Publius / November 30, 2016

Top Headlines

We save you time by distilling today’s top stories.

Welcome to our retooled Top Headlines section. Our objective is to save you time by reviewing hundreds of news and policy sites every morning. In addition to our top-of-the-fold Right Analysis and Hook summaries, here are more of today’s top stories.

  • Trump names former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao (wife of Senate Leader Mitch McConnell) Transportation Secretary. (USA Today)

  • Trump picks Wall Street investment guru Steve Mnuchin to lead Treasury. (Wall Street Journal)

  • Trump deals with Carrier to keep jobs in America — a key campaign promise and he is not in the White House yet. (Bloomberg)

  • Economy likely won’t top 3% for the year — goodbye, Barack Obama. (Washington Free Beacon)

  • Trump’s difficult transition from business to the presidency. (USA Today)

  • Nancy Pelosi survives challenge, retains failed Democrat leadership role. (Washington Post)

  • Keith Ellison, leading candidate for the DNC, took a 2008 trip to Saudi Arabia to meet with a radical cleric and a bank that funds suicide bombings. (Washington Free Beacon)

  • Surprise! Obama’s “Iranian nuke deal” is working as planned — U.S. cash has already been diverted to armies. (Washington Times)

  • While Veterans suffer… a grinch at the VA is busy trashing an employee’s Christmas tree. (Washington Examiner)

  • Free speech update: Web hosting company shuts down conservative site boycotting Target stores. (Daily Signal)

  • “Ready for Michelle” PACs urge the first lady toward a 2020 run. Ready for another Obama? (The Hill)

  • And for fun, a little satire: U.S. Christians brace for a brutal onslaught of “Happy Holidays” attacks. (Babylon Bee)

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