Pres. elect Trump calls for unity in Thanksgiving address

His wealthy family heavily invested in efforts to stop Trump's path to the nomination, though they changed course and spent hefty sums in Trump's favor late in the election.

While many of us ponder over what we are thankful for this Thanksgiving, president-elect, Donald Trump, is telling the nation to put aside their differences and band together this holiday.

Unity would also be a theme for the incoming president's January 20 inauguration, the official said.

Trump's transition team indicated he was focused on the challenges of governing. "I can think of 20 other people who would be more naturally compatible with the Trump vision of foreign policy", he told Fox News.

McFarland served in various posts under former Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan. In a statement, Trump cited McFarland's "tremendous experience and innate talent" and said McGhan "has a brilliant legal mind, excellent character and a deep understanding of constitutional law".

Trump noted that McGhan would "play a critical role in our administration".

George Martin is a member of the state Green Party's coordinating council. He holds a slim lead in MI, where a Republican presidential candidate hadn't won since 1988; The Associated Press still hasn't officially called that race.

Under Wisconsin law, Stein's campaign must show a basis for the recount in that state and cover costs. While Haley said she would vote for Trump as the nominee, in public she wasn't a strong booster of his White House bid.

But after a trip to Trump Tower on Tuesday he posted on Facebook that talks with the President-elect had gone well.

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"Out of the three major parties that are in the race, none can be said to have gotten enough time to sell itself to the electorate".

Trump is said to be weighing Giuliani or Romney for secretary of state, which is causing dissent within his own ranks.

Both are former critics of Mr Trump, with Mrs Haley once saying she was "not a fan", and Mrs DeVos branding the Manhattan tycoon an "interloper". "And were loyal. Good checklist".

The US President-elect will not pursue investigations against Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server.

"Thank you. God Bless You and God Bless America".

Trump made Carrier's decision part of his rallying cry against the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico.

Trump said in a video address to mark Thursday's Thanksgiving Day that the tension of the campaign could not heal overnight.

"I am working hard, even on Thanksgiving, trying to get Carrier A.C. Company to stay in the U.S. (Indiana)". And Trump offered a holiday prayer for a politically divided nation.

Trump's November 8 victory was unexpected and historic, by some measures.

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson on Wednesday said "an announcement is forthcoming" on his position, which would make him the first black choice - possibly as secretary of housing and urban development.

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