Hillary Clinton looks on during the presidential debate in Hempstead, New York, September 26, 2016. (Reuters/Brian Snyder)

Robert Reich: In a perfect world, this will be the first 100 days after Nov. 8

Of course, this all assumes Hillary Clinton will win the presidency


Robert Reich
October 12, 2016 7:59PM (UTC)

This originally appeared on Robert Reich’s blog.

1. Hillary Clinton is elected president.

2. Democrats take over the Senate and reduce the Republican margin in the House to just three votes.

3. Elizabeth Warren announces she’ll challenge Hillary in the 2020 Democratic primaries if Hillary isn’t sufficiently progressive and bold during her first term.

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4. The Democratic National Committee issues new rules eliminating “superdelegates” and requiring open primaries.

5. In her inaugural address, Hillary Clinton promises to “wrest back control of our democracy and economy from the moneyed interests that have taken over both.”

6. President Hillary Clinton nominates Barack Obama to the Supreme Court, who immediately pledges to reverse “Citizens United.” Senate Democrats make a rule change that allows Obama to be confirmed with 51 Senate votes. He is.

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7. President Clinton nominates Bernie Sanders for Treasury Secretary and Michelle Obama for Attorney General. Both are immediately confirmed.

8. The chairman of the Republican Party officially repudiates Donald Trump, saying “shame on us for having nominated him.” Mitch McConnell, Newt Gingrich, Rudy Giuliani and Mike Pence appear in a joint news conference in which they apologize for having ever supported Trump.

9. With Trump disgraced and his brand in tatters, the value of his properties drops 80 percent. His creditors demand that his personal assets — homes, planes, furniture, all he possesses — be liquidated to pay his bills.

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10. Rupert Murdoch fires Sean Hannity from Fox News.


Robert Reich

Robert B. Reich is Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and Senior Fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies. He served as Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration, for which Time Magazine named him one of the ten most effective cabinet secretaries of the twentieth century. He has written 15 books, including the best sellers "Aftershock", "The Work of Nations," and"Beyond Outrage," and, his most recent, "The Common Good." He is also a founding editor of the American Prospect magazine, chairman of Common Cause, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and co-creator of the award-winning documentary, "Inequality For All." He's also co-creator of the Netflix original documentary "Saving Capitalism."

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