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Scott Pruitt, Trump’s Industry Pick for the E.P.A.

Garvin Isaacs, the president of the Oklahoma Bar Association, isn’t one for understatement, but he topped himself in his reaction to the news that Donald Trump is expected to nominate Scott Pruitt, the Oklahoma attorney general, to run the Environmental Protection Agency.

The New Yorker: Everything The New Yorker: Everything 12/7/2016 8:01pm

Trump names Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma attorney general suing EPA on climate change, to head the EPA

In a move signaling an intention to dismantle President Obama's climate change and environmental legacy, President-elect Trump will nominate Scott Pruitt, the attorney general of the oil and gas intensive state of Oklahoma, to head the Environment...

Home  - Chicago Tribune Home - Chicago Tribune 12/7/2016 4:50pm

Trump Picks GOP Oil Industry Ally Scott Pruitt to Lead EPA

Donald Trump intends to select Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, an oil industry ally who questions climate change's impact, to lead the EPA.

NBC News Politics NBC News Politics 12/7/2016 5:41pm
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Trump slams union leader over his criticism of Carrier deal

President-elect Donald Trump is slamming a union leader who criticized his deal to discourage air conditioner manufacturer Carrier Corp. from closing an Indiana factory and moving its jobs to Mexico. Trump tweeted Wednesday evening: "Chuck Jones, who is President of United Steelworkers 1999, has...

Home  - Chicago Tribune Home - Chicago Tribune 12/7/2016 9:10pm
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Federal judge agrees to end Michigan recount after 3 days

A federal judge who ordered Michigan to begin its recount effectively ended it on Wednesday, tying his decision to a state court ruling that found Green Party candidate Jill Stein had no legal standing to request another look at ballots. The ruling seals Republican Donald Trump's narrow electoral...

Home  - Chicago Tribune Home - Chicago Tribune 12/7/2016 8:19pm
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Trump Picks McMahon For Small Business Administration

President-elect Donald Trump has picked Linda McMahon, a former professional wrestling executive and former Republican contender for Connecticut’s U.S. Senate seats, to lead the Small Business Administration, Politico reports.

Political Wire Political Wire 12/7/2016 6:03pm
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George H.W. Bush and Bob Dole reunite for Pearl Harbor Anniversary

Former President George H.W. Bush and former Sen. Bob Dole -- their lives linked through service in combat and as rivals for the presidency -- shared another experience Wednesday: remembering the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. - RSS Channel - RSS Channel 12/7/2016 6:16pm