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Transcript And Analysis: Trump Press Conference On Labor Secretary, Russia

Pablo Martinez Monsivais /AP

President Donald Trump looks at reporters during a news conference, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais /AP

President Trump began his press conference Thursday afternoon announcing his new nominee for labor secretary, R. Alexander Acosta. He went on to answer questions and discussed a range of topics, including the recent resignation of Michael Flynn as national security adviser and U.S. relations with Russia and said there would be a new executive action coming next week related to his embattled travel ban.

Journalists across NPR have annotated his remarks.