James Mattis

Transition to Trump: Democrats turning a nauseating shade of green over Trump’s cabinet moves

Trump’s choice of Scott Pruitt for EPA has the Democrats and leftists turning a nauseating shade of green. Plus, Grab the sleeping pills, Trump’s choice for Labor Secretary is causing nightmares on the left, and, Trump names wrestling empire founder to head the SBA, Democrats see only stooges.

Transition to Trump: Liberals obsessed over “fake news” of Electoral College revolt

The “fake news” anti-Trump Electoral College push is about as phony as it gets. Plus, Attorney General nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions to get help in battling the left’s fake onslaught, and, Trump’s pick to lead on Homeland Security and EPA will help him erase the awful legacy of Obama.

Transition to Trump: The president-elect’s break with precedent infuriates the media

Donald Trump isn’t transitioning the same as other past presidents and the media hates it. Plus, Trump’s favorability rating is surging and so is the Electoral College’s, and, How important is “diversity” to Trump’s Supreme Court nominations?

Transition to Trump: Ben Carson as HUD Secretary makes him the Democrats’ worst enemy

Ben Carson at HUD would seem to be the perfect way to infuriate the left. Plus, Conservatives are excited over the chance to end the exile and finally make a difference, and, The crucial Trump cabinet choice we hardly ever hear about: EPA Administrator.

General Mattis Needs a Waiver from Congress to Serve as Secretary of Defense

Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

I believe the limitation is constitutionally valid. Since it is not effective policy, I would prefer to see Congress repeal it; and at a minimum Congress should waive it so the highly deserving General Mattis may serve as secretary of defense. I believe, however, that the waiver is necessary.

Transition to Trump: Is Mike Pence the key to the entire Trump administration?

Donald Trump’s outsider- heavy governing style already represents a departure from both parties. Plus, Rumors have it Trump may choose a surfing dark horse for Secretary of State, and, Pence’s heavy responsibility in the transition will continue in the administration.

Transition to Trump: Good news, Trump’s economic team shows heavy private-sector bias

Did Newt Gingrich go too far in criticizing Mitt Romney for “sucking up” to Trump? Plus, Trump’s economic team is woefully short on government experience – but that’s a good thing, and, Searching for a replacement for the late Justice Scalia just became a little easier.