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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.

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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.”

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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