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SoftBank CEO Tells Trump He’ll Invest $50 Billion in Startup

December 7, 2016
Scott Moritz, Jennifer Jacobs | Bloomberg Politics
SoftBank Group Corp. Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son told President-elect Donald Trump he would create 50,000 new jobs in the U.S. through a $50 billion investment in startups and new companies.
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Obama Defends His Antiterror Strategy in Arguments Aimed at His Successor

December 7, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
Mr. Obama, in a national-security speech, repeatedly drew a contrast between his ideas and those of Trump while making a case for why his successor should adhere to his approach, which was shaped by his early decision to scale back America’s military presence overseas.
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Trump picks Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad — a ‘friend’ of China’s leader — as Beijing ambassador

December 7, 2016
Simon Denyer, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
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. If confirmed, the move could go some way to reassure China’s leadership that Trump understands the importance of healthy relations with Beijing.
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Washington Prepares for Trump's Executive Eraser

December 7, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
With gusto, Donald Trump promises to unwind President Obama’s governance with the stroke of his presidential pen and the support of a GOP-controlled Congress. He can make good on those promises, but he will need to weather pushback.
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President Trump’s Perpetual Campaign

December 7, 2016
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
The election is over, but the president-elect is demonstrating he hopes to dominate Washington the same way he dominated his campaign rivals: by taking the case to his loyal movement of supporters.
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Meet Hope Hicks: Donald Trump's camera shy, traveling press secretary

December 6, 2016
Donald Trump ran an unconventional campaign, and the one person who was by his side everywhere he traveled was his 27-year-old press secretary Hope Hicks.
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How an Iowa family helped Dan Balz understand the Trump phenomenon

December 6, 2016
Longtime Washington Post reporter Dan Balz met a family in Iowa that helped "crystallize" Trump's appeal with voters in America's heartland.
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Exxon CEO Now a Contender for Donald Trump’s Secretary of State

December 6, 2016
Carol Lee, Peter Nicholas | The Wall Street Journal
President-elect Donald Trump is widening the circle of candidates for secretary of state and will interview more prospects this week.
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New pro-Trump group takes form, with Kellyanne Conway possibly at the helm

December 6, 2016
Matea Gold, Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Kellyanne Conway said Monday that she is considering leading a group that will provide “a surround-sound super structure” to bolster Trump’s political and policy goals.
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