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    Trump’s New Cabinet Picks Nod to Diversity, GOP Unity

    Will the big tent hold? The president-elect called for Thanksgiving unity the day after tapping South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley for U.N. ambassador, Republican fundraiser Betsy DeVos for education secretary, and neurosurgeon Ben Carson for Housing and Urban Development. All three opposed Donald Trump during the primary, and Haley and Carson are members of racial minorities. Trump’s been less keen on outreach to the intelligence community, spurning most daily briefings. But he reportedly found time to praise his Turkish business partner in a call with the country’s president.

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