Sen. Claire McCaskill says that she couldn’t support Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach if Donald Trump nominated him for attorney general. Kobach is a Trump transition team member and might be under consideration for the Justice Department post.
Clinton won big in states that Democrats usually win and closed the gap in big states that Democrats usually lose. But in smaller states where Democratic victories have been narrower in recent years, Donald Trump got more votes and therefore got the electoral votes and therefore won the presidency. She received far fewer votes than Barack Obama in an election that was supposed to see a big increase in turnout.
A glitch in the scanning of mail-in ballots sent workers scrambling Tuesday evening, and into Wednesday afternoon, to understand what had happened. Some election staffers worked more than 24 hours straight, including new election commissioner Ronnie Metsker.
While the Clintons debate whether they will attend and George W. Bush weighs a possible appearance, according to media reports, Carter is the only former U.S. president who has RSVP’d yes to the ceremony.
As of Thursday, a 16-year-old reality show contestant, a church choir and an iconic musical dance group are the only confirmed performers come Jan. 20. A slew of artists, however, have said they will not perform.