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  • The following is a list of Republican Trump's selections for top jobs in his administration; all the posts but those of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House strategist require Senate confirmation:. Representative Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who...

  • The following is a list of Republican Trump's selections for top jobs in his administration; all the posts but those of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House strategist require Senate confirmation:. Representative Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who...

  • The following is a list of Republican Trump's selections for top jobs in his administration; all the posts but those of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House strategist require Senate confirmation:. Representative Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 16- With more than 20 nominees now selected, Donald Trump's cabinet appears much like the president-elect himself: mostly older, white males, many of them wealthy, who see themselves as risk-takers and deal-makers and prize action over deliberation. Trump, who says Washington is "broken" and controlled by special interests, has largely eschewed...

  • President-elect Donald Trump to kill the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's strategy to combat climate change and shut down coal-fired power plants. The group, headed by West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, suggests Congress take action to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from drafting...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 15- President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday named U.S. If the Senate confirms Zinke, a Republican, to lead the Interior Department, he will head an agency that employs more than 70,000 people across the country and oversees more than 20 percent of federal land, including national parks such as Yellowstone and Yosemite. The Interior Department...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 15- Climate scientists worried that President-elect Donald Trump will slash their budgets and sideline their research are entering survival mode, trimming the words "climate change" from study proposals, emphasizing business applications of their work, and safeguarding data that shows global warming is real. "I think it is maybe really...

  • The following is a list of Republican Trump's selections for top jobs in his administration; all the posts but those of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House strategist require Senate confirmation:. Representative Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who...

  • The following is a list of Republican Trump's selections for top jobs in his administration; all the posts but those of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House strategist require Senate confirmation:. Representative Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who...

  • The following is a list of Republican Trump's selections for top jobs in his administration; all the posts but those of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House strategist require Senate confirmation:. Representative Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who...

  • LONDON, Dec 15- The U.S. Department of Energy has become a lightning rod for criticism in parts of the Republican Party and the fossil fuels industry unhappy about the Obama administration's energy and climate policies. Presidential candidate Rick Perry promised to abolish the Department of Energy along with the Departments of Commerce and Education during...

  • LONDON, Dec 15- The U.S. Department of Energy has become a lightning rod for criticism in parts of the Republican Party and the fossil fuels industry unhappy about the Obama administration's energy and climate policies. Presidential candidate Rick Perry promised to abolish the Department of Energy along with the Departments of Commerce and Education during...

  • Former Texas Governor Rick Perry talks to supporters before announcing that he will run for president in 2016.

    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is about to lead a the Energy Department, which has scientists and policy experts worried.

  • The following is a list of Republican Trump's selections for top jobs in his administration; all the posts but those of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House strategist require Senate confirmation:. Representative Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who...

  • The following is a list of Republican Trump's selections for top jobs in his administration; all the posts but those of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House strategist require Senate confirmation:. Representative Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who...

  • The following is a list of Republican Trump's selections for top jobs in his administration; all the posts but those of national security adviser, the White House chief of staff, White House director of the National Economic Council and White House strategist require Senate confirmation:. Representative Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 14- The U.S. oil and gas industry on Wednesday welcomed President-elect Donald Trump's choice of former Texas Governor Rick Perry to head the U.S. Department of Energy, and wasted no time making its first specific request of him: to support increased exports of America's natural gas overseas. Jack Gerard, president of the Washington- based...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 14- President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday named former Texas Governor Rick Perry to head the U.S. Department of Energy, handing the job to a climate change skeptic with close ties to the oil industry who once proposed abolishing the department. In a statement from Trump's transition team, the president-elect cited Perry's tenure leading...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 14- President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday named former Texas Governor Rick Perry to head the U.S. Department of Energy, handing the job to a climate change skeptic with close ties to the oil industry who once proposed abolishing the department. In a statement from Trump's transition team, the president-elect cited Perry's tenure leading...

  • Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry leaves after a meeting with US President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower December 12, 2016 in New York.

    Donald Trump formally announced Rick Perry as his choice to lead the U.S. Department of Energy.