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Brian Snyder
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CLEVELAND, United States

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, a rival-turned-supporter of Donald Trump, overcame his stated qualms about a lack of government experience to accept the president-elect's nomination to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Democrats criticized the Republican president-elect's latest pick for his incoming administration, calling Carson unqualified to take over $48-billion agency that oversees public...more

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, a rival-turned-supporter of Donald Trump, overcame his stated qualms about a lack of government experience to accept the president-elect's nomination to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Democrats criticized the Republican president-elect's latest pick for his incoming administration, calling Carson unqualified to take over $48-billion agency that oversees public housing. Carson, a popular writer and speaker in conservative circles, has been a close adviser to Trump since he dropped out of the 2016 Republican presidential primary contest and he is a vice chairman of Trump's transition team. Trump discussed the job with Carson before the Thanksgiving Day holiday in November, although - despite his own presidential run - Carson had previously indicated reluctance to take a position in the incoming administration because of his lack of experience in federal government. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Lucas Jackson
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NEW YORK, United States

Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross has been named commerce secretary. Ross, 78, heads the private equity firm W.L. Ross & Co., which is known for buying up failed companies. His net worth was pegged by Forbes at about $2.9 billion. A staunch supporter of Trump and an economic adviser, Ross has helped shape the Trump campaign's views on trade policy. He blames the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico, which...more

Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross has been named commerce secretary. Ross, 78, heads the private equity firm W.L. Ross & Co., which is known for buying up failed companies. His net worth was pegged by Forbes at about $2.9 billion. A staunch supporter of Trump and an economic adviser, Ross has helped shape the Trump campaign's views on trade policy. He blames the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico, which entered into force in 1994, and the 2001 entry of China into the World Trade Organization for causing massive U.S. factory job losses. He is also a part of Trump's economic advisory team. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Carlo Allegri
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NEW YORK, UNITED STATES

Steven Mnuchin, Trump's campaign finance chairman, has been named treasury secretary. Mnuchin, 53, is a relatively little-known but successful private equity investor, hedge fund manager and Hollywood financier who spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs before leaving in 2002. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as OneWest Bank and built it into Southern California's largest...more

Steven Mnuchin, Trump's campaign finance chairman, has been named treasury secretary. Mnuchin, 53, is a relatively little-known but successful private equity investor, hedge fund manager and Hollywood financier who spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs before leaving in 2002. He assembled an investor group to buy a failed California mortgage lender in 2009, rebranded it as OneWest Bank and built it into Southern California's largest bank. The bank came under fire for its foreclosure practices as housing advocacy groups accused it of being too quick to foreclose on struggling homeowners. Mnuchin's inclusion in Trump's campaign team was questioned at the time by Stephen Bannon, now Trump's chief White House strategist. In an interview on Breitbart News, Bannon asked Trump whether the then presidential candidate was "selling out to Wall Street". Mnuchin, whose father was also a Goldman Sachs partner, worked at the investment bank for nearly two decades starting in the mid-1980s, a time when Wall Street was developing major financial innovations including new securitization techniques and collateralized debt obligations -- instruments that would later contribute to the financial crisis. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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John Sommers II
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LOUISVILLE, United States

Elaine Chao has been named transportation secretary. Chao, 63, was labor secretary under President George W. Bush for eight years and the first Asian-American woman to hold a Cabinet position. She also served as a deputy labor secretary under President George H.W. Bush. Chao is a director at Ingersoll Rand, News Corp and Vulcan Materials Company. She is married to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from...more

Elaine Chao has been named transportation secretary. Chao, 63, was labor secretary under President George W. Bush for eight years and the first Asian-American woman to hold a Cabinet position. She also served as a deputy labor secretary under President George H.W. Bush. Chao is a director at Ingersoll Rand, News Corp and Vulcan Materials Company. She is married to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky. REUTERS/John Sommers II
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Joshua Roberts
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Washington, United States

Representative Tom Price has been named secretary of health and human services. Price, 62, is an orthopedic surgeon who heads the House of Representatives' Budget Committee. He has long criticized Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act, and has championed a plan of tax credits, expanded health savings accounts and lawsuit reforms to replace it. Price, who is also opposed to abortion, has represented the 6th Congressional...more

Representative Tom Price has been named secretary of health and human services. Price, 62, is an orthopedic surgeon who heads the House of Representatives' Budget Committee. He has long criticized Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act, and has championed a plan of tax credits, expanded health savings accounts and lawsuit reforms to replace it. Price, who is also opposed to abortion, has represented the 6th Congressional District in Atlanta's northern suburbs since 2005. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Mike Segar
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NEW YORK, UNITED STATES

Republican congressman Lou Barletta of Pennsylvania said he met with Donald Trump and discussed becoming his labor secretary. "We talked about secretary of labor," Barletta told reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower. Barletta is a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, and is on Trump transition team. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Republican congressman Lou Barletta of Pennsylvania said he met with Donald Trump and discussed becoming his labor secretary. "We talked about secretary of labor," Barletta told reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower. Barletta is a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, and is on Trump transition team. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Steve Marcus
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LAS VEGAS, United States

Mitt Romney, the unsuccessful 2012 Republican presidential nominee, is being considered for secretary of state. He was a leader of the Republican establishment movement that tried to block Trump from becoming the nominee this year. In March, Romney called Trump "a phony," "a fraud" and "a con man." A source close to Romney from his time as Massachusetts governor expressed concern he might be "frozen out" by officials whose thinking...more

Mitt Romney, the unsuccessful 2012 Republican presidential nominee, is being considered for secretary of state. He was a leader of the Republican establishment movement that tried to block Trump from becoming the nominee this year. In March, Romney called Trump "a phony," "a fraud" and "a con man." A source close to Romney from his time as Massachusetts governor expressed concern he might be "frozen out" by officials whose thinking appears to be closer to Trump's, such as Flynn, Mattis, White House counselor Steve Bannon, and members of Trump's family. "How much influence and latitude he will have will be up to Trump, and they don't appear to be on the same page about much," the source said. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
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Lucas Jackson
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NEW YORK, United States

Former CIA head and retired general David Petraeus is a candidate for secretary of state and secretary of defense, despite admitting he shared classified information with his lover. Once the top U.S. military commander in Iraq and Afghanistan, Petraeus was sentenced to two years' probation and fined $100,000 last year for the unauthorized removal and retention of classified information. He admitted sharing classified information...more

Former CIA head and retired general David Petraeus is a candidate for secretary of state and secretary of defense, despite admitting he shared classified information with his lover. Once the top U.S. military commander in Iraq and Afghanistan, Petraeus was sentenced to two years' probation and fined $100,000 last year for the unauthorized removal and retention of classified information. He admitted sharing classified information with his biographer, with whom he was having an affair. The scandal forced Petraeus to resign from the CIA in 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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CHRIS KEANE
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GREENVILLE, UNITED STATES

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, his transition team announced. "Governor Haley has a proven track record of bringing people together regardless of background or party affiliation to move critical policies forward for the betterment of her state and our country," the president-elect said in the statement. The choice of Haley, a daughter of...more

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, his transition team announced. "Governor Haley has a proven track record of bringing people together regardless of background or party affiliation to move critical policies forward for the betterment of her state and our country," the president-elect said in the statement. The choice of Haley, a daughter of Indian immigrants who is an active voice for tolerance, may be aimed at countering criticism of Trump's divisive comments about immigrants and minorities, as well as accusations of sexism during his campaign. Haley, who last year signed a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina state capitol, condemned Trump during the Republican presidential primary campaign for not speaking out more forcefully against white supremacists. The Civil War flag, an emblem of the American South, is long associated with slavery. Haley supported Trump rivals Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz in the primary before saying last month she would vote for Trump despite reservations about his character. The 44-year-old was the first woman elected governor of South Carolina in 2010, amid a wave of support from Republican Party's conservative Tea Party wing. REUTERS/Chris Keane
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Brendan McDermid
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NEW YORK, UNITED STATES

Washington attorney Donald McGahn has been named Trump's White House Counsel, a senior transition official told Reuters. McGahn, a partner at Jones Day, one of the world�s largest law firms, served as counsel to Trump during his presidential campaign. A former chairman of the Federal Election Commission and considered a top elections lawyer, McGahn may be charged with untangling the thicket of potential conflicts of interest that...more

Washington attorney Donald McGahn has been named Trump's White House Counsel, a senior transition official told Reuters. McGahn, a partner at Jones Day, one of the world�s largest law firms, served as counsel to Trump during his presidential campaign. A former chairman of the Federal Election Commission and considered a top elections lawyer, McGahn may be charged with untangling the thicket of potential conflicts of interest that Trump, a real estate mogul with holdings all over the world, presents. Trump has said that as president, he will try to separate himself from running his company, turning it over to his children, but has resisted calls to place his assets in a blind trust. Trump may also look for a legal means by which to bring his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, onto his White House staff, circumventing a law that prevents federal officials from hiring family members. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Mike Segar
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BEDMMINSTER, UNITED STATES

Betsy DeVos, wealthy Republican donor and school choice advocate, has been tapped to lead the U.S. Education Department, a post she has accepted, according to media reports on Wednesday. DeVos, former chair of the Michigan Republican Party, met with Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Saturday and discussed "the Common Core mission, and setting higher national standards and promoting the growth of school choice across the...more

Betsy DeVos, wealthy Republican donor and school choice advocate, has been tapped to lead the U.S. Education Department, a post she has accepted, according to media reports on Wednesday. DeVos, former chair of the Michigan Republican Party, met with Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Saturday and discussed "the Common Core mission, and setting higher national standards and promoting the growth of school choice across the nation," according to a Trump transition team statement. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Mike Segar
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NEW YORK, UNITED STATES

Senator Jeff Sessions has been chosen as Donald Trump's attorney general. Sessions, 69, was the first U.S. senator to endorse Trump's presidential bid and has been a close ally since. A conservative from Alabama, he is serving his fourth term in the chamber, where he is a member of the Judiciary Committee with oversight of federal courts, immigration, crime and terrorism. The 20-year congressional veteran must secure Senate...more

Senator Jeff Sessions has been chosen as Donald Trump's attorney general. Sessions, 69, was the first U.S. senator to endorse Trump's presidential bid and has been a close ally since. A conservative from Alabama, he is serving his fourth term in the chamber, where he is a member of the Judiciary Committee with oversight of federal courts, immigration, crime and terrorism. The 20-year congressional veteran must secure Senate confirmation to lead the Justice Department as attorney general, but he would only need to win majority support in the Republican-controlled chamber. In 1986, Sessions became only the second nominee in 50 years to be denied confirmation as a federal judge after allegations that he had made racist remarks. Those included testimony that in 1986 he had called an African-American prosecutor "boy," an allegation Sessions denied. Sessions said he was not a racist, but said at his hearing that groups such as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the American Civil Liberties Union could be considered "un-American." Sessions opposes any path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants and was an enthusiastic backer of Trump's promise to build a wall on the border with Mexico. During the Republican George W. Bush administration, he blasted a bipartisan effort to create a guest-worker program, backed by the president, for illegal immigrants. The son of a country-store owner, he is a former Army Reserve captain and was U.S. attorney for Alabama's Southern District under former President Ronald Reagan and later Alabama's attorney general. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Gary Cameron
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WASHINGTON, United States

Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, a former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency who advised Trump during the campaign on national security issues, has been named national security adviser. Flynn, 57, began his U.S. Army career in 1981 and served deployments in Afghanistan and Iraq. He later worked in the Office of the Director of Intelligence. Once a registered Democrat, Flynn became head of the DIA in 2012 under President...more

Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, a former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency who advised Trump during the campaign on national security issues, has been named national security adviser. Flynn, 57, began his U.S. Army career in 1981 and served deployments in Afghanistan and Iraq. He later worked in the Office of the Director of Intelligence. Once a registered Democrat, Flynn became head of the DIA in 2012 under President Barack Obama. He retired a year earlier than expected, according to media reports, and became a fierce critic of Obama's foreign policy. He went on to start his own consulting firm, which has come under scrutiny for its ties to a Turkish businessman. He told the Wall Street Journal that he would sever connections with the businessman to take the post under Trump. Flynn has said the United States should work more with Russia on global security issues. In an August interview with the Washington Post, he defended a paid speech for state-run Russian Television. Flynn's advocates say his experience battling radical Islamist militants in Iraq and Afghanistan, along with candor that has ruffled feathers in Washington more than once, makes him the kind of ally Trump needs on his national security team. Several former U.S. officials who worked closely with Flynn described him as extremely smart but a poor manager who advocated a precipitous overhaul of the DIA that ignited hostility and resistance from veteran intelligence officials. His critics voice concerns about a management style that alienated some of his subordinates at DIA. That's an explanation some gave for why he was pushed into retirement in 2014. Two other former officials also said they had concerns about Flynn's management style, a potential liability in a White House job that requires coordinating U.S. policy and resolving disagreements among senior officials at different agencies. One of the officials said senior career DIA officials and other agency employees held Flynn responsi
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Jonathan Ernst
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WASHINGTON, United States

Representative Mike Pompeo (C) of Kansas has been named CIA director. Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who is on the U.S House Select Intelligence Committee, which oversees the CIA, National Security Agency and cyber security. Pompeo also was a member of the House Select Committee on Benghazi investigating the 2012 attack on a U.S. compound in Libya. The California native graduated first in his class from the...more

Representative Mike Pompeo (C) of Kansas has been named CIA director. Pompeo, 52, is a third-term congressman from Kansas who is on the U.S House Select Intelligence Committee, which oversees the CIA, National Security Agency and cyber security. Pompeo also was a member of the House Select Committee on Benghazi investigating the 2012 attack on a U.S. compound in Libya. The California native graduated first in his class from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and served as a platoon leader in the U.S. Army before leaving the military as a captain to attend Harvard Law School. In 1996, he moved to Kansas to start an aircraft parts company. Its decision to open a factory in Mexico came under fire when Pompeo later ran for public office. He defended his work, saying the company had created jobs in the state. His ties to Koch Industries, owned by billionaire conservative donors Charles and David Koch, have also drawn scrutiny. He won re-election in the Nov. 8 election with 61 percent of the vote, according to Kansas's unofficial election results online. Pompeo has criticized former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked National Security Agency information, saying in a 2014 letter that his telecast appearance at an event undermined the ideals of "fairness and freedom." REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Brendan McDermid
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NEW YORK, UNITED STATES

Rick Perry, former Texas governor and Republican presidential candidate in 2012 and 2016, is under consideration for Cabinet posts including defense, energy and veterans affairs. During a 2011 Republican debate, he tried to recall the three government departments he would eliminate if he became president. "I would do away with the Education, the, uh, Commerce, and, let's see. I can't. The third one I can't. Sorry. Oops," he said....more

Rick Perry, former Texas governor and Republican presidential candidate in 2012 and 2016, is under consideration for Cabinet posts including defense, energy and veterans affairs. During a 2011 Republican debate, he tried to recall the three government departments he would eliminate if he became president. "I would do away with the Education, the, uh, Commerce, and, let's see. I can't. The third one I can't. Sorry. Oops," he said. He paused for an agonizing 53 seconds before conceding that he could not remember the Energy department, the third agency he would close. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Mike Segar
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CANTON, UNITED STATES

Jared Kushner, husband of Ivanka Trump, seen here with Stephen Bannon, is on Donald Trump's transition team. The New Jersey real estate scion helped guide Trump to victory and is poised to remain an influential adviser during his presidency. "Honestly, Jared is a very successful real estate person. But I actually think he likes politics more than he likes real estate," Trump said of Kushner, standing to his right during a victory...more

Jared Kushner, husband of Ivanka Trump, seen here with Stephen Bannon, is on Donald Trump's transition team. The New Jersey real estate scion helped guide Trump to victory and is poised to remain an influential adviser during his presidency. "Honestly, Jared is a very successful real estate person. But I actually think he likes politics more than he likes real estate," Trump said of Kushner, standing to his right during a victory speech after the Indiana party primary election in May. "But he's very good at politics." Kushner emerged as an important voice early in Trump's campaign, launched in June 2015. He was involved in almost every aspect of Trump's campaign, offering advice on key personnel decisions, strategy, speeches, fundraising and other areas. Late in the campaign, he began laying the groundwork for a possible Trump-run television network, in the event his father-in-law lost, according to a person familiar with the matter. Kushner spearheads his family's real estate development company, Kushner Companies, and is the publisher of the New York Observer weekly newspaper, which he acquired at age 25. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Carlo Allegri
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WARREN, UNITED STATES

Stephen Bannon has been named Trump's chief strategist and senior counselor. Before he took over as chief executive of Trump's campaign in August, Bannon headed Breitbart News, a website and voice for the alt-right movement, a loose right-wing confederation that includes hardcore nationalists, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and anti-Semites. Democrats, rights activists and minority groups were outraged by the appointment and said...more

Stephen Bannon has been named Trump's chief strategist and senior counselor. Before he took over as chief executive of Trump's campaign in August, Bannon headed Breitbart News, a website and voice for the alt-right movement, a loose right-wing confederation that includes hardcore nationalists, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and anti-Semites. Democrats, rights activists and minority groups were outraged by the appointment and said Trump, himself accused of racism and misogyny during the campaign, had just flung open the White House doors to hatemongers. Many urged him to reconsider. As a senior adviser to Trump, Bannon will be expected by far-right groups to champion their views and make sure that Trump keeps such campaign promises as building a wall on the southern U.S. border, cracking down on Muslims entering the country and restricting the influx of Syrian war refugees. While Bannon was at Breitbart, it had stories with headlines such as "Birth control makes women unattractive and crazy," "Political correctness protects Muslim rape culture" and "Hoist it high and proud: The Confederate flag proclaims a glorious heritage." The site's pro-Trump agenda featured speculative stories questioning Hillary Clinton's health and accusing her close aide Huma Abedin of being a Saudi spy. Bannon was charged with domestic violence and battery in 1996 after his then-wife, Mary Louise Piccard, said he grabbed her by the throat and arm during an argument. The case was dropped when she did not appear in court. In 2007 Piccard said in court documents Bannon did not like the school the girls attended because it had too many "whiny brat" Jewish students. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Larry Downing
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WASHINGTON, United States

Frank Gaffney, a former official in the Reagan administration and founder of the Center for Security Policy thinktank, is reportedly joining Trump's advisory team. Gaffney was previously a national security adviser on Ted Cruz's primary campaign. His center's reports argue that hundreds of thousands of American Muslims support Islamist violence in the United States and that there is a conspiracy to erode the U.S. legal system by...more

Frank Gaffney, a former official in the Reagan administration and founder of the Center for Security Policy thinktank, is reportedly joining Trump's advisory team. Gaffney was previously a national security adviser on Ted Cruz's primary campaign. His center's reports argue that hundreds of thousands of American Muslims support Islamist violence in the United States and that there is a conspiracy to erode the U.S. legal system by elevating sharia, the Islamic legal code. The Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights organization that monitors U.S. extremist groups, has labeled the Center for Security Policy a "hate group" and Gaffney a "notorious Islamophobe." Back in December 2015, when Trump proposed a ban on Muslims entering the United States, he pointed to data from the Center for Security Policy indicating that a quarter of Muslims in a poll thought violence against Americans was justified. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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Mike Segar
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BEDMMINSTER, UNITED STATES

Blunt-spoken retired Marine Corps General James Mattis emerged as a leading candidate for defense secretary. On Sunday, Trump tweeted that "General James 'Mad Dog' Mattis, who is being considered for Secretary of Defense, was very impressive yesterday. A true General's General!" From 2010 to 2013, Mattis headed the U.S. military's Central Command, which oversees operations stretching from the Horn of Africa through the Middle East...more

Blunt-spoken retired Marine Corps General James Mattis emerged as a leading candidate for defense secretary. On Sunday, Trump tweeted that "General James 'Mad Dog' Mattis, who is being considered for Secretary of Defense, was very impressive yesterday. A true General's General!" From 2010 to 2013, Mattis headed the U.S. military's Central Command, which oversees operations stretching from the Horn of Africa through the Middle East and into Central Asia including Afghanistan and Pakistan. During that time, he was at odds with the Obama administration on the need to prepare for potential threats from Iran and about resources for Afghanistan. Mattis, 66, served as an American commander in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and was known to be popular among the troops. Speaking on "Fox News Sunday," Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Mattis had "a legendary military career." Incoming White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said it was a "very real possibility" Mattis would get the job, telling the ABC program "This Week:" "I know that President-elect Trump loves leaders like General Mattis." REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Carlo Allegri
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CLEVELAND, United States

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin met on Monday with Trump and Pence and discussed the possibility of serving in the new administration, including in the Department of the Interior, her spokesman said. "It was a wonderful discussion ... I was not offered a position," Fallin told reporters in the lobby of the Trump Tower in New York. "It was just an initial meeting to address a wide range of topics." A spokesman said they discussed the...more

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin met on Monday with Trump and Pence and discussed the possibility of serving in the new administration, including in the Department of the Interior, her spokesman said. "It was a wonderful discussion ... I was not offered a position," Fallin told reporters in the lobby of the Trump Tower in New York. "It was just an initial meeting to address a wide range of topics." A spokesman said they discussed the possibility of Fallin serving at the Interior Department. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Joshua Roberts
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WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES

Michael McCaul, U.S. representative from Texas and chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, is being considered for homeland security secretary. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Michael McCaul, U.S. representative from Texas and chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, is being considered for homeland security secretary. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Steve Marcus
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LAS VEGAS, United States

John Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations from August 2005 to December 2006 during the Bush administration, is being considered for secretary of state. He championed the Iraq invasion, which many analysts have called one of the major U.S. foreign policy debacles of modern times. Even if Bolton is nominated, Senate confirmation is not a foregone conclusion. In 2005, Senate Democrats - with the support of a single...more

John Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations from August 2005 to December 2006 during the Bush administration, is being considered for secretary of state. He championed the Iraq invasion, which many analysts have called one of the major U.S. foreign policy debacles of modern times. Even if Bolton is nominated, Senate confirmation is not a foregone conclusion. In 2005, Senate Democrats - with the support of a single Republican � blocked a vote to confirm him as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. He was appointed to that post by Republican President George W. Bush while the Senate was in recess. Bolton has also criticized U.S. negotiations to contain Iran's nuclear program and advocated bombing its nuclear facilities. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus
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Steve Sisney
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OKLAHOMA CITY, United States

Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm is at the top of Trump's list to serve as energy secretary, according to Representative Kevin Cramer of North Dakota, a Trump energy adviser who confirmed he is also under consideration for the job. "In my view, Harold Hamm has the right of first refusal," Cramer told Reuters in a telephone interview. "In my view, he's likely to be asked. And, because he's a patriot and an American, he's likely...more

Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm is at the top of Trump's list to serve as energy secretary, according to Representative Kevin Cramer of North Dakota, a Trump energy adviser who confirmed he is also under consideration for the job. "In my view, Harold Hamm has the right of first refusal," Cramer told Reuters in a telephone interview. "In my view, he's likely to be asked. And, because he's a patriot and an American, he's likely to say yes." Hamm, 70, became one of America's wealthiest men during the U.S. oil and gas drilling boom over the past decade, tapping into controversial hydraulic fracturing drilling technology to access vast deposits in North Dakota's shale fields. REUTERS/Steve Sisney
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Carlo Allegri
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NEW YORK, United States

Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump is a member of the transition team. Ivanka Trump attended her father's meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last week. When asked about Ivanka's presence at the meeting, Reince Priebus told CNN that "Donald Trump has been very clear from the very beginning that his family is very important to him." Trump has insisted that to avoid conflicts of interest, his three eldest children...more

Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump is a member of the transition team. Ivanka Trump attended her father's meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last week. When asked about Ivanka's presence at the meeting, Reince Priebus told CNN that "Donald Trump has been very clear from the very beginning that his family is very important to him." Trump has insisted that to avoid conflicts of interest, his three eldest children Ivanka, Eric and Donald Jr. would run his sprawling business operations once he assumed the presidency. His company said it was vetting new business structures for the transfer of control to the three and the arrangement would not violate conflict-of-interest laws. But government ethics experts said the move would fall short of blind trust standards and was unlikely to prevent potential conflicts of interest. Conflicts of interest could stem, for example, from countries trying to influence policies by doing business with any of his companies or even his children. His daughter Ivanka has a line of fashion products, which along with other Trump-branded items are made in countries like China. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Rick Wilking
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LAS VEGAS, United States

Donald Trump Jr. is on the transition team. Donald Jr. is an executive vice president with Trump Organization and works to expand the company's real estate, retail, commercial, hotel and golf interests nationally and internationally. In September he tweeted an image of Skittles candy and wrote, "If I had a bowl of Skittles and I told you just three would kill you. Would you take a handful? That's our Syrian refugee problem." He...more

Donald Trump Jr. is on the transition team. Donald Jr. is an executive vice president with Trump Organization and works to expand the company's real estate, retail, commercial, hotel and golf interests nationally and internationally. In September he tweeted an image of Skittles candy and wrote, "If I had a bowl of Skittles and I told you just three would kill you. Would you take a handful? That's our Syrian refugee problem." He also made remarks on a Philadelphia radio show that the media would be �warming up the gas chamber� if the Republican Party behaved the same way as the Democrats during the presidential campaign. He later clarified that it was a reference to capital punishment, not the Nazi-led Holocaust. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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Carlo Allegri
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NEW YORK, United States

Donald Trump's son Eric Trump is on the transition team. Eric is executive vice president of development and acquisitions at Trump Organization, responsible for new project acquisition, development and construction globally. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Donald Trump's son Eric Trump is on the transition team. Eric is executive vice president of development and acquisitions at Trump Organization, responsible for new project acquisition, development and construction globally. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Mike Segar
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GREENVILLE, UNITED STATES

Rudy Giuliani, Republican former mayor of New York City, is a contender for secretary of state. He is a member of the transition team. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Rudy Giuliani, Republican former mayor of New York City, is a contender for secretary of state. He is a member of the transition team. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Andrew Cullen
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HEIMDAL, United States

Representative Kevin Cramer, a North Dakota congressman and a Trump energy adviser, confirmed he is under consideration for energy secretary. Cramer is a self-described climate change sceptic who has a history of supporting the oil, gas and coal sectors. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen

Representative Kevin Cramer, a North Dakota congressman and a Trump energy adviser, confirmed he is under consideration for energy secretary. Cramer is a self-described climate change sceptic who has a history of supporting the oil, gas and coal sectors. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
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Carlo Allegri
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MANCHESTER, UNITED STATES

Trump put Vice President-elect Mike Pence in charge of his White House transition team. Indiana Governor Mike Pence has strong ties to Republican leaders in Congress and is a strident opponent of abortion. Pence has pushed Congress to defund Planned Parenthood and signed a state law mandating that a fetus be buried or cremated after an abortion. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Trump put Vice President-elect Mike Pence in charge of his White House transition team. Indiana Governor Mike Pence has strong ties to Republican leaders in Congress and is a strident opponent of abortion. Pence has pushed Congress to defund Planned Parenthood and signed a state law mandating that a fetus be buried or cremated after an abortion. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Mike Segar
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New York, United States

Donald Trump has chosen Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff, a position that serves as gatekeeper and agenda-setter for the president. Priebus is a longtime Wisconsin political operative who was credited with marshaling party resources for Trump's White House bid. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Donald Trump has chosen Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff, a position that serves as gatekeeper and agenda-setter for the president. Priebus is a longtime Wisconsin political operative who was credited with marshaling party resources for Trump's White House bid. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Mark Kauzlarich
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CLEVELAND, United States

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is a contender for either secretary of state or health and human services. He is also on the transition team. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is a contender for either secretary of state or health and human services. He is also on the transition team. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich
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Jim Young
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CLEVELAND, United States

Representative Chris Collins (R-NY), one of Trump's earliest supporters on Capitol Hill, is on the transition team and has been effectively designated the White House transition team's congressional liaison. Collins' official role is to serve as a conduit to the transition team for lawmakers who want to convey concerns or ideas for legislation and staffing. Collins said the new administration was poised to move �very quickly� to...more

Representative Chris Collins (R-NY), one of Trump's earliest supporters on Capitol Hill, is on the transition team and has been effectively designated the White House transition team's congressional liaison. Collins' official role is to serve as a conduit to the transition team for lawmakers who want to convey concerns or ideas for legislation and staffing. Collins said the new administration was poised to move �very quickly� to overturn some of Obama�s executive orders, as well as to work on healthcare and tax reforms. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Mike Segar
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NEW YORK, UNITED STATES

Campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, who helped bring about a more disciplined approach to the candidate, is a potential White House senior adviser. She has been named senior adviser of the transition team. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, who helped bring about a more disciplined approach to the candidate, is a potential White House senior adviser. She has been named senior adviser of the transition team. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Joshua Roberts
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RALEIGH, UNITED STATES

Bob Corker, Tennessee senator and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is a contender for secretary of state. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Bob Corker, Tennessee senator and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is a contender for secretary of state. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Sam Mircovich
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TUCSON, UNITED STATES

Jan Brewer, former Arizona governor, is a contender for interior secretary. REUTERS/Sam Mircovich

Jan Brewer, former Arizona governor, is a contender for interior secretary. REUTERS/Sam Mircovich
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Nancy Wiechec
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PHOENIX, United States

Joe Arpaio, outgoing Maricopa County, Arizona, sheriff who campaigned for Trump, is a contender for homeland security secretary. REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec

Joe Arpaio, outgoing Maricopa County, Arizona, sheriff who campaigned for Trump, is a contender for homeland security secretary. REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec
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Mary Schwalm
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CONCORD, United States

Kelly Ayotte, outgoing Republican senator from New Hampshire and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is a contender for defense secretary. REUTERS/Mary Schwalm

Kelly Ayotte, outgoing Republican senator from New Hampshire and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is a contender for defense secretary. REUTERS/Mary Schwalm
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Mike Segar
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CLEVELAND, United States

David Clarke, Milwaukee county sheriff and vocal Trump supporter, is a contender for homeland security secretary. REUTERS/Mike Segar

David Clarke, Milwaukee county sheriff and vocal Trump supporter, is a contender for homeland security secretary. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Rick Wilking
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DENVER, UNITED STATES

Sarah Palin, Republican former Alaska governor who ran for vice president in 2008, is a contender for interior secretary. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Sarah Palin, Republican former Alaska governor who ran for vice president in 2008, is a contender for interior secretary. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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Jonathan Ernst
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WASHINGTON, United States

Zalmay Khalilzad, former U.S. ambassador to Iraq, is a contender for secretary of state. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Zalmay Khalilzad, former U.S. ambassador to Iraq, is a contender for secretary of state. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Gary Cameron
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WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES

PayPal co-founder and Facebook board member Peter Thiel is on the transition team. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

PayPal co-founder and Facebook board member Peter Thiel is on the transition team. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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Mike Segar
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CLEVELAND, United States

Representative Marsha Blackburn from Tennessee is on the transition team. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Representative Marsha Blackburn from Tennessee is on the transition team. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Carlo Allegri
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NEW YORK, UNITED STATES

Campaign communications director Hope Hicks has been named national press secretary of the transition team. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Campaign communications director Hope Hicks has been named national press secretary of the transition team. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Brian Snyder
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BANGOR, UNITED STATES

Dan Scavino, campaign director of social media and senior advisor, has been named director of social media of the transition team. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Dan Scavino, campaign director of social media and senior advisor, has been named director of social media of the transition team. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Eduardo Munoz
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NEW YORK, UNITED STATES

Jason Miller has been named communications director of the transition team. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Jason Miller has been named communications director of the transition team. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Brian Snyder
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BANGOR, UNITED STATES

Stephen Miller, a senior policy and immigration campaign advisor for Donald Trump, has been named national policy director of the transition team. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Stephen Miller, a senior policy and immigration campaign advisor for Donald Trump, has been named national policy director of the transition team. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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