“A teenager from Washington state has become the seventh person to indicate that she will break ranks with party affiliation and become a “faithless elector” in an attempt to prevent Donald Trump being formally enshrined as president-elect when the electoral college meets on 19 December.
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If you thought things were finally settling down with United States election politics, you were wrong.
President Obama has awarded 21 people with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. These are all well-known people considered to have done some good for society.
Names include Bill Gates, Tom Hanks, Bruce Springsteen, and Michael Jordan. But Obama saved his best speech for Ellen DeGeneres.
““Hamilton,” the hit Broadway musical about colonial rebels shaping the future of an unformed country, took an even more political turn at the end of its performance on Friday night.
Saturday Night Live are continuing to mock Donald Trump, even though he’s now the President-elect of the United States of America.
And lo and behold, Trump doesn’t like being skewered on primetime TV, so he took to Twitter to complain about the bias on display.
No, John, tell us how you really feel.
Last week was a crappy week for many of us. Not only did the United States vote in Donald Trump as its next president, Leonard Cohen passed away.
Saturday Night Live took the opportunity to combine these two pieces of bad news, with Kate McKinnon (in her guise as Hillary Clinton) singing Hallelujah.
“For the third night in a row, anti-Donald Trump demonstrators took to the streets in several big cities and on college campuses across the United States, including an outburst of smashed windows and a dumpster fire in Portland that police countered with pepper spray and flash-bang devices.
Donald Trump is the next President of the United States of America. I know, I find it difficult to believe as well.
We’re not alone in our shock and horror either. Even Hitler, the long-dead leader of the Nazis, can’t believe Americans have voted in this orange-faced, rat-haired idiot.
It seems that most people were surprised when the United States of America voted in Donald Trump as President. Not me, as I saw it coming a mile off.
However, we could all have been clued into what was about to happen if only we’d paid attention to The Simpsons way back in the year 2000.