Inauguration Day

Jerusalem Mayor Posts Video Praising Trump, Slams Obama

With just hours left until Donald Trump assumes the presidency of the United States, Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat took to YouTube Thursday to post a video in which he praises Trump’s support of moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, while slamming outgoing President Barack Obama, who he says has “abandoned” the Jewish state.

60 Democratic Congress Members Planning to Skip Inauguration

Dozens of Democratic members of Congress have announced they will skip Donald Trump’s inauguration this Friday. While some of the 60 made their decision in previous weeks, many more have come forward in recent days, citing the president-elect’s perceived insult of Rep. John Lewis as the final straw.