Publius / Jan. 23, 2017

Monday Top Headlines

Obstructing Trump nominees, rebuilding military and Obama’s lies.

  • Trump’s nominees face “unprecedented” Democrat obstructionism. (The Daily Signal)

  • Gen. James Mattis, Gen. John Kelly confirmed for Trump Cabinet spots. (Fox News)

  • Manpower shortage threatens Donald Trump’s hopes to rebuild military. (The Washington Times)

  • Obama was first president to spend more on welfare than defense. (CNS News)

  • Obama administration spent billions on failing schools, achieved nothing. (Hot Air)

  • Obama’s biggest whoppers — some of them anyway, considering the source… (The Washington Post) Yes, the Post discovered Obama lied.

  • Trump at the CIA — he “couldn’t resist turning the event into an extended and self-centered riff” about crowd size and dishonest media. (The Wall Street Journal)

  • Trump greets Comey: “He’s become more famous than me.” (The Hill)

  • Trump definitively forsakes his promise to release his tax returns. (Reason)

  • Supreme Court won’t rescue Texas voter ID law. (USA Today)

  • Policy: Should we want a bipartisan FCC? (Tech Policy Daily)

  • Policy: Fixing health care the free-market way. (Washington Examiner)

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