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.
In his final interview before leaving office, released Thursday by Pod Save America, President Barack Obama warned that automation is the bigger threat than global trade in taking away jobs in the United States.
In his final interview before leaving office, released Thursday by Pod Save America, President Barack Obama warned that automation is the bigger threat than global trade in taking away jobs in the United States.
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.
When President-elect Donald Trump takes over the White House on Friday, he will keep in place dozens of Obama administration officials who oversee defense and security issues in an effort to smooth the transition.
When President-elect Donald Trump takes over the White House on Friday, he will keep in place dozens of Obama administration officials who oversee defense and security issues in an effort to smooth the transition.
As President Barack Obama prepares to leave office after eight years in the White House, voters who evaluated his performance in a new Morning Consult/POLITICO survey gave him high marks on three issues: the economy, gender equality and racial equality.
As President Barack Obama prepares to leave office after eight years in the White House, voters who evaluated his performance in a new Morning Consult/POLITICO survey gave him high marks on three issues: the economy, gender equality and racial equality.
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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Washington Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

It’s official: Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States. He took the oath of office on Friday, turning the page on the mostly gridlock-ridden two terms of former President Barack Obama and ushering in a unified Republican government. In his remarks, Trump hit out at the Washington political establishment, accusing elites of abusing the trust of the American people. Touting his “America first” mindset, he pledged to bring jobs back to the U.S.

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