Thursday, September 21, 2017

Donald Trump presidential campaign

Rex Teter, a member of the Electoral College, poses at his home in Pasadena, Texas, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

BY CALVIN WOODWARD and RACHEL LA CORTE WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s more hustle than hope behind an effort to derail Donald Trump’s presidency in the Electoral College. Republican electors are being swamped with pleas to buck tradition and cast ballots ...
In this Oct. 19, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during the third presidential debate with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at UNLV in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

BY LYNN ELBER LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump is gone from the boardroom of NBC’s reboot of “Celebrity Apprentice” but he’s kept a business connection to the reality show. President-elect Trump has an executive producer credit on “The New ...
In this Nov. 20, 2016 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump stands with BET founder Robert Johnson at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, New Jersey. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

BY JULIE PACE and KEN THOMAS WASHINGTON (AP) — When Robert Johnson, the founder of Black Entertainment Television, arrived to a recent meeting with Donald Trump, the president-elect greeted him with a blunt question. “Did you think I was going ...
President-elect Donald Trump gestures toward reporters as he arrives for a party at the home of Robert Mercer, one of his biggest campaign donors, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Head of the Harbor, N.Y. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is threatening heavy taxes as retribution for U.S. companies that move their business operations overseas and still try to sell their product to Americans. In a series of early-morning tweets Sunday, Trump vowed a ...
President-elect Donald Trump's plane leaves La Guardia Airport, in New York, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump headed out on a victory lap Thursday, appearing first in Indiana to salute workers at a factory where he says he saved hundreds of jobs from moving to Mexico and then ...
Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for Treasury Secretary, gets on an elevator after speaking with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY JULIE PACE and JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp” in the nation’s capital. Instead, he’s diving right in. So far, the president-elect is tapping people with deep ties to Washington and Wall Street ...
In this Oct. 19, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during the third presidential debate with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at UNLV in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

BY NANCY BENAC WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, that most unconventional of presidential candidates, last spring pledged that he would act perfectly presidential when the time was right. “I will be so presidential that you’ll call me and you’ll say, ...
President-elect Donald Trump, center, eats dinner with Mitt Romney, right, and Trump Chief of Staff Reince Priebus at Jean-Georges restaurant, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY JULIE PACE WASHINGTON (AP) — Air conditioning company Carrier Corp. says it has reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indiana. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence plan to travel to the state ...
President-elect Donald Trump gives the thumbs-up as Mitt Romney leaves Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in Bedminster, New Jersey, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

BY JULIE PACE and CATHERINE LUCEY NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s hunt for a secretary of state is veering into dramatic terrain, with the president-elect summoning Mitt Romney back for a second look as a top aide leads a ...
Vice president-elect Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind., arrives at Trump Tower, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

BY BRIAN SLODYSKO INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A key aide to Vice President-elect Mike Pence removed himself from the U.S. government’s rolls of federal lobbyists and canceled a lucrative lobbying contract with the state of Indiana days before Donald Trump’s team ...
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