Establishment Republicans

Transition to Trump: Sessions trumps the Democrats on day one of confirmation hearings

For the most part, Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearings lacked fireworks and drama – and that’s a good thing. Plus, Contrary to claims, Trump has surrounded himself with plenty of people who will tell him “no”, and, Protestors plotting to disrupt Trump’s inauguration should be ignored.

Transition to Trump: The prospect of change in 2017 makes it a very happy new year

It’s very hard to predict what government will look like at the end of 2017, but one thing’s for sure – it will be different than it is today. Plus, Trump sends out markers that the press’s Obama honeymoon is over, and, Half the public is skeptical of Trump’s abilities, but his congressional outreach will improve his numbers.

Transition to Trump: Rex Tillerson for State may be Trump’s boldest choice yet

By naming Rex Tillerson for secretary of state, Trump knows he’s getting another outsider with real world experience and smarts. Plus, Two more from Tuesday: Perry for Energy and Zinke for Interior, and, By leaving his businesses, Trump’s only fulfilling a campaign promise.

Transition to Trump: Carly Fiorina could be next to join Trump’s conservative cabinet

Carly Fiorina meets with Trump, may be in line for a leading intelligence role. Plus, The left is going all out to stop Trump in the Electoral College, but the Founding Fathers won’t let them succeed, and, Solving the mystery of Trump’s conservative dream-team cabinet choices.