The Trump administration is seeking major cuts to federal spending upon taking office, with plans to eliminate agencies and programs to reduce the budget by over $10 trillion.
Congress has begun laying the groundwork to help the incoming Trump administration repair the long fractured relationship with Israel, an effort that includes moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, according to a copy obtained by the Washington Free Beacon of the first official congressional communication scheduled to be sent next week to President Donald Trump.
President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday chose former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to serve as secretary of agriculture in his administration, according to transition officials and media reports.
Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis was approved on Wednesday by the Senate Committee on Armed Services to serve as secretary of defense in Donald Trump’s administration.
A Republican lawmaker is pressing the incoming administration of Donald Trump to change the way that troop caps are formulated, arguing that current caps on service members in Iraq and Afghanistan are too low to achieve U.S. strategic objectives.
Nominee for the Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services Rep. Tom Price (R., Ga.) on Tuesday said that all Americans have a right to healthcare, while testifying at the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.