TRANSITION 2017 // Trump’s transition team says they’re leaving nothing to chance when fighting for Cabinet posts. They’re setting up a war room to provide rapid response for expected fights over Trump’s picks for EPA, State, and Treasury. http://cvote.it/2hszh0K .
JUDICIARY // Donald Trump is set to inherit 103 vacancies in the federal courts in addition to the open Supreme Court seat, giving the president-elect a monumental opportunity to reshape the judiciary after taking office. That’s nearly double the 54 openings Obama found eight years ago following George W. Bush’s presidency. http://cvote.it/2hsseVy
TRANSITION 2017 // Pro-life Catholic mother Kellyanne Conway to serve as counselor to Trump in White House. http://cvote.it/2hsAXqM
SCHOOL CHOICE // In an attempt to get her sons a better education, their mother, Pam Battle, enrolled Calvin and Carlos in the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program. And it changed their lives. http://cvote.it/2hszoJI
TRUMP WORLDVIEW // The Return of Street Corner Conservatism: The goal of Trump’s particular conservatism “is not adherence to an ideological program so much as it is to prevent the loss of specific goods: money, soldiers, guns, jobs, borders, national cohesion.” http://cvote.it/2hssrZ2