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Trump Has Faced Many Lawsuits. Will Litigation Influence His Presidency?

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 4:03am

President-elect Donald Trump has been involved as plaintiff or defendant in more than 4,000 lawsuits over the past 3 decades. He settled a class-action suit last week by Trump University customers.

Working Weekend: Obama In Peru; Trump In New Jersey

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 4:03am

President-elect Donald Trump spent the weekend trying to figure out the rest of the key positions for his administration, while President Obama finished his last overseas trip in Lima, Peru.

Trump Says He's A Friend Of Israel. Do Those Around Him Feel The Same?

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 4:03am

Donald Trump promises to be the most aggressively pro-Israel president ever. His embrace of an adviser whose media enterprise is tainted by anti-Semitism allegations has some Jewish leaders concerned.

Trump's Transition Team Works Over The Weekend On Cabinet Selections

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 4:03am

Donald Trump is expected to name soon appointees to head the departments of Defense and State. David Greene talks to Michèle Flournoy, who served in the Defense Department under President Obama.

Trump's Pick For HHS Chief Could Foreshadow Plans For Obamacare

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 4:03am

As Donald Trump considers his pick for secretary of Health and Human Services, and mulls what to do with the Affordable Care Act, David Greene talks to Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, an Obamacare architect.

S. Korean President Named As A Criminal Suspect In Cronyism Scandal

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 3:53am

Prosecutors in South Korea will question President Park on allegations of corruption and cronyism. The move comes in the wake of massive protests calling for the president to step down.

Questions About Trump Trailed Obama On His Final Foreign Trip As President

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 7:46pm

Closing out his final overseas trip, Obama said he'd avoided ethical scandals by trying to follow the spirit, not just the letter, of the law and suggested Trump would be wise to follow his example.

On A Day Crammed With Meetings, Trump Greets Possible Cabinet Picks

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 6:26pm

Potential appointments dropped by Donald Trump's New Jersey golf course Sunday, but the only concrete news came from New York: His wife and son will not move to the White House with him right away.

What Influence Could An Attorney General Jeff Sessions Have?

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 4:09pm

President-elect Donald Trump picked Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general. Georgetown law professor and former federal prosecutor Paul Butler discusses the next chapter for the Justice Department.

German Chancellor Will Seek A Fourth Term

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 4:09pm

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the most important voice for liberal democracy in Europe, announced on Sunday that she will run for another term in 2017.

Obama Tries To Reassure World Leaders On Trade Ahead Of Trump Presidency

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 4:09pm

With the future of U.S. trade deals in flux under President-elect Trump, Financial Times reporter Shawn Donnon discusses President Obama's meetings with world leaders at an economic summit in Peru.

Trump's Choice For Top Law Enforcer Has Cannabis Proponents Fearing Future

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 2:47pm

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general — and Sessions' prior comments have many people in the multibillion-dollar marijuana industry worried.

Energized By Trump's Win, White Nationalists Gather To 'Change The World'

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 10:38am

The white nationalist group held a conference in D.C. this weekend after Trump's unlikely victory for president. Now, the controversial believers say they can be "an intellectual vanguard" for Trump.

Chris Van Hollen To Lead Senate Democrats' Campaign Committee

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 8:11am

Rep. Chris Van Hollen was recently elected to the Senate, and was picked to lead the Senate Democrats' campaign efforts in 2018. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to the Senator-elect about working with this new administration.

Book Recommendations For The Post-Election Escapists

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 8:11am

After a divisive election season, maybe it's time to curl up and escape with a good book. Weekend Edition editor Barrie Hardymon has some suggestions.

Revisiting The Changing Views Of The Coveted Demographic: Suburban Women Voters

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 8:11am

A week before the election NPR's Rachel Martin talked with a group of suburban women from across the political spectrum about the election. This week we went back.

Trump's Private Business Dealings Pose Unprecedented Conflicts Of Interest

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 8:11am

The president-elect has said he'll put his three oldest children in charge of his assets. Rachel Martin talks to Washington Post reporter Drew Harwell about potential ethical issues that presents.

Ret. Army Gen. Jack Keane Says He Declined Trump's Defense Secretary Offer

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 8:11am

President-elect Donald Trump has made two top national security appointments. Rachel Martin speaks with retired Gen. Keane about what those choices say about his administration's foreign policy.

Ret. Army Gen. Jack Keane Says He Declined Offer To Be Defense Secretary

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 8:00am

Retired four-star general Jack Keane tells NPR that he declined Trump's offer for personal reasons — and that he recommended retired generals James Mattis and David Petraeus for the job.

Post-Election, Overwhelmed Facebook Users Unfriend, Cut Back

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 5:34am

We asked how your social media habits changed after the election. More than 150 of you replied — and most are tired, deleting apps, unfriending people, tuning out politics or worried for family ties.

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