For attorney general, President-elect Donald Trump selected an early supporter: the junior senator from Alabama, Jeff Sessions. Sessions has served as a U.S. attorney and Alabama’s attorney general, but he was denied a federal judgeship in 1986 based on controversial…
President-elect Donald Trump made two more major appointments this week: retired Army lieutenant general Michael Flynn as national security adviser and Kansas Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo as head of the CIA. Michael Ledeen of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies…
By PBS NewsHour
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, created in an executive order by President Obama, permits undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children to work and study here on a temporary basis. Now, many are worried that President-elect…
By Gretchen Frazee
Critics of Steve Bannon, the incoming chief White House strategist, are growing increasingly concerned that his influence under President-elect Donald Trump could legitimize and empower the alt-right and turn controversial conservative news sites into a messaging arm of the new…
By Associated Press
The suits allege that Trump University failed to deliver on its promise to teach success in real estate through programs that cost up to $35,000. They say the program misled students by calling itself a university when it wasn't an…
By Gretchen Frazee
President-elect Donald Trump named retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as his national security adviser on Friday, adding a loyal supporter with hard-right views on Muslims and Islam to his emerging intelligence and foreign policy team.
By Deb Riechmann and Richard Lardner, Associated Press
Pompeo, 52, was elected to Congress during the tea party wave of 2010. He has been a fierce critic of Obama's nuclear deal with Iran…
By Eric Tucker and Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press
President-elect Donald Trump is offering the post of attorney general to Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, according to unnamed sources.
By Rebecca Robbins, STAT
Jared Kushner’s younger brother, Josh Kushner, cofounded a startup created to capitalize on the Affordable Care Act — which Trump has vowed to quickly dismantle.
By Ken Thomas, Catherine Lucey and Julie Pace, Associated Press
The official wouldn't say whether Flynn had accepted the job, which left open the possibility that the arrangement was not finalized. The official was not authorized to discuss the offer publicly and insisted on anonymity.
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