Abbie Messmer

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Team Trump’s Message: The Clash of Civilizations Is Back

From Bannon’s defense of the “Judeo-Christian West” to Flynn’s attacks on Muslims, some nat sec experts fear the incoming Trump administration believes America is at war with Islam—and that it won’t end well.<p>Last February Mike Flynn, the incoming national security adviser to President-elect Donald …

How the Left Created Trump

Nov. 8 represented an explosion of anger on the right at years of smugness and disdain by liberals.<p>Well before Donald Trump declared he was running—to the amusement of the liberal media and Washington establishment, who didn’t stop laughing until Nov. 8—and long before Hillary Clinton dismissed …

Society

The Latest: Christie, Trump meet; Christie prospects unclear

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times local):<p>4:40 p.m.<p>President-elect Donald Trump says New Jersey Gov. Chris …

How Jeff Sessions could change the Justice Department

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Under the Obama administration, Attorneys General Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch dedicated Justice Department resources to areas such as civil liberties, voting rights, same-sex marriage, environmental and consumer protection.<p>Elections have consequences, however, and …

Trump won by rejecting the political rules. Will the GOP Senate give him more leeway with Cabinet nominees?

President-elect Donald Trump won election by torching every rule in the political book, calling government officials "very, very stupid" and promising to hire the best people to fulfill "every dream you've ever dreamed."<p>Now, as Trump assembles his governing team, he and the Republican-controlled …

Donald Trump

Dreams of undocumented young people start to crumble after Trump victory

Donald Trump has promised to overturn Obama’s Daca program that protects the children of undocumented immigrants, a group known as the ‘Dreamers’<p>Fears that the imminent arrival of Donald Trump in the White House could force hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants back into the shadows have …

The anti-Trump resistance takes shape: 'Government's supposed to fear us'

Donald Trump used anger over a rigged economic system to reach the White House – but now his opponents are using similar arguments against him<p>The rhetoric is familiar: the demands to take the country back. The railing against an out-of-touch elite. The anger at a rigged economic system.<p>But now the …

Clinton & co are finally gone. That is the silver lining in this disaster | Hazem Salem

I am as frightened as everyone else about Donald Trump’s victory. But we must also recognize: this is a revolutionary moment<p>Related: The Democratic party lost its soul. It's time to win it back | Robert Reich<p>Hillary Clinton has given us back our freedom. Only such a crushing defeat could break the …

Democratic Party

Rafat Ali: 'Trump showed we ascribe too much value to what media can do'

For someone who made his career writing about and founding media organisations, Rafat Ali is surprisingly downbeat about what they can achieve.<p>“If anything, the Trump election has shown that we are ascribing too much value to what media can do,” he says a week after Donald Trump’s victory. “It has …

Travel Industry

France's Sarkozy loses primary with hard-line on immigration

PARIS (AP) — Former President Nicolas Sarkozy and his populist, hard-line stand on Muslims and immigration went down in defeat Sunday in France's …