CHUCK SCHUMER. Vows to fight Trump’s administration on its education plans: “We’re going to fight tooth and nail any attempt to privatize, voucherize, or any other ‘ize’ you can think of, when it comes to Medicare. To Republicans considering going down this path, my advice is simple: Turn back.”
WHITE SUPREMACISTS. Trump’s pick for National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, loves Milo Yiannopoulos: “He’s one of the most different, one of the most brave people that I’ve ever met,” Flynn said of Yiannopoulos at the Young Americans for Freedom conference, as first reported by CNN. “We have different views on different things, but he is deeply, deeply conservative in his views about this country,” he added.”
TENNESSEE. Wildfires almost destroyed Dollywood.
TREASURY. Hedge fund manager and Hollywood producer Steve Mnuchin is the new Secretary of the Treasury: “Donald Trump’s pick to be his Secretary of the Treasury is a former Goldman Sachs partner who went on to become a Hollywood financier and the chairman of a bank currently accused of acts of alleged widespread racial discrimination under his leadership.”
SKIN. Adam Driver bares his buff body for Interview.
OHIO. Ohio State attacker appears to have been inspired by ISIS, ISIS tries to claim responsibility: “A federal law enforcement official who was not authorized to comment publicly said it was not uncommon for the group to seek credit for such strikes, but investigators had so far found no immediate evidence to indicate that attack had been directed by the group or that Artan had been in direct contact with terror operatives.”
VAMPIRE CHRONICLES. Ann Rice reveals her dream cast for her upcoming TV series (it includes Matt Bomer).
RACE TO 270? Al Gore thinks we should abolish the Electoral College: “After the Supreme Court decision in 2000, I continued to support the Electoral College because the original purpose was to tie the states together,” he explained. “I have changed my view on that. I do think it should be eliminated.”
JOANNE. Lady Gaga talks about her new era.
INSTAHUNK. Daniel Siu.