The president-elect took on the somber task of consoling several people who were stabbed last week.
Andrew Puzder, chosen to lead the Labor Department, defended immigration reform three years ago.
The president-elect is asked to reject anti-Muslim policies he touted and reconsider appointments that will bring Islamophobic attitudes.
The president-elect typically receives far fewer intelligence briefings than his predecessors, sources say.
In 1962 the late astronaut became the first American to orbit the Earth, helping jump-start the nation's space program.
Reaction is swift to the selection of Scott Pruitt, a denier of mainstream climate science, to head the Environmental Protection Agency.