Transition

Q&A: AP explains Trump transition email dispute with Mueller

WASHINGTON /December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —President Donald Trump’s transition organization is arguing that a government agency improperly turned over a cache of emails to special counsel Robert Mueller as part of his investigation into contacts between Trump associates and Russia. The complaint by the transition team is the latest attempt to undermine Mueller’s investigation in … Continue reading Q&A: AP explains Trump transition email dispute with Mueller

Trump’s likely tax victory overshadowed by probe

WASHINGTON /December 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Poised to bask in the triumph of his first major legislative victory, President Donald Trump’s team on Sunday was again forced to grapple with the growing Russia probe that has shadowed the White House for much of the president’s initial year in office. Republicans in Congress planned to muscle … Continue reading Trump’s likely tax victory overshadowed by probe

Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

WASHINGTON / December 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian contacts with President Donald Trump’s campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration, according to several people familiar with Trump’s transition organization. But the investigators did not directly request … Continue reading Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

Amid strains, Trump says only he knows finalists for Cabinet

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump hadn’t been seen in public for days when he walked into New York’s 21 Club to applause from fellow diners. The unannounced evening out with family was a contrast to the behind-the scenes machinations that suggested a struggling transition as names surfaced and sank for top administration positions. … Continue reading Amid strains, Trump says only he knows finalists for Cabinet