Michael G. Flynn, son of Trump’s designated national security adviser, had backed a bogus story tied to a shooting at a Washington pizzeria.

  • Dec 6, 2016

The stories about a Clinton-linked child sex ring apparently inspired a North Carolina man to show up with guns at a Northwest Washington restaurant.

  • Dec 5, 2016

Harry Sarfo claimed that he had refused to commit violence. But an Islamic State video showed otherwise.

  • Nov 30, 2016

The president-elect has received two classified briefings — fewer than most of his predecessors.

  • Nov 23, 2016

Mike Pompeo, a Kansas congressman, is a West Point graduate and tea party ally.

  • Nov 18, 2016

Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, retired with three stars and a chip on his shoulder.

  • Nov 17, 2016

The move cements Clapper’s long-declared plan to leave his job as the nation’s spy chief when a new president is sworn in.

  • Nov 17, 2016

Senator is said to be on short list for defense secretary. His former staff director is helping to manage the Justice Department transition.

  • Nov 16, 2016

Potential national security picks are narrowed to longtime loyalists.

  • Nov 15, 2016

Former congressman Mike Rogers was pushed out of the transition team as part of a purge of people associated with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who was himself replaced as team head last week.

  • Nov 15, 2016
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