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Donald Trump's first picks for top jobs show how he plans to govern from the hard right

Donald Trump's first picks for top jobs show how he plans to govern from the hard right

President-elect Donald Trump began filling his Cabinet on Friday with stalwarts of the right, signaling with a trio of top national security and law enforcement selections that he will aggressively pursue promises he made during the campaign that have caused deep anxiety among immigrant and Muslim communities.

Trump’s choices dimmed speculation that he would move to the center as he begins to govern a nation still deeply fractured and on edge as voters try to predict what the president-elect’s frequently changing policy agenda means for them.

On Friday, Trump provided some clarity.

Trump’s attorney general pick, Republican Sen. Jeff...

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