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4:15 PM ET, November 21, 2016


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Brian Stelter / CNNMoney:
Top network executives, anchors meeting with Donald Trump Monday  —  Executives and anchors from the country's five biggest television networks are set to meet with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower on Monday afternoon.  —  The meeting was organized by Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway …
Jessie Hellmann / The Hill:
Kellyanne Conway to CNN anchor about Trump's tweeting: ‘Why do you care?’  —  A top aide to President-elect Donald Trump  —  is dismissing questions about Trump's tweeting, asking why a network news anchor would care.  —  “Why take it up?  Why take up ‘SNL’?  No president does that.  Why waste time?
Associated Press:
The Latest: Trump to Spend Holiday in FLA, Pence in MS
Discussion: Politico and ABC News
Louis Nelson / Politico:
Conway on Trump's ‘Hamilton’ feud: 'Who is to say that he can't do that'
Discussion: Jezebel
Talking Points Memo:
Cashing in BIGLY in Argentina!  —  Over the weekend, there were a flurry of stories about how Donald Trump and his family are already using the presidency to leverage his overseas businesses as well as his new DC hotel.  Well, now there's more.  This time in Argentina.  —  Here's the background.
Josh Marshall / Associated Press:
And Now a Denial from Macri!  —  A short while ago we flagged that one of Argentina's top journalists reported that Donald Trump asked Argentine President Macri to help work out some permitting issues holding up a building Trump is trying to build in Buenos Aires.
Discussion: Political Wire
Source: Democratic Rep. Gabbard meeting with Trump, talking top jobs in DC  —  Washington (CNN)Hawaii Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is meeting with President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team Monday for a possible top job in the new administration, a source said.
Alex Daugherty / McClatchy Washington Bureau:
Donald Trump met with Bernie Sanders supporter Tulsi Gabbard
Discussion: Business Insider
Simón Rios / WBUR:
Bernie Sanders, In Boston: Democratic Party Needs To Return Its Focus To Working Class
Discussion: TheBlaze and Mediaite
Anna Palmer / Politico:
Poll: Trump's popularity soars after election  —  Donald Trump's popularity is rising in the days since his election, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll of registered voters.  —  Forty-six percent of voters now have a very favorable or somewhat favorable opinion of the president-elect.
Numbers / Pew Research Center:
Low Marks for Major Players in 2016 Election - Including the Winner  —  Half of voters are happy Trump won; Democrats take a hard line  —  For most voters, the 2016 presidential campaign was one to forget.  Post-election evaluations of the way that the winning candidate, the parties …
Jon Reid / Morning Consult:
Voters Say Trump's Children Should Work Outside Administration
Tom LoBianco / CNN:
FEC hits Trump on 1,100 errors, totaling roughly $1.3M  — The FEC alerted the Trump campaign that it had close to 1,100 errors amounting to more than $1.3 million in corrections  — The announcement came just months after the Trump campaign shifted to an aggressive digital fundraising model
Mark Hensch / The Hill:
FEC questions Trump donations worth $1.3M
Lisa Rein / Washington Post:
Trump has a plan for government workers.  They're not going to like it.  —  President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress are drawing up plans to take on the government bureaucracy they have long railed against, by eroding job protections and grinding down benefits …
Discussion: RedState and Political Wire
Joseph Goldstein / New York Times:
Alt-Right Exults in Donald Trump's Election With a Salute: ‘Heil Victory’  —  WASHINGTON — By the time Richard B. Spencer, the leading ideologue of the alt-right movement and the final speaker of the night, rose to address a gathering of his followers on Saturday, the crowd was restless.
Jonathan Shorman / Topeka Capital-Journal:
Kobach took plan for Department of Homeland Security into Trump meeting  —  Secretary of state photographed holding written plan for federal agency  —  A written plan for the Department of Homeland Security brought by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach into his meeting with President-elect Donald …
John Tierney / City Journal:
The Real War on Science  —  The Left has done far more than the Right to set back progress.  —  Autumn 2016  —  Technology and Innovation  —  Politics and law  —  My liberal friends sometimes ask me why I don't devote more of my science journalism to the sins of the Right.
Discussion: Hit & Run and Instapundit
A thought on the Hamilton storm of the:
A thought on the Hamilton storm of the weekend:  —  But let me first say that for the last 24 hours I have been focused on one thing, Blake's state championship game.  I didn't even hear about this fuss until lunch today.  Blake's game was a heart wrenching loss that came in overtime play last night.
Discussion: Talking Points Memo
Paul Demko / Politico:
Obamacare repeal plan stokes fears of market collapse  —  Republicans warned for years that Obamacare would blow up the nation's individual insurance market.  Instead, their own rush to repeal the health care law may be what triggers that death spiral.  —  GOP lawmakers say they plan …
Hunter Walker / Yahoo:
How Christie lost his spot on the Trump transition team  —  Something was bothering Donald Trump as he made his victory speech after the election.  The newly minted president-elect took the stage with at least 40 of his closest aides and allies, but according to a high-level campaign source familiar …
New Yorker charged in ‘Nice in Times Square’ terrorism plot - report  —  A Brooklyn, New York resident has been charged by federal authorities for supporting terrorism, after making online postings supporting ISIS in plotting to commit an attack in Times Square similar to that in Nice, France.
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Will Republicans rein in a corrupt Trump presidency?  Don't bet on it.  —  THE MORNING PLUM:  —  Donald Trump vowed to “drain the swamp” of corruption in Washington.  But experts on governmental ethics are increasingly worried that Trump's presidency, and his refusal to place …
Larry O'Connor / Hot Air:
And this is why I was a closeted conservative when I worked on Broadway  —  When the cast of Hamilton chose to thrust their play (and the professional theatre industry) into the national political conversation Friday night, it was inevitable that I would write the post you are about to read.
Kurt Schlichter /
Brace Yourself for Four Years of Nonstop Freakoutrage  —  The left is trying to come to grips with its utter rejection, and its response to Donald Trump will be to fall back on an endless series of freakoutrages - hyperbolic, unhinged, hack media-fueled spasms of faux moral panic every time he dares do anything.
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Apple Abandons Development of Wireless Routers  —  Apple disbands its router division, reassigns engineers  —  Apple Inc. has disbanded its division that develops wireless routers, another move to try to sharpen the company's focus on consumer products that generate the bulk of its revenue …
Gabriel Debenedetti / Politico:
Elizabeth Warren fills the Democratic void  —  In the days since Hillary Clinton's stunning electoral defeat to Donald Trump, the vacuum she left atop the Democratic Party hasn't gone unfilled.  —  Elizabeth Warren has moved aggressively to occupy the space, a timely reminder to the party …
Discussion: Daily Kos and Political Wire
French Thatcherite Upends 2017 Race Pledging to Shrink the State  —  Ex-PM knocks out former boss Sarkozy in surprise victory  —  Fillon to face rival Juppe in final primary vote Nov. 27  —  Former Prime Minister Francois Fillon, the new front-runner in France's 2017 presidential election …
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Joel B. Pollak / Breitbart:
Howard Dean: Steve Bannon is a ‘Nazi’
Chris Michaud / Reuters:
Police clash with North Dakota pipeline protesters, arrest one
Discussion: The Atlantic
Mike DeBonis / Washington Post:
How to pay for Donald Trump's trillion-dollar agenda? Congressional Republicans aren't saying.
Elizabeth Redden / Inside Higher Ed:
In Defense of DACA  —  Amid uncertainty over Trump presidency …
John Amato / Crooks and Liars:
Megyn Kelly: Pro-Trump TV Hosts Colluded With Him Beforehand To Appear Tough
Discussion: Hullabaloo
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Inside a Moneymaking Machine Like No Other
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New York Post:
Donations to Clinton Foundation fell by 37 percent
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Record-High 77% of Americans Perceive Nation as Divided

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