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Donald Trump Discusses Plan for China
The president-elect told supporters in Iowa on his "Thank You" tour that his appointment of Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad would help improve the nation's relationship with China.
Trump Takes Aim at China in Victory Tour Stop
President-elect Donald Trump unloaded on China during the third stop on his "thank you" victory tour, telling a crowd in Des Moines, Iowa that the country is "going to start" playing by the rules. Trump has taken a tough stance on China throughout his campaign, but he raised eyebrows as
The Note: Trump Takes to the Bully Pulpit
NOTABLES --TRUMP LASHES OUT AT CARRIER UNION BOSS: Donald Trump took to Twitter last night to slam the union leader who has been criticizing his Carrier job-saving deal. Trump tweeted, "Chuck Jones, who is President of United Steelworkers 1999, has done a terrible job representing workers. No
Trump Expected to Pick Gen. John Kelly as DHS Secretary
It was a busy day for the president elect as he nominated to more people to join his cabinet. John Kelly a retired four star general has been tapped for secretary of Homeland Security. And Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt has been selected to run the Environmental Protection Agency. Meanwhile
Trump Picks Iowa Governor as China Envoy
President-elect Donald Trump wants Iowa's Republican governor to be the next U.S. ambassador to China - and it looks like Terry Branstad is ready to accept the job in Beijing.
Donald Trump Picks Iowa Gov . Terry Branstad for US Ambassador to China
President-elect Donald Trump has named Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad as his pick for the next U.S. ambassador to China, Trump transition spokesman Jason Miller said today. Branstad has accepted the offer, Miller said. He also noted that Trump announced the pick in closed-press remarks at a fundraiser in
2 Police Officers Shot, Killed in Ambush Attacks in Iowa
The man who officials say shot and killed two police officers in an ambush-style attack this morning in central Iowa has been captured. The suspect, identified as 46-year-old Urbandale resident Scott Michael Greene, was located in Dallas County, just west of Des Moines, where he surrendered to the
How Ted Cruz Secured Another Delegate Victory in Maine
With the selection of Maine delegates this weekend, Ted Cruz procured further support as he aims to win the nomination at what could possibly be a contested Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer, but his campaign came under fire for subverting a unity deal for its own benefit.
Trump Holds Slight Lead in Final Iowa Caucus Poll; Clinton in Tight Race With Sanders
In the final poll before the Iowa caucuses Monday, Donald Trump holds a slight 5-point lead over Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are neck-and-neck within the margin of error. The Des Moines Register and Bloomberg Politics pool took place January 26-29, three days before Trump
Iowa Caucuses 2016: 5 Things to Watch for in GOP’s Battle for the Hawkeye State
The Iowa caucuses are exactly one week away, marking the first electoral test for the three Democrats and dozen Republican candidates vying to become their party’s nominees. The top Democratic contenders -- Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders -- have been busy laying out their strategies to win the