Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

David Kiel: A new circus about to begin

There must be some law of conservation of showmanship in the universe. The same week that The N&O reported Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is folding its tents (“Ringling Bros. circus is closing; Raleigh on last tour,” Jan. 16 news article), Donald Trump is being inaugurated as U.S. president.

Letters to the Editor

Greg Bruhn: Trump and the media

Regarding the Jan. 12 news article “Trump concedes Russia interfered in election”: The president-elect effectively silenced Senior White House Correspondent for CNN, Jim Acosa at his first news conference after the Nov. 8 election by refusing to answer his question and charged CNN with broadcasting “fake news.”

Videos

Durham elector celebrates Trump inauguration

Lee Green, a Donald Trump supporter from Durham and an elector to the Electoral College from North Carolina, attended inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017. She said she hopes even those who voted for Hillary Clinton will give Trump's presidency a chance. She's optimistic about the economy, national security and healthcare under Trump's leadership, Green said.
Anna Douglas / McClatchy
Durham elector celebrates Trump inauguration 1:58

Durham elector celebrates Trump inauguration

What's Next from Barack and Michelle Obama 2:03

What's Next from Barack and Michelle Obama

Gov. Roy Cooper: I am going to fight about the issues I believe in 0:58

Gov. Roy Cooper: I am going to fight about the issues I believe in

Trump protesters hit with pepper spray on Inauguration Day 1:22

Trump protesters hit with pepper spray on Inauguration Day