Despite Clinton winning the popular vote nationwide, in rural New York, as with much of rural America, it’s safe to say Trump won the day. So are his supporters in the area’s rural counties surprised by the outcome?
President-elect Donald Trump, who campaigned against the corrupt power of special interests, is filling his transition team with some of the very sort of people who he has complained have too much clout in Washington: corporate consultants and lobbyists.
A group of University at Albany professors gave advice to an overflow crowd of students who packed a classroom on campus Thursday night to continue the process of digesting and making sense of the election of Donald Trump as president.
Across the nation and the Capital Region, business people pondered Trump’s potential impact on everything from investment portfolios to gun ownership to health insurance to farm labor to, of course, taxes and regulations.