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Despite the flap over recounts and Donald Trump's unproven allegations of voter fraud, his transition team continues the interview process for some 4000 presidential appointees.

The bumpy road to inauguration

Despite the flap over recounts and Donald Trump's unproven allegations of voter fraud, his transition team continues the interview process for some 4000 presidential appointees.

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In 1987, the bestselling book  The Art of the Deal  made America see Trump as a charmer with an unfailing knack for business. Tony Schwartz helped create that myth — and regrets it.”

Trump Ghostwriter Regrets All

In 1987, the bestselling book The Art of the Deal made America see Trump as a charmer with an unfailing knack for business. Tony Schwartz helped create that myth — and regrets it.”

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Billionaires Charles and David Koch raised $400 million four years ago in a losing campaign against the reelection of President Obama.

Turned Off by Trump, Kochs Focus on Local Elections

Billionaires Charles and David Koch raised $400 million four years ago in a losing campaign against the reelection of President Obama.

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