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The disclosure that the nominee, Mick Mulvaney, failed to pay more than $15,000 in payroll taxes for a household employee raised questions about his nomination.
The president will likely be asked about his accomplishments, what remains unfinished and his decision to commute the sentence of Chelsea Manning.
Mr. Trump will be sworn in on Lincoln’s Bible, which was also used by one other president: Barack Obama.
The football league has denied that it asked the singer not to discuss politics ahead of her performance at the Super Bowl.
The New York Times is driving to the inauguration with supporters of President-elect Donald J. Trump, talking about life and the future of America.
The Obama administration has written 275 briefing papers for the incoming Trump administration, but nobody knows whether the Trump team has read them.
Tom Price, the health and human services nominee, and Scott Pruitt, nominated to lead the E.P.A., may face tough scrutiny in their confirmation hearings.
From hats to pins to hoodies, clothing is expected to speak as loudly as participants’ words this weekend.
At a Washington dinner Tuesday night, President-elect Donald J. Trump said the drama around his secretary of state selection was not real.
Liu He, the top economic adviser to President Xi Jinping, has argued for more open markets. But his agenda could be overwhelmed by fears of fallout from a trade war.
Mr. Trump, who had been away from the capital for more than a month, looked forward to a biker-aided inauguration, then returned to Trump Tower.
Donald J. Trump will take the oath of office on Friday, becoming the 45th president of the United States. But the ceremony is only part of the festivities.
President-elect Donald J. Trump will take office with less popular support than any new president in modern times, according to an array of polls.
Party leaders hope Mr. Priebus will transform the new president’s storm-the-gates campaign into a normal, functional White House.
At his confirmation hearing, Ryan Zinke tried to balance the importance of preserving public lands, and using them for energy development, like mining and logging.
Mr. Ross, a billionaire, is likely to face questions at his confirmation hearing Wednesday about his career buying and remaking troubled companies.
A Senate hearing for Ms. DeVos, a billionaire who did not attend public schools or send her children to them, became a debate over how to spend public money on education.
At the stroke of 12:01 p.m. on Friday, federal workers will swing into action at the White House to replace one commander in chief’s creature comforts with those of his successor.
If President Obama chooses to forge closer military ties with the Kurds for an assault on Raqqa, ISIS’ main stronghold, he risks alienating the Turks.
Mr. Lopez Rivera was serving 70 years in prison on numerous charges, including seditious conspiracy for plotting to overthrow the government.