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  • President-elect Donald Trump continued holding meetings on Monday in New York as he prepared to take over the White House from Democrat Barack Obama on Jan. 20. *President and CEO Randy Falco. *Chief News, Entertainment& Digital Officer Isaac Lee.

  • Sen. McConnell: Hopeful for 6 or 7 confirmations

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-K.Y.) discusses his meeting with President-elect Trump over the confirmation hearing process.

  • President-elect Donald Trump continued holding meetings on Monday in New York as he prepares to take over the White House from Democrat Barack Obama on Jan. 20. *Founder and executive chairman, Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. *President and CEO Randy Falco.

  • McConnell says Senate will act on Obamacare repeal this week

    Sen. Mitch McConnell says the Senate will take its first steps toward repealing President Obama's healthcare law.

  • Rex Tillerson

    Confirmation hearings this week for President-elect Donald Trump's nominees for top jobs should provide a test of his ability to work with fellow Republicans.

  • Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).

    The Senate will take steps toward repealing the Affordable Care Act by the end of the week, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said.

  • President-elect Donald Trump leaves One World Trade Center after a meeting with editors at Conde Nast on January 6, 2017 in New York.

    President-elect Donald Trump accepts the that Russia engaged in cyber attacks during the election and may take action in response.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 8- The U.S. Senate will take its first steps toward repealing President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reform act by the end of the week, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday. Speaking on CBS's "Face the Nation," McConnell said: "There ought not to be a great gap" between repealing the act and replacing it and that...

  • 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.. The moment was overshadowed, however, 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,...

  • 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.. The moment was overshadowed, however, 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,...

  • 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...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of its operations in the United States as well as in Yemen, Thailand and Russia. DEFENSE SECRETARY: JAMES MATTIS Mattis is a retired Marine general...

  • 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...

  • Pedestrians hold umbrellas near the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.

    Republicans will arrive with a long and aggressive to-do list, emboldened by majorities in the House and the Senate and the promise of President-elect Donald Trump.

  • President-elect Donald Trump has named Tom Bossert as White House homeland security adviser, the transition team said in a statement on Tuesday. Senate confirmation is required for all the posts except national security adviser and White House posts. A civil engineer by training, the Texan joined the world's largest energy company in 1975 and led several of...