Carrier and its corporate parent, United Technologies, confirmed onThursday that executives were in discussions about the fate of two factories in Indiana scheduled to shut down, not long after Mr. Trump posted on Twitter that he was “working hard, even on Thanksgiving,” to get Carrier to stay. “Making progress,” he added, in all capital letters.
In an interview with NBC Miami, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida called it "an opportunity to begin a new chapter of freedom and democracy," noting that people in Cuba would not be allowed to openly show such emotion." 'via Blog this'
Donald Trump vote results correlated with drug-overdose deaths - Business Insider: "Official voting data has suggested a similar correlation. Since the November 8 election, Shannon Monnat, a rural sociologist and demographer at Pennsylvania State University, has dug into the results. She found that counties that voted more heavily for Trump than expected were closely correlated with counties that experienced high rates of death caused by drugs, alcohol, and suicide." 'via Blog this'
White Nationalists Celebrate ‘an Awakening’ After Donald Trump’s Victory - The New York Times: "For years, they have lurked in the web’s dark corners, masking themselves with cartoon images and writing screeds about the demise of white culture under ominous pseudonyms. But on Saturday, in the wake of Donald J. Trump’s surprising election victory, hundreds of his extremist supporters converged on the capital to herald a moment of political ascendance that many had thought to be far away.
In the bowels of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, three blocks from the White House, members of the so-called alt-right movement gathered" 'via Blog this'
Gun Stocks Plunge After Trump’s Win - The Daily Beast: "Stock prices for certain U.S. gun manufacturers sharply declined since Donald Trump was elected president earlier this week. Sturm, Ruger & Co. and Smith & Wesson are among the gun stocks which have plunged by 20 percent since Trump’s improbable victory over "
Trump's wife modeled in US prior to getting work visa: "Melania Trump was paid for 10 modeling jobs in the United States worth $20,056 that occurred in the seven weeks before she had legal permission to work in the country, according to detailed accounting ledgers, contracts and related documents from 20 years ago provided to The Associated Press. The details of Mrs. Trump's early paid modeling work in the U.S. emerged in the final days of a bitter presidential campaign in which her husband, Donald Trump, has taken a hard line on immigration laws and those who violate them. Trump has proposed broader use of the government's E-verify system allowing employers to check whether job applicants are authorized to work. He has noted that federal law prohibits illegally paying immigrants." 'via Blog this'