No more Mr. Nice POTUS!
Barack Obama has finally responded to evidence that Russia interfered with the presidential election with the intent to get Donald Trump in the White House — and he’s not taking their punishment lightly.
On Thursday, the Obama administration expelled 35 Russian diplomats and imposed sanctions on Russia’s two leading intelligence services — but that’s not all. The administration also sanctioned four top officers of a military intelligence unit (known as the GRU) the White … read more

There are very few people in the world that can turn a white sweatshirt into a fashion industry must-have.
Russian fashion designer Katya Dobryakova can do this with ease. Famous for her social commentary, wit and design, the artist has brought her brand from Russia to the Soho district in NYC with the delight of celebrities (like Rita Ora) and style influencers. From custom jean jackets to embroidered sweatshirts, shopping in her namesake stores will guarantee standout pieces that will have onlookers … read more

We can only imagine what they talked about in the locker room…
Donald Trump has been having very serious meetings with all the best people over the past few weeks — including Billionaire CEOs, Anna Wintour, Kanye West, and a “very nice” letter from Vladimir Putin.
On Friday, the president-elect continued his rounds of high-powered meetings by hitting the golf course with none other than Tiger Woods!
The two hit the links at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, where we … read more

Donald Trump tweeted about America’s need to strengthen the nation’s “nuclear capability” in an alarming tweet on Thursday, December 22, hours after Vladimir Putin made similar comments about Russia’s own weapons.
“The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes,” the 70-year-old President-elect wrote, using words that strongly resembled Putin’s speech earlier that day. According to the Agence … read more

Kellyanne Conway will be joining the White House administration as counselor to President-elect Donald Trump, the Trump transition team announced on Thursday, December 22. “Kellyanne Conway has been a trusted advisor and strategist who played a crucial role in my victory,” Trump, 70, said in a statement. “She is a tireless and tenacious advocate of my agenda and has amazing insights on how to effectively communicate our message. I am pleased that she will be part of my senior team in the West … read more

The electoral college meets on Monday, December 19, to cast their official ballot in this year’s presidential election. While many Hillary Clinton supporters are hoping the majority of the 538 electors will bar President-elect Donald Trump from taking over the Oval Office in January, the results of their votes won’t be announced until Friday, January 6, at 1 p.m. ET, when Vice President Joe Biden reveals the tally to members of the House and the Senate in the House chamber. The electoral college … read more

Casey Affleck hosted Saturday Night Live last night (December 17), promoting his new film, potential Oscar contender Manchester By The Sea. It was Affleck’s first time hosting the show. There are more important things to discuss about Affleck than his performance on SNL, so let’s jump right to the musical guest, Chance The Rapper. Chance, who returned for his second set of performances on the show, also appeared in the night’s best sketch, “Jingle Barack.”
A rewrite of Run DMC’s “Christmas In Hollis,” … read more

Um, guys? Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump felt left out as John Goodman’s Rex Tillerson and Beck Bennet’s Vladimir Putin shared a secret handshake on the Saturday, December 17, episode of Saturday Night Live. The night’s cold open kicked off with Baldwin’s Trump chatting with his advisor, Kellyanne Conway (Kate McKinnon), about the latest updates in his ongoing cabinet selection. McKinnon-as-Conway reminded him of Rick Perry as his pick for Secretary of Energy, to which Baldwin’s Trump excitedly … read more

Donald Trump really isn’t going to like this week’s “Saturday Night Live.”
In its cold open sketch, the show tore into the president-elect’s reported friendly relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, his misspelled tweets and his controversial cabinet picks.
Actor John Goodman even made an appearance by playing Trump’s pick for Secretary of State, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson.
The skit began with Alec Baldwin as Trump explaining to Kate McKinnon as his campaign manager Kellyanne … read more

Just like the 2016 election results, we did NOT see this coming!
President Barack Obama took to his podium Friday afternoon to deliver his final press conference of the year.
But while he was supposed to address President-elect Donald Trump’s historic win and Russia’s potential influence on the U.S. election… POTUS actually made his own headlines when he stopped the speech to help a fainting woman in the crowd!
Apparently, President Obama briefly paused his political presentation to ask staffers … read more

U.S. intelligence officials believe with a “high level of confidence” that Russian president Vladimir Putin was personally involved in a campaign to interfere with the U.S. presidential election as part of a “vendetta” against Hillary Clinton, NBC News reports.
Officials told the news site that “two senior officials with direct access to the information say new intelligence shows that Putin personally directed how hacked material from Democrats was leaked and otherwise used” and that … read more

Vladimir Putin wanted Donald Trump to be president of the United States, and the Russian government deliberately tried to help him win the election. It requires genuine effort to believe otherwise; anyone paying attention for the past year could see how Putin and Trump have fawned over each other, and how Trump’s policy and Cabinet picks appear tailor-made to please the Russian despot. Now, thanks to a Washington Post report, we’ve learned that the CIA came to the same conclusion, declaring that … read more

It’s official. Donald Trump has nominated ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson for secretary of state.
“Rex Tillerson’s career is the embodiment of the American dream. Through hard work, dedication and smart deal making, Rex rose through the ranks to become CEO of ExxonMobil, one of the world’s largest and most respected companies,” Trump, 70, said in a statement, via NBC News. “His tenacity, broad experience and deep understanding of geopolitics make him an excellent choice for Secretary of State. He will … read more

Kellyanne Conway explained in a new interview why President-elect Donald Trump is interested in appointing cabinet members with ties to Russia. Conway, 49 — Trump’s senior adviser — made a Monday, December 12, appearance on the Today show, and defended the ex-Celebrity Apprentice host’s expected pick for secretary of state: Exxon Mobil’s Rex Tillerson, who has a business relationship with Russian president Vladimir Putin. “We want somebody who’s already accustomed to negotiating. … … read more

Why does every Donald Trump story keep coming back to Vladimir Putin and the Russian government?! Because this is getting a little concerning, to say the least…
According to NBC News, The Donald is reportedly set to choose Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his Secretary of State, and he will make the announcement official early next week.
Further, John Bolton is set to be the Deputy Secretary of State working alongside Tillerson, too.
Tillerson (pictured above) is a businessman, and he’s never … read more