Rick Perry resigns from board of Dallas company building Dakota Access Pipeline
Former Gov. Rick Perry has resigned from the board of Dallas pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners as he prepares to become energy secretary under President-elect Donald Trump.
The Brief: Fetal remains burial rule delayed again
Poor Texans left in dark as state electricity aid program endsLow-income Texans are struggling to come to grips with the end of a longstanding program that helped them pay their ele…
With no Trump-style incentives, Tyler lost its Carrier plant to Mexico
When air conditioner manufacturer Carrier Corp. announced in November it would keep hundreds of jobs slated for Mexico in Indiana instead, it felt personal to residents of the…
Arrington, a freshman in Congress, bucks trend by moving family to D.C.
WASHINGTON — Freshman U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington and his wife recently made an unusual choice: The couple and their three young children are moving to Washington.
Obama Calls For Seamless Transition For US Military To Trump
President Barack Obama is calling during his last meeting with U.S. military leaders for a “seamless passing of the baton” to President-elect Donald Trump.
Marijuana Advocates To Hand Out Joints At Trump Inauguration
A group of marijuana legalization advocates plan to hand out thousands of joints during President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.
Tillerson Parts Ways With Exxon Mobil
Rex Tillerson, the nominee selected by Donald Trump for secretary of state, is severing ties with Exxon Mobil through a $180 million retirement package ahead of his Senate confirmation hearing.
Official Says Intelligence Community Ready For Trump
A U.S. official says there has been no delay in the intelligence community’s plans to brief President-elect Donald Trump on Russian interference in the 2016 election.
The Brief: Failed plan to gut ethics office splits Texas congressmen
Analysis: Dithering federal judges asked to rule on Texas political mapsThe judges overseeing litigation on Texas redistricting haven’t done anything public for two years. The lawye…
Ford Cancels Plan To Build New Mexican Plant, Adds US Jobs
Ford is canceling plans to build a new $1.6 billion factory in Mexico and will invest $700 million in a Michigan plant to build new electric and autonomous vehicles.
Ford cancels plan to build new Mexican plant, adds US jobs
The auto industry’s relationship with President-elect Donald Trump took a dramatic turn Tuesday as Ford Motor Co. decided to shift investment dollars targeted for Mexico to the U.S., while Trump … Click to Continue »
Trump Targets General Motors On Twitter
In another tweet targeting a U.S. company, sent early Tuesday morning, Donald Trump is threatening to slap a tax on General Motors for importing compact cars to the U.S. from Mexico.
Bruce Springsteen Questions Trump’s Competence
Bruce Springsteen is questioning if Donald Trump is ready to take office. During an interview released Monday, Springsteen said that he questions whether Trump “is simply competent enough to do this particular job.”
Trump Names Lawyer Lighthizer As Top Trade Rep
Donald Trump announced that he will nominate lawyer Robert Lighthizer as U.S. trade representative, picking an experienced trade official who has questioned the conservative movement’s commitment to free trade.
Democrats Extol Health Care Law In Bid To Derail GOP Repeal
Senior House Democrats are extolling the benefits of President Barack Obama’s health care law in hopes of derailing Republican plans to gut the statute.
Trump Drama Rolls On: Disputes, Falsehoods Hit Transition
The drama, disputes and falsehoods that permeated Donald Trump’s presidential campaign are now roiling his transition to the White House.
Wisconsin Officials To Set Timeline For Recount
Wisconsin election officials are expected to meet Monday to discuss a possible timeline for a recount of the state’s presidential election.
Trump Tower becomes ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps
Someone renamed Donald Trump’s midtown Manhattan building on Google Maps, and the new moniker isn’t very flattering, according to some.
Miami Cuban Celebration Turns To Reflection On Castro’s Death
Celebration turned to somber reflection and church services Sunday as Cuban-Americans in Miami largely stayed off the streets following a raucous daylong party in which thousands marked the death of Fidel Castro.