“The American people are tired of the “elite,” and in order to demonstrate their revolt against elitist governance, they have elected to the presidency a billionaire real estate mogul who lives in Manhattan and flies to resorts all over the world in his private jet with his supermodel wife at his side.
“Not in the history of American politics has a president, or even candidate, differed so sharply from his supporters as Donald Trump. Millions of ordinary Americans, most concentrated in rural areas, increasingly resentful of the “elites” in the media, the government and academia, have anointed a man with a golden elevator in his Penthouse as the leader of their populist movement.” MORE
“The Senate voted unanimously Thursday to extend sanctions on Iran for 10 years as President-elect Donald Trump faces calls not to immediately scrap a nuclear pact with Iran that he labeled “disastrous” on the campaign trail.
The House-passed measure would renew the Iran Sanctions Act, first enacted in 1996 and set to expire at the end of the year. The White House has suggested the extension is unnecessary, saying the president already has authority to re-impose sanctions on Iran, but it has not explicitly threatened a veto.” MORE