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First on CNN: Trump's cabinet pick invested in company, then introduced a bill to help it

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 04:07:31 GMT

Rep. Tom Price last year purchased shares in a medical device manufacturer days before introducing legislation that would have directly benefited the company, raising new ethics concerns for President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for Health and Human Services secretary.(image)


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Tumult surrounds Trump ahead of his presidency

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:43:11 GMT

Donald Trump is four days away from assuming the presidency after one of the most tumultuous transitions in modern history, setting the stage for a rocky period of dramatic change, partisan acrimony and unpredictable results.(image)


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Trump labor pick Andrew Puzder has voiced second thoughts about nomination

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:59:09 GMT

President-elect Donald Trump's choice to be labor secretary has voiced second thoughts in recent days, because of a relentless barrage of criticism from Democrats, labor unions and other liberal groups, a business ally and GOP sources tell CNN.(image)


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Trump rattles NATO with 'obsolete' blast

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:14:42 GMT

Donald Trump has been accused of causing "astonishment and agitation" within NATO while forcing German Chancellor Angela Merkel into shrugging off comments that her immigrations polices have been "catastrophic."(image)


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Before presidential run, Trump called Russia the 'biggest problem' and geopolitical foe of U.S.

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:53:35 GMT

In a series of interviews in March of 2014, Donald Trump singled out Russia as the United States' "biggest problem" and greatest geopolitical foe.(image)


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Ivanka Trump stepping into powerful role as first daughter

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:53:08 GMT

Those closest to her describe her as smart, independent-minded and relentless.(image)


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Despite 'Famous' friendship, Trump team hasn't asked Kanye to perform

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:31:29 GMT

Tom Barrack, President-elect Donald Trump's longtime friend and the chair of his Presidential Inaugural Committee, said that the team has not asked rapper Kanye West to perform at the inauguration -- despite having had a high-profile meeting with Trump last month.(image)


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Transition Tracker: Health insurance for everybody edition

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:07:11 GMT

President-elect Donald Trump now says he wants "insurance for everybody" when Obamacare is replaced, which caused nearly every pundit in Washington and beyond scrambling to figure out what exactly he means. Will everyone get health care? Or will everyone get access to health care? Does that mean it'll be affordable to everyone? Can he get the Republican Congress unified behind that plan?(image)


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Congresswoman explains why she's skipping Trump inauguration

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:49:53 GMT

Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee explained Monday why she's planning on skipping Donald Trump's inauguration, saying she doesn't support the President-elect's attorney general nominee, Jeff Sessions, or incoming White House senior adviser, Steve Bannon, because of their controversial pasts.(image)


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Trump's HHS pick doesn't want to flaunt his own Obamacare bill at confirmation hearing

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:06:45 GMT

Tom Price made his name in Washington as a critic of Obamacare -- in fact, he has a plan to dismantle it.(image)


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Ethics paperwork still missing for Trump's billionaire Cabinet picks

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:43:15 GMT

Several of the wealthiest nominees for top Cabinet posts are headed to Capitol Hill for confirmation hearings this week, but the clock is ticking for them to complete the ethics and financial review process.(image)


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Hail Trump? White nationalists already losing faith in President-elect

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:32:58 GMT

The "alt-right is having a falling out -- in some ways with their President-elect, but in perhaps even more instances with each other.(image)


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Trump tweets MLK salute, meets with son

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:41:40 GMT

After a weekend clash with civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, President-elect Donald Trump on Monday called on Americans to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day and "celebrate all of the many wonderful things that he stood for."(image)


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Women's March on Washington: What you need to know

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:29:01 GMT

The original Facebook post quickly went viral and now organizers are anticipating 200,000 could attend the Women's March on Washington on Saturday.(image)


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Cubs' Theo Epstein on baseball, politics and what he may do next

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:29:54 GMT

What's next when you have helped snap the two longest championship droughts in sports history and, at 43, have all but clinched clinched a place in baseball's Hall of Fame?(image)


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The Oath: 35 words that make a President

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:44:50 GMT

I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States(image)


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Who's in Trump's Cabinet?
President-elect Trump will have about 4,000 government positions to fill, including some of the most important posts in the US government.(image)


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Trump slams CIA director over plea for 'appreciation' of intel community

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:44:06 GMT

Donald Trump on Sunday night slammed outgoing CIA Director John Brennan for imploring the President-elect to put his confidence in the intelligence community and develop an "appreciation" for the effect his words could have on national security.(image)


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Trump's NATO comments differ from his own nominees

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:14:11 GMT

President-elect Donald Trump's says he thinks NATO is "obsolete," but that view stands in stark contrast to his own picks for Defense Secretary and Secretary of State.(image)


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Obama's advice to Trump on being president

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:36 GMT

As President Obama prepares to turn the White House over to President-elect Donald Trump, he's offering some advice to his successor.(image)


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Trump hints at European immigration restrictions

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:20:22 GMT

President-elect Donald Trump in an interview suggested that his pledge to tighten immigration restrictions could be extended to European nations, according to a Bild transcript translated by CNN from German.(image)


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Rights group: Rise of Trump, far-right puts 'human rights system at risk'

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 01:24:03 GMT

President-elect Donald Trump's victory, as well as the emergence of far-right populist parties in Europe, "have put the postwar human rights system at risk," according to Human Rights Watch.(image)


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Reality Check: Trump says Atlanta is 'falling apart' and 'crime infested'

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:42:14 GMT

President-elect Donald Trump harshly criticized Georgia Rep. John Lewis on Saturday, tweeting that his district was "in horrible shape and falling apart (and not to mention crime infested) ..."(image)


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Here's how Rep. Lewis responded to Trump without saying his name

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:19:36 GMT

Rep. John Lewis told the moving story of his life Monday at an event honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr -- and let the tale of forgiveness overcoming hatred stand as his response to attacks against him from President-elect Donald Trump.(image)


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These Democrats aren't attending Trump's inauguration

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:54:00 GMT

A growing number of Democratic lawmakers are boycotting President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, particularly after revelations of Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 election.(image)


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Presidents change, Inauguration Day stays the same

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:47:20 GMT

Inauguration Day, even in the age of Donald Trump, is still pretty predictable, thanks to a city known for tradition and pomp and circumstance.(image)


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These things come up in a lot of inaugural addresses

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:18:51 GMT

No two presidents are ever the same, nor are their inaugural addresses. However, even though times have changed, many presidents have revisited the same topics.(image)


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John Kerry: Trump's comments 'inappropriate'

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:40:40 GMT

It was "inappropriate" for US President-elect Donald Trump to "be stepping in to the politics of other countries in a quite direct manner," Secretary of State John Kerry has told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview.(image)


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Who is John Lewis?

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:56:55 GMT

More than 50 years after he was nearly beaten to death marching for civil rights in Alabama, Rep. John Lewis is again at the front lines of a pitched battle over America's future.(image)


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