President-elect Donald Trump has been meeting with a who’s who of top Republican talent, including those who had expressed reservations about his candidacy in the early days of the campaign, a move that has earned the next president praise as he seeks to build a cabinet filled with GOP policy heavyweights.
Failed Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis, who fell to George H.W. Bush in the 1988 election, said those in his party should focus primarily on abolishing the Electoral College after Donald Trump’s stunning defeat of Hillary Clinton last week.
President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence fared better with Hispanic and black voters than former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney did four years ago, despite the Clinton campaign expending energy painting Trump as a racist.
Negative views of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have reached the highest level of any presidential nominee for a major party in more than three decades.