National Headlines 1-9-17

Trump planning to give Cabinet unusually wide latitude (Politico)

Trump huddles with Alibaba, despite piracy pledge (Politico)

Dems, GOP battle over pace of Trump confirmations (The Hill)

GOP leaders push back at critics of ObamaCare plan (The Hill)

Opponents of legal immigration hope their ties to Jeff Sessions will influence Trump (Los Angeles Times)

Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to join White House as senior adviser; no formal role for Ivanka Trump (Washington Post)

Republicans may speed up parts of Obamacare replacement (CNN)

Planned Parenthood on the ropes as Republicans move in for knockout punch (Washington Times)

How Donald Trump’s tweets set the tone for the biggest auto show of the year (Washington Post)

Inside Rex Tillerson’s Negotiating Style: Cozy With Power, Unbending and Theatrical (Wall Street Journal)

China’s latest moves to manage the yuan add fuel to Trump’s threats (CNBC)