For the first time in 167 days, President-elect Donald Trump held a wide-ranging news conference.
NPR’s politics team, with help from reporters and editors across the newsroom, live-annotated the speech. Portions of the transcript with added analysis are underlined in yellow, followed by context and fact checks below.
Note: The transcript was updated throughout the press conference. While we are working to correct errors, it may contain discrepancies and typographical errors.