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Stories tagged: donald trump

Froma Harrop: Election is our political 9/11

From a policy perspective, Trump’s proposals are not all bad. The man’s the problem. Nothing was worth the crude racism and vulgar attacks normalized in the election.

Outrage and fear fuel continuing anti-Trump protests

Spurred by fear and outrage, protesters around the country rallied and marched Friday as they have done daily since Donald Trump’s presidential election victory.

Schools report racist incidents in wake of Trump election

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, reports of racist incidents are emerging from the nation’s schools and universities, including students who chanted “white power” and called black classmates “cotton …

Trump says he may keep parts of Obamacare after promising to repeal and replace it

President-elect Donald Trump signaled a willingness Friday not to repeal all of the Affordable Care Act, saying in an interview that he would keep several popular provisions.

What Donald Trump’s win could mean for the average consumer

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump proposed sweeping changes that could have huge implications for the average American’s finances. Since winning the election, Trump has yet to release many specifics …

Gonzaga students use chalk to spread message of love and support

Students at Gonzaga University woke up Friday to find many sidewalks covered with positive messages of love and support. Some of the chalk messages quoted Martin Luther King Jr. and …

Trump victory lifts Buffett back to world’s 2nd-richest

Warren Buffett is once again the second-richest person on the planet, and he has President-elect Donald Trump to thank.

Fort Trump: New security measures ring Trump Tower

Being a midtown Manhattan neighbor of Donald Trump now that he’s president-elect has come to this: navigating swarms of police officers, barricades, checkpoints and street closings that have turned Trump …

Trump shakes up transition team, elevates Pence’s role

President-elect Donald Trump shook up his transition team Friday as he plunged into the work of setting up his administration, elevating Vice President-elect Mike Pence to head the operations.

Sen. Michael Baumgartner says some WSU professors canceled classes to protest Trump win

Sen. Mike Baumgartner is demanding information about reports that some WSU classes were canceled to protest Donald Trump’s election.

Sue Lani Madsen: The political pub crawl is over, time to shake off hangovers and move on

The long political pub crawl is over. As weepy, happy and angry voters wake up to a new morning in America, we’re dealing with the hangover. Feeling normal again will …

Grubhub CEO backtracks after asking Trump supporters to quit

The co-founder of food delivery service Grubhub sent an email to all his employees suggesting that supporters of President-elect Donald Trump should resign, then issued a statement saying he welcomes …

U.S. consumer sentiment hits 5-month high before election

Consumer confidence rose to a five-month high in early November as Americans became more upbeat about the economy in the days before the presidential election concluded.

‘Sexual predator’ Trump gets lashing from departing Senate Minority Leader Reid

Departing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid lashed out at Donald Trump on Friday as “a sexual predator who lost the popular vote and fueled his campaign with bigotry and hate.”

Protest threat prompts Chicago high school to cancel classes

A Catholic high school on Chicago’s South Side canceled Friday classes amid concern about a demonstration, which was later postponed, to protest the fatal police shooting of a black man …

Rubber bullets and fear: Trump protesters flood streets anew

PORTLAND, Ore. – From New York to Illinois to California, in red states as well as blue, protesters decrying Donald Trump’s election spent another night overtaking highways, smashing store windows, …

Mexican F1 driver drops sponsor over Trump-related comment

Mexican Formula One driver Sergio Perez is dropping a sunglasses sponsor that he says made “fun” of his country after Donald Trump became the U.S. president-elect. The brand Hawkers wrote …

Investors flee emerging markets after Trump victory

Investing in Mexico, China and other emerging markets has never been for the fainthearted. Big swings have been a hallmark, caused by everything from the 1994 “tequila crisis” where Mexico …

Trump election angers, disappoints many in sports world

The election of Donald Trump angers many in the world of sports, some of whom have openly expressed their frustrations. Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy said of the results: …

Trump Train may have left GOP North Carolina governor behind

The Trump train that carried Republicans to victory all over the South may have left one car behind in North Carolina – Gov. Pat McCrory, who trailed by a few …

Women in hijabs on 2 campuses say they were attacked by men invoking Donald Trump

A Muslim student at San Diego State University was robbed and may have had her car stolen Wednesday by two men who made comments about President-elect Donald Trump and Muslims, …

Moscow had contacts with Trump team during campaign, Russian diplomat says

Russian government officials had contacts with members of Donald Trump’s campaign team, a senior Russian diplomat said Thursday, in a disclosure that could reopen scrutiny over the Kremlin’s role in …

‘Excellent’ first meeting for President Obama, Trump

In a cordial beginning to their transfer of power, President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump met at the White House Thursday. Obama called the 90-minute meeting “excellent,” and his …

Dana Milbank: Election stunner takes the cake

It shocked journalists. It shocked markets, which tumbled. It apparently surprised Trump himself.

Divided nation awaits leadership

The presidential contest mirrored the divide closer to home. The city of Spokane favored Clinton. The county wanted Trump. The West Side wanted Clinton. The East Side wanted Trump.

Trump victory reverses U.S. energy and environmental priorities

Donald Trump comes into office with a plan to toss out most of what President Barack Obama achieved on energy and the environment.

Olympic voters weigh Donald Trump effect on Los Angeles 2024 bid

Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president has the potential to influence Los Angeles’ chances of hosting the 2024 Olympics. For better or worse.

Vigils, protests flare up in wake of Trump victory

Vigils and protests flared up across the country Wednesday evening as opponents of President-elect Donald Trump expressed dismay with the election results, underscoring the difficult task he faces in uniting …

Mexican stocks, peso take a beating following Trump victory

Global investors are seriously worried about Mexico.

Rob Manfred: Donald Trump should not impact MLB international plans

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred does not think Donald Trump’s election as president will slow the sport’s plans to stage more events in Latin America.