As Donald Trump begins his transition into the White House, he took to Twitter to refute claims made by the New York Times that foreign leaders were having trouble reaching him.
The failing @nytimes story is so totally wrong on transition. It is going so smoothly. Also, I have spoken to many foreign leaders.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 16, 2016
In Congress, Democrats have chosen New York Sen. Chuck Schumer the new Senate minority leader.