The National  Memo Logo

Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.

Monday, December 09, 2019 {{ new Date().getDay() }}

Jon Stewart spotlighted the ever-increasing size of the Republican field for president, with three new candidates officially declaring themselves in a two-day span — and also, the rapper Eminem has oddly now got something to do with this.

And speaking of those candidates, Carly Fiorina appeared with Seth Meyers, and discussed her campaign’s recent snafu when they failed to secure an important Internet domain name. Her response: She just bought SethMeyers.org. (Really, it looks like she did!)

Larry Wilmore examined the shooting in Texas, at an anti-Muslim group’s public event — along with the political response to it by the group’s founder, Pamela Geller, and others on the right wing..

Jimmy Fallon looked at the “Pros and Cons” of Mother’s Day.

Start your day with National Memo Newsletter

Know first.

The opinions that matter. Delivered to your inbox every morning

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

President Donald Trump, who still hasn't conceded that he lost the election, will soon be leaving the White House. On his way out, he's not participating in any of the traditional hand-off rituals that incumbents typically do to welcome newly elected Presidents (like leaving a farewell letter of advice to the new president or having a one-on-one conversation with them).

Trump also apparently wants his departure to involve "a military-style sendoff and a crowd of supporters" at either the White House, the Joint Base Andrews or his final destination, the Palm Beach International Airport, according to CNN.

Keep reading... Show less