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GOP congressman plans Russia trip to ‘work with the Duma’

January 5, 2017
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican ally of Donald Trump and a longtime enthusiast of Vladimir Putin, is planning to lead a congressional delegation to Russia next month.
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Trump Plucks Political Pros for White House Staff

January 5, 2017
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Donald Trump made it official Wednesday: The incoming senior White House staff will have a deep bench of aides steeped in politics.
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Schumer: Democrats Could Block ‘Out of the Mainstream’ Supreme Court Nominees

January 5, 2017
Kristina Peterson | The Wall Street Journal
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Democrats would oppose any of President-elect Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominees who were “out of the mainstream.”
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Trump tweet mocks 'intelligence' briefing delay

January 4, 2017
John Harwood | CNBC
President-elect Trump tweets about intelligence briefing on Russian hacking.
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Trump Taps China Critic Lighthizer for U.S. Trade Representative

January 3, 2017
Jennifer Jacobs | Bloomberg Politics
Donald Trump has picked lawyer Robert Lighthizer to head the U.S. Trade Representative office, in a further sign the incoming administration will take a tougher line on China.
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‘It Won’t Happen,’ Donald Trump Says of North Korean Missile Test

January 3, 2017
Maggie Haberman, David Sanger | The New York Times
Faced with a threat from North Korea that it might soon test an intercontinental ballistic missile, Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday to declare bluntly, “It won’t happen!”
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Inside Trump’s strategy to remodel the Supreme Court

January 3, 2017
Shane Goldmacher, Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
The president-elect is narrowing his short list for a Supreme Court justice while his advisers look beyond the current opening.
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Putin’s Revenge

December 16, 2016
Michael Crowley | POLITICO
Humiliated by the 1990s, Russia’s strongman is determined to win Cold War 2.0. He may be succeeding.
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