Texan Rex Tillerson’s Stormy Tenure As Secretary of State Is Over
President Trump announced on Twitter that he’s replacing the former Exxon chief with CIA director Mike Pompeo.
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Pressure On President Obama To Grant Last-Minute Pardons, Commutations
Under mounting pressure to free convicts as a last act, President Barack Obama is planning at least one more batch of pardons and commutations before leaving office in two weeks.
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.
Booked National Mall Means Women’s March Changes
The planned Women’s March on Washington was meant to send a message to the new administration on the day after the inauguration, but officials say they aren’t the only group seeking space on the National Mall that day.
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.
For Now, Melania Trump Plans To Be Long-Distance First Lady
Trump will move into the White House after the Jan. 20 inauguration. Breaking with tradition, Melania Trump and 10-year-old son Barron plan to remain in New York City at least until the end of the school year.
Trump’s Team To Raise Millions For Inauguration Events
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 Starts Backing Off Clinton & Climate Vows
Two weeks after his election victory, President-Elect Donald Trump began backing off campaign promises including his hard line on climate change and his vow to put Hillary Clinton in jail.
Trump Justice Dept. Could Shift Drug Prosecution Policies
An Obama administration Justice Department that emphasized the need to be “smart on crime” is being replaced with a Trump presidency that campaigned on being “tough on crime.”
Trump Kids Blur Line Between Transition & Company
Nearly every morning since their father’s presidential victory, Donald Trump’s three grown children walk through the Trump Tower lobby and board an elevator. But are they going to the campaign office, their business offices?