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Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 04:12 AM PST

Analysis: Trump to Take Oath of Office Amid Deep Uncertainty

Analysis: Trump to Take Oath of Office Amid Deep Uncertainty

Just before noon, Donald Trump will stand in front of the U.S. Capitol, place his hand on Abraham Lincoln's Bible and take the oath of office as the next president of the United States. And the world will hold...

Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 11:39 PM PST

President Trump: 'It's Going to Be Only America First'

President Trump: 'It's Going to Be Only America First'

Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Washington, took the oath of office Friday to become the 45th president of the United...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 04:36 PM PST

Donald Trump Is Getting the Nuclear Football

Donald Trump Is Getting the Nuclear Football

Sometime before he's sworn in Friday, President-elect Donald Trump will sit down with the top military officers who control America's massive military arsenal and get "THE Briefing," the one that provides him...

Friday, Jan 20, 2017 at 05:55 AM PST

'So Why Go?' LA Dems Defend Going to Inauguration

'So Why Go?' LA Dems Defend Going to Inauguration

While many Democrats are lining up to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, a couple — literally, two — Democratic congressmen from Southern California said they're determined to attend the...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 01:11 PM PST

Over 600 Sister Marches Join Women's March on Washington

Over 600 Sister Marches Join Women's March on Washington

More than one million people are expected to join the Women's March on Washington and its sister marches around the world on Saturday, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, according to their organizers....

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 01:09 PM PST

The Perks of Donating to Trump's Inauguration

The Perks of Donating to Trump's Inauguration

How much is lunch with members of Donald Trump's cabinet and House and Senate leadership worth?

According to the Presidential Inaugural Committee, a cool $1 million.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 12:06 PM PST

'Traditionally American' Inaug. Not for Kanye: Official

'Traditionally American' Inaug. Not for Kanye: Official

Despite being famous friends, President-elect Donald Trump’s team passed on considering Kanye West as a performer for his inauguration Friday. Tom Barrack, the chair of Trump’s Presidential Inaugural Committee...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 10:54 AM PST

Trump Taps Owner of NY Jets for UK Ambassador: Official

Trump Taps Owner of NY Jets for UK Ambassador: Official

Billionaire New York Jets owner Woody Johnson will become the next ambassador to Britain, an official on President-elect Donald Trump's transition team confirmed to NBC News Thursday. Trump hinted at the...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 11:26 AM PST

Bipartisan Laughter Interrupts Perry's Confirmation Hearing

Bipartisan Laughter Interrupts Perry's Confirmation Hearing

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Minnesota Sen. Al Franken shared an awkward moment during the confirmation hearing Thursday Jan. 19, 2017 for President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to run the Energy Department....

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 09:43 AM PST

GOP Elects Ronna McDaniel to Lead RNC

GOP Elects Ronna McDaniel to Lead RNC

The Republican National Committee on Thursday unanimously elected Ronna Romney McDaniel to serve as its chairman, tapping a woman to lead the national GOP. The hand-picked choice of President-elect Donald...

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