The historic conversation apparently reflects the views of advisers urging a tough opening line with China.

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Ivanka Trump has already pushed her father to adopt positions usually promoted by Democrats.

Pence says Trump transition team expects a 'very productive week'

Outside Trump Tower, Dec. 5, Vice President-elect Mike Pence told reporters that President-elect Trump's transition team is setting "a historic pace."

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Trump's Transition: Ben Carson for housing and urban development

President-elect Donald Trump named Ben Carson as his nominee for housing and urban development secretary. Here's what you need to know about the former GOP presidential candidate.

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Donald Trump, TV critic: What he watches, and how he feels about it

Trump love-hates Fox News and hates MSNBC.

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) concedes closely contested governor’s race

McCrory and his allies had spent weeks after the election trying to find a path to victory

Michael Flynn’s tweet wasn’t actually about #PizzaGate, but his son is now defending the baseless conspiracy theory

Michael Flynn Jr. goes to war with CNN's Jake Tapper in defending the completely bogus claim.

Them's fighting words.

Ideas and experience mattered less than ‘strength’

Answer: most of them.

Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and conservative political celebrity, has never held public office.

The reality is much less dramatic: most young people support democracy.

The Post's Fact Checker took a closer look at the claims President-elect Donald Trump made during a speech in Indiana on Dec. 1, about the deal to keep jobs at a Carrier plant there that were due to be shipped to Mexico.

Which is a more accurate vote counter: humans or computer scanners?

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In touting his deal with Carrier about shipping jobs to Mexico, Trump exaggerated the jobs saved and the regulations affecting the plant.

Vice President-elect Mike Pence and President-elect Donald Trump’s senior transition adviser Kellyanne Conway on Dec. 4 defended Trump’s phone call with Taiwan’s leader Tsai Ing-wen.

On Twitter, the president-elect says firms could face a 35 percent tariff on returning goods.

Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman is among the others who might get a look.

Young aspirants have fallen by the wayside or left as 3 veterans maintain a stranglehold on the top positions.

As of Friday, 65,800 men and women had applied to serve in the Trump administration through the website GreatAgain.gov, transition officials said.

President-elect Donald Trump’s senior adviser Kellyanne Conway on Dec. 4 defended Trump’s intervention to keep a Carrier plant in Indiana, saying that it’s “what leaders do.”

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