Elections 2016

Texas

Perry said to be Trump’s top candidate for energy secretary

People familiar with the president-elect’s selection process said two Democratic senators from energy-producing states — Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia — are also in the mix, along with Ray Washburne, a Dallas investor and former finance chairman of the Republican National Committee.

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Trump describes 'extreme vetting' program to keep America safe - Election Rewind

In a rally in Youngstown, Ohio on Monday, Donald Trump called for "extreme vetting" measures to fight terrorism while Joe Biden hit the campaign trail with Hillary Clinton in Scranton, Pa., where he criticized Trump's plans as "un-American."
Cristina Rayas and Nicole L. Cvetnic McClatchy
Trump describes 'extreme vetting' program to keep America safe - Election Rewind 1:47

Trump describes 'extreme vetting' program to keep America safe - Election Rewind

Texas delegate on Cruz: 'It was like a middle finger to the convention' 1:13

Texas delegate on Cruz: 'It was like a middle finger to the convention'

Trump is officially the GOP nominee for president 3:04

Trump is officially the GOP nominee for president

Texas delegates sing patriotic songs in response to protesters 1:05

Texas delegates sing patriotic songs in response to protesters