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Can Trump Follow Through On His Campaign Promises?

President-elect Donald Trump made a variety of lofty promises during his campaign as part of a pledge to “make America great again.” The Onion looks at several of these promises and evaluates whether Trump will be willing or able to follow through on them.

What You Need To Know About The Dakota Access Pipeline

Construction is currently stalled on the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would connect North Dakota’s Bakken Shale development to oil tank farms in Illinois, by protests led by members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. The Onion provides answers to key questions about the project.

What Can Americans Expect Under A Trump Presidency?

With two months until the inauguration of Donald Trump, many Americans are wondering what his term will look like and what his administration might accomplish. The Onion answers some common questions about Trump’s upcoming presidency

James Comey Quickly Reopens Clinton Email Investigation For Few More Minutes

‘Nope, Looks Like It’s All Good Here,’ Says FBI Director

WASHINGTON—In a letter addressed to Congress that was quickly followed by a second message retracting the first, FBI director James Comey is said to have briefly reopened the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails for several more minutes Friday.

Pollsters Admit They Underestimated Voters’ Adrenal Glands

WASHINGTON—In response to widespread criticism that they had failed to predict Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 election, analysts from polling organizations around the nation admitted Thursday they had underestimated the influence of voters’ adrenal glands on the presidential race.
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Obama To Close Guantanamo

President-elect Barack Obama is planning to issue an executive order to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay on his first day in office. What do you think?
  • "I thought he would spend his first day in the White House running around the place like John Goodman in King Ralph."

    Chris Holcomb Systems Analyst
  • "Is that really what he should be worrying about on his first day in a new house? Shouldn't he be looking over carpet swatches, or something?"

    Pam Cannuccairi Budget Assistant
  • "This move appears to be a dramatic break that contradicts and even invalidates much of the previous administration’s foreign policy agenda."

    Wesley Illades Operations Shift Supervisor

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