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  • 4:32pm Dec 07, 2016
    National National Science Politics & Government Environment

    Trump Selects Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt To Run The EPA

    President-elect Donald Trump has selected Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as the incoming administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt is a self-avowed opponent of what he calls "the EPA's activist agenda."
  • 4:32pm Dec 07, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    Trump's Cabinet Of Ex-Generals Indicates Focus On National Security

    President-elect Trump plans to nominate at least three former top generals to his cabinet, and he is said to be considering more former top four-star military commanders. NPR takes a look at why Trump favors the brass and what effect a cabinet of such leaders could have on the way he runs the government.
  • 4:32pm Dec 07, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    Trump Plans To Nominate Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly For Homeland Security

    President-elect Trump plans to nominate retired Marine Gen. John Kelly to become his secretary of Homeland Security. Kelly is a former head of U.S. Southern Command and a long-serving Marine infantryman. He would be the latest former general to join the nascent Trump administration.
  • 4:32pm Dec 07, 2016
    World News World News National Politics & Government

    Bob Dole Lobbied Trump Team On Outreach To Taiwan

    Bob Dole, a former GOP senator and presidential candidate, has been working as a foreign agent for the government of Taiwan, according to disclosure documents filed with the Justice Department. The filing shows that the World War II hero, now acting as a lobbyist with the Washington law firm Alston & Bird, coordinated with Trump's campaign and his transition team to set up meetings between Trump's advisers and Taiwan officials.
  • 4:32pm Dec 07, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    AT&T CEO Defends Time Warner Deal Before Senate Antitrust Panel

    AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson will try to sell Capitol Hill on his company's planned merger with Time-Warner. Stephenson will present the merger as a way of disrupting the existing cable TV model, but with the president-elect already lined up with opponents, he may have an uphill climb.
  • 4:32pm Dec 07, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    Trump's Criticism Of Boeing Deal Signals Approach To Business

    President-elect Donald Trump has shown a willingness to browbeat American businesses to get what he wants — whether that's lower prices for the federal government or a pledge to keep jobs here in the United States. That's a departure from Republicans' traditional hands-off approach to business. But so far at least, Trump's not getting much resistance from his own party.