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Trump fills White House counsel and deputy national security posts – Washington Post

Kathleen “KT” McFarland is seen at her home in New York. (Jason Decrow/AP) By Jerry Markon, Karen Tumulty and Karoun Demirjian November 25 at 5:28 PM President-elect Donald Trump on Friday named a libertarian election lawyer as his White House counsel and a hard-line former Reagan administration official to a top post on his national […]

Trump expected to tap billionaire investor Wilbur Ross for commerce secretary – Washington Post

By Ylan Q. Mui and Robert Costa November 24 at 2:06 PM Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross met with President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Nov. 20 in Bedminster, N.J. where Trump and Pence have been holding transition meetings at his private golf course. (The Washington Post) Wilbur Ross, the billionaire investor considered […]

As Trump kills TPP, China eyes December talks to fill trade void (VIDEO) – Malay Mail Online

While free-trade advocates argue the two deals would compliment rather than conflict with each other, RCEP talks had taken a backseat as Obama promoted the TPP as a way to keep China from writing the rules of the global economy. — Reuters picNEW YORK, Nov 23 — Even before Donald Trump enters the White House […]

Donald Trump would lose from a break with Europe – Financial Times

Snap out of it. Donald Trump is just the jolt Europe needed. Too long coddled by the US, Europeans should welcome president-elect Mr Trump’s admonition to stand on their own feet. Stunned by the outcome of the US election, European policymakers have gone in desperate search of silver linings. There are none. Whatever Europe’s shortcomings […]

Asia bank chief urges Trump to pursue trade deals – Free Malaysia Today

Asia bank chief urges Trump to pursue trade deals – Free Malaysia Today

Takehiko Nakao said he hoped Trump would not pull out of the agreement which he described as ready to be implemented. MANILA: The head of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday urged US President-elect Donald Trump to continue with a landmark trans-pacific trade deal, but said the region would press on with key accords […]

Trump terrifies public school advocates with education secretary pick – Washington Post

By Valerie Strauss November 23 at 6:39 PM President-elect Donald Trump calls out to media as he and Betsy DeVos pose for photographs at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster cin Bedminster, N.J., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Advocates of public education in the United States have worried that President-elect Donald Trump would tap […]

Trump Diversifies Cabinet; Picks Nikki Haley and Betsy DeVos – New York Times

Ms. DeVos, 58, is one of the nation’s most avid supporters of school choice, a subject she and Mr. Trump discussed last week when she met him at his country club in Bedminster, N.J. But Ms. DeVos also sharply criticized him during the campaign and spent much of the year raising money for other Republicans […]

Trump May End NASA Climate Change Studies So Rich Folks Can Flee Earth For Outer Space – Gothamist

Way too much of a bummer to study. (Courtesy Isaac Cordal/Flickr) Yesterday, President-elect Donald Trump told the Times he thought there was “some connectivity” between humans and climate change (surprise, there is!), but he doesn’t appear to be interested in looking into it. Indeed, Trump plans to eliminate all of NASA’s climate change research because […]

Trump nominates two prominent GOP women: DeVos as education secretary, Haley as UN ambassador – Washington Post

President-elect Donald Trump named Betsy DeVos as his nominee for education secretary. Here’s what you need to know about the conservative activist and billionaire donor. (Sarah Parnass,Osman Malik/The Washington Post) By Jerry Markon, Robert Costa and Emma Brown November 23 at 4:08 PM President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday selected two prominent Republican women for Cabinet-level […]

In Betsy DeVos for Education, Trump Taps Into Michigan Royalty – New York Times

Teachers unions are not going to be happy. The National Education Association, the nation’s largest teachers’ union, was quick to voice its opposition to Ms. DeVos. “Her efforts over the years have done more to undermine public education than support students. She has lobbied for failed schemes, like vouchers — which take away funding and […]

Trump picks billionaire Betsy DeVos, school voucher advocate, as Education Secretary – Washington Post

President-elect Donald Trump calls out to the media as he and Betsy DeVos pose for photographs at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (Carolyn Kaster/AP) By Emma Brown November 23 at 1:53 PM President-elect Donald Trump intends to name Betsy DeVos, a conservative activist and […]

Trump selects foreign policy novice as ambassador to UN – Channel NewsAsia

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla./WASHINGTON: Donald Trump named South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, a former critic who has little foreign policy experience, to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Wednesday at a time of uncertainty over America’s international role under his presidency. Haley, the first woman chosen for a senior job in […]

Trump nominates SC Gov. Nikki Haley to be UN ambassador – Washington Post

Gov. Nikki Haley (R-S.C.) was nominated to be President-elect Donald Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations. Here’s what you need to know about the rising Republican star. (Jenny Starrs/The Washington Post) By Jerry Markon and Robert Costa November 23 at 12:03 PM President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will nominate South Carolina Gov. Nikki […]

Trump taps SC Gov. Nikki Haley as UN ambassador – USA TODAY

Gov. Nikki Haley overcame gender and racial barriers in South Carolina. Now she appears to be the first woman in the Trump administration. USA TODAY NETWORK WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is going with a former critic for a key foreign policy post, picking South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. […]

Politics|Hillary Clinton’s Lead Expands, and Ivanka Trump Separates From Her Brand – New York Times

Ivanka Trump steps away from her brand. After the hoo-ha created when Ivanka Trump Fine Jewelry started hawking a bracelet worn by Ms. Trump during her “60 Minutes” appearance as part of the new first family, Ivanka Trump-the-brand and Ivanka-Trump-the-woman are beginning to disengage. At least on Instagram. Facebook and elsewhere. On Monday, a public […]

How Trump could shake up real estate finance – The Real Deal Magazine

How Trump could shake up real estate finance – The Real Deal Magazine

At his campaign rallies, Donald Trump presented himself as an anti-establishment populist looking to rein in Wall Street’s gross excesses. But when he stepped in front of a crowd of finance and business big shots at the New York Economic Club on Sept. 15 to outline his economic policy, he showed a completely different face. […]

Trump taps Nikki Haley to be UN ambassador – Politico

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AP Photo She’s a rising star in the Republican Party and is Trump’s first female appointee to a Cabinet-level post. By Nahal Toosi and Alex Isenstadt 11/23/16 08:00 AM EST Updated 11/23/16 07:06 AM EST President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday is expected to announce that he has chosen South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be […]

Trump taps South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley for UN ambassador, sources say – Los Angeles Times

Nov. 23, 2016, 3:48 a.m. South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley smiles while speaking at the Federalist Society’s National Lawyers Convention in Washington on Nov. 18. (Cliff Owen / Associated Press)  President-elect Donald Trump has chosen South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, the first woman tapped for a top-level administration […]

Europe’s Jews are divided on Trump, Moscow’s chief rabbi says – Washington Post

2 Desktop notifications are on   | Turn off Get breaking news alerts from The Washington Post Turn on desktop notifications? Yes Not now It looks like you’ve previously blocked notifications. Please update your browser permissions to allow them. By Adam Taylor November 23 at 1:00 AM Donald Trump collects his ballot with his son-in-law […]

Trump backs away from some of his strident campaign promises – Washington Post

President-elect Donald Trump leaves after a meeting at the New York Times. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images) By Karen Tumulty November 22 at 7:05 PM President-elect Donald Trump abruptly abandoned some of his most tendentious campaign promises Tuesday, saying he does not plan to prosecute Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email system or […]

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