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Paul Manafort Violated Bail Agreement, Robert Mueller's Team Says0:45
December 4, 2017
By Jake Jones

Paul Manafort Violated Bail Agreement, Robert Mueller's Team Says

A court filing said Mueller's team recently found out Manafort was working on an editorial about his political work in Ukraine.
Blackwater Founder Linked To Trump-Putin 'Back-Channel' Effort1:09
April 3, 2017
By Lauren Stephenson

Blackwater Founder Linked To Trump-Putin 'Back-Channel' Effort

Blackwater founder Erik Prince met with an unnamed Russian close to President Vladimir Putin, according to The Washington Post.
Twitter Users Notice Trump Took Days To Secure @POTUS Twitter Account1:13
January 26, 2017
By Grant Suneson

Twitter Users Notice Trump Took Days To Secure @POTUS Twitter Account

Nearly a week into President Trump's administration, @POTUS was linked to a gmail account, which could have made it vulnerable.
Trump Targets Obamacare With His First Executive Order0:49
January 21, 2017
By Grant Suneson

Trump Targets Obamacare With His First Executive Order

Donald Trump signed an executive order that aims to minimize the impact of the Affordable Care Act.
Trump Wants Net Neutrality Critic To Head The FCC0:48
January 20, 2017
By Matt Picht

Trump Wants Net Neutrality Critic To Head The FCC

The president will reportedly tap Ajit Pai, an FCC commissioner and opponent of net neutrality regulations, to lead the agency.
First Petitions To Trump's White House Are All About Trump's Finances1:06
January 20, 2017
By Matt Picht

First Petitions To Trump's White House Are All About Trump's Finances

The first two petitions on President Trump's official petition site asked him to release his tax returns and divest of his businesses.
Trump's Pick For Treasury Secretary Faces Tough Questions In Senate1:46
January 19, 2017
By Ethan Weston

Trump's Pick For Treasury Secretary Faces Tough Questions In Senate

Senate Democrats had some questions about Steven Mnuchin's involvement in the 2008 financial crisis. Republicans were a bit more welcoming.
Democrats Leave DeVos Hearing With More Questions Than Answers1:29
January 17, 2017
By Grant Suneson

Democrats Leave DeVos Hearing With More Questions Than Answers

Democrats wanted to ask Betsy DeVos further questions about her fortune, her past statements about schools and her lack of experience.
Trump Appointee Denies Writing Laws To Help Companies He Has Stock In1:28
January 17, 2017
By Grant Suneson

Trump Appointee Denies Writing Laws To Help Companies He Has Stock In

Sen. Chuck Schumer called for an investigation into Tom Price's finances after his investments came to light.
Trump's Transition Approval Rating Is Historically Low1:44
January 13, 2017
By Eugene Daniels

Trump's Transition Approval Rating Is Historically Low

His transition approval rating has gone down 4 percentage points in the past month.
Steve Harvey Offers To Help The Trump Administration With Inner Cities1:14
January 13, 2017
By Grant Suneson

Steve Harvey Offers To Help The Trump Administration With Inner Cities

The comedian and TV host said he was inspired by President Obama to reach out and have a conversation.
Trump's DOJ Pick Backs Off Muslim Ban And Waterboarding1:23
January 10, 2017
By Matt Picht

Trump's DOJ Pick Backs Off Muslim Ban And Waterboarding

While testifying under oath, Sen. Jeff Sessions — Donald Trump's attorney general pick — disavowed both waterboarding and a ban on Muslim immigration.
Trump's Justice Dept. Pick Would Recuse Himself From Any Clinton Probe1:22
January 10, 2017
By Eugene Daniels

Trump's Justice Dept. Pick Would Recuse Himself From Any Clinton Probe

Sen. Jeff Sessions made the promise during his confirmation hearing for attorney general.
President-Elect Trump Names Son-In-Law To Senior Adviser Role1:29
January 9, 2017
By Lauren Stephenson

President-Elect Trump Names Son-In-Law To Senior Adviser Role

Jared Kushner, who is married to Ivanka Trump, will serve as President-elect Donald Trump's senior adviser.
Cabinet Picks Are Being Coached On How To Survive Senate Hearings0:58
January 8, 2017
By Ryan Biek

Cabinet Picks Are Being Coached On How To Survive Senate Hearings

Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees were reportedly put through mock hearings over the weekend.
Trump National Security Pick Plagiarized About 50 Sections Of Her Book1:04
January 7, 2017
By Ethan Weston

Trump National Security Pick Plagiarized About 50 Sections Of Her Book

CNN's KFile reviewed conservative author Monica Crowley's 2012 book "What the (Bleep) Just Happened?" and found she plagiarized sections.
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin Gives Trump's EPA Pick A Thumbs Up0:44
January 5, 2017
By Matt Picht

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin Gives Trump's EPA Pick A Thumbs Up

Sen. Joe Manchin isn't bothered by Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt's legal battles against the agency he's been tapped to head.
Trump's Reported Intelligence Director Pick Isn't Welcome In Russia0:52
January 5, 2017
By Grant Suneson

Trump's Reported Intelligence Director Pick Isn't Welcome In Russia

Dan Coats, who is expected to be the next intelligence director, went after high-level Russian figures and ended up banned from Russia.
New White House Press Secretary Says He Doesn't Tame Trump's Tweets1:53
January 5, 2017
By Jamal Andress

New White House Press Secretary Says He Doesn't Tame Trump's Tweets

But incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer did say he checks Trump's Twitter feed often because it frequently "drives the news."
Republicans Propose A Constitutional Amendment For Term Limits1:12
January 4, 2017
By Ryan Biek

Republicans Propose A Constitutional Amendment For Term Limits

Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Ron DeSantis have proposed a three-term limit for representatives and a two-term limit for senators.
Trump's Pick For Communications Director Doesn't Want The Job0:33
December 25, 2016
By Grant Suneson

Trump's Pick For Communications Director Doesn't Want The Job

Jason Miller helped Donald Trump get to the White House, but he won't be joining him there.
Trump Wants A Boeing Alternative To Lockheed Martin's F-351:11
December 22, 2016
By Matt Picht

Trump Wants A Boeing Alternative To Lockheed Martin's F-35

The president-elect tweeted he asked Boeing to draw up the price for an F/A-18 equivalent to Lockheed Martin's F-35.
Trump Taps Investor Carl Icahn As Special Adviser1:03
December 21, 2016
By Lauren Stephenson

Trump Taps Investor Carl Icahn As Special Adviser

Icahn will advise the president-elect on regulatory reform.
Trump's Cabinet Faces More Conflict-Of-Interest Scrutiny Than He Does1:42
December 21, 2016
By Kate Grumke

Trump's Cabinet Faces More Conflict-Of-Interest Scrutiny Than He Does

The Cabinet members will have a harder time getting away with conflicts of interest than the president-elect.
Trump's Cabinet Might Not Be Good For Climate Change1:32
December 20, 2016
By Karen Rodriguez

Trump's Cabinet Might Not Be Good For Climate Change

The Environmental Protection Agency isn't the only department that deals with climate change.
Trump Picks A Member Of The 'Shutdown Caucus' As His Budget Director0:37
December 17, 2016
By Ethan Weston

Trump Picks A Member Of The 'Shutdown Caucus' As His Budget Director

In the past, U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney said he'd rather let the government shut down than pass a measure to raise the debt ceiling.
Trump's Cabinet Picks Are Wealthier Than The Bottom Third Of Americans0:49
December 15, 2016
By Kate Grumke, Matt Picht

Trump's Cabinet Picks Are Wealthier Than The Bottom Third Of Americans

Donald Trump's Cabinet nominations are worth more than $14.5 billion combined.
Trump Picks Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry To Head Department Of Energy0:55
December 14, 2016
By Briana Koeneman

Trump Picks Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry To Head Department Of Energy

President-elect Donald Trump chose Perry over West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin and Texas businessman Ray Washburne for the spot.
Trump's National Security Adviser Shares Disdain For CIA1:02
December 13, 2016
By Jake Jones

Trump's National Security Adviser Shares Disdain For CIA

Michael Flynn, who will be filtering intelligence information before it gets to Donald Trump, isn't on great terms with the intelligence community.
Trump Appoints Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson As Secretary Of State0:58
December 13, 2016
By Grant Suneson

Trump Appoints Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson As Secretary Of State

Tillerson has no government or diplomatic experience, but he has a lot to gain from changes to State Department policy.
Trump Taps Gen. John Kelly To Head Department Of Homeland Security0:52
December 12, 2016
By Briana Koeneman

Trump Taps Gen. John Kelly To Head Department Of Homeland Security

Kelly was the head of the U.S. Southern Command, where he managed military operations in South and Central America.
Trump Says He Doesn't Really Need Daily Intelligence Briefings0:56
December 11, 2016
By Ethan Weston

Trump Says He Doesn't Really Need Daily Intelligence Briefings

Trump has been getting a lot of flak for not getting daily intelligence briefings, but he says they're not necessary.
Trump's Pick For Environmental Protection Has Ties To Oil Lobbyists0:42
December 8, 2016
By Jake Godin

Trump's Pick For Environmental Protection Has Ties To Oil Lobbyists

As Oklahoma's attorney general, Scott Pruitt was caught letting lobbyists for an oil company write letters under his name.
Trump's Choice To Lead EPA Has A History With The Agency0:45
December 7, 2016
By Jake Jones

Trump's Choice To Lead EPA Has A History With The Agency

He's called EPA regulations "coercion" and has fought to slow down the move away from fossil fuels.
Trump's Pick For Ambassador To China Already Has A Head Start1:21
December 7, 2016
By Lauren Stephenson

Trump's Pick For Ambassador To China Already Has A Head Start

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is friends with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Trump Chooses Former WWE CEO As Head Of Small Business Administration0:53
December 7, 2016
By Ethan Weston

Trump Chooses Former WWE CEO As Head Of Small Business Administration

Linda McMahon and President-elect Donald Trump have had a long friendship.
Ben Carson Will Be Trump's Secretary Of Housing And Urban Development:45
December 5, 2016
By Ethan Weston

Ben Carson Will Be Trump's Secretary Of Housing And Urban Development

Ben Carson said he didn't want a position in Trump's administration. Then he accepted a job as secretary of housing and urban development.