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  • President-elect Donald Trump chose a former Goldman Sachs banker and a billionaire investor on Tuesday to steer economic policy in his administration and a fierce Obamacare critic to dismantle President Barack Obama's signature healthcare program. Republican Trump is expected to name Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs partner and Hollywood...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 29- President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday chose a former Goldman Sachs banker and a billionaire investor to steer economic policy in his administration and a fierce Obamacare critic to dismantle President Barack Obama's signature healthcare program. Trump, a Republican, is expected to name Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs partner and...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 29- President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday chose a former Goldman Sachs banker and a billionaire investor to steer economic policy in his administration and a fierce Obamacare critic to dismantle President Barack Obama's signature heathcare program. Trump, a Republican, is expected to name Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs partner and...

  • President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name former Goldman Sachs partner and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as his nominee for Treasury secretary and billionaire investor Wilbur Ross to head the Commerce Department, according to Republican sources. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it...

  • Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, will be Trump's health and human services secretary, and Seema Verma, the founder of a health policy consulting company, will lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is part of Health and Human Services and oversees government health programs for the poor and the elderly and...

  • Former US Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao arrives at Trump Tower to meet with President-elect Donald Trump on November 21, 2016 in New York.

    Elaine Chao previously was secretary of labor during George W. Bush's administration.

  • President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence met with Betsy DeVos on November 19, 2016.

    Several of Trump's most recent Cabinet picks are in no way outsider populists. In fact, they're all staunch conservatives, Vox reports.

  • Republican Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, will be Trump's Health and Human Services secretary, and Seema Verma, the founder of a health policy consulting company, will lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is part of HHS and which oversees government health programs for the poor and the elderly and insurance...

  • President-elect Donald Trump named a vociferous critic of Obamacare and a health policy expert on Tuesday to help him repeal and replace President Barack Obama's signature healthcare program. Republican Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, will be Trump's Health and Human Services secretary, and consultant Seema Verma will lead...

  • President-elect Donald Trump is expected on Tuesday to name former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to be his transportation secretary, a source with knowledge of the decision said. She is married to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky. Price, 62, is an orthopedic surgeon who heads the House of Representatives' Budget Committee.

  • President-elect Donald Trump is expected on Tuesday to name former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to be his transportation secretary, a source with knowledge of the decision said. She is married to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky. Price, 62, is an orthopedic surgeon who heads the House of Representatives' Budget Committee.

  • President-elect Donald Trump is expected on Tuesday to name former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to be his transportation secretary, a source with knowledge of the decision said. She is married to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky. Price, 62, is an orthopedic surgeon who heads the House of Representatives' Budget Committee.

  • Republican Representative Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon from Georgia, will be Trump's Health and Human Services secretary, and consultant Seema Verma will lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a powerful agency that oversees government health programs and insurance standards. Vice President-elect Mike Pence, arriving at Trump Tower in...

  • US President Barack Obama listens to a question during a press conference after attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Lima, Peru.

    President Barack Obama said he won't be a constant critic of Donald Trump but would speak out if policies breach certain "values or ideals."

  • Sen. John Thune

    The senator was re-elected Wednesday as chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, a high-ranking Republican leadership post.

  • Bill Miller

    Bill Miller tells CNBC that the surge in stocks in the wake of Trump's unexpected victory was not so surprising.

  • President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump to update him on transition planning in the Oval Office at the White House on November 10, 2016 in Washington,DC.

    From the Iran nuclear deal to Obamacare, President Obama plans to spend the next two months defending and implementing his policies.

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), left, walks with President-elect Donald Trump, center, and Trump's wife Melania, second right, before a meeting at The Capitol Building on November 10.

    Kansas' Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who is a champion of tough anti-illegal immigration laws, has been hired for Trump's transition team.

  • Trade Representative's office had been lobbying lawmakers for months to pass the 12- country Trans-Pacific Partnership deal in the post-election, lame-duck session of Congress. However, Trump's stunning election victory that sends him to the White House in January and retains Republican majorities in Congress has stymied those plans.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 11- President Barack Obama's trade office is largely suspending its effort to pass his signature Asian free-trade deal before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, saying on Friday that it was up to Republican leaders in Congress to decide on a vote. Trade Representative's office had been lobbying lawmakers for months to pass the 12-...