CIA assessment: Russia tried to help Trump win 2016 election

CIA briefers told senators in a closed-door briefing it was now “quite clear” that electing Trump was Russia’s goal, according to officials.

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Trump has been holding interviews and meetings as he prepares to transition into the White House.

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Trump’s Transition: Who is Donald McGahn?

President-elect Donald Trump announced that Donald McGahn will be his White House counsel.

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President-elect Donald Trump visited the victims of the Ohio State University attack and said they were "brave people." He also made remarks on the passing of John Glenn, first American to orbit the Earth.

With criticism flying about the electoral college, here's what you need to know about our system for electing the president and why the "Hamilton electors" don't like it.

President-elect Donald Trump is nominating Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt for administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Here's what you need to know about him.

Democrats may be more open to the idea than you think.

The president wants to help his successor avoid “ill-considered” decisions.

President-elect Donald Trump is nominating retired Marine Gen. John F. Kelly for secretary of homeland security. Here's what you need to know about him.

Some of the 2,066 official signed statements that President Obama released have the force of law — unless they are repealed by another president.

Uncle Joe is back?

The Washington Post’s Jia Lynn Yang explains the back story on relations between the U.S., China and Taiwan and the ramifications of Friday's telephone call between President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen.

A shouting match at a Harvard forum over the 2016 campaign exposes lingering animosity.

A more elegant solution than Scotch tape.

But that doesn't tell the whole story.

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