President Donald Trump enters the White House with only two of his nominees approved by the Senate, after Democrats on Friday followed through with their pledge to delay confirmation for a handful of administration picks they find objectionable.
President Donald Trump enters the White House with only two of his nominees approved by the Senate, after Democrats on Friday followed through with their pledge to delay confirmation for a handful of administration picks they find objectionable.
In one of his final acts as president, Barack Obama signed H.R. 39 into law on Friday morning, making the Presidential Innovation Fellows program permanent. The program is designed to give the federal government an avenue to attract and hire tech engineers and entrepreneurs.
In one of his final acts as president, Barack Obama signed H.R. 39 into law on Friday morning, making the Presidential Innovation Fellows program permanent. The program is designed to give the federal government an avenue to attract and hire tech engineers and entrepreneurs.
In between responding to Democratic attacks on his business leadership, Treasury Secretary designate Steven Mnuchin on Thursday commented on the incoming administration's views on a range of policy issues that fall under the Treasury Department's jurisdiction. Here are some highlights.
In between responding to Democratic attacks on his business leadership, Treasury Secretary designate Steven Mnuchin on Thursday commented on the incoming administration's views on a range of policy issues that fall under the Treasury Department's jurisdiction. Here are some highlights.
Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for treasury secretary, said Thursday he supports the Volcker Rule, but suggested that he wants to make some changes to the Dodd-Frank regulatory framework.
Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for treasury secretary, said Thursday he supports the Volcker Rule, but suggested that he wants to make some changes to the Dodd-Frank regulatory framework.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday said Democrats are willing to vote on Inauguration Day to confirm two nominees for Donald Trump’s national security team, but he vowed to push for a “full and rigorous debate” on eight of the president-elect’s picks for other top administration posts.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday said Democrats are willing to vote on Inauguration Day to confirm two nominees for Donald Trump’s national security team, but he vowed to push for a “full and rigorous debate” on eight of the president-elect’s picks for other top administration posts.
President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Treasury Department, Steven Mnuchin, on Thursday defended his record at the now-defunct California bank OneWest, saying he has been unfairly "maligned" by Senate Democrats.
President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Treasury Department, Steven Mnuchin, on Thursday defended his record at the now-defunct California bank OneWest, saying he has been unfairly "maligned" by Senate Democrats.
Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Energy, on Thursday told a Senate committee he disapproved of a Trump transition team questionnaire seeking names of DOE employees who worked on climate issues.
Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Energy, on Thursday told a Senate committee he disapproved of a Trump transition team questionnaire seeking names of DOE employees who worked on climate issues.
The Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday recommended the nomination of retired Marine Gen. James Mattis to the Senate, paving the way for the defense secretary nominee's expected confirmation.
The Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday recommended the nomination of retired Marine Gen. James Mattis to the Senate, paving the way for the defense secretary nominee's expected confirmation.
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