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This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration:

Trump makes new announcements that help him look good and distract from controversies, too

Steven Mnuchin, Donald Trump's designee as Treasury secretary. (Albin Lohr-Jones / Pool Photo)
Steven Mnuchin, Donald Trump's designee as Treasury secretary. (Albin Lohr-Jones / Pool Photo)

Donald Trump arrives Thursday in Indiana to tout the saving of about 1,000 American jobs — and to add yet more positive shine to an image honed daily with his effervescent use of social media.

Trump claimed this week on Twitter that he’d persuaded the Carrier heating and air conditioning firm to retain many of the jobs it planned to send to Mexico — a plan that Trump regularly criticized during his campaign.

Then he announced that he will change his relationship with his namesake development company. The Internet roared with assertions that Trump was going to leave his company entirely — thus lessening obvious conflicts of interest — even though Trump had not gone that far.

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