Cabinet appointments and nominations

Senate Democrats to propose $1 trillion infrastructure plan
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Senate Democrats to propose $1 trillion infrastructure plan

Senate Democrats on Tuesday will propose spending $1 trillion on transportation and other infrastructure projects over 10 years in an attempt to engage President Donald Trump on an issue where…

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Trump’s Cabinet selections signal a bold shift after Obama
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Trump’s Cabinet selections signal a bold shift after Obama

By KEN THOMAS Propelled by populist energy, President-elect Donald Trump’s candidacy broke long-standing conventions and his incoming Cabinet embodies a sharp turn from the outgoing Obama administration. Trump, a Republican…

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Perry would bring oil industry ties to Energy Department
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Perry would bring oil industry ties to Energy Department

By STEPHEN BRAUN Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for Energy secretary, has close ties to the Texas oil industry and has corporate roles in two petroleum companies pushing to…

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Trump expected to tap Exxon’s Tillerson to lead State Dept.
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Trump expected to tap Exxon’s Tillerson to lead State Dept.

By JULIE PACE and JULIE BYKOWICZ President-elect Donald Trump moved closer to nominating Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of State on Saturday, a decision that would bring…

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Trump taps Price to lead HHS, plans 2nd meeting with Romney
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Trump taps Price to lead HHS, plans 2nd meeting with Romney

By STEVE PEOPLES and CATHERINE LUCEY President-elect Donald Trump made two Cabinet selections on Tuesday, choosing fierce Obamacare critic Georgia Rep. Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and…

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Trump, Pence address potential of Romney, Mattis in Cabinet
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Trump, Pence address potential of Romney, Mattis in Cabinet

By CATHERINE LUCEY and LAURIE KELLMAN Mitt Romney is a key contender to become the nation’s next secretary of state and Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis was an “impressive” prospect…

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Trump offers Flynn national security adviser job
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Trump offers Flynn national security adviser job

By KEN THOMAS, CATHERINE LUCEY and JULIE PACE President-elect Donald Trump offered former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn the job of national security adviser as he began to build out…

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