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President-Elect Donald Trump Meets With 'The New York Times'

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:37pm

Various reporters and editors from The New York Times met with President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with reporter Mike Grynbaum about the meeting.

Trump Video Lays Out Priorities, But Questions Of Conflicts, Transparency Remain

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 1:58pm

Trump's video was notable as much for what was left out as what he talked about. Much of it wasn't new, but there was no talk of repealing Obamacare or building a wall.

Trump Foundation's Tax Returns Reportedly Acknowledge Violating IRS Rule

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 1:39pm

The foundation has been accused of "self-dealing" by using its funds to pay off debts that Donald Trump incurred in his business dealings.

On Conflict Of Interest And Climate Change: What Trump Told 'Times' Journalists

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 1:27pm

President-elect Donald Trump had a wide-ranging talk with New York Times journalists. He disavowed the alt-right and also dismissed concerns about his potential conflicts of interests.

Trump Calls For U.K.'s Nigel Farage To Be Ambassador To The U.S.

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 11:51am

The U.K. prime minister's office rejects the suggestion, pointing out that it already has an ambassador in Washington. A Downing Street spokesman says dryly: "There is no vacancy."

The Standing Rock Resistance Is Unprecedented (It's Also Centuries Old)

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 10:18am

Many say the Dakota Access Pipeline resistance is beyond anything they've experienced before. But there are preludes in Native American history, and you don't have to look too far back to find them.

The Big Overlap Between Trump's Global Holdings And U.S. Foreign Policy

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 10:01am

Trump has financial stakes in multiple countries where he'll face tough foreign policy choices. How does he separate U.S. interests from his business interests?

Trump Announces On Twitter He Canceled Meeting With 'New York Times'

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 7:47am

On Tuesday, Donald Trump claimed the Times had changed the terms of the meeting. The paper says it was caught by surprise by the tweet, and that it was Trump's team that was attempting to alter terms.

Utica, N.Y., Which Welcomes Refugees, Monitors Trump's Muslim Comments

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 4:09am

Utica has been shaped for decades by its policy of welcoming refugees. People there say the fear many Americans feel over new Muslim immigrants doesn't match their community.

Wanna Know Who Won The Presidential Election? Check Vigo County's Tally

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 4:09am

Since 1892, Vigo County in Indiana has voted for the winning presidential candidate in every election but two. What did the voters there see about Donald Trumps candidacy?

Ex-Rep. Barney Frank On Possible Trump Appointees, Dodd-Frank

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 4:09am

David Greene talks to former Rep. Barney Frank about President-elect Donald Trump's possible economic appointees, and the potential dismantling of the Dodd-Frank Act by the incoming administration.

Brock Launches Donor Network To Rebuild The Left After Trump's Victory

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 4:09am

David Greene talks to political operative David Brock about his plans to organize wealthy Democratic donors against Donald Trump. Brock has invited donors to a retreat of sorts this winter in Florida.

Who's The New Philippine Envoy? The Man Building Trump Tower Manila

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:39am

U.S.-Philippine relations have been rocky. The new trade envoy tasked with improving them is a Philippine real estate magnate who's already working with Donald Trump on a major building project.

In Dealings With U.N. Diplomats, Mayor Giuliani Pulled No Punches

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 3:36am

Rudy Giuliani is a leading contender for secretary of state in a Trump administration, but as mayor of New York he waded into conflicts with Yasser Arafat and parking scofflaws at the United Nations.

Trump Airs Grievances, Fields Questions In Meeting With Top TV News Figures

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 7:55pm

The President-elect met at Trump Tower with executives and anchors from all five major TV networks, where he complained about "unfair coverage" before taking questions about his political intentions.

Trump Denies Report He Sought Business Favor From Argentina's President

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 5:27pm

A report from one of the country's best known journalists says President-elect Donald Trump asked President Mauricio Macri for help with permits at a construction project in Buenos Aires.

In Nashville, Rep. John Lewis Gets Surprise From His Civil Rights Past

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 5:16pm

Rep. John Lewis says he almost cried when he realized his visit to Nashville included an unexpected gift. Leaders presented him with an artifact from his early days of civil rights activism.

Former Transition Team Member Describes Trump's National Security Plan

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 4:47pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with former House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, about his experience on the Trump transition team and his decision to leave the team last week.

Trump Wants A Federal Hiring Freeze, But It May Not Save Money

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 4:24pm

President-elect Trump has said a top priority is to freeze hiring for the federal government. But even those who support reducing the federal workforce say that a freeze can have unintended effects.

Questions About Trump Dominate Obama's Final Foreign Trip

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 3:55pm

President Barack Obama spent the majority of his last international speech answering questions from world leaders about Donald Trump's surprise victory and what it means for foreign policy.




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