Trump said he did not see any Democrat who could beat him because he says he knows them all.
The decision came after the US House of Representatives and the Senate approved new sanctions on Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin say the US has to remove the staff by September 1.
Donald Trump's plan came under sharp criticism from fellow Republicans, who questioned why the US would work with Russia after Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 US election.
FBI director James Comey explained to the Senate Judiciary Committee about announcing the renewed probe on Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's emails as well as Russia meddling in the US elections.
US lawmakers call attention to possible Russian attempts to influence upcoming elections in France and Germany at a US Senate Intelligence Committee hearing.
The liberal elite completely misread a groundswell of sentiment across a lot of the US, which eventually led to Hillary Clinton's defeat in the election. How did they get it so wrong?
Trump has made several controversial statements about the Middle East but yet he has led some to believe that he would be less hawkish than Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration. Is there any truth in that?
Many women in the US are searching for an explanation as to how all the walls they have fought to dismantle, are now embodied in their president-elect Donald Trump.
The US Dollar plummeted against the Yen and Euro while the Mexican Peso also fell to a record low with gold gaining more than five percent.
The Republican contender has upturned the American political establishment. On his path to victory he fully embraced this fact, rather than trying to present himself as another statesman.
Hillary Clinton unknowingly inspired millions of her supporters to wear a pantsuit like hers on election day to send out a strong message to the world about the struggle for female equality.
As the world eagerly awaits the outcome of the United States presidential elections, one of the candidates is the subject of a traditional Russian souvenir.
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