President Trump arrives back at the White House on Monday after spending the weekend in Florida. The president has struggled to get his Cabinet appointees through the Senate in part because Senate Democrats have continued to delay the process. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Texas governor Rick Perry had his confirmation hearing Thursday as President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of energy. He said he no longer wants to get rid of the agency. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Rick Perry, Energy Nominee, Says He No Longer Wants To Dissolve Agency

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Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, Commerce Secretary nominee for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, arrives Wednesday for his Senate confirmation hearing. Ross is warning America's trading partners to practice "fair trade" and cut state control over business if they want access to the world's biggest economy. T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Ex-Democrat Wilbur Ross Makes Some Republicans Nervous At Confirmation Hearing

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., meets Jan. 6 with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator-designate Scott Pruitt (right) on Capitol Hill. Pruitt's confirmation hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday. Zach Gibson/AP hide caption

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EPA Critic To Get Sharp Questions On Industry Ties As He Vies To Run Agency

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Secretary of Transportation-designate Elaine Chao testifies at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Listening are her father, James Chao, left, and husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Zach Gibson/AP hide caption

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Attorney General nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., attends a meeting on Capitol Hill in November 2016. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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5 Things To Watch For In Jeff Sessions' Attorney General Hearings

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Democrats are warning that Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., Trump's pick for attorney general, is trying to "rebrand" after failing to be confirmed as a federal judge in 1986 because of racism allegations. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Former Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, now President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Defense Department, at a 2011 congressional hearing. Chris Kleponis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Janet Yellen, President Obama's nominee to become the next chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, is sworn in Thursday on Capitol Hill for her confirmation hearing. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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