Hannah Golden

Hannah covers news, politics, and occasionally memes for Elite Daily.

Here's What Could Happen With Supreme Court Appointments In 2019

ByHannah Golden
President Donald Trump has already proven to have a roller coaster ride of a presidency, and among the twists and turns, he's had quite an impact on the nation's judicial branch since taking office. Two major high-profile appointments in his first…

Here's What It Would Take For Nancy Pelosi To Become President

ByHannah Golden
2018 may be drawing to a close, but the universe seems hellbent on throwing Washington as many plot-twists as it can before the year is officially out. In the last week alone, multiple high-profile figures associated with President Donald Trump have…

What Might Happen If A President Breaks The Law Isn't As Simple As You Think

ByHannah Golden
Donald Trump, as a candidate for president in 2016, famously bragged that he "could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody" and wouldn't lose any of his voters. And who knows what would happen if he actually did. But now that he's in…

People Are Horrified About This 7-Year-Old Migrant Who Reportedly Died In U.S. Custody

ByHannah Golden
While the migrant crisis at the southern border is increasingly troubling, news coming from the southern U.S. border this week is even more upsetting than usual. According to The Washington Post, a Guatemalan migrant girl died of dehydration while…

Trump Is Reportedly Thinking About Making His Son-In-Law Chief Of Staff, Because Why Not

ByHannah Golden
For those of you watching along at home, President Donald Trump's search for a willing and eligible chief of staff comes complete with the memorable characters, the behind-the-back gossip, and all the tantalizing drama you'd expect from The Bachelor…

Maria Butina's Guilty Plea Agreement Has Some Big Takeaways

ByHannah Golden
On Thursday, Dec. 13, a former American University student and Russian national now infamous for courting America's powerful gun lobby pleaded guilty in federal court. 30-year-old Maria Butina was indicted in July and accused of attempting to sway…

The Possibility Of Indicting A President Is A Lot More Complicated Than It Seems

ByHannah Golden
On Wednesday, Dec. 12, as President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison, he implicated the president in crimes he allegedly committed during the 2016 presidential campaign. Though Trump…

This Accused Russian Spy Is Reportedly Taking A Plea Deal, So Here's What To Know

ByHannah Golden
Already this week, there are numerous developments underway for the investigations into possible collusion between Russian and the 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump. With plea deals and sentencing memos galore, understandably, the internet…

Twitter Is Roasting Mike Pence's Awkwardness During That Wild Oval Office Meeting

ByHannah Golden
On Tuesday, Dec. 11, a meeting between President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders turned testy, but the vice president was strangely reserved while the drama unfolded around him. As usual, Twitter isn't holding back on its commentary. These…

There Could Be Major Consequences After The U.K.'s Brexit Vote Got Delayed

ByHannah Golden
While there's plenty of drama happening in American politics as 2018 comes to a close, a fresh political showdown is underway across the pond as leaders negotiating the deal for Britain to leave the European Union are struggling to get buy-in from…

Paul Manafort Allegedly Lied To Mueller About His Recent Contacts With The Trump Administration

ByHannah Golden
On Friday, Dec. 7, the FBI Office of the Special Counsel, charged with investigating ties between the 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump and Russia, filed a document the country had been waiting for: It's a memo regarding a reported breached…

The Green New Deal Is Challenging This Old Myth About Fighting Climate Change

ByHannah Golden
A startlingly ambitious proposal that could change the face of the climate change fight in the United States has been picking up steam among House Democrats. The Green New Deal, as it's called, is something of a legislative moonshot that, while…

Wisconsin Republicans Are Trying To Undermine This Key Seat They Lost In The Midterms

ByHannah Golden
A month after the 2018 midterm elections, the political drama is anything but over. In a few key states, Republican lawmakers are making extraordinary political moves in what appears to be an attempt to keep control after a Blue Wave election. In…

This 2018 Congressional Race Is Still Undecided After Allegations Of Voter Fraud

ByHannah Golden
President Donald Trump has routinely claimed, without much evidence, that voter fraud is a big problem in the United States, but now it appears that that claim might actually have some teeth to it. Troubling reports coming out of the South are…

Justin Trudeau Had A Hilarious 'The Office' Moment With Donald Trump At The G20 Summit

ByHannah Golden
On Friday, Nov. 30, President Donald Trump logged a diplomatic achievement with fellow North American leaders while in Argentina for the Group of 20 (aka G20) economic summit. But a few days after the fact, this video of Justin Trudeau and Trump at…

This Study Will Validate All Your Feelings About Being Too Poor For, Well, Everything

ByHannah Golden
If you've been harangued by an elder for splurging on the cage-free, no-hormone-added, grass-fed eggs when your account balance is low, new research might offer some solace to justify it. Millennials are poorer than baby boomers, a new study by the…

Trump Is Going Off About Michael Cohen's Sentencing Request, So Break Out The Popcorn

ByHannah Golden
Following the news that President Donald Trump's former personal attorney pleaded guilty for the second time to crimes related to his work for the then-presidential candidate, Michael Cohen is reportedly seeking an extremely lenient sentence,…

Donald Trump Jr.'s Response To Michael Cohen's Guilty Plea Has Been Fascinatingly Low-Key

ByHannah Golden
On Nov. 20, President Donald Trump's legal team announced he'd submitted his written answers to FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating possible collusion between Trump's 2016 presidential campaign and Russia. But just nine days…

Twitter Has Feelings About Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Face In The New SCOTUS Portrait

ByHannah Golden
On Friday, Nov. 30, the official portrait for the newest United States Supreme Court was released, and it's a photo that social media won't soon forget thanks to two of the most notable figures on the bench. Specifically, Justices Ruth Bader…

Trump's "New NAFTA" Agreement Has A New Name, But Here's What It Actually Does

ByHannah Golden
On Friday, Nov. 30, President Donald Trump and his fellow leaders joined together to sign what amounts to a new version of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The new trilateral agreement makes some changes to the auto industry in…