Trump Treasury pick diverges from GOP playbook
Treasury secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin diverged from congressional Republicans Thursday on key policy issues, signaling a willingness to go his own way on bank regulation and tax administration. In a sometimes contentious hearing before the Senate ...
Trump's Treasury nominee Steven Mnuchin denies he ran 'foreclosure machine'
Trump's treasury nominee defends his record at bank labeled as 'foreclosure machine'
Treasury Nominee Mnuchin Supports Strong Dollar, Calling China Manipulator, Raising Debt Ceiling
Everything you need to know about Trump's inauguration, weekend protests
Washington (CNN) After about two years' worth of campaigning, a wild election and a tumultuous transition period, this Friday Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. Trump officially becomes President at noon and will take the ...
The Hill's 12:30 Report
History of Change and Tradition on Inauguration Day
Ready for Day One: Trump poised to take executive actions
The Ethics Problems Plaguing Trump's Cabinet Have Sunk Plenty Of Prior Nominees
WASHINGTON ― Three of President-elect Donald Trump's nominees for Cabinet positions on Wednesday revealed that they had engaged in illegal or questionable behavior that prior administrations have considered serious enough to necessitate a ...
Democrats will allow Friday confirmation votes on some national security nominees but promise fights on other picks
Senate Dems will only allow two Trump nominees to be confirmed on Day One
Senate to vote Friday on Trump's defense picks
New York Times
Rick Perry Says He Is No Longer a Climate Change Denialist
New York Times
President-elect Donald J. Trump's choices to lead the Treasury and Energy Departments faced sharp questions over issues and ethics in their Senate confirmation hearings, but neither seemed to lose any support from Republicans. □ Rick Perry, the former ...
Dems blast Trump plans for deep spending cuts
Rick Perry expresses 'regret' for pledging to abolish Energy Department
Rick Perry tells Senate panel he's ready to lead the Energy Department, which he once wanted to eliminate
Assange hedges on extradition to US
WikiLeaks head Julian Assange will not willfully face charges in the United States without negotiating with the Department of Justice about what those charges are, he said during a Thursday press conference. Assange had made the offer since September ...
Obama's Last Full Day On Job Filled With Nostalgia and Thank You Calls
Julian Assange Repeats Offer of Extradition to US
WikiLeaks' Assange says he's willing to return to US
New York Times
Gambia's New President Is Sworn In as Troops Enter the Country
New York Times
Adama Barrow, the newly elected president of Gambia, was sworn in on Thursday in a ceremony at an embassy in neighboring Senegal. Yahya Jammeh, Gambia's repressive leader for the past 22 years, has refused to step down after losing the recent ...
Senegalese troops enter Gambia to force longtime leader to step down, reports say
Gambia crisis: Senegal sends in troops to back elected leader
Gambian President-Elect Is Sworn In as Foreign Troops Enter Country
The America Donald Trump Is Inheriting, By The Numbers
When he takes the oath of office on Friday, President Trump will inherit a far different country than President Obama did eight years ago. It's a nation that is far more solid in some ways (economics) and shakier in others (terrorist attacks). We have ...
In Farewell, Obama Sets Red Lines That Would Pull Him Back Into Fray
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George Soros calls Trump a 'would-be dictator' who 'is going to fail'
George Soros, billionaire and founder of Soros Fund Management LLC, looks on during an interview at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. George Soros thinks President-elect Donald Trump will fail — and ...
GEORGE SOROS: Trump is a con man and he will fail
George Soros Says Markets Will Falter as Uncertainty Takes Over
Alexander Soros, Scion of Billionaire George Soros, Being Groomed to take Control
ANALYSIS: Michelle Obama Moves on From FLOTUS to Voice of Influence
There isn't much that's certain about Washington these days, but there is this: one of the most fascinating question of the Obama post-presidency has got to be, 'What's next for Michelle?' She might have started as a reluctant political spouse, but ...
Obama's Parting Gift: The Power Not to Fear White Racism
What First Ladies Have Worn On Inauguration Day: FLOTUS Gowns, From Jackie Kennedy To Michelle Obama ...
So, What's Next For Michelle Obama?
Orlando cop-shooting suspect spews expletives at judge in courtroom outburst
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A suspect in a police officer's slaying directed expletive-laced outbursts at a judge during his initial hearing Thursday on charges that he also killed his pregnant ex-girlfriend. Markeith Loyd declared that many of the accusations ...
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Orlando police shooting suspect spouts expletives at judge
Police release aerial video of Markeith Loyd capture