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WASHINGTON | ‘Many’ candidates vying for chief of staff job, Trump says

WASHINGTON  — Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep legal bills. Post-employment prospects: Uncertain. President Donald Trump is scrambling to find a new chief after his first choice to replace John Kelly … Continue reading WASHINGTON | ‘Many’ candidates vying for chief of staff job, Trump says

WASHINGTON | Trump scrambling to find new White House chief of staff

WASHINGTON— Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep legal bills. Post-employment prospects: Uncertain. President Donald Trump is scrambling to find a new chief of staff after his first choice to replace John … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump scrambling to find new White House chief of staff

WASHINGTON | Scramble is on to find new White House chief of staff

WASHINGTON — Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep legal bills. Post-employment prospects: Uncertain. President Donald Trump is scrambling to find a new chief of staff after his first choice to replace … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Scramble is on to find new White House chief of staff

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump considering 4 to be next chief of staff

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the White House chief of staff (all times local): 5 p.m. President Donald Trump is considering four people as he determines who will be his next chief of staff. A person familiar with Trump’s thinking tells The Associated Press that the director of the Office of Management and Budget, Mick … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump considering 4 to be next chief of staff

WASHINGTON | Trump says he’s nominating Barr for attorney general

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he will nominate William Barr, the late President George H.W. Bush’s attorney general, to serve in the same role. Trump made the announcement while departing the White House for a trip to Missouri. He called Barr “a terrific man” and “one of the most respected jurists in the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says he’s nominating Barr for attorney general

WASHINGTON | State spokeswoman Trump’s expected choice for UN ambassador

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is expected to announce he will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Two administration officials confirmed Trump’s plans Thursday. A Republican congressional aide said the president was expected to announce his decision by tweet on Friday morning. Trump has previously said … Continue reading WASHINGTON | State spokeswoman Trump’s expected choice for UN ambassador

WASHINGTON | Trump expected to pick State spokeswoman for UN ambassador

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is expected to nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Two administration officials confirmed Trump’s plans. A Republican congressional aide said the president was expected to announce his decision by tweet on Friday morning. The officials were not authorized to speak … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump expected to pick State spokeswoman for UN ambassador

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | World waits to see if Trump-Xi dinner brings trade peace

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina— When President Donald Trump sits down for dinner Saturday with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, their table talk will undoubtedly have a global impact. What they agree on — or don’t — will determine whether stock markets rise or fall, whether the world economy gets some relief from destabilizing trade tensions, and cast … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | World waits to see if Trump-Xi dinner brings trade peace