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Obama to speak to the nation for the last time as president gives his farewell address today. The speech also is likely Obama’s last chance to make a public appeal to save the achievements of his presidency, such as the Affordable Care Act, which Republicans have pledged to repeal.
Nine of President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees will face tough questioning from Senate committees this week as Republican leaders begin their push to quickly confirm Donald’s choices.
Donald Trump said yesterday he is appointing son-in-law Jared Kushner as a White House senior adviser. “Jared has been a tremendous asset and trusted adviser throughout the campaign and transition and I am proud to have him in a key leadership role in my administration,” Trump said in a statement. “He has been incredibly successful, in both business and now politics.’
Several hospitals in the Tacoma area are increasing security after a woman tried to get into the newborn area of the birth centers at Tacoma General, Mary Bridge, and St. Joseph’s Medical Center. She did not touch or take any babies and was escorted out of the hospitals.