The nomination of Pruitt, confirmed by a transition official, signals Trump's intention to dismantle President Obama’s chief climate change policy. Pruitt, who has written that the debate on climate change is “far from settled,” is part of a coalition of state attorneys general suing the agency over the administration’s Clean Power Plan. This is a […]

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He appears cool to a suggestion that he kick off his inauguration with a Fifth Avenue parade, then board a helicopter atop Trump Tower and fly to Washington.

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A new team at the top means...the same Trump.

Trump has long been obsessed with being on the cover of magazines, and Time's “Person of the Year” became his holy grail.

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Terry Branstad, the long-serving Republican governor of Iowa, to serve as ambassador to China, a transition official confirmed Wednesday morning. Branstad has extensive ties to China and a personal friendship with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Read more. 

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Mattis needs a waiver from Congress to serve as secretary of defense.

The move to sell his stock, confirmed by Trump spokesman Jason Miller, would have created a cash windfall as he began to invest more money in his general election campaign. The sell-off could help address conflict-of-interest concerns about his stock portfolio, a pivotal part of Trump’s financial life that was worth as much as $40 […]

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Trump wants to impose a 35-percent tariff on goods made by companies that offshore jobs. Pence won't directly say where he stands.

The new entity, whose legal structure has not yet been determined, will serve as the outside hub to support President-elect Donald Trump’s agenda.

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