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Ethics Office Issues Warning About Quick Cabinet Confirmations

The Office of Government Ethics is raising alarm over the pace of confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump’s nominees, saying Saturday that they have yet to receive required financial disclosures for some picks set to come before Congress next week. In a letter to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., […]

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Exxon’s Tillerson To Be New Secretary Of State

President-elect Donald Trump has picked as his secretary of state Rex Tillerson, the chief executive of ExxonMobil, Trump’s transition team announced Tuesday, setting up a possible confrontation with members of his own party in the Senate. Since Tillerson’s name emerged as a candidate for the post, leading Republicans have expressed reservations about his years of […]