ICYMI: Best of the Week
Post-election coverage dominated the news cycle last week. In our top stories, we looked at who could run for president in 2020, why women are rushing to get IUDs after the election, and what Donald Trump has planned for his first 100 days in office. ICYMI–check out the top stories from Law Street below!
1. Fast Forward: Who Could Run for President in 2020?
It can be hard to focus on things other than the election results right now, but there are already speculations brewing about who will run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. Read the full article here.
2. Why I Frantically Started Researching IUDs the Day After the Election
The day after the election was rough to say the least. Not only had I overconfidently assumed that I’d be spending the day celebrating a woman finally breaking through the top political glass ceiling, but I hadn’t even allowed myself–up until that point–to imagine a reality where Donald Trump actually wins the 2016 presidential election. Sleep deprived and legitimately scared for my life, I then began to mentally run through all the things that could now happen under a Trump presidency.
3. Here is What Donald Trump Says He Plans to Do in His First 100 Days
Today President-elect Donald Trump met with President Obama in the Oval Office to discuss plans for the hand-off between presidencies and the peaceful transfer of power. While the meeting seems to have been cordial, it had to have been a little awkward given that Obama and Trump are bitter political rivals and Trump plans to “cancel every unconstitutional executive action, memorandum and order issued by President Obama” on his first day in office–that’s if Trump’s plan for his first 100 days in office is to be believed. Read the full article here.