National Headlines 12-1-16

Trump picks retired Marine Gen. James Mattis for secretary of defense (Washington Post)

Trump basks in victory on ‘thank you tour’ (The Hill)

GOP in talks about helping insurers after ObamaCare repeal (The Hill)

Rep. Keith Ellison Faces Critics Hoping to Derail His Bid to Run the DNC (Wall Street Journal)

Secretary of State David Petraeus? Supporters Make Their Case (New York Times)

President Obama: ‘Michelle will never run for office’ (Yahoo News)

Donald Trump is assembling the richest administration in modern American history (Washington Post)

Democrats in Congress press Obama administration over conflicts at Trump’s D.C. hotel (Washington Post)

Trump Commerce pick found profits, controversy in Rust Belt (Associated Press)

Goldman’s Gary Cohn on List for Trump Energy Secretary, Ponders Firm Exit (FOX Business)

Carrier Will Receive $7 Million in Tax Breaks to Keep Jobs in Indiana (Wall Street Journal)