– Yesterday, before Donald Trump was declared the loser of the 2020 election, someone leaked that Trump was enraged at Jared Kushner for having done such a poor job of putting together an election legal team. Of course it’s difficult to imagine such a leak coming from anyone but Trump himself. Now Gabriel Sherman of Vanity Fair says that the entire Trump administration is angry at Kushner for his ineptness in the end, with one of them saying “Jared is running everything and it’s a disaster!” Of course that’s always been true, hasn’t it?
– Last week Nancy Pelosi told me that when she became the first woman Speaker of the House, she heard from an overwhelming number of fathers who were excited for their daughters. Now we have the first woman Vice President, and the first Black woman Vice President. Whole new world.
– Quote of the day, from MSNBC’s Brian Williams: “I guess we’re real news again.” Quote of the day #2, from CNN’s Jake Tapper: “The Trump era is over.”
– Tweet of the day, from Cindy McCain: “Congratulations to my dear friend and President-elect Joe Biden Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris. Its time to move beyond politics and toward building a stronger america. I know Joe will unify the country toward a better future.”
Bill Palmer is the publisher of the political news outlet Palmer Report