September 16, 2019

Trump taps adviser Friedman to be US ambassador to Israel

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump will nominate his adviser and long-time friend David Friedman to be the next US ambassador to Israel, his transition team announced Thursday, in a statement that quoted Friedman predicting he would work from “Israel’s eternal capital, Jerusalem.” The 57-year-old bankruptcy attorney served, along with Jason Dov Greenblatt, on Trump’s Israel […]

Reports: Trump Taps Navy SEAL Vet Rep. Ryan Zinke to Lead Interior Department

The lone congressman from Montana is being offered the chance to lead the Department of the Interior Tuesday by President-elect Donald J. Trump, according to multiple media reports. A retired Navy commander, who commanded SEALs and other special operations forces in Iraq, Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke met with the president-elect Monday. On Monday’s conference call […]

Trump taps Exxon CEO as secretary of State

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Rex Tillerson as his nominee for secretary of State, despite deep skepticism in the Senate over the Exxon Mobil CEO’s ties to Russia. In a statement released by his transition team early Tuesday, Trump called Tillerson’s career “the embodiment of the American dream.” “Through hard work, dedication and smart deal […]

‘Elections Are About Choices’: Cruz Officially Taps Fiorina as His Running Mate – WATCH

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announced businesswoman Carly Fiorina as his pick for vice president during a special press conference on Wednesday. “I have come to the conclusion that if I am elected to be the next president of the United States, I will run on a ticket with my vice presidential nominee, […]

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