Category: Donald Trump

Trump Repeats Vow To Build Border Wall, But Admits ‘There Could Be Some Fencing’

President-elect Donald Trump, in his first television interview since his surprise election victory, repeated his vows to build a wall across America’s southern border, deport criminal illegal aliens, and repeal and replace ObamaCare. But Trump also appeared to back off from commiting to build a solid wall, telling CBS’ “60 Minutes” the barrier might look more like a fence in spots. “Certain areas, a wall is more appropriate,” Trump told interviewer Lesley Stahl. “I’m very good at this, it’s called construction.” Trump emphasized that securing the border is his very first immigration priority, but he also promised to deport...

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No, Donald Trump Did Not Abandon Promise to Repeal Obamacare

The mainstream media are reporting that President-elect Donald Trump is giving up on his promise to repeal and replace Obamacare, because he said he would be willing to preserve coverage for pre-existing conditions and allowing children to stay on their parents’ health insurance until age 26. “I like those very much,” Trump told the Wall Street Journal in an interview, following his meeting Thursday with President Barack Obama. He’s not alone: those are some of the only parts of the law that are popular, and many Republicans have long since promised to preserve coverage for those with pre-existing conditions even...

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Newt Gingrich Describes The Job He Wants From Donald Trump

Newt Gingrich on Thursday described the role he would like to play for the Trump administration — but says he would like to do it from outside the government. “My goal is to be senior planner looking at the totality of the federal government and thinking through how to redesign it,” the former Republican House Speaker said on a conference call organized by the law firm Dentons that The Daily Caller listened in on. “And to do that,” Gingrich said, “really as an outsider, because I think it’s virtually impossible to be in the government and maintain the strategic focus you...

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Trump administration short-list leaked to press

(WASHINGTON, DC) Donald Trump is contemplating naming a number of recognizable players from the 2016 campaign to serve in senior White House roles, according to an internal transition document. President-elect Donald Trump will take office on January 20th 2017. There are 4000 positions the Trump campaign is currently attempting to fill. Pro-Trump supporters are filing applications for low level positions in administration. Former Breitbart News executive chairman Stephen K. Bannon is in running for Chief of Staff position. Kellyanne Conway is being considered for Assistant to the President and Press Secretary. The list was provided by a member of...

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Pence To Lead Transition Team; Christie, Giuliani and Flynn Named Vice-Chairs

Vice President-elect Mike Pence will lead President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team, replacing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, sources familiar with the transition efforts confirmed Friday to The Daily Caller News Foundation. Trump reportedly told advisers  that he wanted Mr. Pence’s “Washington experience and contacts” to help move the process along, according to the New York Times. Gov. Christie, former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, and retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn will serve as vice chairs of the transition, the Times is reporting. The former Indiana Governor also served in Congress, representing the Hoosier state from 2001 until 2013. Pence quickly...

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