Thursday, July 20, 2017

Donald Trump presidential campaign

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 ...
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio greets Florida House family members on the House floor during a Republican conference in Tallahassee, Fla., Monday, Nov. 21, 2016. (Scott Keeler/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

BY ANNE FLAHERTY WASHINGTON (AP) — The Cuban government must move toward enacting greater freedoms for its people and giving Americans something in return if it wants to keep warmer U.S. relations initiated by President Barack Obama, top aides to ...
In this Oct 7, 2016 photo, Steve Bannon, former head of Breitbart News and campaign CEO for then Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, appears at a national security meeting with advisers at Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)

BY BILL BARROW and JONATHAN LEMIRE ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump’s disavowal this past week of white supremacists who have cheered his election as president hasn’t quieted concerns about the movement’s impact on his White House or whether more acts ...
In this Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, file photo, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, welcomes pro-Brexit British politician Nigel Farage, to speak at a campaign rally in Jackson, Mississippi. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

BY GREGORY KATZ LONDON (AP) — Donald Trump has a suggestion for British Prime Minister Theresa May: Make Nigel Farage, who played a key role in Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, her government’s ambassador to the United States. ...
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