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An excerpt from his book "The Art of the Deal" shows how he might have approached the United Technologies talks.
Trying to pressure companies with federal contracts to keep their operations in the U.S. may be perilous for the new president.
In eight years, we'll spend more on interest on our debt than on national defense, Sen. James Lankford tells CNBC.
Harold Hamm's name has been floated for Energy secretary, but the billionaire oilman says there's a better man for the job.
The company said the deal was possible because of the incoming administration's commitment to the American business environment.
President-elect Donald Trump is willing to play any role to help "fantastic" Pakistan overcome problems, PM Nawaz Sharif's office said.
Russia would defend its interests but had no intention of getting involved in any conflict as the country is in need of friends, Putin said.
Wilbur Ross is close to Trump and has experience across a lot of industries, said Bill Daley, who headed up Commerce under President Clinton.
"Mexico has better treaties with the rest of the world than the United States has. We're going to fix that," Wilbur Ross tells CNBC.
Unlike many on the president-elect's team, Steven Mnuchin is well qualified for the job, bipartisan and relatively reserved.
CNBC took a look at the economic records of the presidents since Jimmy Carter to assess President Obama's performance.
Trump treasury pick Steve Mnuchin tells CNBC the majority of the tax cuts will serve middle-income individuals.
On the campaign trail, Trump repeatedly pledged to take better care of veterans if he won the presidency.
Dodd-Frank must be simplified, and parts of the regulation affecting small businesses must go, Trump Treasury pick Steve Mnuchin tells CNBC.
Nancy Pelosi was challenged for leadership by Tim Ryan after the Democratic Party's crushing disappointment in the election.
Treasury secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin tells CNBC the most important action for the Trump administration is to boost the economy.
Trump's pick for Treasury secretary, Steve Mnuchin, says the tax plan would not include an explicit cut for the upper class.
Transcript of the exclusive CNBC interview of Steven Mnuchin and Wilbur Ross, Trump's picks for Treasury and Commerce secretaries.
Steve Mnuchin, who was finance chairman for Trump's presidential campaign, is a Wall Street veteran, having spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs.
Trump previously said the Ricketts family was doing a "rotten job" of running the Cubs when the family was contributing money against him.
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