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Post-election political healing? Trump Nation says 'Democrats, heal thyself' Post-election political healing? Trump Nation says 'Democrats, heal thyself'
“In Defeat: Defiance. In Victory: Magnanimity.’’ — Winston S. Churchill “Happy New Year to all, including to my many enemies and those who have fought me and lost so badly they just don't know what to do.’’ — Donald J. Trump At inauguration time, magnanimity usually prevails. Winners reach out to losers and a brief honeymoon ensues. But many Trump supporters say there’s little this president...
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Amid explosive controversy, Trump goes on offense Amid explosive controversy, Trump goes on offense
In the face of exploding controversy, Donald Trump went on offense. In his first news conference as president-elect, on the morning after reports of unsubstantiated allegations that Russia held compromising personal information about him, Trump breezed and bulldozed his way through a barrage of questions. He dismissed the most explosive allegations as "crap," accused U.S. intelligence officials...
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Trump says 'I have nothing to do with Russia.' That's not exactly true Trump says 'I have nothing to do with Russia.' That's not exactly true
President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday at a news conference that he had no business relations with Russia, except that "I guess I sell condos to Russians." Trump was responding to questions on allegations that Russian agencies hacked Democratic National Committee emails. “What do I have to do with Russia? You know the closest I came to Russia, I bought a house a number of years ago in P...
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Sessions hearing disrupted by protesters wearing KKK outfits Sessions hearing disrupted by protesters wearing KKK outfits
WASHINGTON — Sen. Jeff Sessions, facing a barrage of challenges to his record on civil rights enforcement and questions about racial tolerance as President-elect Donald Trump’s attorney general nominee, Tuesday rejected the "false caricature'' that has long shadowed his public life and asserted that the Justice Department under his direction would "never falter in its obligation to protect the rig...
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Trump: All my nominees will be confirmed Trump: All my nominees will be confirmed
Donald Trump declined to answer questions Monday about Russia and the election, but he did predict that the Senate will confirm all of his Cabinet nominees. "Confirmation is going great," the president-elect told reporters at Trump Tower. "They're all at the highest level." The president-elect also appeared to confirm news reports that son-in-law Jared Kushner would be joining his administra...
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US President-elect Donald Trump has named Dan Coats as his national intelligence director. US President-elect Donald Trump has named Dan Coats as his national intelligence director.
US President-elect Donald Trump has named Dan Coats as his national intelligence director. The Indiana ex-senator formerly served on the Senate Intelligence Committee. Mr Trump said Mr Coats would "provide unwavering leadership... and spearhead my administration's ceaseless vigilance against those who seek to do us harm". The appointment comes a day after an intelligence report accused Ru...
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Trump's election has changed Obama's post-presidency plans Trump's election has changed Obama's post-presidency plans
WASHINGTON — Whatever President Obama had planned for life after the presidency, the election of Donald Trump will likely change those plans. Instead of building on his legacy, he'll be defending it. Instead of helping to nurture his Democratic Party as an elder statesman, he'll be helping to rebuild it — finding new generational leaders who can carry the banner in future elections. And inst...
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Trump picks Wall Street lawyer Jay Clayton for SEC chairman Trump picks Wall Street lawyer Jay Clayton for SEC chairman
President-elect Donald Trump nominated Wall Street attorney Jay Clayton to head up the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Trump transition team announced Wednesday. Clayton, a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell law firm, is a noted specialist in public and private mergers and offerings. Citing his campaign pledge to reduce federal regulations, Trump said Clayton "is a highly talented e...
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House Republicans move to slash powers of ethics watchdog House Republicans move to slash powers of ethics watchdog
WASHINGTON – One day before the new Congress convenes, House Republicans voted Monday night to rein in an independent ethics office that investigates potential wrongdoing by lawmakers. The move guts a major piece of an ethics overhaul Congress undertook after several high-profile scandals sent lobbyist Jack Abramoff and others to federal prison. The independent Office of Congressional Ethics...
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Republican Congress puts priority on targeting regulations Republican Congress puts priority on targeting regulations
WASHINGTON — Bills to block or roll back federal regulations, initially conceived by Republicans as a check on President Obama’s power, are high on the agenda when the House returns to Washington this week and the changes could become reality shortly after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. The 115th Congress begins Tuesday with a Republican majority in the House and Senate prepa...
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