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Politics Mitt Romney

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump named fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday, drawing criticism from labor advocates worried about his opposition to a higher minimum wage and government regulation of the workplace. He has bashed a new Labor Department rule aimed at extending overtime pay to more than 4...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump named fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday, drawing criticism from labor advocates worried about his opposition to a higher minimum wage and government regulation of the workplace. He has bashed a new Labor Department rule aimed at extending overtime pay to more than 4...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump named fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday, drawing criticism from labor advocates worried about his opposition to a higher minimum wage and government regulation of the workplace. He has bashed a new Labor Department rule aimed at extending overtime pay to more than 4...

  • *Mitt Romney, 2012 Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts governor. *Jon Huntsman, former Republican Utah governor and ambassador to China under President Barack Obama, ran for Republican presidential nomination in 2012. *John Bolton, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under President George W. Bush, foreign policy adviser to 2012...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump will name fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor, according to a source familiar with the matter, in an appointment likely to antagonize organized labor. Fast-food workers, who are largely not unionized, are engaged in a multi-year campaign known as the "Fight for $15," which is supported...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump will name fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor, according to a source familiar with the matter, in an appointment likely to antagonize organized labor. Fast-food workers, who are largely not unionized, are engaged in a multi-year campaign known as the "Fight for $15," which is supported...

  • Eight corporate elites who demonstrated the size of their charitable heart through random, minor acts of kindness.

  • BOSTON, Dec 5- Former hedge fund executive JP Miller launched an app on Monday for his startup news site Empire Report that is modeled on the Drudge Report and chronicles New York, its politicians, financiers and celebrities. There are other websites in Colorado, Connecticut and Pennsylvania that also look like the Drudge Report. The timing for Miller's site and...

  • President-elect Donald Trump said on Monday he would nominate retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, a presidential rival-turned-supporter to serve as Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary. *Jon Huntsman, former Republican Utah governor and ambassador to China under President Barack Obama, ran for 2012 Republican presidential nomination in...

  • What to make of Trump's Taiwan call

    Princeton University's Nolan McCarty talks about Trump's phone call with Taiwan's president, as well as the progress of his presidential transition.

  • President-elect Donald Trump and Mitt Romney dine at Jean Georges restaurant, November 29, 2016 in New York City.

    "Where's the self-respect?" asked GOP supporter Langone, adding Mitt Romney should be "ashamed" of himself.

  • Langone: Romney disgusts me

    Ken Langone, Invemed Associates chairman and president, discusses Mitt Romney being considered for secretary of State by President-elect Donald Trump.

  • Trump's 'somewhat traditional Republican administration'

    Ronald Keith Gaddie at The University of Oklahoma talks about the Trump administration's deliberation on the role of the secretary of state.

  • Latest Trump picks rather conventional: Expert

    Jonathan Lieber at the Eurasia Group talks about the U.S. cabinet prospects of Steven Mnuchin and Wilbur Ross, as well as whether Mitt Romney is just being strung along.

  • Donald Trump's nominees for Treasury secretary, Steve Mnuchin (l), and for Commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross (r).

    Transcript of the exclusive CNBC interview of Steven Mnuchin and Wilbur Ross, Trump's picks for Treasury and Commerce secretaries.

  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (C) delivers remarks with his children (L-R) Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Eric Trump during the grand opening ceremony of the new Trump International Hotel October 26, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    Trump will hold a news conference with his children in December "to discuss the fact that I will be leaving my great business in total." NBCNews reports.

  • Mitt Romney praises Trump after dinner together

    The former Republican presidential nominee offered lavish praise for Trump's 'impressive' transition effort and message of inclusion.

  • President-elect Donald Trump and Mitt Romney dine at Jean Georges restaurant, November 29, 2016 in New York City.

    A dinner between President-elect Donald Trump and Mitt Romney turned into a Twitter caption contest late Tuesday night.

  • 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...