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Transition to Trump: Electoral College thwarts the left, elects Donald Trump

The Electoral College met in state capitals all across America on Monday and did what they were supposed to do: elect Donald Trump. Plus, The Electoral College has done its duty, so what comes next?, and, Insiders are out or outsiders are in – which is it?

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.

Mr. Outside and Mr. Inside at the Department of State?

The nomination of “Mr. Outside,” Rex Tillerson, as Secretary of State would mark the fulfillment of another important campaign promise by President-elect Trump. However, to fulfill his promise to drain the swamp at the State Department Donald Trump needs a “Mr. Inside.” Although it may be a difficult pill for some of our fellow non-interventionists to swallow, we can think of no one more qualified for that role than Ambassador John Bolton.

What Trump Got That Romney Didn’t

Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal

People don’t want to be shunted aside or told they’re expendable, that they’re yesterday and no longer count. Especially people whose country this is too, who’ve been here a long time and paid its taxes, whose sons died in its wars.

Mr. Trump: Remember the Snake? #NeverRomney #NeverCorker

History tells us that the idea of bringing your political enemies into your inner councils is the pathway to failure. Donald Trump must make a clean break with the Republican Quislings, like Mitt Romney and Bob Corker, who enabled Obama to advance his agenda.

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.

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.

Gingrich mocks Romney for 'sucking up' to Trump

Nolan D. McCaskill, Politico

“You have never, ever in your career seen a serious adult who’s wealthy, independent, has been a presidential nominee, suck up at the rate that Mitt Romney is sucking up,” Gingrich said. “And I am confident that he thinks now that Donald Trump is one of his closest friends, that they have so many things in common, that they’re both such wise, brilliant people.”

Transition to Trump: Should conservatives just trust Trump on his cabinet choices?

Trump’s latest personnel moves aren’t making everyone happy, but sometimes we just need to trust that he’s working according to plan. Plus, Teflon Rom meets with Trump on Tuesday night, still no word on Secretary of State, and, Trump’s “Thank You” tour draws comparisons to … Obama.

Transition to Trump: Prepare the way for Donald Trump’s wildly unconventional administration

Donald Trump’s “wildly unconventional” style will take some getting used to by reporters and the public at large, but change is a good thing. Plus, Expectations are high for Attorney General-to-be Jeff Sessions, but he’ll handle them, and, Doing what he does best, Trump to hit the road for a “victory tour”.