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Trump nominates Kirstjen Nielsen as homeland security secretary
President Donald Trump nominated Kirstjen Nielsen as homeland security secretary on Wednesday. Nielsen previously served at the Department of Homeland Security as the chief of staff for John Kelly before he left to become the White House chief of staff. She followed him to the White House, where
As the waters recede, Harvey recovery effort begins in Texas
ABC News' Martha Raddatz reports from Houston on the impact and aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, with Gov. Greg Abbott and Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo.
'We have a lot more work to do': Texas governor on Harvey recovery
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott praised the federal government for its assistance to southeast Texas in the wake of historic flooding from Harvey, but cautioned, “We have a lot more work to do.” “I'll tell you, the results have led to more lives being saved, a quicker response, a more effective response to
President Trump and first lady meet with Harvey evacuees and volunteers in Houston
As the Texas Gulf Coast reels from the damage and flooding from Hurricane Harvey, President Donald Trump returned the the state on Saturday to meet with families whose lives have been upended and volunteers assisting with the rescue and recovery efforts. After arriving in Houston early on Saturday
Karl: Kelly will be 'much more powerful' chief of staff than Priebus
ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl reports on the latest White House staff shake up on "This Week."
Grammys honor Keith Urban for being a 'fighter' for music education
For Keith Urban music education is personal: Having two daughters has inspired the four-time Grammy Award winner to fight for music education. Urban received the Recording Artists Coalition Award at the 2017 Grammys on The Hill for giving his time and resources to music education programs. Sens.
Trump Spars With Sens. McCain and Graham After They Criticize Travel Ban
Two leading GOP senators, John McCain and Lindsey Graham, joined other Republican officials on Sunday in criticizing President Trump's executive order on immigration and refugees. McCain of Arizona and Graham of South Carolina issued a joint statement saying, "Our government has a responsibility to
A Timeline of Russia's Hacking Into US Political Organizations Before the Election
President-elect Donald Trump has been arguing in recent days against U.S. intelligence reports that say Russia interfered with the 2016 election by hacking and releasing damaging information related to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Today, he called out the Obama administration
The Note: The Business of Trump
NOTABLES --HOW TRUMP'S BUSINESS INTERESTS COULD POSE CHALLENGES FOR INCOMING APPOINTEES: President Elect Donald Trump’s choice for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development – retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson – will now oversee one of the largest federally-subsidized affordable housing projects in
Gen. John Kelly Emerges as Strong Contender for Homeland Security Secretary
Retired four-star Marine Gen. John Kelly, the former head of U.S. Southern Command, who has met with president-elect Trump several times in recent weeks, has emerged as a strong contender for secretary of homeland security, ABC News has learned. Rep. Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland