NYT: Obama Strikes Back at Russia for Election Hacking

The Obama administration said it was tossing out 35 intelligence operatives and imposing sanctions on Russian intelligence services and officers.

NYT: Obama Says He Would Have Defeated Trump for a Third Term

President Obama expressed confidence that, if he had run for a third term, he would have defeated Donald J. Trump.

Fox News: Spree of Obama actions revives GOP concerns over ‘midnight’ regulations and agenda

A flurry of big decisions just weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office has rekindled Republican concerns about President Obama’s plans for jamming through so-called “midnight regulations” and other leftover items.

WaPo: U.S. declines to veto U.N. Security Council resolution for Israel to stop Jewish settlement activity

For the first time in 36 years, the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution critical of Israel’s Jewish settlements on Palestinian territory. The United States abstained.

Washington Free Beacon: Wisconsin Protesters Having Meltdowns After Trump Vote

MSNBC showed a clip Monday of protesters in Madison, Wisconsin having meltdowns after the state’s presidential electors officially voted for Donald Trump.

NewsBusters: Variety Critic Trashes D’Souza Film as a Worst Film of 2016, Calls Him ‘Founding Father of Fake News’

Film critic Owen Gleiberman singled out Dinesh D’Souza’s documentary “Hillary’s America” in his five worst movies of 2016, calling D’Souza “the founding father of fake news.”

NBC News: McCain Asserts That Despite What Trump Says, Waterboarding Won’t Be Reinstated

A leading Republican voice on national security matters said Saturday he doesn’t care what President-elect Donald Trump says, the United States will not reinstate waterboarding.

Breitbart: How Clinton’s Russia Conspiracy Theory Could Nullify the Vote

Hillary Clinton’s campaign has been placing increasing emphasis on a bizarre conspiracy theory that claims Russia is hacking the U.S. election to ensure that Donald Trump wins.

Vox: Why Obamacare Enrollees Voted For Trump

In Whitley County, Kentucky, the uninsured rate declined 60 percent under Obamacare. So why did 82 percent of voters there support Donald Trump?

Breitbart: Olbermann Says We’re the ‘Victims’ of a Russian Coup — ‘Traitorous’ Republicans Are Indifferent

In wake of Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 election, GQ magazine’s Keith Olbermann said Monday that Americans are the “victims” of a Russian coup enabled by “traitorous” Republicans who are indifferent.