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  • With Trump set to be sworn in as president on Jan. 20, Republicans will control both the White House and Congress for the first time since 2007.. But the moment was overshadowed by a an uproar over a surprise move by Republicans in the House of Representatives in a closed-door meeting late on Monday to weaken the independent Office of Congressional Ethics, which is...

  • With Trump set to be sworn in as president on Jan. 20, Republicans will control both the White House and Congress for the first time since 2007, and they were set to begin laying plans for enacting his agenda of cutting taxes, repealing Obamacare and rolling back financial and environmental regulations. But the moment was overshadowed by a surprise move by...

  • With Trump set to be sworn in as president on Jan. 20, Republicans will control both the White House and Congress for the first time since 2007, and they were set to begin laying plans for enacting his agenda of cutting taxes, repealing Obamacare and rolling back financial and environmental regulations. But the moment was overshadowed by a surprise move by...

  • With Trump set to be sworn in as president on Jan. 20, Republican lawmakers hope to get a quick start on priorities that were blocked during Democratic President Barack Obama's eight years in the White House. But the message was overshadowed by a surprise move by Republicans in the House of Representatives in a closed-door meeting late on Monday to weaken an the...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 3- The Republican-led U.S. With Trump set to be sworn in as president on Jan. 20, Republican lawmakers hope to get a quick start on priorities that were blocked during Democratic President Barack Obama's eight years in the White House. Last month Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, said that before the election, he assumed...

  • Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)

    The hearing will come after the White House announced sanctions related to alleged Russian interference in the election.

  • Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)

    McCain and Graham have signaled they could break with Republican President-elect Donald Trump on Russia policy.

  • A woman walks past a mural on a restaurant wall depicting US Presidential hopeful Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin greeting each other with a kiss in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius on May 13, 2016.

    A top Hillary Clinton aide said it was an "open question" whether Donald Trump's advisers colluded with Russia to hack into Democratic Party emails to try to sway the Nov. 8 election.

  • Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, delivers a speech as Republican president-elect Donald Trump looks on during his election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown in the early morning hours of November 9, 2016 in New York City.

    Donald Trump's incoming White House chief of staff played down the prospect that Trump would revisit Washington's decades-old "one China" policy.

  • Since 1979, the United States has acknowledged Taiwan as part of "one China" but Trump prompted a diplomatic protest from Beijing after he accepted a congratulatory phone call on his election win from President Tsai Ing- wen of Taiwan on Dec. 2. Last Sunday, Trump himself said in an interview on Fox News Sunday: "I fully understand the' one China' policy, but I don't know...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- President-elect Donald Trump named the head of Exxon Mobil Corp, Rex Tillerson, as his choice for U.S. secretary of state on Tuesday and won backing from some Republican foreign policy figures ahead of a possible Senate fight over the oilman's ties to Russia. The Exxon chief executive potentially faces difficulties getting confirmed in the...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- President-elect Donald Trump named the head of Exxon Mobil Corp, Rex Tillerson, as his choice for U.S. secretary of state on Tuesday and won backing from some Republican foreign policy figures ahead of a possible Senate fight over the oilman and his ties to Russia. The Exxon chief executive potentially faces difficulties getting confirmed in...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- President-elect Donald Trump named the head of Exxon Mobil Corp, Rex Tillerson, as his choice for U.S. secretary of state on Tuesday and won backing from some Republican foreign policy figures ahead of a possible Senate fight over the oilman and his ties to Russia. The Exxon CEO potentially faces difficulties getting confirmed in the...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- President-elect Donald Trump named the head of Exxon Mobil Corp, Rex Tillerson, as his choice for U.S. secretary of state on Tuesday and won backing from some Republican foreign policy figures for the oilman despite his ties to Russia. The Exxon CEO potentially faces a tough fight to be confirmed in the Republican-controlled Senate.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- President-elect Donald Trump announced Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson as his choice for U.S. secretary of state on Tuesday, despite concerns from lawmakers in both political parties over the oilman's ties to Russia. Some lawmakers raised concerns about Tillerson's relationship with Moscow.

  • Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil.

    Rex Tillerson, Trump's pick for secretary of State, faces questions about his ties with Russia's Vladimir Putin.

  • Tillerson's experience in diplomacy stems from making deals with foreign countries for Exxon, the world's largest energy company, although questions have been raised about his relations with Russia. Trump picked Tillerson, 64, after the Texan was backed by several Republican establishment figures, including former Secretary of State James Baker, former...

  • Tillerson's experience in diplomacy stems from making deals with foreign countries for Exxon, the world's largest energy company, although questions have been raised about the oil executive's relations with Russia. Trump picked Tillerson, 64, after the Texan was backed by several Republican establishment figures, including former Secretary of State...

  • n the grand lobby of Trump international Hotel, (l-r), Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, U.S. Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump, Melania Trump, Tiffany Trump, and Ivanka Trump, cut the ribbon for their latest property, Trump International Hotel - Old Post Office, in Washington, DC on October 26, 2016.

    Trump is seeking to answer questions about how he will separate himself from his far-flung business empire before taking over as president.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- President-elect Donald Trump announced Exxon-Mobil Corp's Rex Tillerson as his choice for secretary of state on Tuesday, praising the business leader as a successful international dealmaker who has led a global operation. Tillerson's experience in diplomacy stems from making deals with foreign countries for the world's largest...