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Decision 2016: Donald Trump and the GOP

Decision 2016: Donald Trump and the GOP

Full coverage of the Republicans in the 2016 presidential election

Nov 27, 2016

Jerry Falwell Jr. Says Trump Offered Him Cabinet Post

Jerry Falwell Jr. Says Trump Offered Him Cabinet Post

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says President elect-Donald Trump offered him the job of education secretary, but that he turned it down for personal reasons. Falwell tells The Associated...

Nov 22, 2016

BET Founder Robert L Johnson Pitches Trump Economic Plans

BET Founder Robert L Johnson Pitches Trump Economic Plans

As President-elect Donald Trump builds his White House team, one of America's most powerful black moguls was among the high-profile names who visited him on Sunday at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster...

Nov 21, 2016

Donald Trump Outlines Priorities for First 100 Days in Video

Donald Trump Outlines Priorities for First 100 Days in Video

President-elect Donald Trump on Monday announced a list of "executive actions" he plans to implement on the first day of his presidency meant to "restore our laws and bring back our jobs," NBC News reported.

Nov 19, 2016

Debate Over 'Hamilton' Speech Exposes Post-Election Cracks

Debate Over 'Hamilton' Speech Exposes Post-Election Cracks

President-elect Donald Trump demanded an apology from the cast of the Broadway musical "Hamilton" a day after an actor in the hit show delivered a pointed message about diversity to his running mate who was...

Nov 18, 2016

Pushing US Policy Rightward, Trump Taps Sessions, Flynn

Pushing US Policy Rightward, Trump Taps Sessions, Flynn

President-elect Donald Trump signaled a sharp rightward shift in U.S. national security policy Friday with his announcement that he will nominate Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general and Kansas

Nov 16, 2016

McConnell, Schumer Named Leaders in Senate

McConnell, Schumer Named Leaders in Senate

Senate Republicans re-elected Mitch McConnell of Kentucky on Wednesday to be majority leader next year, keeping the respected legislative tactician at the forefront when the new Congress begins working on Donald...

Nov 16, 2016

Trump: No Transition Turmoil, Efforts Going 'So Smoothly'

Trump: No Transition Turmoil, Efforts Going 'So Smoothly'

President-elect Donald Trump and his team on Wednesday vigorously rejected charges of turmoil and infighting roiling efforts to set up his White House, national security and economic teams.

Nov 16, 2016

Trump's School Choice Expansion Plan May Face Uphill Battle

Trump's School Choice Expansion Plan May Face Uphill Battle

School voucher programs in the nation's capital and Vice President-elect Mike Pence's home state of Indiana could serve as a blueprint for a Trump administration plan to use public money to enable disadvantaged...

Nov 16, 2016

Trump Presidency a Boon for Japan's Rubber-Mask Makers

Trump Presidency a Boon for Japan's Rubber-Mask Makers

While much of the world anxiously awaits what happens under U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, one factory manager in Japan is all smiles. Ogawa Studio, the only manufacturer of rubber masks in Japan, is working...

Nov 13, 2016

EU Foreign Ministers to Gather to Grapple With Trump Impact

EU Foreign Ministers to Gather to Grapple With Trump Impact

European Union foreign ministers will gather Sunday to discuss the impact of Donald Trump's election on trans-Atlantic ties and whether it will complicate relations with an increasingly belligerent Russia.

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