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Trump decries ‘phony’ polls showing him with a historically low approval rating. (Paul Sancya/AP)He slams a pair of polls that show he is set to take office as the most unpopular newly elected president in at least 40 years.

2017-01-17 07:38:04 -0700

FILE - A Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 file photo showing US President elect Donald Trump greeting his daughter Ivanka Trump during the grand opening of Trump International Hotel in Washington. Trump wanted to praise his daughter on Twitter — instead he accidentally sent his message to another Ivanka. The message was directed to a woman named Ivanka Majic in Brighton, southern England. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)The president-elect retweets a message that said his daughter was "great, a woman with real character and class."

2017-01-17 06:07:26 -0700

Commerce Secretary-designate Wilbur Ross leaves a meeting at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Wilbur Ross, who specialized in turning around troubled companies, eliminated a large number of American jobs as part of that effort.

2017-01-17 02:02:22 -0700