- “I’m, like, a smart person.” Trump on why he turns down daily intelligence briefings.
- Ledger editorial: We must know if Russia tipped the U.S. presidential election.
- New York Times editorial: Chris Christie’s defense of solitary confinement.
- This is called “saving face.” Sources say Christie turned down several jobs in the Trump administration.
American Dream: Is there a future for the stalled mall on the NJ Meadowlands?
Two pipeline proposals kicked back to the Pinelands Commission
Immigration activists urge NJ Counties not to cooperate with feds.
Why am I not the least surprised? Democratic Party was caught flat-footed by Trump’s victory, with no detailed contingency plan in the event Hillary Clinton was defeated. Widespread expectation was that President Clinton’s handpicked choice for DNC chair would take over on January 21, a day after the inauguration. That Democrat — likely a prominent figure practiced in both fundraising and television pontificating — would be armed with a building brimming with operatives shipped down from Clinton’s Brooklyn campaign headquarters.