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Politics Dec 27Trump raises prospect of America more willing to act alone on global stage
For eight years, President Barack Obama’s foreign policy doctrine has been rooted in a belief that while the United States can take action around the word on its own, it rarely should.
Politics Dec 22Trump taps Kellyanne Conway for White House counselor, Sean Spicer for press secretary
President-elect Donald Trump has named close adviser Kellyanne Conway as his White House counselor, elevating the woman who led his campaign to victory to a senior West Wing position.
Politics Dec 16Trump taps Israel envoy, vows moving U.S. embassy to Jerusalem
Donald Trump has announced that he will nominate attorney David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel, who supports Israeli settlements and other changes to U.S. policies in the region.
Politics Dec 10Trump deepens Goldman ties as he builds out economic team
The financial industry's high-level presence in Trump's burgeoning administration runs counter to some core campaign messages that energized his supporters.
Politics Dec 07Trump picks John Kelly as Homeland Security secretary
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close to the transition team said Wednesday. Kelly, who…
Politics Dec 07Trump’s transition team claims he sold all his stocks but provides no proof
President-elect Donald Trump sold all of his stocks in June as he plunged into the costly general election campaign, his transition team abruptly announced Tuesday. His advisers provided no proof of the transactions and would not explain the apparent sell-off.
Politics Dec 05Trump taps former campaign rival Carson as housing secretary
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump, moving to complete formation of his Cabinet and decide other key posts, chose former campaign rival Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Politics Nov 30Carrier says it has deal with Trump to keep jobs in Indiana
Air conditioning company Carrier Corp. says it has reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indiana.
Politics Nov 29Trump taps Obamacare critic Tom Price as health secretary
If confirmed by the Senate, Price would play a central role in Republican efforts to repeal and replace the current health care law. Trump has pledged to move quickly on overhauling the landmark measure, but has been vague about what…
Politics Nov 27Trump aide steps up bid to block possible Romney nomination
A top Donald Trump adviser warned Sunday that the president-elect's supporters would feel "betrayed" if he tapped former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney as secretary of state.