10 things you need to know today: November 25, 2016

Trump urges Carrier to keep jobs in the U.S., Black Friday sales launch the holiday shopping season, and more

Black Friday shoppers 2016
(Image credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

1. Trump taps deputy national security adviser, White House counsel

On Friday, President-elect Donald Trump picked Fox News national security analyst Kathleen Troia "KT" McFarland to serve as deputy national security adviser, and campaign lawyer Donald McGahn to be White House counsel. Trump spent Thanksgiving Day continuing to sift through potential Cabinet picks, reportedly settling on billionaire investor Wilbur Ross Jr. as commerce secretary. Rival factions of Republicans are clashing over another key pick — secretary of state. Trump is considering Mitt Romney, who harshly criticized Trump during the campaign, but some Trump loyalists are pushing for former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, a longtime Trump ally.

Subscribe to The Week

Escape your echo chamber. Get the facts behind the news, plus analysis from multiple perspectives.

SUBSCRIBE & SAVE
https://cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/flexiimages/jacafc5zvs1692883516.jpg

Sign up for The Week's Free Newsletters

From our morning news briefing to a weekly Good News Newsletter, get the best of The Week delivered directly to your inbox.

From our morning news briefing to a weekly Good News Newsletter, get the best of The Week delivered directly to your inbox.

Sign up
To continue reading this article...
Continue reading this article and get limited website access each month.
Get unlimited website access, exclusive newsletters plus much more.
Cancel or pause at any time.
Already a subscriber to The Week?
Not sure which email you used for your subscription? Contact us