Stories tagged with Trump administration
By Laurie Bennett | January 12, 2017 at 8:37am | 0
When critics complain about the big-money nominees in Donald Trump’s cabinet, they focus on billionaire investor Wilbur Ross (Commerce), Amway in-law Betsy DeVos (Education), former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson (State) and Goldman Sachs alum Steve Mnuchin (Treasury).
By Laurie Bennett | January 10, 2017 at 12:23pm | 0
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, including fellow Sen. Cory Booker and civil rights icon John Lewis, are expected to testify at the confirmation of Sen. Jeff Sessions.
By Laurie Bennett | December 22, 2016 at 11:00am | 0
Reform, as defined by the incoming administration, can usually be translated as “less government involvement.”
By Muckety | December 13, 2016 at 10:33am | 0
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been tapped as the Trump administration’s first energy secretary.
By Muckety | December 8, 2016 at 12:30pm | 0
Andrew F. Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants, is Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Labor.
By Gary Jacobson | December 7, 2016 at 7:16am | 0
Texas Rep. Mike McCaul wants the job - secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - badly. His actions the past few days seem like an all-out campaign to convince president-elect Donald Trump that he’s the right person for the cabinet post.
By Muckety | December 1, 2016 at 5:21pm | 0
James Mattis, former chief of U.S. Central Command, has been chosen as the Trump administration’s nominee for secretary of defense, the Washington Post reports.
By Laurie Bennett | November 30, 2016 at 9:00am | 0
Today’s billionaires-in-the-cabinet count: One and a fraction, not including the boss.
By Muckety | November 23, 2016 at 1:44pm | 0
Former presidential candidate Ben Carson has been offered the post of secretary of housing and urban development, the New York Times reports.
By Muckety | November 23, 2016 at 7:29am | 0
Donald Trump has chosen South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
By Laurie Bennett | November 19, 2016 at 8:49am | 1
Betsy DeVos, former chair of the Michigan Republican Party and a vocal advocate of charter schools, reportedly is under consideration for education secretary.
By Muckety | November 18, 2016 at 10:06am | 0
U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo, a Kansas Republican active in the Tea Party movement, has been chosen by Donald Trump as the new director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
By Muckety | November 18, 2016 at 9:31am | 0
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general.
By Laurie Bennett | November 18, 2016 at 8:07am | 0
Retired Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn has reportedly accepted Donald Trump’s offer to become the next national security adviser.
By Laurie Bennett | November 16, 2016 at 10:44am | 0
Rudy Giuliani as secretary of state? Beyond his combustible behavior in recent months, his business dealings present an array of potential conflicts.
By Muckety | November 15, 2016 at 7:22am | 0
RNC Chairman Reince Priebus has been named chief of staff to Donald Trump.