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Trump national security advisor pick, Ret. Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn, is "hard line" and that can be counterproductive, Admiral James Stavridis says.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city will ask the federal government for reimbursement for Donald Trump's NYPD protection detail.
Warren called on her Senate colleagues to reject attorney general appointee Sessions, who will likely get confirmed by the GOP.
Steve Bannon envisioned an entirely new political movement, one greater than the "Reagan revolution," THR reports.
The Obama administration on Friday blocked the sale of new permits to drill oil and gas in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas off Alaska.
Some of them have been dogged by controversy and could find their nominations in the Senate held up by Democrats.
Jeff Sessions' past racially insensitive statements may haunt him in winning confirmation as Trump's attorney general.
President-elect Donald Trump offered the post of attorney general to Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, a high-level source confirmed to NBC News.
"Donald Trump should be given deference by the Senate in terms of who he should have on his team," says Alberto Gonzales.
Sen. John Thune sat down with CNBC's John Harwood to talk about how Congress will or won't work with the new president.
A source told CNBC earlier on Friday that the case was nearing a settlement.
President-elect Donald Trump has offered former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn the job of national security adviser.
In March, Mitt Romney called Donald Trump "a phony" and "a fraud" when discussing the then-candidate.
A tax reform blueprint by Reps. Paul Ryan and Kevin Brady could be signed into law under Trump, economist Kevin Hassett says.
Representative Tim Ryan said on Thursday he was challenging House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi for the post of the chamber's top Democrat.
Can Donald Trump bring his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, into the White House? And could Kushner get a security clearance? NBC News reports.
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An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on TV on Wednesday.
Clinton and Trump agree on this issue, but they're both wrong about how to fix the problem, says Pinar Çebi Wilber.
There isn't a "chorus" behind Donald Trump's debate performance, experts told CNBC.