Obama-endorsing Oprah Winfrey will interview First Lady Michelle Obama for the last time inside the White House in a new primetime special for CBS, the network announced Monday. First Lady Michelle Obama Says Farewell to the White House – An Oprah Winfrey Special will air Monday, December 19 at 8 pm Eastern time. The taped special will include the usual smoochy softball topics: Mrs. Obama’s eight years as First Lady, her plans for the future, and her hopes for the Obama legacy. It probably wouldn´t be any stronger an interview if CBS put its in-house Obama fan/Oprah pal Gayle King to
Madonna felt ´like someone died´ after Donald Trump´s shocking presidential victory - and now feels betrayed by women who voted for him. The pop star bashed the president-elect in an interview with Billboard published Monday. She spoke to the magazine ahead of an auction and show she held in Miami over the weekend, during which she further slammed Trump on stage. Madonna, who had promised sexual favors to those who would vote for Hillary Clinton, said she wanted to ´rain on Trump´s parade´ and supports women who plan to march in Washington, DC the day after his inauguration in January.
WASHINGTON— The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 10 a.m. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is calling the decision to tap Ben Carson as head of Housing and Urban Development a “disconcerting and disturbingly unqualified choice.” Pelosi says the country deserves someone with “relevant experience” to protect the rights of homeowners and renters. In her statement released Monday, she says “there is no evidence that Dr. Carson brings the necessary credentials to hold a position with such immense responsibilities and impact on families and communities across America.” (Video) Trump says, “Ben shares my optimism about the future of
White House press secretary Josh Earnest encouraged President-elect Trump on Monday to take advantage of the "expertise and advice" of career diplomats at the State Department as the controversy surrounding the incoming president´s recent call to Taiwan continues to boil over. "Whenever you are talking about the president-elect interacting with foreign leaders, it´s incredibly important. It has profound consequences for our country and for our national interests around the world," Earnest said in response to a reporter´s question about whether Trump is "winging" his discussions with foreign leaders. "Last week, we had some conversations about a conversation the president-elect had
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A Green Party-backed campaign changed its strategy to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, and said late Saturday night that it will seek help in the federal courts, rather than the state courts. The announcement that it would seek an emergency federal court order on Monday for a recount came hours after it dropped a case in the state courts. “Make no mistake - the Stein campaign will continue to fight for a statewide recount in Pennsylvania,” recount campaign lawyer Jonathan Abady said in a statement issued around 11:30 p.m.
President-elect Trump wasted little time to denounce the latest "Saturday Night Live" cold opening, which featured the return of Alec Baldwin portraying Trump during a national security briefing retweeting random people across the United States. "Just tried watching Saturday Night Live - unwatchable! Totally biased, not funny and the Baldwin impersonation just can´t get any worse. Sad," Trump tweeted early Sunday morning. (Tweet) The tweet elicited a near-immediate response from Baldwin, who tweeted back, "Release your tax returns and I´ll stop." (Tweet) Periodically over several months, Trump has expressed his disapproval of Baldwin´s mainly unflattering portrayal of him, dating back
Maria Ladenburger, the daughter of a high-ranking EU official, was returning from a party in the university city of Freiburg in Germany when she was assaulted on a cycle path. She was raped and then drowned before her body was found in the River Dreisam. The shocking incident happened on October 16 but details have only been released after an arrest on Friday. The suspect, an Afghan migrant, was caught after police found DNA on a scarf near the path. (Snip) The unnamed migrant arrived in Germany last year as an unaccompanied minor and lived with a local family in