D.C. newsstand owner Stephen Bota and his two teenage daughters spent Saturday afternoon handing out papers from Jan. 21, 2009, to Women’s March participants. “We are doing this as a thank-you to those who came out of their houses to do a peaceful demonstration,” Bota told Yahoo News.
Secretary of Energy nominee former Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, is sworn in before testifying during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Jan. 19. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Now that President Donald Trump has taken the oath of office, all eyes are turning to the
More than 200 people have been arrested as of Friday evening in connection with protests that erupted during the inauguration of President Donald Trump, according to a spokesman for the District of Columbia’s Metropolitan Police Department. The demonstrations included acts of vandalism and clashes with
President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration has been marred by boycotts from Democratic officeholders and by top-shelf musicians who have refused to perform at the festivities. Boris Epshteyn, who was a senior adviser on Trump’s campaign, is the director of communications for the Presidential Inaugural
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer said President-elect Donald Trump is disturbed by President Obama’s decision to commute the prison sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning. “I think the president-elect is troubled by this action,” Spicer said during a Wednesday
Samsung is investigating whether there was an incident with one of the company’s phones overheating while in the possession of a U.S. Senate staffer, a company representative told Yahoo News on Thursday. According to Megan Pollock, senior director for communications at Samsung Electronics America, Samsung
President-elect Donald Trump held his first press conference Wednesday since winning the election and answered questions about his relationship with Russia, arrangements for the future of his business, and some of his plans for the first days of his administration. Trump vowed to repeal and replace
In a conversation with Yahoo News on Tuesday night, Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer Michael Cohen vehemently denied allegations that he was a key link between the president-elect and the Kremlin during last year’s campaign season. Cohen, an executive vice president and attorney at Trump’s real estate
Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer threw Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s own words back in his face, tussling over President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks. Schumer announced on Monday that he is sending McConnell a copy of a letter the Republican wrote in 2009 outlining
President-elect Donald Trump issued a statement saying cyberattacks did not influence the presidential election shortly after he received a Friday afternoon briefing from leaders of the U.S. intelligence community. “While Russia, China, other countries, outside groups and people are consistently trying
Former Central Intelligence Agency Director James Woolsey distanced himself from President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team on Thursday evening, a source close to Woolsey told Yahoo News. The move was partially a response to the president-elect’s “attacks” on the intelligence community’s assertion
When Donald Trump addressed revelers at the annual New Year’s Eve bar at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida on Saturday, he was standing next to Joe Cinque, a convicted felon with rumored Mafia ties. “Your taxes are coming down, regulations are coming off, we’re going to get rid of Obamacare,” Trump said
On Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump had his most extensive questioning from the media since winning the election, and he addressed some widespread concerns about his business relationship with Russia and his views on foreign policy. Trump stepped out in front of the club’s main entrance with
President-elect Donald Trump is considering creating a “public/private option” for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a senior official on his presidential transition team. The official briefly spoke with reporters on Wednesday and said Trump had had a meeting earlier in
Yahoo News asked Trump whether he brought up any of his concerns about transition roadblocks with the president. Trump replied by referencing a speech earlier in the day by Secretary of State John Kerry, who he said Israel was undermining the Middle East peace process by building settlements on occupied
Press secretary Sean Spicer initially said the tweets clearly “speak for themselves” when he was asked if Trump believes that Obama was trying to “sabotage” the transition. Trump’s tweet did not specify which Obama statements he was referring to, and Spicer did not respond to a text message from Yahoo
Carl Paladino, who co-chaired President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign in New York, issued a lengthy statement on Tuesday amid continuing uproar over racially offensive comments he made about President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. In a press release, Paladino apologized to the “minority community
Trump's ex-campaign manager says Avenue Strategies will back candidates “who support the Trump agenda” and help corporate clients “navigate” the new government.
In his final press conference of the year, President Obama accused reporters on Friday of being unfair to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Specifically, Obama suggested that the media paid too much attention to revelations from emails hacked from the Democratic National Committee and
President Barack Obama stopped his final press conference of the year Friday to call for a doctor after someone fell ill in the White House briefing room. The incident occurred as Obama discussed the situation in Syria. “I’m sorry, what’s going on?” Obama asked.
A group of Muslim New York City police officers, including a cop who was a victim of an alleged hate crime earlier this month, has asked to meet with President-elect Donald Trump. Thus far Trump has not responded to their request. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams wrote to Trump on Dec. 6 (see
President-elect Donald Trump did something unusual Tuesday night at the second rally of his “Thank You Tour” in Fayetteville, N.C. — he stopped the crowd from booing the press. Remember, this has been a great, great movement, the likes of which they’ve never seen before,” Trump said, pointing to the
Former Vice President Al Gore had a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump and his daughter, Ivanka Trump, on Monday. The meeting was announced by Trump spokesman Jason Miller during the presidential transition team’s daily conference call. Miller said Gore would be discussing “climate issues” with
CINCINNATI — President-elect Donald Trump isn’t quite done with the campaign. His first postelection event on Thursday featured a speech in which he delivered extensive riffs boasting about his performance in the election and airing old grievances.
Anthony Scaramucci, founder of investment firm SkyBridge Capital, speaks to reporters at Trump Tower. Anthony Scaramucci, a member of the executive committee of Donald Trump’s transition team, on Wednesday defended the president-elect’s promise to “drain the swamp” in the face of the finance bigwigs