US Presidential Election

Trump breaks with decades-old US policy in call with Taiwan president

US president-elect Donald Trump telephoned with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan on Friday in a move widely considered to risk a frosty response from Beijing.

Democratic senators push Russian election interference investigation

The ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Thursday for a formal investigation into Russian interference in the US election.

Trump vows US companies won't leave "without consequences"

President-elect Donald Trump vowed Thursday that US companies will not be able to take their operations outside the country "without consequences."

Trump names wealthy former investment bankers to key positions

US president-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday named two former investment bankers to key administration positions dealing with economic policy.

President-elect Trump says he's leaving his businesses "in total"

Donald Trump said Wednesday that he will step down from daily operations at his businesses "in total" so he can focus on the US presidency.

Trump names Chinese immigrant to transportation post

Donald Trump named former labour secretary Elaine Chao to head the US Department of Transportation in his new administration, as the country's president-elect continued to fill cabinet posts...

Trump calls for flag burners to have citizenship revoked

US president-elect Donald Trump called Tuesday for severe consequences for those who burn the US flag in acts of protest.

Trump selects Obamacare critic as health secretary

Donald Trump has named Georgia Congressman Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon, to lead the Health and Human Services Department, the president-elect's transition team announced Tuesday.

US state of Wisconsin preparing presidential recount

Wisconsin authorities on Monday laid the groundwork for a planned presidential recount, after the Green Party petitioned for a review of election results in the US state.

Trump alleges "serious voter fraud" in US election

President-elect Donald Trump alleged Sunday that "millions of people" had voted illegally in the US presidential elections and that he would have won an even more resounding victory if they had...

Clinton campaign joins Green Party's Wisconsin recount effort

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign will participate in a presidential recount petitioned in the Midwestern state of Wisconsin by the Green Party, her top lawyer said Saturday.

Nuclear uncertainty looms large in Asia after Trump election victory

During his US presidential election campaign, Donald Trump suggested Japan and South Korea should go nuclear amid threats from North Korea. Asian countries are anxiously watching as the US...

US Green candidate seeks presidential recount after fundraising drive

The US Green Party presidential candidate, Jill Stein, petitioned Friday for a recount in Wisconsin, one of the states that put president-elect Donald Trump over the top in his surprise election...

Ukraine's Poroshenko expects continued US support under Trump

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he expects continued support from the United States despite US president-elect Donald Trump's pledges to boost ties with regional rival Russia.

Dalai Lama has "no worries" about Trump and would like to meet him

The Dalai Lama has no concerns about US president-elect Donald Trump and would like to meet him, he said on Wednesday.