Donald Trump places wreath at Arlington

(CNN)Donald Trump placed the wreath at Arlington National Cemetery in one of the kick-off ceremonial events in advance of his inauguration at the Capitol on Friday. Flanked by Mike Pence and standing before his children and families, Trump laid the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington, Virginia. Tom Barrack, the chair of


China urges Trump: be our friend, not our enemy

Beijing and state media strike a conciliatory tone amid fears the new president could set the countries on a collision course China has urged Donald Trump to be its friend not its enemy, amid fears the tycoons inauguration could set the worlds two largest economies on a calamitous collision course. Since his shock election last


Tom Cotton, Joe Manchin praise Obama's 'dignity'

Washington (CNN)In the final days of President Barack Obama’s second term, a couple of his critics took a moment to express some kind words. Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, and Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer in separate interviews Wednesday that Obama brought “dignity” to the nation’s highest office.