President Barack Obama on Tuesday admitted he had "screwed up" in trying to make exemptions for Cabinet picks who had failed to pay their taxes. Earlier in the day two of his nominees withdrew their names from consideration, saying their tax problems would distract from the new administration's promise of change.
In November 2015, Donald Trump sat down for an interview with Stephen Bannon, executive chairman of the Breitbart News Network, a far-right news and opinion site. In the course of the conversation, Bannon made the startling assertion that Silicon Valley has far too many Asian CEOs. An ominous portent of things to come? It certainly seems so today.