Top Stories

When Obama Was New to the White House - POLITICO Magazine;

When Obama Was New to the White House - POLITICO Magazine

POLITICO MagazineWhen Obama Was New to the White HousePOLITICO MagazinePresident-elect Donald Trump. For a world that expected a different election result, the photographs of Trump's first post-election visit to the White House were almost jarring. Many were surprised to see President Obama shaking hands with the man who ...and more »

Norman Rockwell's Statue of Liberty can point Trump towards decency - The Guardian (blog);

Norman Rockwell's Statue of Liberty can point Trump towards decency - The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog)Norman Rockwell's Statue of Liberty can point Trump towards decencyThe Guardian (blog)Rockwell's painting was positioned behind Donald Trump's head as he met Obama in the White House. But this isn't trolling – it's a reminder to Trump that America is the land of the free. President Barack Obama and president-elect Donald Trump in the ...and more »

Trump has spoken with Obama since Oval Office meeting: White House - Bangladesh News 24 hours;

Trump has spoken with Obama since Oval Office meeting: White House - Bangladesh News 24 hours

Bangladesh News 24 hoursTrump has spoken with Obama since Oval Office meeting: White HouseBangladesh News 24 hours"I didn't know if I'd like him. I probably thought that maybe I wouldn't, but I did. I really enjoyed him a lot," Trump said in an interview with the New York Times. Obama, a Democrat, met with Trump at the Oval Office on Nov 10, two days after the ...and more »

How exactly do you 'drain the swamp'? Here are 4 ways it could be done. - Washington Post;

How exactly do you 'drain the swamp'? Here are 4 ways it could be done. - Washington Post

Washington PostHow exactly do you 'drain the swamp'? Here are 4 ways it could be done.Washington PostIf President-elect Donald Trump is serious about “draining the swamp,” ethics experts have a few ideas for how it can be done. Last week, following criticism that he was walking back his campaign promise to rid Washington of special interests, Trump ...and more »

Trump's lobbying ban might actually make corruption worse - Washington Post;

Trump's lobbying ban might actually make corruption worse - Washington Post

Washington PostTrump's lobbying ban might actually make corruption worseWashington PostIn an effort to “drain the swamp,” President-elect Donald Trump has promised what his transition team describes as a ban on revolving-door lobbying. Under the plan, executive branch officials would be prohibited from lobbying their former employers for ...and more »

Eye-roll alert: Obama's advice to President-Elect Trump - American Thinker (blog)

Eye-roll alert: Obama's advice to President-Elect TrumpAmerican Thinker (blog)Obama delivered his pearls of wisdom in Peru, to a conference for the doomed Trans-Pacific Partnership. Great choice of venue, sir. As for how Trump should dispose of his companies, "Obama says his assets were significantly smaller than those of ...and more »

Trump on meeting Obama: 'Liked him a lot' - AOL News;

Trump on meeting Obama: 'Liked him a lot' - AOL News

AOL NewsTrump on meeting Obama: 'Liked him a lot'AOL NewsThere was a time when Donald Trump had harsh words – and lots of them – for President Obama, but since their meeting on November 10, his opinion seems to have changed. In a Tuesday interview with the New York Times, Trump is quoted by reporter ...and more »

Donald Trump's Cabinet Auditions - Wall Street Journal

Donald Trump's Cabinet AuditionsWall Street JournalJoe Rago, James Freeman and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's cabinet auditions and the post-election move in stocks and bonds. Show Transcript. This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate. ... I ... from the opinion pages of ...and more »

HUFFPOST HILL - In The New York Times Office, A Capitulation - Huffington Post;

HUFFPOST HILL - In The New York Times Office, A Capitulation - Huffington Post

Huffington PostHUFFPOST HILL - In The New York Times Office, A CapitulationHuffington PostLike what you read below? Sign up for HUFFPOST HILL and get a cheeky dose of political news every evening! Today is the 53rd anniversary of JFK's assassination, and yet Rafael Cruz still walks free. Reince Priebus reportedly lied to Donald Trump about ...and more »

A Crisis of Authority—II - Wall Street Journal;

A Crisis of Authority—II - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalA Crisis of Authority—IIWall Street JournalPresident Obama has been an unusually strong helper and supporter of [Hillary] Clinton, and this is assumed to be linked to interest in his legacy. Successful presidents tend to be followed by presidents from their own party. But it is more than legacy ...and more »

Obama Trying to Undercut Trump on Trade - LifeZette;

Obama Trying to Undercut Trump on Trade - LifeZette

LifeZetteObama Trying to Undercut Trump on TradeLifeZettePresident Obama returned from an Asia-Pacific economic summit in Peru Sunday where he fielded a number of questions regarding President-Elect Donald Trump's trade agenda. President Obama told America's trading partners not to necessarily expect the ...and more »

Trump can redress Obama's executive overreach – here's how - The Hill (blog);

Trump can redress Obama's executive overreach – here's how - The Hill (blog)

The Hill (blog)Trump can redress Obama's executive overreach – here's howThe Hill (blog)“I've got a pen and I've got a phone,” President Obama declared in 2014, “and I can use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions and administrative actions that move the ball forward.” His point was that he, as president, could make ...and more »

Did Obama Troll Donald Trump With a Norman Rockwell Painting in Oval Office Meeting? - artnet News;

Did Obama Troll Donald Trump With a Norman Rockwell Painting in Oval Office Meeting? - artnet News

artnet NewsDid Obama Troll Donald Trump With a Norman Rockwell Painting in Oval Office Meeting?artnet NewsUS President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump on transition planning in the Oval Office at the White House on November 10, 2016 in Washington,DC. Courtesy of Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images. It seems that someone in President ...and more »

What will Obama do next? Here's what we know about the president's next move. - Mic;

What will Obama do next? Here's what we know about the president's next move. - Mic

MicWhat will Obama do next? Here's what we know about the president's next move.MicOn Jan. 20, after eight years in office, President Barack Obama will step down, yielding power to his successor and saying goodbye to the White House. But what will he do next? Obama has made clear that, unlike most of his predecessors, he plans to ...and more »

Twitter Transition? @POTUS 12.1 Million Followers, @realDonaldTrump 15.7 Million - CNSNews.com (blog);

Twitter Transition? @POTUS 12.1 Million Followers, @realDonaldTrump 15.7 Million - CNSNews.com (blog)

CNSNews.com (blog)Twitter Transition? @POTUS 12.1 Million Followers, @realDonaldTrump 15.7 MillionCNSNews.com (blog)President-elect Donald Trump isn't officially in office yet, but speculation about his transition plan includes buzz about what Twitter handle the new president will use. The official Twitter and other social media transition is under way, as explained ...and more »

Donald Trump likes President Obama because he thinks President Obama likes him - Salon;

Donald Trump likes President Obama because he thinks President Obama likes him - Salon

SalonDonald Trump likes President Obama because he thinks President Obama likes himSalonDonald Trump likes President Obama because he thinks President Obama likes him EnlargePresident Barack Obama shakes hands with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016.and more »

Trump and Obama have talked after their initial meeting: White House - Daily News & Analysis;

Trump and Obama have talked after their initial meeting: White House - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisTrump and Obama have talked after their initial meeting: White HouseDaily News & AnalysisU.S. President Barack Obama and U.S. Republican President-Elect Donald Trump have spoken again following their meeting at the White House shortly after Trump's victory earlier this month, the White House said on Tuesday. Obama, a Democrat, met with ...and more »

In Recent Remarks, Obama Crafts How-To Manual for Trump - Roll Call;

In Recent Remarks, Obama Crafts How-To Manual for Trump - Roll Call

Roll CallIn Recent Remarks, Obama Crafts How-To Manual for TrumpRoll CallPresident-elect Donald Trump House Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers pose before meeting at Trump International Golf Club on Sunday in Bedminster Township, N.J. Also on Sunday, President Obama had more advice for his successor.and more »

White House confirms Obama has held more talks with Trump - Politico (blog);

White House confirms Obama has held more talks with Trump - Politico (blog)

Politico (blog)White House confirms Obama has held more talks with TrumpPolitico (blog)President Barack Obama has spoken with President-elect Donald Trump “at least once” since the two men met earlier this month inside the Oval Office, White House press secretary Josh Earnest confirmed Tuesday afternoon. Earnest said the White House ...and more »

White House: Obama has spoken with Trump since first meeting - The Hill;

White House: Obama has spoken with Trump since first meeting - The Hill

The HillWhite House: Obama has spoken with Trump since first meetingThe HillPresident Obama and President-elect Donald Trump · Donald TrumpMar-a-Lago blog was not reviewed before posting on State site US begins moving missile defense system to deployment site in South Korea: report Putting the American worker first MORE ...and more »