President-elect Donald Trump attended a Christmas Eve church service at a historic church just a short drive from his Palm Beach estate Saturday night. Trump, his wife Melania and an entourage of Secret Service agents and Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputies made the trip from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club to attend the 10:30 p.m. service at… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: December 26th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Donald Trump, News | Tags: Christmas Eve, Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the Sea, Melania Trump, Palm Beach Florida, President Elect Donald J. Trump | 1 Comment »
Some U.S. lawmakers are urging President-elect Donald Trump and his incoming administration to recalibrate U.S.-China relations with a harder line on human rights. “It is increasingly clear that there is direct link between China’s domestic human-rights problems and the security and prosperity of the United States,” Congressman Chris Smith said at a hearing of the Congressional-Executive… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: December 9th, 2016 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Smith, Donald Trump, Human Rights, Monmouth County News | Tags: China, Chris Smith, Congressman Chris Smith, Human Rights, Monmouth County News, President Elect Donald J. Trump, Trump Administration | 2 Comments »
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump has chosen James N. Mattis, a highly respected retired Marine four-star general, to head the Defense Department, filling in a critical national security position in the emerging Cabinet. Mattis served 44 years in the Marine Corps before he retired in 2013. He headed U.S. Central Command in his final three years… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: December 2nd, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Donald Trump, News | Tags: Gen James N. Mattis, news, President Elect Donald J. Trump, U.S. Defense Department | Comments Off on Trump picks retired Gen. James Mattis as defense secretary
WASHINGTON – Air conditioning company Carrier Corp. says it has reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indiana. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence plan to travel to the state Thursday to unveil the agreement alongside company officials. Trump confirmed the meeting on Twitter late Tuesday, promising a “Great deal… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: November 30th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Donald Trump, Economy, News | Tags: Carrier Corp, Jobs, President Elect Donald J. Trump, Vice President Elect Mike Pence | 1 Comment »
(Image via Twitter) Following a dinner with president-elect Donald Trump and Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus in New York City Tuesday night, Mitt Romney told reporters that he thinks “America’s best days are ahead of us.” Romney, a former Massachusetts governor and the 2012 GOP presidential nominee, is rumored to be at the top of… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: November 30th, 2016 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Donald Trump, Mitt Romney | Tags: Mitt Romney, President Elect Donald J. Trump | 4 Comments »
BEDMINSTER — President-elect Donald Trump is expected to spend the weekend holding meetings with his transition team at his upscale private golf club in the bucolic hills of Somerset County. Here are five things to know about Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster: 1. The property once belonged to another celebrity mogul. Much of the course… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: November 19th, 2016 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Donald Trump, New Jersey, News | Tags: Bedminster, New Jersey, President Elect Donald J. Trump, Trump National Gulf Club | Comments Off on 7 things to know about Trump Bedminster golf club, center of political world right now
BEDMINSTER — President-elect Donald Trump arrived at his golf course in northwestern New Jersey on Friday night for a weekend of meetings as he and his transition team continue to plot out who will serve in the Republican’s administration. Gov. Chris Christie, and one of the team’s vice chairs, was not in tow as Trump’s motorcade… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: November 18th, 2016 | Author: admin | Filed under: Donald Trump | Tags: Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, New Jersey, President Elect Donald J. Trump | Comments Off on Trump arrives in N.J. for weekend; Christie to join him Saturday
Marlboro Mayor Jonathan Hornik says that two alleged bias incidents in his Township are a product of a post-election environment that allows people “with hate in their heart” to express that hatred in ways that are not appropriate.
Hornik said that since Election Day, a sidewalk on Ryan Road has been vandalized with a swastika and that a customer of the Costco on Texas Road was questioned by another customer about his religion. “Are you a muslim?” the man was asked twice in a firm manner, according to a facebook post that the mayor referenced.
Both incidents are being investigate by the Marlboro Police Department.
In a letter to the Marlboro Community posted on facebook, Hornik celebrated the religious and ethic diversity of Marlboro and expressed his sadness and disappointment in recent incidents demonstrating “hate based on this same diversity.”Art Gallagher | Filed under: Donald Trump, Jon Hornik, Monmouth County News | Tags: Bias crime, Cheri Jacobus, Corey Lewadowski, Donald Trump, Jon Hornik, Larocca Horinik Rosen Greenberg and Blaha, Marlboro, Marlboro hate crimes, Marlboro Mayor Jon Hornik, Monmouth County News, President Elect Donald J. Trump | 3 Comments »
By Art Gallagher
The narrative that Christie was demoted because he was stacking the new administration with his own loyalists and had been doing the job with the belief that Trump would lose the election is entirely believable to observers and participants of Christie’s governance of New Jersey.
That Trump quickly and decisively put Vice President-elect Pence in charge of the transition should give comfort to anyone who fears that the Trump Administration will be a reckless frat party.
Yet, New Jerseyans are hopeful that Christie will land and accept a job in the Trump Administration. The best thing for New Jersey and Christie is for him to get out of Trenton. The sooner the better.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, Donald Trump, New Jersey, Unitied States of America | Tags: Art Gallagher, Chris Christie, Donald Trump, New Jersey, Opinion, President Elect Donald J. Trump | 5 Comments »
By Adam Geller
I want to give a gentle pushback against the narrative that “all the polls were wrong” on the Presidential race. Many of them were wrong. Maybe most of them were. But the internal polls for the campaign were spot on.
You may recall that the pundits laughed when Kellyanne mentioned that we spotted a fairly large hidden Trump vote, or as she called them, “undercover Trump voters.” Our polling always showed these folks in fairly large numbers. And they fell off of their chairs on their bright shiny studio sets when we started actively campaigning in states like Wisconsin and Michigan and Pennsylvania. But again, the polling provided evidence that there were cracks in that big blue wall. And we listened to the polls, and trusted them.admin | Filed under: 2016 Elections, 2016 Presidential Politics, Opinion | Tags: 2016 Election Results, 2016 Presidential politics, Adam Geller, Donald Trump, National Research Inc., Opinion, President Elect Donald J. Trump | 5 Comments »