Daily Archives: December 15, 2016

Reconstructing the Russian hacks leading up to the election. PBS NewsHour video

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Reports that the CIA believes Russia sought to help the president-elect win the election by hacking Democratic political organizations has rocked the nation. Mr. Trump dismisses claims that Russia had any influence in the process or that it wanted him in office. Hari Sreenivasan examines what investigations have revealed with Dmitri Alperovitch of Crowdstrike and Eric Lipton of The New York Times. PBS NewsHour video

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News Wrap: Silicon Valley comes to Trump Tower. PBS NewsHour video

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In our news wrap Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump met with leaders of tech giants like Amazon, Google and Facebook, saying he will personally be there for them.
During the campaign, he chastised the industry for sending jobs overseas. Also, short-term interest rates are moving up for the first time in a year, affecting credit cards, home equity loans and adjustable-rate mortgages. PBS NewsHour video

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Celebrities Urging Electoral College to Vote Against Trump PSA. Mark Dice video

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A new celebrity PSA is calling on the Electoral College not to vote for Donald Trump. Put out by Unite America, the commercial titled “A Message for Electors to Unite For America,” features Martin Sheen, Debra Messing, James Cromwell, BD Wong, Noah Wyle, Freda Payne, Bob Odenkirk, J. Smith Cameron, Michael Urie, Moby, Mike Farrell, Loretta Swit, Richard Schiff, Christine Lahti, Steven Pasquale, Dominic Fumusa, Emily Tyra, Talia Balsam. Media analyst Mark Dice has the story. Mark Dice video

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