National Headlines 12-13-16

This Northwest timber county hadn’t voted GOP since Herbert Hoover. But times have changed (Los Angeles Times)

David Brock blasts Brooklyn, ‘animals’ in press (Politico)

Trump picks Rick Perry to lead Energy Department (The Hill)

Ryan, Trump turn corner in relationship (The Hill)

Reports: Trump Taps Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke To Lead Interior Department (NPR)

Trump wasn’t happy with his State Department finalists. Then he heard a new name. (Washington Post)

Student arrested after bringing weapons into Trump Tower (New York Post)

Labor Secretary Tom Perez will join race to run DNC (Washington Post)

Federal judge wants to see Clinton emails search warrant (Chicago Tribune)

Where Are We on Brexit? The Picture Looks Messy Six Months On (Bloomberg)

Confirmation Battle Looms for Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State (Wall Street Journal)