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Stories tagged: donald trump

In Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s White House will feature an expert in racist propaganda

Donald Trump’s selection of Steve Bannon to lead his strategy thrilled white supremacists, but it should put decent Americans on their guard.

Trump’s transition team loses a key figure as he struggles to find his footing

The shoot-from-the-hip style that helped Donald Trump win the presidency is now playing out in his transition to governing.

Trump transition stalls as son-in-law said to oust Christie allies

Power struggles inside Donald Trump’s transition team are hobbling efforts to form a new government – including what some say is an effort by the president-elect’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to …

Trump University trial delay being considered by judge

A federal judge in San Diego has scheduled a hearing to consider a request by lawyers for President-elect Donald Trump to delay a civil fraud trial involving his now-defunct Trump …

Analysis: Giuliani was a paid advocate for Iranian dissident group

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani is reported to be in contention to be Donald Trump’s attorney general or secretary of state. Senators who will be considering his confirmation may …

GOP nominates Paul Ryan for House speaker

Paul Ryan unanimously won the nomination of his House Republican colleagues Tuesday to continue as speaker and serve as the chief legislative partner to President-elect Donald Trump.

European leaders, NATO caution Trump on warming relations with Russia

European and NATO defense officials on Tuesday cautioned President-elect Donald Trump about his warming relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying that they welcomed dialogue but that the United States …

Trump, Pence to discuss Cabinet picks as tension mounts with some Republicans

President-elect Donald Trump prepared on Tuesday to meet with incoming Vice President Mike Pence to discuss Cabinet selections amid continued uncertainty over who will fill key positions and growing acrimony …

Mexico weighs grim prospect of deportation wave under Trump

Mexico is starting to seriously contemplate the possibility that millions of its migrants could be deported, and the picture is not pretty.

U.S. Catholic bishops elect Texas cardinal to top post

The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops have chosen a Texas cardinal as their new top leader.

Fact checker: Paul Ryan’s false claim that ‘because of Obamacare, Medicare is going broke’

“What people don’t realize is, because of Obamacare, Medicare is going broke.” — House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., interview with Fox News Channel, Nov. 10

New Balance distances itself from white supremacist support

Athletic-gear company New Balance is distancing itself from a white supremacist website’s call to support it for statements a company executive made backing Republican President-elect Donald Trump.

Idaho Trump electors report ‘barrage’ of harassing messages urging them to change votes

Idaho’s four presidential electors have been getting harassing phone calls, emails and Facebook messages urging them to become “faithless electors” and not cast their votes for Donald Trump in the …

Vouching for Trump, Obama says U.S. will maintain alliances

Vouching for the successor he never imagined having, President Barack Obama on Monday sought to reassure an anxious nation and world that Donald Trump would maintain America’s alliances and its …

‘Women’s March on Washington’ planning for big crowds on inauguration weekend

Women and men across the country plan to participate in a “Women’s March on Washington” in the nation’s capital the day after the inauguration as a rebuke to President-elect Donald …

Speaker Ryan tells GOP colleagues: ‘We must deliver’

House Speaker Paul Ryan told Republican lawmakers Monday that it’s time to “hit the ground running as we join forces with the new Trump administration.”

Putin, Trump speak by phone, agree to work to improve ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin and President-elect Donald Trump spoke over the phone Monday to discuss future efforts to improve the U.S.-Russian ties, the Kremlin and Trump’s office said.

Trump advisers said to recommend ex-Goldman partner Steven Mnuchin for Treasury

Former Goldman Sachs partner Steven Mnuchin has been recommended by Donald Trump’s transition team to serve as Treasury secretary, according to two people familiar with the process, and the choice …

Portland high school students walk out in protest over Trump

High school students from at least four campuses have walked out of class in Portland, Oregon to protest President-elect Donald Trump.

Investigate Trump’s potential conflicts of interest, top Dem tells Chaffetz

A leading House Democrat called on Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz to launch an investigation of President-elect Donald Trump’s financial arrangements “to ensure that he does not …

Portland mayor criticizes protests, encourages other steps

The mayor of Portland is criticizing the destructive protests that have swept the city after the election of Donald Trump. He is encouraging the protesters to instead get involved with …

Latinos in Yakima concerned about Trump’s words, but say they remain hopeful

Outside Fiesta Foods, a supermarket specializing in Mexican groceries, customers were taking a wait-and-see approach Sunday over president-elect Donald Trump’s stance on mass deportations.

China reportedly pumping brakes on U.S. deal-making after Trump win

Chinese buyers keen to continue 2016’s rapid dealmaking under a Donald Trump presidency are being given one piece of advice: Wait and see.

Trump considering woman, openly gay man for leadership posts

President-elect Donald Trump is considering a woman and an openly gay man to fill major positions in his new leadership team, history-making moves that would inject diversity into a Trump …

Analysis: It’s not just Trump. People freaked out over Nixon and Reagan, too.

Donald Trump’s election has been greeted by a considerable portion of the country with panic. Large swaths of commentators have described his victory as a potential disaster for the nation …

German foreign minister tapped to become next president

Germany’s foreign minister, who once referred to Donald Trump as a “hate preacher,” was tapped Monday to become the country’s next president.

Ivana Trump to ex-husband Donald: Make me ambassador to the Czech Republic

Since the finalization of her divorce with Donald Trump in 1992, Ivana Trump has hosted a dating reality show, authored a self-help book on coping with divorce and even made …

Trump’s election upends agenda for Obama’s last foreign trip

Donald Trump’s election has changed the nature of President Barack Obama’s final foreign trip as commander in chief, a two-continent journey that he expected to be an amicable farewell to …

May says U.K. will champion free trade in changing world

Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain will be a “global champion of free trade,” in a speech acknowledging that the election of Donald Trump and the U.K. vote to leave …

Oil billionaire considered to lead Energy Dep’t

President-elect Donald Trump is considering oil billionaire Harold Hamm and North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer to lead the Department of Energy.