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Trump denounces attack, vows tough immigration plan

posted: 12/22/2016 8:47 a.m. Comments 3

Denouncing the deadly attack on a Christmas market in Germany, President-elect Donald Trump renewed his vow to stop radical terror groups and appeared to suggest a willingness to move ahead with his campaign pledge to ban temporarily Muslim immigrants from coming to the United States.

Trump taps Conway for West Wing role, picks press secretary

updated: 12/22/2016 1:17 p.m. Comments 9

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump has named close adviser Kellyanne Conway as his White House counselor, elevating the woman who led his campaign to victory to a senior West Wing position.

Millions cast votes illegally, Trump claims

posted: 11/28/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 15

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- President-elect Donald Trump claimed without evidence Sunday that "millions" voted illegally in the national election, scoffing at Hillary Clinton's popular-vote edge of nearly 2 million.

Clinton will join recount in 1 state

posted: 11/27/2016 4:06 a.m. Comments 20

WASHINGTON -- The top lawyer for Hillary Clinton's presidential bid said Saturday that the campaign would join a third-party candidate's effort to seek a full recount in Wisconsin, and potentially two other states, though he said the campaign had seen no "actionable evidence" of vote hacking.

Trump's team to raise millions for Jan. 20 events

posted: 11/24/2016 12:19 p.m. Discuss

The scramble to shape his administration underway, President-elect Donald Trump's team has simultaneously begun turning its attention to raising tens of millions of dollars for festivities related to his Washington inauguration.

Trump picks charter school advocate for education secretary

posted: 11/23/2016 12:15 p.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump has selected a charter school advocate and GOP donor from Michigan to be education secretary.

Trump picks South Carolina Gov. Haley to be UN ambassador

updated: 11/23/2016 8:28 a.m. Comments 3

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump says he intends to nominate Republican Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

Trump's election triggers flood of immigration questions

posted: 11/18/2016 9:44 a.m. Comments 2

Immigration hotlines are buzzing. Legal clinics are seeing an influx of clients. Public schools are fielding frantic questions from parents and students.

VIDEO: Trump names picks for attorney general, CIA head, national security adviser

updated: 11/18/2016 12:17 p.m. Comments 16

NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump signaled a sharp rightward shift in U.S. national security policy Friday, naming Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general, Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo to head the CIA and former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn as his national security adviser.

Mark Cuban: Decision to avoid Trump hotels made 'months ago'

posted: 11/17/2016 8:11 a.m. Comments 19

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says the team's decision not to stay at Donald Trump-branded hotels in New York and Chicago was made before the presidential election.

Trump denies turmoil bogs his transition

posted: 11/17/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 12

President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to push back against news reports describing a chaotic transition to power, saying the process of selecting Cabinet secretaries and working with President Barack Obama's administration "is going so smoothly."

Arkansas bids swell to go see Trump take oath of office

posted: 11/16/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

President-elect Donald Trump doesn't take the oath of office until Jan. 20, but Arkansans are already hurrying to grab seats, book flights and secure hotel rooms.

Hiccups slow Trump's team

posted: 11/16/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 8

In his Manhattan high-rise, President-elect Donald Trump met Tuesday with Vice President-elect Mike Pence as he worked to fill key posts in his Cabinet. But the transition team appeared to be straining under the challenge of setting up a new administration.

In Greece, Obama warns against rise of nationalism

updated: 11/16/2016 4:12 a.m. Discuss

President Barack Obama, in some of his strongest language since Donald Trump's election last week, on Tuesday warned against the rise of nationalistic tribalism, apparently a reference to Trump's decision to appoint's Stephen Bannon to a top position.

House GOP firmly backs Ryan as speaker

updated: 11/16/2016 4:08 a.m. Discuss

House Speaker Paul Ryan unanimously won his GOP colleagues' votes on Tuesday for another term at the helm. He told fellow Republicans that he had President-elect Donald Trump's support, and he heralded "the dawn of a new, unified Republican government."






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