A. demonstrators also beat a Trump pinata and sprayed
the L.A. Times building and news vans with anti-Trump profanity.
–President Obama and Michelle cancel photo op with the Trumps.
–Planned Parenthood uncharacteristically silent after Trump win. However, in a
fund-raising e-mail, P.P. President Cecile Richards shared the organization’s
utter horror at the unthinkable result.
–Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards thanks President Obama and calls
him a close friend of Planned Parenthood.
–NARAL Pro-Choice America calls Trump’s election a ‘dark day’.
–Republicans largely maintain their grip over state legislative chambers and
–Trump invites Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit the White House
at the first opportunity.
–The Muslim Brotherhood, praised by Democrats, denounce Trump’s victory.
–The Council on American/Islamic Relations (CAIR) calls upon Trump to reach out
–A group known as ‘Stop the Violence’ is holding a prayer gathering in front of
the Islamic Society of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to show support for Trump’s
–An E.U. Official, tasked to oversee the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal,
says it’s not a bi-lateral agreement but a multi-lateral one enshrined in a U.N.
Security Council resolution.
–Canadian Prime Minister willing to renegotiate NAFTA.
–Mexico is also willing to discuss NAFTA with Trump.
–Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban congratulates Trump on his victory.
–Top aides to Hillary Clinton gather to find out why she lost. They’re blaming
James Comey and the media for the devastating loss.
–Clinton wins popular vote. More than 2 million people have signed a petition
urging members of the electoral college to vote for Clinton when they meet next
–President Obama says he has plenty of business left undone.
–The White House is open to a Hillary Clinton pardon even though she has not been
charged with a crime.
–Rules and regulations designed to curb carbon emissions under the terms of an
international climate change accord will be issued more quickly than previously
expected according to the State Department.
–While Americans were busy voting, the U.N. General Assembly passed 9 draft
resolutions condemning Israel.