Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad greets Chinese President Xi Jinping before a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in April 2013. The two first met in 1985, during a visit by Xi to Iowa.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and other law enforcement officials taking part in security preparations for Inauguration Day hold a briefing on Friday. Authorities have planned for many contingencies, Johnson says.
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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.