The president-elect mildly scolded Republicans for gutting a watchdog, without fully condemning the move—and then gets credited for their reversal of course.
The president’s move to punish Russia has scrambled partisan lines.
Praising the Russian leader while promising an arms race with him, the U.S. president-elect could bring back the most dangerous aspects of the Cold War, without any of the redeeming defenses of freedom.
An attempt to roll back the state’s controversial “bathroom bill” collapsed amid recriminations on Wednesday.
Although he spent the final weeks of the campaign complaining about cronyism in Washington, the president-elect keeps getting tripped up in influence-peddling controversies.
The officials include two people appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to run the city.
Charlotte voted Monday morning to repeal an LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance, reportedly the first part of a deal to erase the state’s controversial “bathroom bill.”
Legislators passed a slate of bills to sharply reduce the power of the incoming governor, over the heated objections of Democrats and hundreds of protestors.
David Friedman, a bankruptcy lawyer, believes Israel can annex and settle in the West Bank, wants to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, and called a liberal American Jewish group “worse than kapos.”
As GOP efforts to restrain gubernatorial power rolled forward, Governor-elect Roy Cooper, a Democrat, threatened to sue, and activists were arrested for disrupting the legislature.
After Roy Cooper narrowly won the gubernatorial race, the GOP-led state legislature is using a special session to sharply limit the incoming executive’s authority.
Across 500 pages of transcript drawn from the sunken freighter’s bridge, crew members question the decision to sail into Hurricane Joaquin and gradually grasp their perilous situation.
A letter from House members says the General Services Administration believes Trump cannot own the hotel; a statement from the GSA itself is more circumspect.
Time and again, Donald Trump promises something—tax returns, a press conference, separation from his business—and then quietly reverses course.
The president-elect has nominated Exxon’s CEO as secretary of state, despite the protestations of some senators.
The Clinton campaign chairman is backing a demand from 10 electors for an intelligence briefing on Russian interference in the presidential race.
Even as Senate Republicans opt to investigate alleged Russian interference in the election, members of President-elect Trump’s inner circle continue to insist without evidence that someone else must be to blame.
The president-elect’s latest morning sortie is against the controversial, budget-busting Joint Strike Fighter, but he may be too late to stop it.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye’s impeachment caps a year in which famous political families, from the Clintons to the Kirchners, have seen their fortunes sink.
Why has Trump shown such eagerness to select former military brass for his Cabinet? The reasons may be both pragmatic and political.