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Clinton says Putin grudge led Russia to hack, Podesta says something "deeply broken" at FBI

December 16, 2016
Dan Merica, Jeff Zeleny | CNN
Hillary Clinton said Thursday that Vladimir Putin's alleged involvement in the hacking of Democratic organizations stemmed from a longtime grudge Putin has held against her.
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Trump Chooses Settlements Supporter as Ambassador to Israel

December 16, 2016
Nick Wadhams, Margaret Talev | Bloomberg Politics
Donald Trump nominated lawyer David Friedman as ambassador to Israel, choosing a trusted friend who opposes the two-state solution with Palestinians.
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Trump softens tone at tech meeting

December 15, 2016
John Harwood | CNBC
President-elect Trump praised tech executives gathered at Trump Tower as some of the best in the world and promised to have open lines of communication with them.
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Trump Voters Expect Drastic Change and Jobs. Unity? Not so Much

December 15, 2016
Amy Walter | The Cook Political Report
Those who voted for Donald Trump are very clear on why he won and what they expect from him once he’s in office. This was a vote for “drastic change.”
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Donald Trump Names Top Michigan Official to Senior G.O.P. Committee Post

December 15, 2016
Jonathan Martin | The New York Times
Donald Trump announced Wednesday that Ronna Romney McDaniel, the chairwoman of the Michigan Republican Party, would serve as the senior official of the RNC.
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Trump transition says request for names of climate scientists was ‘not authorized’

December 15, 2016
Chris Mooney, Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post
The Trump transition team appeared to back away from a controversial questionnaire sent to the Energy Department last week.
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Trump taps Montana congressman Ryan Zinke as interior secretary

December 14, 2016
Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post
President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke, who has represented Montana’s at-large congressional seat for one term, to serve as secretary of the interior.
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