Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Donald Trump presidential campaign

In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at the confirmation hearing for Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

BY KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. John Lewis says he’s doesn’t consider Donald Trump a “legitimate president,” blaming the Russians for helping the Republican win the White House. The Georgia congressman and leader in the civil rights movement ...
President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, in New York. The news conference was his first as President-elect. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

BY JULIE PACE NEW YORK (AP) — In a combative and freewheeling news conference, President-elect Donald Trump said for the first time Wednesday that he accepts Russia was behind the election year hacking of Democrats that roiled the White House ...
In this Nov. 11, 2016, file photo, Ivanka Trump, daughter of President-elect Donald Trump, arrives at Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)

BY CATHERINE LUCEY DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ivanka Trump plans to step aside from her executive roles at the Trump Organization and her lifestyle brand, but says she is confident both businesses will continue to “thrive.” In a post ...
President-elect Donald Trump waits with family members Eric Trump, left, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr. before speaking at a news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

BY BERNARD CONDON and JONATHAN LEMIRE NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s business will continue to pursue deals in the United States, though not abroad, while he is president, and he will relinquish control of the company, a lawyer who ...

BY STEPHEN OHLEMACHER WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress certified Donald Trump’s presidential victory Friday over the objections of a handful of House Democrats, with Vice President Joe Biden pronouncing, “It is over.” House Democrats objected to the votes from at least ...
Vice President Joe Biden leaves the the Old Senate Chamber following a mock swearing in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, as the 115th Congress begins. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told President-elect Donald Trump Thursday to “grow up.” Biden dismissed Trump’s complaint on Twitter about how the Obama administration has handled the transition. The vice president told “PBS NewsHour” in an interview that ...
In this April 1, 2014, file photo, Donald Trump, left, is joined by Carl Paladino during a gun rights rally at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, New York. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

BY CHRIS CAROLA ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A businessman who co-chaired the Trump campaign in New York state said Tuesday his recent derogatory statements about President Barack Obama and his wife weren’t meant for publication but were nevertheless “inappropriate” and ...
In this Dec. 8, 2016 file photo, Hillary Clinton attends a ceremony to unveil a portrait of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY LISA LERER WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton received nearly 2.9 million more votes than President-elect Donald Trump, giving her the largest popular vote margin of any losing presidential candidate. Certified results in all 50 states and the District of ...
In this Feb. 12, 2016, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, shakes hands with China's Froreign, Minister Wang Yi, during a meeting in Munich, Germany, before the Munich Security Conference. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)

BY GERRY SHIH BEIJING (AP) — China warned Thursday that ties with the U.S. will likely see new complications and the only way to maintain a stable relationship is by respecting each other’s “core interests.” Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s remarks ...
President-elect Donald Trump, center, accompanied by Trump Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, right, and retired Gen. Michael Flynn, a senior adviser to Trump, left, speaks to members of the media at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

BY JULIE BYKOWICZ WASHINGTON (AP) — One of Donald Trump’s most trusted aides is setting up a government consulting shop a block from the White House — a move that complicates the president-elect’s promises to “drain the swamp” of Washington. ...
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