J.B. Pritzker, Democratic Mogul, Mulls Run for Illinois Governor

J.B. Pritzker, the billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist, has expressed interest in running a self-financed campaign for Illinois governor in 2018, Politico has reported.

Rahm Emanuel Talks Immigrants and Infrastructure in Meeting With Donald Trump

At Wednesday’s meeting, Emanuel presented Trump with a letter signed by himself and 13 other mayors, including Bill de Blasio of New York and Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles, asking the president-elect to continue President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which allows undocumented immigrants who arrived to the U.S. as children to remain and work here. Currently 742,000 people benefit from DACA, 69,571 of them in Illinois.

Rahm Meets Trump, Talks Immigrants and Infrastructure

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel and Donald Trump are not natural political allies, and Emanuel has been vocal in his opposition to the president-elect on many issues. Nonetheless, the two sat down Wednesday for a 45-minute conversation at Trump Tower in New York, joined by Trump’s chief of staff Reince Priebus and senior advisor Stephen Bannon.

Yeshiva U. Students Slam Ben Shapiro for Calling Transgender People ‘Mentally Ill’

Said alumnus Sruly Heller, “I thought his treatment of transgender issues was the grossest manifestation possible of a total paucity of menschlichkeit.”

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WATCH: That Time Ben Shapiro Called Transgender People Delusional

“Why are we mainstreaming delusion?” Shapiro asked on a segment about ESPN’s decision to give an award to Caitlyn Jenner after she came out as transgender.

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