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Republicans Unfazed by Controversies Surrounding Cabinet Nominees
Republicans have twice signaled their intention to let President Donald Trump ’s controversial cabinet picks sail through the nomination process, prioritizing a unified party front, despite issues that could have easily disqualified them in past sessions of Congress. Thanks to a rule change that
Senate Dems Grill Trump’s EPA Pick Over Energy Donations
President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency faced tough questions during his U.S. Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday about allegations he has, essentially, been bought and paid for by the nation’s oil, gas and coal companies. They are allegations Oklahoma
Inside the Clinton Email Search Warrant
The search warrant that authorized the FBI to examine a laptop in connection with Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server as secretary of state was released today, and the Clinton camp says it shows that Director James Comey's "intrusion" into the election was "utterly unjustified." Clinton
Trump's Commerce Secretary Pick Wilbur Ross: Everything You Need to Know
President-elect Donald Trump has officially tapped billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as his nominee for secretary of commerce. Ross, 78, made a fortune restructuring failed companies in the manufacturing and steel industries, among others, earning him the moniker, the “King of Bankruptcy.” He is
Trump Foundation Took Donations From Controversial Ukrainian Clinton Donor
A Ukrainian steel magnate, Victor Pinchuk, paid $150,000 to Donald Trump’s charity to book the then-presidential candidate to speak via satellite at a conference held in Kiev in the early days of the presidential campaign. “Victor is a very, very special man. A special entrepreneur,” Trump told the
Trump Foundation Admits It Gave Money to 'Disqualified Person'
As a candidate, Donald Trump led the charge against the Clinton Foundation over what he called "corruption." Now his own foundation is admitting wrongdoing. The Donald J. Trump Foundation concedes it gave "income or assets" to a "disqualified person" -- a prohibited practice known as "self-dealing"
5 Missteps that May Have Doomed the Clinton Campaign
Less than 24 hours ago, polls showed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton with a slight edge, one that led some experts to label her the front-runner to become the first female president in U.S. history. Today, the atmosphere in the Democratic stronghold of New York City, where she took the stage to
US Hostage Kayla Mueller's Foundation Finally Receives Obama Donation
President Obama finally mailed a donation by check to the family foundation set up to further the humanitarian goals of slain American hostage Kayla Mueller , after ABC News reported that for more than a year a private presidential promise went unfulfilled. The Obamas' check for the Kayla's Hands
Donald Trump and Family Discuss His Path to Victory
Trump his wife Melania and his kids sat down with ABC's George Stephanopoulos in the final stretch of the presidential race.