Trump brought out a lot of his greatest hits: slamming trade deals, claiming the economy is failing and touting his poll numbers. But he strayed from the facts several times.
A quadrennial post-election Harvard tradition brings together senior campaign staffers from both sides to discuss the election. This year's forum was at times consumed by raw feelings.
President-elect Donald Trump held his first rally since winning the election. In a boisterous speech, Trump announced his Defense secretary pick, and pledged to keep many of his campaign promises.
At a rally in Cincinnati on Thursday night, Donald Trump said he would select retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis to lead the Defense Department, filling a key role in the incoming administration.
Steve Inskeep talks with former Commerce Secretary Donald Evans and libertarian economist Tyler Cowen about the problems that arise when a president pressures individual companies to do his bidding.
Speaking to a crowd in Cincinnati where he celebrated his win in Ohio, Trump compared Mattis to World War II Gen. George S. Patton and said a formal announcement of his nomination would come Monday.
President-elect Donald Trump has now chosen nominees for nearly half of the Cabinet-level jobs in his incoming administration.
The state is a Republican stronghold, but even Idahoans have doubts on whether President-elect Donald Trump can help the timber industry recover after job cuts and a series of mill closures.
The U.S. and Pakistan have had strained relations for years. But in a phone call between Donald Trump and Pakistan's leader, the president-elect was full of effusive praise.
Trump appeared at a Carrier plant in Indianapolis that will keep 1,000 jobs rather than moving them to Mexico after he intervened.
This much is clear: Donald Trump is assembling a very wealthy cabinet. Key players Steve Mnuchin and Wilbur Ross, nominees for Treasury and Commerce respectively, are Wall Street veterans, but they say they are committed to Trump's populist message.
Back flips, superstitious dances and prayers aloud are all strategies used by incoming members of Congress during the biennial event known as the congressional office lottery. It determines who gets primo office real estate and who gets stuck in the hinterlands of Capitol Hill.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Mark Muro, senior fellow with the Bookings Institution, about automation in manufacturing and what it means for American workers.
President-elect Donald Trump kicks off what is being billed as a "thank you" tour with a rally in Indianapolis, which is home to Carrier. The company announced it struck a deal with Trump that avoids a move to Mexico that would have cost a thousand U.S.-based jobs.
Key economic players Steve Mnuchin and Wilbur Ross, nominees for Treasury and Commerce respectively, are Wall Street veterans. Does their selection match up with Donald Trump's populist message?
President-elect Trump's transition officials have scheduled a "listening session" for Thursday with veterans advocates, including the American Legion and other groups. It's playing out following big promises by Trump to overhaul the workings of veterans care in the U.S. and continuing discussion about his potential appointment to run the Department of Veterans Affairs.
One potential conflict of interest for President-elect Donald Trump could involve his dispute with employees attempting to unionize at the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas. The National Labor Relations Board has ruled against Trump, whose company has opposed unionization, but as president, Trump will have the power to appoint new members of the NLRB. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Ruben Garcia, a law professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
The New York Times' Eric Lipton says that Donald Trump could take actions as president that would benefit his business holdings. But Lipton doubts congressional Republicans would probe such conflicts.
The future of the rule is extremely uncertain. Even if the Obama administration wins its appeal, the incoming Trump administration has already threatened to scrap the measure.
Like President Obama, Trump must deal with the millions of old-school, middle-skill jobs, like manufacturing, that just aren't coming back.