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U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With President-Elect Lopez Obrador of Mexico

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Today Secretary Pompeo met with President-elect of Mexico Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador at the office of the MORENA political party in Mexico City, Mexico.  Secretary Pompeo congratulated Mr. Lopez Obrador on his July 1 victory and said … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With President-Elect Lopez Obrador of Mexico

WASHINGTON | Pompeo travels to Mexico to meet new leftist president-elect

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead a Cabinet-level delegation to Mexico on Friday on the heels of a sea-change election there that could offer a chance for the neighbors to repair strained relations — or make them worse. U.S.-Mexico ties have deteriorated significantly under President Donald Trump, who campaigned on building a … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pompeo travels to Mexico to meet new leftist president-elect

Rockettes’ owners say attendance at inauguration is a choice

NEW YORK (AP) — The Radio City Rockettes will be dancing at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration next month but not everyone is kicking up their heels at the booking. One of the famed dancers took to Instagram to say she was “embarrassed and disappointed” by the gig, triggering calls for a boycott by some on … Continue reading Rockettes’ owners say attendance at inauguration is a choice

The Latest: Trump says he’s leaving his business

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 7:00 a.m. Donald Trump says he’s leaving his “great business” to his children so he can focus on being the nation’s 45th president. Trump tweeted early Wednesday that legal documents are being crafted to “take me completely out of business operations,” adding, “the … Continue reading The Latest: Trump says he’s leaving his business

‘Tangled web’: Trump’s businesses could create conflicts

NEW YORK (AP) — Asked on TV earlier this year whether a President Donald Trump would ever mix politics with business, his eldest son, Donald Jr., said there was no risk of that. The son, an executive in his father’s company, insisted the two wouldn’t discuss the business if Dad ever got to the White … Continue reading ‘Tangled web’: Trump’s businesses could create conflicts

Trump takes on enormous task of building an administration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is shaking up his transition team as he plunges into setting up his administration, an enormous undertaking that likely requires him to alter his hands-on management style and consider going outside his small, insular group of loyalists. Vice President-elect Mike Pence is now heading the operations, a demotion for … Continue reading Trump takes on enormous task of building an administration