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Continuing battle with media, Trump avoids news conference

Less than a month from taking office, President-elect Donald Trump has yet to hold the traditional news conference that most incoming presidents have held within days of their victory. As of Thursday, it had been 147 days since Trump held ...

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Environmental Law: Donald Trump and the Environmental Agenda

Writing this column in December 2016, now a month past the surprising presidential election result, brings with it many uncertainties. Predicting environmental policy in new administrations is challenging under normal election conditions, but with a businessman about to assume the ...

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Keeping Your Balance: Year-end tax planning with an eye to Trump’s proposals


It is that time of year again when we brave the holiday crowds, throw out our backs shoveling snow, and … sharpen our pencils to do some fun year-end tax planning.  While this should be done throughout the year, many ...

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A guide to Trump’s far-flung business empire

Donald Trump says his business is “great,” and you’ll have to trust him on that. One of the few things an outsider can know for sure is that it’s a complex and opaque hodgepodge of an empire scattered around the ...

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Democrats claim Congress stiffing NYC on funding for Trump security

Congress is shortchanging the city by proposing to reimburse just $7 million — a fifth of the city’s request — for protecting Republican President-elect Donald Trump, the mayor said Wednesday. “New York City taxpayers should not be on the hook ...

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Trump is Time Person of the Year

Time magazine on Wednesday named President-elect Donald Trump its Person of the Year. “It’s a great honor. It means a lot,” Trump said in a telephone interview on NBC’s “Today” show. The magazine’s managing editor, Nancy Gibbs, said on the ...

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Trump keeping U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara

Financial cheaters and corrupt politicians beware: One of America’s hardest-charging prosecutors isn’t going anywhere. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s brief announcement that he has agreed to stay on in the Donald Trump administration signals in at least one way that ...

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Trump says he’s leaving businesses to focus on presidency

President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday that he’s leaving his business empire to focus on being the nation’s 45th president, bowing to pressure to avoid potential conflicts of interest between governing and profiting in the private sector. “I will be leaving ...

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