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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Outgoing Republican state Sen. William Doyle wants to make one thing clear when he's asked about his decision to stop pursuing a recount in his narrow election loss: Even at age 90, he's not retiring from politics.
America's closest partners are putting a brave face on Donald Trump's surprise election win while reaching out to try to shape his worldview and to preserve traditional alliances. Allies were rattled by Trump's nationalist campaign rhetoric and by the haphazard way he has approached his first round of calls with world leaders since becoming president-elect. Trump may have no foreign policy experience, but he does not appear to have any deep-rooted ideology either, and seems open to discussion.