State of the Union

Trump names Priebus and Bannon as top White House aides, says deportations will begin immediately

Trump names Priebus and Bannon as top White House aides, says deportations will begin immediately

Donald Trump made his first significant moves as the nation’s president-elect on Sunday, naming two campaign insiders with sharply contrasting approaches as his top White House aides while also signaling that he will seek to promptly deport up to 3 million immigrants with "criminal records’’ who are in the U.S. illegally.

The rapid-fire developments highlighted the challenges Trump faces in reconciling the rhetoric that helped propel him to victory with how he is prepared to govern.

The tension between passion and pragmatism played out vividly with Trump’s selection of his often-provocative campaign operative, former Breibart News executive Stephen...

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