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How Trump's Transition Compares to Recent Presidents
Naming cabinet appointees and a White House staff in the transition period can be a stressful, messy and even tumultuous process. Even though Trump has named a chief of staff, Reince Priebus, and chief strategist, former Breitbart chief Steve Bannon, his team has been plagued by disarray and
5 Stories You May Have Missed This Weekend
1. President Obama and Bill Clinton Golf Together on Martha's Vineyard President Obama has had some illustrious golfing buddies on his vacation this summer on Martha’s Vineyard, but perhaps no one who understands the pressures of his job as well as former President Bill Clinton, who joined him
President Obama and Bill Clinton Golf Together on Martha's Vineyard
President Obama has had some illustrious golfing buddies on his vacation this summer on Martha’s Vineyard, but perhaps no one who understands the pressures of his job as well as former President Bill Clinton , who joined him today at the Farm Neck Country Club. The president also had former U.S.
CIA Study Finds Low Minority Representation in Agency's Senior Ranks
A new internal CIA report has concluded that the agency has not done a good job of promoting minorities to its senior leadership ranks. Concerned by the report’s findings CIA Director John Brennan vowed to implement the report’s recommendations noting that a lack of diversity at the agency’s
From the Archives: President Bill Clinton Testifies in Monica Lewinsky Case
On Aug. 18, 1998, ABC News' Sam Donaldson reports on the First Family's reaction to the Monica Lewinsky affair.
Obamas and Clintons Will Party Together on Martha's Vineyard
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama and Bill and Hillary Clinton are apparently in the mood to party. The foursome is expected to attend an event at the Farm Neck Golf Club on Martha’s Vineyard this Wednesday. The Obamas are renting a vacation home...
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA APPLAUDS NAMING OF NEW PRIME MINISTER DESIGNATE IN IRAQ: The president yesterday lauded Iraqi President Fouad Massoum for naming Haider al-Ibadi as Iraq’s new prime minister-designate, calling it an “important step” on the path towards a more ...
NFL suspends Dion Jordan
Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan was suspended four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances, the league announced Thursday. Jordan, the No. 3 overall draft pick in 2013, recently said he had gained 17 pounds of muscle compared to last season, when he didn't
Ivanka Trump Switches Teams For Cory Booker
Newark mayor and Senate hopeful Cory Booker (D. – NJ) is going bicoastal in his star-studded hunt for campaign cash. A Booker campaign aide confirmed to ABC News that the mayor plans to tackle a slew of major fundraisers in Washington, D.C., before moving on...
Obama Hobnobs With Friends on Vineyard Family Vacation
President Obama has spent part of his family vacation on Martha's Vineyard away from his wife and daughters, schmoozing with friends on the golf course and at their private oceanfront homes. His island entourage includes a mix of familiar faces and longtime confidantes, many of whom have ties to