Obama officials are frantically working to hammer out banking reform before Trump

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U.S. officials are striving to put finishing touches on a slew of banking rules before President Barack Obama leaves office and hands regulatory power to Donald Trump who has vowed to rewrite the existing financial rule book. President-elect Trump will take over on Jan. 20 and his fellow Republicans will have control of Congress and government agencies, allowing the new administration to block or roll back many of the last-minute changes.

Arizona marijuana laws: 14 things you need to know

Arizona voters passed the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act in 2010, legalizing medical marijuana, but in November 2016 rejected Proposition 205, which sought to legalize marijuana for recreational use for people 21 and older. In 2013, President Barack Obama's administration announced that it would not crack down on states that legalize marijuana.

Trump Has Sunday Meeting With Mitt Romney, To Discuss Secretary Of State!?!?

Is it possible that one of Trump's biggest detractors could actually become one of the most important people in America, aside from the President himself? Donald Trump is scheduling a meeting with Mitt Romney for tomorrow and they could potentially be discussing a cabinet spot, specifically Secretary of State! Donald Trump has been having a series of unprecedented meetings with former political rivals such as Ted Cruz and Mitt Romney. Rumor has it that Cruz is being considered for the Attorney General position, while it's possible that Romney may be considered for Secretary of State! BREAKING: Source familiar w/ Trump's thinking confirms Sunday's meeting w/ Gov. Mitt Romney is to discuss position of Secretary of State.

STOP What You’re Doing! WikiLeaks Reveals Putin-Connection

It evidently turns out that Podesta designated his daughter's Dublin, California residence as the address for Leonidio Holdings LLC, the Delaware-based holding company that Podesta used to transfer his shares in Russian-related Joule Global Holdings. So, the Clintons and the Podestas are all cozy with Russia as well.

NY Times Suddenly Very Concerned Over People Complaining About Vote Rigging

The Editorial Board of the NY Times is in a snot over Trump's constant comments about the election being rigged, which is being aped by his most ardent supporters, and use this as a means to attack all Republicans It may be too late for the Republican Party to save itself from the rolling disaster of Donald Trump, but the party's top leaders still have the duty to speak out and help save the country from his reckless rhetoric. The most frightening example is Mr. Trump's frenzied claim that the presidential election is being "rigged" against him - a claim he has ramped up as his chances of winning the presidency have gone down.

FBI Director Facing Congressional Probe After Clearing Hillary

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte has many questions for FBI Director James Comey, given the news that Comey isn't recommending criminal charges against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for her mishandling of classified information. "It is clear that Secretary Clinton possibly jeopardized the safety and security of our citizens and nation through her use of private email servers," the Virginia Republican said in a Tuesday statement.

Why Nothing Is Never ‘Free’ When It Comes From The Government [Meme]

Can you remember a President that has flat out LIED to your face more so than Barack Obama? Now that question can be easily refuted by any idiot Democrat liberal using their idiot ability to shrug off the facts, say "but", then proceed into a diatribe of George W. Bush. Well, here are some exact quotes that have came out of the Liar in Chiefbe aware, this is only 10. So many more exist.

Clinton and Lynch – Corruption, Not ‘Optics’

Attorney General Loretta Lynch tells us that her meeting with Bill Clinton aboard a private jet on the Phoenix airport tarmac was "primarily social" - you know, just two Democrats swapping stories about their grandkids and whatnot. The nation's top law enforcement official and the former president and husband of the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee - who is under federal investigation - had a talk.

Brexit Due To Failure Of Elites, Not Bigotry Of Masses

Bigotry! Nativism! Racism! That's what elites in Britain, Europe and here have been howling, explanations for why 52 percent of a higher-than-general-election turnout of British voters voted for their nation to leave the European Union. But there is plenty of bigotry, condescension and snobbery in the accusations and the people making them.

Publisher: ‘Mein Kampf’ proceeds to aid Holocaust survivors

By AMY ANTHONY Associated Press A Boston-based publishing company has decided to donate proceeds from Adolf Hitler's infamous manifesto "Mein Kampf" to a local organization that works with... By AMY ANTHONY Associated Press A Boston-based publishing company has decided to donate proceeds from Adolf Hitler's infamous manifesto "Mein Kampf" to a local organization that works with aging... The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in New York is marking its 75th anniversary this week with a series of events. An appeal of a financial settlement to be paid by a national dairy marketing cooperative to thousands of Northeast dairy farmers could delay the payments for at least a year.

Jared Kushner and the Big Con

Any fan of the classic sitcom Seinfeld should know how to pronounce the name "Kushner" - the same way Jerry used to say, "Hello, Newman ." The Trump administration's Golden Boy has had his luster tarnished in the past few weeks.

Susan Collins Offers A “Compromise” On Watch List Gun Bans

With congressional leaders once again at a stalemate over how to respond to a mass shooting, the Senate's most moderate Republican, Susan Collins of Maine, is developing a compromise measure that would prevent some terrorism suspects from purchasing weapons, while sidestepping partisan flash points that have doomed similar legislation in the past and threaten to do so again next week. The Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, has already scheduled votes for Monday on four proposals - two sponsored by Republicans and two by Democrats - but all four are expected to fail in a nearly identical replay of votes last December after the attack in San Bernardino , Calif.

Nexus use on the rise at Peace Bridge

To get a Nexus card, an individual goes through a fingerprint and background check and gets to use special lanes on cross-border bridges and through special TSA lanes at airports. As the number using the cards on the Peace Bridge increases, that actually speeds up those going through regular Customs and Immigration lanes by thinning the crowd a little.

Orlando Is Looking More and More Like San Bernardino All Over Again

Attorney General Loretta Lynch held a press briefing on the Orlando attack, where she said that Omar Mateen, the culprit in this likely terrorist attack, and his motive may never been known. But from Chris Hayes, to the FBI, to a representative of the Muslim community, to a Mother Jones reporter, to President Obama himself, one thing emerged from Hayes' MSNBC show tonight: they're all terribly confused and cautious about what possibly could have been the "motive" of the San Bernardino shooters.