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Sean Spicer named as new Press Secretary

Sean SpicerPresident-elect Donald Trump announced his White House communications team on Thursday, naming Republican National Committee Chief Strategist Sean Spicer as press secretary.

Trump also named prominent advisers and surrogates, including Hope Hicks, Jason Miller and Dan Scavino to senior White House roles.


Passenger removed from flight after confrontation with Ivanka

Passenger removed after remark to IvankaA passenger was removed from a JetBlue Airways Corp plane at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Thursday after verbally accosting Ivanka Trump, the website TMZ reported.

Airline personnel escorted the man off the plane after he railed at U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's daughter, TMZ said.

Ivanka Trump was en route to Hawaii for a vacation with her family, according to an ABC News report on the incident.


Trump taps Kellyanne Conway as White House counselor to president

Kellyann ConwayDonald Trump's transition team on Thursday announced the president-elect picked campaign manager Kellyanne Conway to serve as counselor to the president.

Conway, the first female campaign manager to win a presidential race, led Trump's team in the final three months before the election. The top White House role will allow Conway to give Trump input on virtually any decision he makes.


Scottish court says woman can pursue claim against Trump

Trump can be sued by Scottish womanA Scottish court has ruled that a woman can pursue a civil claim against Donald Trump's golf course in Balmedie, Scotland.

Rohan Beyts says staff at the course violated her privacy by filming her as she urinated on sand dunes near the resort.

Edinburgh Sheriff Court said Thursday her case can go forward and will be heard in April.


Trump’s sons drop charity pitch offering a meeting with their dad for $1 million

trumps sons drop charity offerDonald Trump’s children may see his move to the White House as a way to raise money for their favourite causes.

Two recent fundraising pitches featuring the incoming first family were meant to benefit charities, but they also raised questions among ethics experts that the Trumps might be inappropriately selling access.

Last week, Eric Trump tried auctioning a coffee date with his sister Ivanka to raise money for a children’s hospital. Now, Eric and Donald Trump Jr. are part of a venture that initially offered a private reception with their father during inauguration weekend in exchange for $1 million donations that would go to conservation charities. Some of those contributors could later go hunting or fishing with one or both of the sons, the invitation promised.


FBI director under pressure to explain Clinton bombshell

Comey under pressure to explainSix weeks since Hillary Clinton’s surprise loss in the presidential election, FBI Director James Comey is under pressure to justify the bombshell announcement that rocked the final days of the campaign.

Democrats, still smarting from the Nov. 8 loss, have lashed out at Comey as the architect of the Democratic nominee's defeat.

“James Comey cost her the election," former president Bill Clinton has said.

Outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has accused the director of being a “Republican operative” who helped President-elect Donald Trump win the White House.


Here’s The Law That Poses The Greatest Threat To Donald Trump

Trump behind barsBy walking onto the inaugural platform outside the Capitol and putting his hand on a Bible on Jan. 20, Donald Trump may be stepping closer to committing a felony than he ever imagined when he launched his unlikely bid to become the nation’s 45th president.

That’s because Congress passed a law in 2012 called the Stock Act, which explicitly bars the president, members of Congress and senior executive branch officials from using their insider knowledge to make money.


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