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  • 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...

  • SEATTLE, Dec 12- Donald Trump on Monday widened his attack on defense contractors, slamming Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet program as too expensive as aides to the president-elect said he intends to keep pushing to cut the costs of military hardware. The new administration's focus is likely to be "wide-reaching and impact all of government as we look to...

  • President-Elect Donald J. Trump watches from a box with with US Army personnel and staff during an Army/Navy football game in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016.

    The CIA believes that Russian interference in the U.S. election was targeted at helping Donald Trump win, NBC News reports.

  • SEATTLE, Dec 12- Donald Trump on Monday widened his attack on defense contractors, slamming Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet program as too expensive as aides to the president-elect said he intends to keep pushing to cut the costs of military hardware. The new administration's focus is likely to be "wide-reaching and impact all of government as we look to...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- Donald Trump on Monday widened his attack on defense contractors, slamming Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jet program as too expensive as aides to the president-elect said he intends to keep pushing to cut the costs of military hardware. U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain backed Trump's criticism of the F-35's costs.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- Donald Trump on Monday widened his attack on defense contractors, slamming Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jet program as too expensive as aides to the president-elect said he intends to keep pushing to cut the costs of military hardware. U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain backed Trump's criticism of the F-35's costs.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain said on Monday he backed President-elect Donald Trump's criticism of the costs of Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jet program, but said a president does not have the authority to cancel it because funds have already been appropriated. In an interview with Reuters, McCain, a leading...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- President-elect Donald Trump rejected as "ridiculous" U.S. intelligence reports that Russia intervened in the presidential election on his behalf through targeted hacking, putting him at odds with top lawmakers who vowed to investigate the findings. Trump's reluctance to blame Russia for interfering in the U.S. election has raised...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- President-elect Donald Trump rejected as "ridiculous" U.S. intelligence reports that Russia intervened in the presidential election on his behalf through targeted hacking, putting him at odds with top lawmakers who vowed to investigate the findings. Trump's reluctance to blame Russia for interfering in the U.S. election has raised...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- The central question facing Exxon Mobil Corp Chief Executive Rex Tillerson if he becomes U.S. secretary of state is whether a lifelong oil man with close ties to Russia can pivot from advancing corporate interests to serving the national interest. Tillerson, 64, got his start as a production engineer at Exxon in 1975 and has worked there ever...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- President-elect Donald Trump rejected as "ridiculous" reported U.S. intelligence findings that Russia intervened in the presidential election on his behalf through targeted hacking, according to an interview broadcast on Sunday. The Republican president-elect's comments casting doubt on reported U.S. intelligence findings pits him...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- President-elect Donald Trump rejected as "ridiculous" reported U.S. intelligence findings that Russia intervened in the presidential election on his behalf through targeted hacking, according to an interview broadcast on Sunday. The Republican president-elect's comments casting doubt on reported U.S. intelligence findings pits him...

  • The early morning sun begins to rise behind the U.S. Capitol on November 17, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    Four U.S. senators have called for Republicans and Democrats to join forces and fight Russian interference in the U.S. political process.

  • News of Tillerson's possible appointment comes as U.S. intelligence analysts have concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Trump win the White House. Tillerson, 64, has driven Exxon's expansion in Russia for decades and opposed U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia for its seizure of Crimea. Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded...

  • News of Tillerson's possible appointment comes as U.S. intelligence analysts have concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Trump win the White House. Tillerson, 64, has driven Exxon's expansion in Russia for decades and opposed U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia for its seizure of Crimea. Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded...

  • Exxon chief Rex Tillerson emerged on Friday as Trump's leading candidate for U.S. secretary of state over 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and three other people. He was joined by former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who withdrew from consideration as secretary of state on Friday. NBC News, which first reported the development, said Trump would...

  • President-elect Doanld Trump poses for a photo with US Marines General (Ret.) James Mattis and Vice President-elect Mike Pence.

    President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine General James Mattis to head the Department of Defense.

  • Vice president-elect Mike Pence, President-elect Donald Trump and Mitt Romney leave the clubhouse after their meeting at Trump International Golf Club, November 19, 2016 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey.

    Kellyanne Conway tells CNBC the president-elect has also taken calls from former rivals Jeb Bush and John Kasich.

  • Sens. Pat Toomey, R-Pa.

    Republicans won key Senate races as Democrats have only been able to flip two seats in Illinois and New Hampshire.