Trump held his first news conference since the election and three nominees had confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill. Here’s what’s going on:President-elect Donald Trump’s first news conference since last summer managed to overtake a day full of transition news on Capitol Hill. “If Putin likes Donald Trump, guess what folks, that’s an asset, not a liability,” Trump said in the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan. Give me a break.”Washington Post Fact Checker Glenn Kessler assesses five moments from President-elect Donald Trump's Jan. 11 question-and-answer session with reporters. President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in New York on Wednesday.
Source:Washington Post January 12, 2017 04:08 UTC