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Obama began his last full day on the job the way he did some 2,920 times before — with the Daily Presidential Briefing, NBC News reports.
He also defended Trump's decision to dine at his own Washington D.C. hotel on Thursday night, NBC News reports.
Sen. Pat Roberts jokingly offered Sen. Ron Wyden a Valium, setting off tensions even before Mnuchin gave his opening remarks.
'Repeal and replace' Obamacare is a 'fun buzzword,' but it's not realistic, Sen. Ron Johnson tells CNBC.
"My past statements, made over five years ago, about abolishing the Department of Energy do not reflect my current thinking," Perry says.
Give states the flexibility to tailor their own health care solutions, the Wisconsin Republican says.
U.S.-Mexico relations aren't the only thing that will improve under Trump, according to incoming presidential liaison Anthony Scaramucci.
Rep. Tom Price's trading of more than $300,000 worth of health stocks has raised eyebrows among Democrats and ethics experts.
The best way to get wage increases is competition, not government intervention, says Abigail R. Hall-Blanco.
Another prominent critic of a "border adjustment tax" emerged on Tuesday: the president of the New York Federal Reserve.
Presidents can certainly influence the economy, but they can't control it, New York Times correspondent Neil Irwin reports.
How can the Trump administration replace Obamacare without falling flat on its face? Tell the states to do it instead, says Vox's Ezra Klein.
Trump's policy pillars are infrastructure investment and tax and regulatory reform, the most influential factors for the near term.
Politician John Lewis said he wouldn't invite the president-elect to Selma, citing the impossibility of working with him, NBC News reports.
Several lawmakers have vowed they will not attend the Trump inauguration on Jan. 20, NBC reports.
A plan by Donald Trump to turf out dozens of ambassadors on the day he takes office risks months of uncertainty.
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