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This day in Trump, Day 60: FBI confirms investigation of Trump, Russia ... In a high-pressure hearing on Monday, FBI Director James Comey confirmed that his agency is investigating potential ...  March 20th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #60 Images for trump day 60 Donald Trump's First 100 Days: Day 60 - The Director of The FBI is ...

Highlights From the House Hearing on Russian Interference in the US ... (NYT, 3/20) James B. Comey, the director of the F.B.I., said the agency was investigating whether members of the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. THE MEMO: Five takeaways from Comey's big dayThe Hill Plug the leaks and stop blaming Russians for Clinton's lossCNN From Russia:Trump trolled on Twitter as Comey debunks Obama wiretap claimRT Trending:FBI Director Comey confirms probe of possible coordination between Kremlin and Trump campaignWashington Post Live Updating:James Comey's testimony: Live updatesAtlanta Journal Constitution

Trump sounds done with health care before he's really started - Politico (3/20) On the precipice of the meatiest legislative fight of his young presidency, Donald Trump is increasingly talking about health care like the vegetables of his agenda - the thing he must begrudgingly finish in order to get to what he ... At Kentucky rally, Trump urges Congress to deal with health care so he can take up taxes and tradeWP Donald Trump Talks Colin Kaepernick's Status as an NFL Free Agent at RallyBleacher Report Highly Cited:Colin Kaepernick Sentenced to NFL Limbo for the Crime of Speaking His MindBleacher Report In Depth:Trump plugs his weekly addressLAT

House Republicans unveil changes to their health-care bill - WP. (3/20) House Republican leaders, racing toward a planned Thursday vote on their proposed health-care overhaul, unveiled changes to the legislation late Monday that they believe will win over enough members to secure its passage. Related Republican Party » Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act » Donald Trump » Republicans modify Obamacare repeal bill to appease conservativesUSA TODAY GOP leaders unveil changes to healthcare billThe Hill Highly Cited:Freedom Caucus still opposes GOP healthcare planThe Hill Opinion:The GOP's Health Care ShockU.S. News & World Report Wikipedia:American Health Care Act

 

 

China's Xi Jinping, Rex Tillerson urge cooperation as North Korea ... (CNN, 3/19) North Korea marked the final day of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's Asia visit Sunday by claiming to have tested a new type of rocket engine, underlining the country's defiance of recent calls for calm on the Korean Peninsula. Xi-Tillerson Visit, Beijing Property Curbs: Eye on Chinese MediaBloomberg Tillerson ends China trip with warm words from President XiReuters From China:President Xi meets US Secretary of StateCCTV Opinion:North Korea tops Tillerson's Asian agendagulfnews.com

Poll: Trump job approval hits new low | TheHill (3/19) President Trump's job approval rating has dropped to a new low of 37 percent, according to the latest Gallup tracking poll. Only 37 percent of respondents approve of the job the president is doing, compared to 58 percent who disapprove. Related Donald Trump » United States presidential approval rating » President of the United States » Trump approval rating sinks to new lowABC News Highly Cited:Gallup Daily: Trump Job ApprovalGallup From Australia:Trump approval rating drops to 37 per centNEWS.com.au


This Day in Trump, Day 58: Trump slams Merkel over NATO; Tillerson disputes being tired | Politics

 

... is spending the weekend at his Florida resort, the fifth multi-million dollar taxpayer funded trip he's...  March 18th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #58 President Trump day 58 today, we have 2,862 days until we vote to ... Trump administration: Day 58 - YouTube Images for trump day 58

Meals on Wheels sees donations surge after Trump proposes funding ... (WP, 3/18) Senior citizens in one suburb could see Meals on Wheels deliveries cut in half if President Trump's budget cuts become reality, a spokeswoman for the network told CNN, as it anticipated “deep cuts” to a nonprofit that serves 2.4 million Americans ... Related Meals on Wheels » Donald Trump » Mick Mulvaney » Why Meals On Wheels Should Actually Thank Trump And His Budget DirectorHuffington Post Highly Cited:Meals on Wheels could take funding hit in Trump budgetCNN Fact Check:Did President Trump Announce Plans to End the 'Meals on Wheels' Program?snopes.com Trending:Trump voter who uses Meals on Wheels surprised by proposed cutsCBS News

No, Germany doesn't owe America 'vast sums' of money for NATO ... (WP, 3/18) Fresh off the heels of a dust-up with Britain, President Trump attacked another key ally - Germany. At a news conference Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Trump “reiterated” his “need for our NATO allies to pay their fair share for the cost ...Related Donald Trump » Angela Merkel » President of the United States » Germany Reacts to Merkel-Trump Visit: 'Could Have Been a Lot Worse'NYT Opinion:What is it with Trump and handshakes? This is getting awkwardThe Guardian In Depth:Trump stands by wiretapping claim during Merkel visitCNN

Republicans threaten to deny poor people medical care if they aren't ... (WP, 3/18) Republicans moved to require able-bodied, poor Americans to work in order to receive publicly funded health insurance through Medicaid on Thursday, advancing a long-held goal of conservative reformers. Related Republican Party » Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act » Congressional Budget Office » Republicans Are Crying About Obamacare Problems They Helped CreateHuffington Post Dem senator to GOP: Listen to Kasich on healthcareThe Hill Fact Check:Gutierrez says 'hundreds of Republican amendments' were a part of ObamacarePolitiFact Opinion:Should Americans have the 'freedom' to forgo health insurance — and increase costs for everyone?Los Angeles Times

New rifts emerge as Trump administration rejects free trade statement ... (WP, 3/18) The Trump administration on Saturday rejected a statement from other leading economies that warned against the perils of trade protectionism, the latest sign of how the administration's more combative approach to diplomacy ... Related G20 » United States of America » US Breaks With Allies Over Trade Issues Amid Trump's 'America First' VowsNYT G20 financial leaders acquiesce to US, drop free trade pledgeReuters Opinion:US climate scepticism clouds G20 meetJamaica Observer

Life without the arts? Top 10 crazy grants given by the NEA and NEH ... (WT, 3/18) President Donald Trump listens as German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, ... Related National Endowment for the Arts » Donald Trump » National Endowment for the Humanities » Panicky NY Times Sees 'Deep Fear' Among Liberal NEA Fans Under Trump BudgetNewsBusters (blog) Writers condemn Trump's proposed elimination of NEASFGate Highly Cited:Trump Proposes Eliminating the Arts and Humanities EndowmentsNYT Opinion:Op-ed: Step up again, Sen. Hatch, to preserve the NEA and NEHSalt Lake Tribune

 

Merkel Meets Trump, the Defender Versus the Disrupter - The New ... (3/17) Near the end of his meticulously formal, utterly impersonal news conference with Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Trump finally sought a sliver of common ground with his guest: They both, he said, had been wiretapped by former ... Related Donald Trump » Angela Merkel » President of the United States » WATCH LIVE: After First Face-To-Face Meeting, Trump And Merkel Address MediaNPR Trump bid to smooth relations with Germany's Angela Merkel complicated by policy, personal differencesWP Featured:Donald and Angela's Awkward AdventureThe Atlantic From Germany:Opinion: Clumsy Trump meets confident MerkelDeutsche Welle Opinion:How Merkel could charm Trump into being Germany's friendCNN In Depth:'At least we have something in common': Trump makes a joke out of his unproven wiretap claimLos Angeles Times

Trump Offers No Apology for Claim on British Spying - NYT. (3/17) President Trump held his first meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany at the White House on Friday. At a subsequent press briefing, he was asked about recent wiretapping claims and made a joke that seemingly referred to reports that the ... Trump drags key foreign allies into controversy over unproven wiretap claimsWP Trump's relationship with the truth is becoming a national embarrassmentCNN Highly Cited:US makes formal apology to Britain after White House accuses GCHQ of wiretapping Trump TowerTelegraph.co.uk Fact Check:Donald Trump says he learned Obama tapped his phones from the New York TimesPolitiFact From United Kingdom:White House-GCHQ row reveals a leader willing to alienate allies to save faceThe Guardian

Fact Check: Budget Director's Claims That Programs Don't Work - NYT. (3/17) Mick Mulvaney, the White House budget director, on Thursday in Washington. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times. WASHINGTON - Facing criticism over proposed spending cuts in arts, education and antipoverty efforts, President Trump's budget director ... Related Meals on Wheels » Donald Trump » Mick Mulvaney » Does Trump's budget really propose gutting Meals on Wheels?Christian Science Monitor Budget controversy shining light on senior food programChicago Tribune Fact Check:Did President Trump Announce Plans to End the 'Meals on Wheels' Program?snopes.com

Trump administration rolls back protections for people in default on ... (WP, 3/17) Days after a report on federal student loans revealed a double-digit rise in defaults, President Trump's administration revoked federal guidance Thursday that barred student debt collectors from charging high fees on past-due loans. Trump administration rescinds Obama guidance on student loan defaults: reportThe Hill When to Consider a Student Loan LawyerHuffington Post Most Referenced:GEN-17-02: Withdrawal of Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) - IFAPIFAP

 

Capitol Hill Republicans not on board with Trump budget - WP. (3/16) Some of President Trump's best friends in Congress sharply criticized his first budget Thursday, with defense hawks saying the proposed hike in Pentagon spending wasn't big enough, while rural conservatives and others attacked plans to cut a wide range ... Mr. Trump's Tear-Down BudgetNYT Trump has promised big spending on infrastructure. His budget cuts itCNN Featured:President Trump's 'Hard Power' BudgetThe Atlantic Fact Check:Did President Trump Announce Plans to End the 'Meals on Wheels' Program?snopes.com

Trump Digs In on Wiretap, No Matter Who Says Differently - NYT. (3/16) Senators Mark Warner, left, Democrat of Virginia, and Richard M. Burr, Republican of North Carolina, in January at hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which they oversee. Ryan, Senate Intel committee see no evidence of Trump wiretapCNN Congress' wiretap slap leaves White House fumingPolitico Highly Cited:Kellyanne Conway alludes to even wider surveillance of Trump campaignNorthJersey.com Trending:As Senate Investigators Push Back, White House Defends Trump Surveillance ClaimsNPR

Perspective | It's not an attack on the arts, it's an attack on communities (WP, 3/16) Things could get worse, much worse. The president's proposed budget eliminates much of the government's long-standing commitment to the arts, to science, to education, to culture, to public broadcasting and community development. Related Donald Trump » National Endowment for the Arts » National Endowment for the Humanities » Trump's Budget Plan Cuts Funding For Arts, Humanities And Public MediaNPR Trump budget would end federal funding for arts endowment, PBSFox News Highly Cited:Trump Proposes Eliminating the Arts and Humanities EndowmentsNew York Times Opinion:'Let's abolish culture': What cutting NEA, other agencies would do to the arts in ChicagoChicago Tribune

Trump's budget plan for NASA focuses on studying space, not climate ... (LAT, 3/16) NASA missions to the surface of Europa, a nearby asteroid and the atmosphere above our own planet would be cut from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's portfolio under the White House budget proposal released Thursday.Highly Cited:White House budget proposal targets ARM, Earth science missions, educationSpaceNews

 

Trump federal budget 2018: Massive cuts to the arts, science and the ... (WP, 3/15) President Trump on Thursday will unveil a budget plan that calls for a sharp increase in military spending and stark cuts across much of the rest of the government including the elimination of dozens of long-standing federal programs that assist the ... Trump unveils first budget blueprintThe Hill Trump to release 'hard power budget' with cuts to State Dept, EPACNN Opinion:In Trump Budget, More for Military, as His Supporters May Lose outNYT

Donald Trump says judge's travel ban block is 'unprecedented ... (Guardian, 3/15) New executive order banning travelers from six Muslim-majority countries was due to come into effect from midnight ET.

Republicans lose patience with FBI on Russia, Trump campaign ties ... (CNN, 3/15) Top Republicans in Congress expressed their dissatisfaction Wednesday about getting answers from the FBI, as lawmakers trying to investigate Russia's meddling in the US election say they've continued to see no evidence of President Donald ...

Related Donald Trump » James Comey » Lindsey Graham » Lindsey Graham Forces FBI to Spill on RussiaDaily Beast Comey Briefs Senators Amid Questions About Trump-Russia TiesU.S. News & World Report Highly Cited:Sen. Whitehouse: Comey may confirm FBI Russia investigation on WednesdayPolitico Opinion:Yes, Trump Is Being Held AccountableNew York Times In Depth:Trump in Graham's cross hairs as Russia probe kicks offPolitico Wikipedia:Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections

How Fed hike will affect mortgages, car loans, credit cards  WP. (3/15) Are mortgage rates going up? How about car loans? Credit cards? How about those nearly invisible rates on bank CDs - any chance of getting a few dollars more? Related Federal Reserve System » Federal funds rate » Janet Yellen » Dollar crunched by cautious Fed, bonds and commodities cheerReuters The Lone Dissenter From the Fed's Rate Move Is Worried About InequalityBloomberg Trending:What the Fed rate hike means for homebuyersCNNMoney Opinion:BusinessNow: Live market news + Fed Reserve, Australian DollarThe Australian

Trump Using Detroit as Stage for Loosening Obama's Fuel Economy ... (NYT, 3/15) American car manufacturers said the fuel-economy standards put in place by President Barack Obama would be technologically difficult and expensive to comply with. Trump's review of car fuel standards could lead to fight with California, environmentalistsWP Trump begins review of Obama emissions standards for carsThe Hill Highly Cited:Trump to Drop Climate Change From Environmental Reviews, Source SaysBloomberg Trending:Trump Is So Unpopular That Car Companies Offered Bribes To Autoworkers To Attend Detroit SpeechPoliticusUSA Opinion:Q&A: Change to fuel economy standards could impact consumersseattlepi.com

This Day in Trump, Day 54: Salvaging the GOP health care bill ... A day after the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis showing 14 million fewer Americans would be insured next year under the ...  March 14th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #54 TrumpWatch, Day 54: A Furor Over 2 Pages of a Trump Tax Return ... Trump day 54/100 - YouTube Images for trump day 54

Trump paid $38 million in taxes in 2005, the White House says WP. (3/14) President Trump paid $38 million in federal taxes in 2005 on income of $153 million and reported a $105 million write-down in business losses, according to a copy of his tax return first revealed Tuesday night on MSNBC. Trump Wrote Off $100 Million in Losses in 2005, Leaked Forms ShowNYT Leaked IRS form: Trump paid $38M in taxes on $150M in income in 2005The Hill Most Referenced:Rachel Maddow MSNBC (@maddow) | TwitterTwitter Featured:What Trump's 2005 Tax Returns RevealThe Atlantic Opinion:Did Donald Trump just leak his own tax return to make himself look good?The Independent

GOP Senators Suggest Changes for Health Care Bill Offered by House (NYT, 3/14) Speaker Paul D. Ryan after a news conference last week on the American Health Care Act, the Republicans' replacement for the Affordable Care Act. Related Republican Party » Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act » Fact-checking the White House's rhetoric on the CBO reportWP Five key findings from the CBO's healthcare scoreThe Hill Most Referenced:The report - Congressional Budget OfficeCongressional Budget Office

Pressure mounts for changes to ObamaCare bill | TheHill (3/14) House Republican leaders are coming under intense pressure to change their ObamaCare repeal-and-replace bill ahead of a possible floor vote next week. Related Republican Party » Republicans can't stop feuding over ObamacarePolitico Texas Senate tentatively approves bathroom billWFAA.com

 

 

 

 

 

Using Air Quotes, White House Walks Back 'Wiretap' Talk - NYT. (3/13) Kellyanne Conway, President Trump's senior adviser, said her comments on using a microwave oven as a surveillance device had been taken out of context. The Latest: Panel says it could subpoena wiretap evidenceWP Justice Department asks for more time on Trump wiretapping claimFox News Highly Cited:Kellyanne Conway alludes to even wider surveillance of Trump campaignNorthJersey.com Fact Check:It's a trap! Story that FBI issued warrant for Obama in Trump wiretapping case is fakePolitiFact (blog)

Trump's Backing a Healthcare Plan That Breaks His Promises - NBC ... (3/13) President Donald Trump rode to the White House making big promises on health care — pledges that he is now in serious danger of breaking. Let's look at how ...

What Scott Pruitt's recent climate denial means for the EPA - Vox (3/13) Over the past eight years, the Environmental Protection Agency has become the main US agency in charge of tackling climate change, issuing a slew of regulations to curtail emissions of carbon dioxide - a key greenhouse gas heating up the planet. Related United States Environmental Protection Agency » Scott Pruitt » Carbon dioxide » Scott Pruitt Is Absolutely Right About Carbon DioxideThe Federalist Scientists Call Out Pruitt's False View of Climate ChangeInsideClimate News Highly Cited:EPA chief Scott Pruitt says carbon dioxide is not a primary contributor to global warmingCNBC

 

This Day In Trump, Day 52: U.S. attorney fired; SNL taunts Ivanka | Donald Tru March 12th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #52 Day 52 - What The Fuck Just Happened Today? Trump administration: Day 52 - YouTube Images for trump day 52

Preet Bharara Shunned Politics. His End Was Tinged by Them. - NYT. (3/12) Preet Bharara was removed from his post as the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York by the Trump administration on Saturday. bRelated Preet Bharara » Jefferson Sessions » Barack Obama » Firing Preet Bharara is not the answer to 'draining the swamp'The Hill (blog) Drain the Swamp? Supporters Say Fired Prosecutor Bharara Was Doing ItNBCNews.com Highly Cited:US Attorney Preet Bharara Says He Was Fired After Refusing to QuitNYT Trending:New York federal prosecutor Preet Bharara says he was fired by Trump administrationWP Wikipedia:2017 dismissal of U.S. attorneys controversy

Trump budget expected to seek historic contraction of federal ... (WP, 3/12) President Trump's budget proposal this week would shake the federal government to its core if enacted, culling back numerous programs and expediting a historic contraction of the federal workforce. Related Donald Trump » MICHEL GERSON: Trump's budget has a few problemsStillwater News Press In 1st budget, Trump to push conservative view of governmentWZZM13.com

 

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Says He Was Fired After Refusing to Quit ... (NYT, 3/11) Preet Bharara last year. On Friday, Mr. Bharara was asked to step down along with 45 other United States attorneys. Related Jefferson Sessions » Preet Bharara » Barack Obama » New York federal prosecutor Preet Bharara says he was fired by Trump administrationWP Preet Bharara's clever moveCNN Highly Cited:Trump Abruptly Orders 46 Obama-Era Prosecutors to ResignNYT In Depth:California man arrested at White House after jumping fenceLos Angeles Times Wikipedia:Jeff Sessions

How Donald Trump could delegitimize his own government - CNN.com (3/11) When Donald Trump was trailing in public opinion polls leading up to Election Day 2016, he had a ready answer for why he was losing -- the system was rigged against him. WikiLeaks has joined the Trump administrationBusiness Insider Front row at the circus: White House press briefings feature fireworks, banterThe Columbus Dispatch Fact Check:Sean Spicer Handed Mid-Briefing Note Saying, “You Just Committed a Felony”?snopes.com Trending:Sean Spicer wore an upside-down flag pin. The Internet lost its mind.Washington Post In Depth:What is 'deep state' and is a shadowy network of Obama holdovers undermining Donald Trump?Telegraph.co.uk

This Day in Trump, Day 50: Jobs report 'may have been phony in the ... President Donald Trump celebrated Friday — the 50th day of his White House tenure — with a strong jobs report. Halfway to ... Trump team promotes his first 50 days in office - USA Today Trump administration hits the 50-day mark - ABC News How President Trump has already hurt American democracy — in just ... What We Learned in President Trump's First 50 Days | Time.com Major Impact: President Donald Trump's First 50 Days in Office - Breitbart Images for Trump day 50

Trump Abruptly Orders 46 Obama-Era Prosecutors to Resign - NYT. (3/10) Preet Bharara, the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, is among the prosecutors whose resignation President Trump has ordered. Related Jefferson Sessions » Barack Obama » Donald Trump » Sessions seeks resignations of 46 US attorneysUSA TODAY Justice Department tells all remaining Obama administration US attorneys to resignWP Most Referenced:Attorney General Jeff Sessions « The Hugh Hewitt ShowHugh Hewitt Opinion:Jeff Sessions' Dept. of InjusticeThe Boston Globe Wikipedia:Jeff Sessions

Trump adds to chaos of health care deliberations - CNNPolitics.com (3/10 ) Still fewer than five days old, the House Republican bill to repeal Obamacare has an uncertain legislative path ahead. Related Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act » Republican Party » Donald Trump » Republican Health Plan Could End Insurance Coverage of AbortionNYT Why Does The GOP Want To Push Its Own Version of Obamacare?Townhall Fact Check:New anti-Obamacare ads conflate the exchanges with the entire health-care systemWP Opinion:Newt Gingrich: An important, first step towards a next generation health care systemFox News

Michael Flynn Was Paid to Represent Turkey's Interests During Trump ... (NYT, 3/10) Michael T. Flynn at President Trump's inauguration in January. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. WASHINGTON - The candidate he was advising last fall was running on a platform of America First.

 

 

 

This Day in Trump, Day 49: GOP health care replacement advances ... The White House sought to downplay internal divisions over the GOP's health care legislation Thursday, with President ...  It's day 49, and Trump is releasing Muslim Ban 2.0 - MSN.com On Day 49, President Trump gets sued by... - NowThis Politics Images for trump day 49 President Trump Day 49 NEC Listening Session with CEOs of Small ...

GOP health-care bill would drop addiction treatment mandate covering ... (WP, 3/9) The Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act would strip away what advocates say is essential coverage for drug addiction treatment as the number of people dying from opiate overdoses is skyrocketing nationwide. WH privately supports earlier rollback of Medicaid expansion: reportThe Hill Democrats Rev Up Health Care Offensive as Bill Clears CommitteesNBCNews.com Featured:Professor Paul Ryan's Health-Care Pitch: This Is the BillThe Atlantic Fact Check:7 takeaways from the GOP health care plan to replace ObamacarePolitiFact

Growing signs of trouble for Trump's border wall - POLITICO (3/9) President Donald Trump's plan for a border wall is showing more cracks. Trump is claiming that the ambitious - and hugely controversial - construction plan is “way, way, way ahead of schedule,” but in reality, there is growing evidence that Trump's ... Related Donald Trump » United States Department of Homeland Security » Illegal immigration » February marks fewest arrests at border in recent yearsWashington Post

ACLU files ethics complaint against Sessions with Alabama Bar ... (Fox, 3/9) The ACLU has submitted an ethics complaint with the Alabama State Bar Disciplinary Commission against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, alleging the former senator violated the code of conduct during his confirmation hearing testimony. ACLU files Alabama Bar Association complaint against Jeff SessionsAL.com ACLU files ethics complaint against US Attorney General SessionsWIAT 42

EPA environmental justice leader resigns, amid White House plans to ... (WP, 3/9) A key environmental justice leader at the Environmental Protection Agency has resigned, saying that a recent budget proposal to defund such work would harm the people who most rely on the EPA. Scott Pruitt will have to change EPA policies—and cultureThe Hill (blog) EPA veteran quits, says Trump admin isn't supporting 'vulnerable communities'CNN Featured:Trump's EPA Chief Denies the Basic Science of Climate ChangeThe Atlantic

 

This Day in Trump, Day 48: Dinner with the Cruz family | Donald ...President Donald Trump had a busy schedule Wednesday but stayed out of the public eye and kept his tweets to a minimum. ... Tonight, the president and first lady dined with Sen. Ted Cruz, his wife Heidi, and their two daughters. ... Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) speaks after ... March 8th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #48 Images for Trump Day 48 Trump's First 100 Days: Can Trump fulfill his promise to repeal ...

Doctors, hospitals and insurers oppose Republican health plan - WP. (3/8) Major associations representing physicians, hospitals, insurers and seniors all leveled sharp attacks against the House GOP's plan to rewrite the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, as some Republicans publicly questioned whether the measure can clear .. Health Groups Denounce GOP Bill as Its Backers ScrambleNYT Resistance grows in Senate to House ObamaCare repeal billThe Hill (blog) Most Referenced:Legislative - Energy and Commerce CommitteeEnergy and Commerce Committee Featured:What Does Obamacare Uncertainty Mean for You?WebMD Fact Check:7 takeaways from the GOP health care plan to replace ObamacarePolitiFact

Conspiracy theories and policy disappointments, in This Week in Trump. (Slate, 3/8) President Donald Trump points to child in the crowd as he surprises visitors during the official reopening of public tours at the White House on Tuesday. Related Sean Spicer » Donald Trump » Sean Spicer Defends Donald Trump's “I Love Wikileaks!” Campaign Remark After CIA HackDeadline Sean Spicer wrongly claims Fox reporter's phones were 'tapped'CNNMoney In Depth:When the White House says Obamacare was 'jammed down our throats,' this is what they're referring toWP

US and South Korea Rebuff China's Proposal to Defuse Korea Tensions (NYT, 3/8) American soldiers during a military exercise in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, on Tuesday. The United States began assembling a missile defense system in South Korea this week. US dismisses China proposal on N Korea military haltBBC News US, China lock horns on missile defense against NKoreaBusiness Insider Trending:North Korea says it was practicing to hit US military bases in Japan with missilesWashington Post Opinion:Opinion: There is a method to North Korea's madnessMarketWatch

FBI's Comey: 'You're stuck with me' - The Boston Globe (3/8) Chris Morris for The Boston Globe. FBI Director James Comey, speaking at Boston College Wednesday morning, said widespread digital encryption of devices and apps has made the FBI's work more difficult. Under fire, FBI director forges aheadThe Hill FBI Director Comey: "There Is No Such Thing As Absolute Privacy In America"BuzzFeed News Highly Cited:Comey: 'You're stuck with me'Politico

 

 

 

 

Millions Risk Losing Health Insurance in Republican Plan, Analysts Say (NYT, 3/7) Martha Brawley of Monroe, N.C., would get $5,188 less in aid to help pay for health insurance premiums under the Republican proposal than she gets under the Affordable Care Act. Right revolts on ObamaCare billThe Hill The choice is your health care or your iPhone?CNN Most Referenced:Legislative - Energy and Commerce CommitteeEnergy and Commerce Committee Featured:The Conservative Uprising Against the Republican Health-Care BillThe Atlantic Fact Check:7 takeaways from the GOP health care plan to replace ObamacarePolitiFact Trending:House Republicans release long-awaited plan to replace ObamacareWP

WikiLeaks Releases Trove of Alleged C.I.A. Hacking Documents - NYT. (3/7) The C.I.A. headquarters in Langley, Va. If the WikiLeaks documents are authentic, the release would be a serious blow to the agency. US Intelligence Officials: Latest WikiLeaks Drop “Worse Than Snowden” DocsBuzzFeed News WikiLeaks: The CIA is using popular TVs, smartphones and cars to spy on their ownersWP Featured:What WikiLeaks CIA Hack Means for You and Your GadgetsTom's Guide Opinion:Five Questions About the Latest WikiLeaks ReleaseThe New Yorker In Depth:WikiLeaks posts trove of CIA documents detailing mass hackingCBS News Wikipedia:Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections

Donald Trump's Definition of Democracy Is Dangerous | Fortune.com (3/7) President Donald Trump and his advisors are all about “the American people.” But their continual invocation of these “people” reveals how the language of democracy—particularly when accompanied by colorful pictures of cheering crowds—can become a ... AP FACT CHECK: Trump takes credit where it's not deservedIndiana Gazette Trump can't find a more reliable partner than ModiThe Asian Age Opinion:THINKERSgulfnews.com

As more Jewish facilities get threats, all 100 senators ask Trump ... (WP, 3/7) A new wave of threats were made late Monday and Tuesday to Jewish schools and institutions, including the New York and Washington offices of the Anti-Defamation League, according to that group and other officials. De Blasio and Cuomo United Amid Wave of Anti-Semitic ThreatsNYT New York's de Blasio Retreats on Claim That Donald Trump Caused Anti-Semitic ThreatsBreitbart News

 

This Day in Trump, Day 46: Immigration order, take two | Donald ... President Donald Trump signed a new version of an executive order Monday that's intended to curb immigration from several.  TrumpWatch, Day 46: Trump's “Muslim Ban 2.0” | EA WorldView Images for trump day 46 March 6th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #46

Trump's New Travel Ban Blocks Migrants From Six Nations, Sparing Iraq (NYT, 3/6) President Trump during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House last week. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times. WASHINGTON - President Trump signed an executive order on Monday blocking citizens of six predominantly Muslim countries ... Related Donald Trump » President of the United States » Executive Order 13769 » Trump's revised travel ban is still cruel and still unconstitutionalWashington Post Featured:The Trump Administration's Dramatic Narrowing of Its Travel BanThe Atlantic Fact Check:Trump's travel ban executive order, take 2PolitiFact Opinion:Trump's Divisive New Travel BanThe New Yorker

White House Rejects Comey's Assertion That Wiretapping Claim Is False (NYT, 3/6) The F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, in February. Credit Drew Angerer for The New York Times. WASHINGTON - The White House on Monday refused to acknowledge reports that James B. Comey, the F.B. White House on the defensive over wiretapping allegationThe Hill Can Trump weather the storms of his own making?Washington Post Fact Check:Examining Trump's Wiretap ClaimFactCheck.org From Australia:Travel ban rollout shows all is not well in TrumpworldThe Sydney Morning Herald

Trump tells Planned Parenthood its funding can stay if abortion goes (NYT, 3/6) Abortion rights advocates and anti-abortion campaigners outside a Planned Parenthood center in Lower Manhattan last month. Credit Andrew Kelly/Reuters. Planned Parenthood rejects Trump proposal to stop abortion servicesCNN ObamaCare repeal bill would defund Planned ParenthoodThe Hill In Depth:The GOP Obamacare replacement defunds Planned Parenthood and restricts abortion coverageVox

House GOP releases bill replacing Obama health care overhaul - WP. (3/6)House Republicans on Monday released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama's health care law, a package  House Republicans release long-awaited plan to replace Obamacare ...

This Day in Trump, Day 45: More accusations of wiretapping | Politics ... President Donald Trump kept a fairly low profile. Meanwhile, his surrogates ...  March 5th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #45 Day 45: Mika Brzezinski already on the brink of a nervous breakdown ... Images for trump day 45 Trump administration: Day 45 - YouTube

A Conspiracy Theory's Journey From Talk Radio to Trump's Twitter ... (NYT, 3/5) The lobby of Trump Tower in New York. President Trump alleged, without evidence, that the Obama administration ordered a wiretap of the building. Related Donald Trump » Barack Obama » FBI asked Justice Department to refute Trump's wiretapping claimCNN The Trump Experiment may come to an early tipping pointWP Highly Cited:Mark Levin to Congress: Investigate Obama's 'Silent Coup' vs. TrumpBreitbart News

FBI director challenges Trump claims over Obama wiretapping ... (Guardian, 3/5) James Comey, the director of the FBI, has reportedly asked the US justice department to publicly reject claims made by Donald Trump that Barack Obama ... FBI director challenges Trump claims over Obama wiretapping ...

 

This Day in Trump, Day 44: Accusing Obama of wiretapping Trump ...Retreating to Florida again for another weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate, President Donald Trump still found a way to send ...  March 4th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #44 Every Day Project: Day 44: Well, that just happened ... RESIST DAY #44: What You Can Do Today | Common Dreams Images for Trump day 44 PEI DAY 44 TRUMP BLAMES OBAMA AGAIN - YouTube

Trump accuses Obama of 'Nixon/Watergate' wiretap — but offers no ... (WP, 3/4) President Trump on Saturday angrily accused former president Barack Obama of orchestrating a “Nixon/Watergate” plot to tap the phones at his Trump Tower headquarters in the run-up to last fall's election, providing no evidence to support his explosive ... Everything you need to know about FISA wiretapsABC News The President of the United States traffics in conspiracy theoriesCNN Highly Cited:Trump, Offering No Evidence, Says Obama Tapped His PhonesNew York Times Featured:Trump's Unfounded Claims of a "Nixon/Watergate" Wiretapping SchemeThe Atlantic From Australia:Donald Trump accuses Barack Obama of wire tapNorthern Star

Trump and Russia: What we know -- and what we don't - CNNPolitics ... (3/4) Six weeks into his presidency, Donald Trump and a number of top administration officials are again bogged down by questions about his campaign's potential ties to Russia -- and Moscow's alleged role in hacking the Democratic National Committee ... THE MEMO: White House fails to fend off Russia questionsThe Hill What to Do With Jeff SessionsNew York Times Highly Cited:Sessions met with Russian envoy twice last year, encounters he later did not discloseWP Fact Check:McCaskill's Russian FlubFactCheck.org From Russia:'Like McCarthyism': Lavrov slams US 'witch hunt-like' scrutiny of Russian ambassador's contactsRT

What Trump's latest H-1B move means for workers and business - Mar ... (CNNMoney, 3/4) The Trump administration's decision to halt expedited processing of H-1B visas could abruptly disrupt the plans of thousands of immigrant workers in a range of businesses from technology to health care, immigration experts say.Related H-1B visa » United States of America » United States Citizenship and Immigration Services » How will the new high-skilled worker visa rules affect Silicon Valley?Christian Science Monitor Trump Administration Suspends Expedited H-1B Visa Approvals for Foreign WorkersNBCNews.com Highly Cited:US to suspend fast processing of H-1B visas for high-skilled workersThe Verge Most Referenced:USCIS Will Temporarily Suspend Premium Processing for All H-1B Petitions | USCISUSCIS

The Trump administration moves to make deep cuts to the key climate ... (Mic, 3/4) President Donald Trump's administration is planning a 17% cut to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the agency tasked with monitoring oceans, preparing for potentially dangerous storms and assessing the dangers of climate change, ... Related National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration » White House seeks 17% budget cut for climate agencyYahoo News White House proposes steep budget cut to leading climate science agencyWashington Post

 

This Day in Trump, Day 43: President fires back at Democrats over ... Always Russia.President Donald Trump found it impossible to escape controversy surrounding America's longtime ...  March 3rd – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #43 Day 43: “It's a Witch Hunt” Says Donald Trump | NBC Bay Area Images for trump day 43 Trump administration: Day 43 - YouTube

Trump Team's Links to Russia Crisscross in Washington - NYT. (3/3) Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States. Credit Brendan Smialowski/Agence France-Presse - Getty Images. WASHINGTON - During the 2016 campaign, Donald J. Trump's second campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, had regular ... Grassley denies calls for Sessions to testify on Russian ambassador meetingsCNN Federal prosecutors have brought charges in cases far less serious than Sessions'sWP Highly Cited:Sessions met with Russian envoy twice last year, encounters he later did not discloseWP Featured:Why Would Jeff Sessions Hide His Talks with Sergey Kislyak?The New Yorker Fact Check:McCaskill's Russian FlubFactCheck.org From Russia:'Like McCarthyism': Lavrov slams US 'witch hunt-like' scrutiny of Russian ambassador's contactsRT

Republican unity frays in Obamacare repeal debate - Breitbart (3/3)Republican unity frays in Obamacare repeal debate. Washington (AFP) – Republican leaders and the White House presented a united front Friday in their bid to ditch Obamacare, but the replacement plan — still incomplete, still hidden from public view — is meeting increasing pushback from rank-and-file conservatives. Rand Paul's Obamacare repeal plan gets there — Paul Ryan's doesn'tWashington Examiner Republican Rebels Stirring Up Trouble Again in CongressVoice of America Trending:“We cannot find the bill": inside the frantic hunt for the GOP Obamacare replacementVox

Why the Trump/DeVos visit to a Catholic school is so unusual — and ... (WP, 3/3) President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made their first official joint trip to a school on Friday. It was a highly unusual trip for a president, but one that clearly signals his educational priorities. For Trump and DeVos, a Florida Private School Is a Model for ChoiceNYT Trump talks school choice, meets 4th graders, parents at Florida Catholic schoolFox News Highly Cited:Trump invited a student to his joint address. Her story says a lot about his views on education reform.WP Most Referenced:Requirements for Participating in State Scholarship Programs - Florida Department Of EducationFlorida Department Of Education Opinion:St. Andrew Catholic principal: We're a proud partner with public schoolsOrlando Sentinel

Proposed EPA budget would cut into climate change programs ... (Businessinside, 3/3) The Trump administration would slash programs aimed at slowing climate change and improving water safety and air quality, while eliminating thousands of jobs, according to a draft of the Environmental Protection Agency budget ... EPA to reconsider vehicle fuel standards, may move against California targetsLos Angeles Times Trump Administration Plans Reconsideration of Auto-Emission StandardsBloomberg Most Referenced:Scanned Document - Texas Attorney GeneralTexas Attorney General Trending:New EPA head told Congress he never used personal email for government business. But it turns out he did.WP In Depth:Delaware Sen. Tom Carper emerges as unlikely environmental warriorUSA TODAY

 

Day 42: Trump's Addresses Congress with Problems, Not ... - SchiffGold Trump's address to Congress might be a landmark event for his first 100 days. His softer, more focused tone inspired markets yet again. This Day in Trump, Day 42: Sessions recuses, Trump visits aircraft ... March 2nd – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #42 Donald Trump's First 100 Days: Day 42 -The Untruths Of The At torney ... Images for Trumpolicy day 42 Images for Trump day 42 Day 42: This was the Year of The Donald - Medium

Trump on Sessions: 'He did not say anything wrong' | TheHill (3/2) "Jeff Sessions is an honest man. He did not say anything wrong," Trump said in a statement posted on Facebook. "He could have stated his ... Trump Calls Dems' Criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions A Witch HuntNPR Sessions: Meeting with Russian envoy 'hyped beyond reason'; criticism 'unfair'Fox News Highly Cited:Sessions met with Russian envoy twice last year, encounters he later did not discloseWP Opinion:Jeff Sessions Had No ChoiceNew York Times

Sticking With Trump, Republicans Resist Call for Broader Russian ... (NYT, 3/2) “My concern is,” Senator Orrin G. Hatch of Utah said, “why are our Democratic senators so doggone rude” to the attorney general? Several Investigations Underway on Trump-Russia ConnectionsVoice of America Highly Cited:Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election HackingNew York Times Trending:The Obama White House Quietly Left Trail Of Russia Intel So Trump Couldn't Destroy ItPoliticusUSA

Rand Paul protests outside room where House Republicans are ... (WP, 3/2) Inside a nondescript Capitol meeting room, members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee were discussing the details of a possible Affordable Care Act replacement bill. Highly Cited:Republicans Hide New Obamacare Draft Under Shroud of SecrecyBloomberg Trending:“We cannot find the bill": inside the frantic hunt for the GOP Obamacare replacementVox Opinion:Sen. Paul: There is an easy way to repeal ObamaCareFox News

This Day in Trump, Day 41: White House basks in speech after-glow ...President Donald Trump celebrated his well-received congressional address with an unusual day of silence.A day after he ...  March 1st – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #41 ... On Day 41, President Trump (kind of)... - NowThis Politics - Facebook Donald Trump's First 100 Days: Day 41 - POTUS' First Address To ... Images for trump day 41

Sessions met with Russian envoy twice last year, encounters he later ... (WP, 3/1) Then-Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) spoke twice last year with Russia's ambassador to the United States, Justice Department officials said, encounters he did not disclose when asked about possible contacts between members of President Trump's campaign ... Sessions did not disclose meetings with Russian ambassadorCNNTrending:Jeff Sessions Issues Ominous Warning On State Marijuana LegalizationHuffington Post Opinion:Jacob Sullum: Marijuana is where federalist principles go to dieChicago Sun-Times In Depth:Sessions Met Twice With Russian Envoy During Trump 2016 CampaignBloomberg

How Trump's 'Merit-Based' Immigration System Might Work - NYT. (3/1) Migrant farmworkers carrying loads of radicchio in Merced, Calif., in January. President Trump proposed a “merit-based” immigration system in a speech on Tuesday that could change the makeup of who is allowed into the United States. Related Donald Trump » United States Congress » United States of America » Trump's First 100 Days: Trump seeks momentum — but can't shake Russia questionsWP Featured:Giving Trump a Clean ShaveThe Atlantic Opinion:President Trump's best speechFox News

Trump Team's Ties To Russia Face Sharper Scrutiny Amid New ... (huffingtonpost, 3/1) Pressure grows for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from investigations into the scandal. By Jessica Schulberg , Sam Stein. Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election HackingNYT House Intelligence panel publicizes scope of Russia probeWashington Post

White House rebuffs ethics office recommendation to discipline ... (WP, 3/1) The White House Counsel's Office has concluded that senior adviser Kellyanne Conway acted “inadvertently” when she endorsed Ivanka Trump's clothing line, rebuffing a recommendation by the top federal ethics official that she be disciplined for an ...

 

 

 

 

Transcript And Analysis: President Trump's Speech To Congress : NPR (2/28) President Trump shared his vision for the "renewal of the American spirit" on Tuesday night in an address to a joint session of Congress.  Donald Trump delivers first speech to Congress - CNNPolitics.com Trump Address Briefing: Trump Addressed Joint Session of Congress ... Trump gives his hard-line campaign promises a more moderate tone ... Trump says GOP is now party of the working class. Is he right?Trump's Big Promises Come Due In Major Congress AddressFour big takeaways (and four shocking surprises) from Trump's speech

The Daily 202: Republican governors divided on Obamacare ... (WP, 2/28) With Breanne Deppisch. THE BIG IDEA: Donald Trump has learned that repealing and replacing Obamacare is “an unbelievably complex subject” since he became president. Related Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act » Donald Trump » Republican Party » Trump backs healthcare tax credit amid conservative oppositionThe Hill Trump Backs Health-Care Tax Credits That Have Split RepublicansBloomberg Highly Cited:GOP's New Plan to Repeal Obamacare: Dare Fellow Republicans to Block EffortWall Street Journal Trending:Trump: 'Nobody knew that health care could be so complicated'Politico Opinion:Trump discovers the Obamacare reality: It's 'complicated'Chicago Tribune

Trump refers to 'radical Islamic terrorism' despite NSC pushback ... (CNN, 2/28) President Donald Trump warned of "radical Islamic terrorism" in his address to Congress Tuesday night -- despite pushback from his national security adviser. Any minute now, Trump will ruin the good impression he just madeWashington Post (blog) Trump sticks with 'radical Islamic terrorism' termThe Hill Highly Cited:New NSC chief pushed Trump to moderate his language on terrorismPolitico From Australia:Trump vows to 'extinguish' Islamic State9news.com.au

In Depth:'Radical Islamic terrorism': Three words that separate Trump from most of WashingtonChicago Tribune

Trump says he is open to immigration compromise including legal status (WP, 2/28) Trump says he is open to immigration compromise including legal status ... that offered a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Related Donald Trump » President of the United States » Fact-checking President Trump's address to CongressWP Trump highlights victims of crimes by immigrants, new office in joint addressCNN Opinion:Trump's new agency: Victims of Immigration Crime EnforcementThe San Diego Union-Tribune

 

This Day in Trump, Day 39: 'Complicated' health care, Texas voter ID ... (Dallasnews) President Donald Trump bemoaned the “complicated” task of replacing the Affordable Care Act in a pair of meetings with ...  February 27th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day ... TrumpWatch, Day 39: Trump “Health Care Is So Complicated” | EA ... RESIST DAY #39: What You Can Do Today | Common Dreams Images for trump day 39

 

Trump to Seek $54 Billion Increase in Military Spending - NYT. (2/27) Addressing the National Governors Association on Monday, President Trump laid out his budget proposal, calling for an increase of nearly 10 percent in military spending. Related Donald Trump » President of the United States » White House Correspondents' Association » House Dem forces GOP to take recorded vote on Trump tax returnsThe Hill Trump proposes defense spending boost, $54 billion in cuts to 'most federal agencies'CNN Featured:Melania Hosted the Trumps' First Black Tie Ball at the White House Last Night, but Donald Stole the ShowMarieClaire.com Opinion:What will Trump say about the financial mess he faces?Chicago Tribune


Trump Concedes Health Law Overhaul Is 'Unbelievably Complex ... (NYT, 2/27) President Trump met with the nation's governors at the White House on Monday. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. WASHINGTON - President Trump, meeting with the nation's governors, conceded Monday that he had not been aware of the ... Related Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act » Donald Trump » Republican Party » Amid GOP discord, Schumer predicts health-care law 'will not be repealed'WP Sanders mocks Trump saying nobody knew health care is 'so complicated'CNN Highly Cited:Exclusive: Leaked GOP Obamacare replacement shrinks subsidies, Medicaid expansionPolitico Trending:Trump says “nobody knew that health care could be so complicated”Vox Opinion:GOP's New Obamacare Approach: Just Do It!U.S. News & World Report

 

Wall Street's expectations 'are very high' for Trump speech - USA Today (2/27) On economic matters, it's show-me time for President Donald Trump. The "Trump Rally," which has been powered by the president's promises to jump-start U.S. Related Donald Trump » Dow Jones Industrial Average » S&P 500 Index » Dow hits 12th record high close; Trump talks up infrastructure spendingReuters Dow notches 12th straight record close as Wall Street braces for Trump speechCNBC Opinion:Wall Street slips as tech stocks weighThe Star Online In Depth:Equities rise as investors bet on pro-growth Donald Trump speechThe Australian Financial Review

 

Day 38 of President Trump: What you need to know - Philly.com A daily roundup of news about President Trump and his policies, from Philadelphia and around the country. - - Aubrey Whelan, Philadelphia ...  February 26th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day ... Cracking down on leaks; military dad seeks answers - Dallas Morning ... Images for trump day 38

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Trump tells governors: Our health care plan will be 'very special ... (CNN, 2/26) Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump gave a toast to the nation's governors at the White House on Sunday evening, offering a preview of policy discussions slated for Monday. Related Donald Trump » White House Correspondents' Association » President of the United States » Trump faces a pivotal week ahead as he addresses jittery GOP lawmakersWP Trump hosts governors at White HouseThe Hill From Australia:Live gallery: The gowns of the Oscars red carpetThe New Daily Trending:The First 100 Lies: The Trump Team's Flurry Of FalsehoodsHuffington Post

This Day in Trump, Day 37: Correspondents dinner withdrawal ... (Dallasnews) On a mostly quiet Saturday in Washington, President Donald Trump set off a flurry of attention with a late afternoon tweet...  February 25th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day ... Images for Trump day 37 The Internet v Sean Spicer, day 37 - USA Today

Trump bails on White House Correspondents' Dinner - POLITICO (2/25) President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he will not attend the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington, D.C. Trump will not attend the White House correspondents' dinnerWP Trump Will Be First President In 36 Years To Skip White House Correspondents DinnerNPR Highly Cited:Exclusive: Bloomberg cancels WHCA dinner afterpartyAxios Opinion:Donald Trump Says he Won't Attend White House Correspondents Dinner This SpringNews18


Trump Intensifies His Attacks on Journalists and Condemns F.B.I. ... (WP, 2/25) Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, during a briefing on Thursday. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. WASHINGTON - President Trump turned the power of the White House against the news media on Friday, escalating his attacks on ... Dem trashes Spicer's decision to block news outlets from briefingThe Hill (blog) Why punishing the media will backfire on TrumpCNN Fact Check:Will Legalizing Marijuana Exacerbate America's Opioid Epidemic?snopes.com In Depth:Trump's War On The Media Echoes 2009. But The Press May Find It Harder To Fight.Huffington Post

Trump trashed Paris in his CPAC speech. The city's mayor fired back ... (WP, 2/25) President Trump and his friend “Jim” may have a little explaining to do. Speaking at a conservative political conference near Washington on Friday, Trump invoked Jim, no last name provided, to illustrate what has happened to France as a result of ... French president rips Trump's Paris commentsThe Hill France's President Criticizes Trump Over Paris RemarksNYT Highly Cited:France's Hollande fires back at Trump over Paris commentsReuters Local Source:Tit-for-tat escalates as President Hollande hits back at Trump's anti-France remarksFRANCE 24

Trump is upset the media is not reporting a meaningless statistic about ... (WP, 2/25) On “Fox & Friends” Saturday morning, former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain credited President Trump with reducing the national debt, after just one month in office. National Debt Dips. Trump Crows. Well, Sure, but …NYT Former economic council director derides Trump's debt tweetPolitico Highly Cited:Trump tweets: Media not reporting national debt decreaseThe Hill Most Referenced:Amazing! Trump Cuts US Debt by $12 Billion In His First Month - UPDATE: Trump Tweets Our NumbersThe Gateway Pundit Trending:Trump cuts US debt by $12bn in his first month in office, accuses media of 'not reporting' itRT Opinion:Democrats' dilemma: To shake or not to shake President Trump's handSTLtoday.com

 


This Day in Trump, Day 36: 'Now you finally have a president' | Donald ... (Dallasnews) President Donald Trump planted a firm victory flag Friday at a major conservative gathering, declaring to a capacity crowd that ...February 24th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day ... happy-trump-day-36 | GUY HUMOR Reuters Top News on Twitter: "DAY 36: From Trump's vow to build up ...NowThis - President Trump — Day 36 | Facebook Images for trump day 36

Trump tells conservative gathering that his supporters are the GOP's ... (WP, 2/24) In a freewheeling speech with echoes of his campaign rallies, President Trump told a gathering of conservative activists Friday that the coalition of voters that narrowly put him in office represents the future of the Republican Party. Fact Check: Trump Blasts 'Fake News' and Repeats Inaccurate Claims at CPACNYT Liberal Activists' Prank Had Some at CPAC Waving Russian 'Trump' FlagsNBCNews.com Featured:Once suspect, Trump now a hero at conservative 'Woodstock'Christian Science Monitor Opinion:Trump Talks About Enemies, Again, at CPACThe New Yorker

Trump administration sought to enlist intelligence officials, key ... (WP, 2/24) The Trump administration has enlisted senior members of the intelligence community and Congress in efforts to counter news stories about Trump associates' ties to Russia, a politically charged issue that has been under investigation by the FBI as well ... Can the White House discuss open investigations with the FBI?CNN Trump turns his fire on the FBIThe Hill Highly Cited:FBI refused White House request to knock down recent Trump-Russia storiesCNN Featured:Reince Priebus Needs to Leave Trump's White House. Today.Esquire.com From Russia:'FBI totally unable to stop national security leakers' – TrumpRT Opinion:Trump blames FBI for failing to stop media leaksseattlepi.com

Report: New national security adviser breaks with Trump on 'radical ... (hill, 2/24) President Trump's new national security adviser doesn't find the term "radical Islamic terrorism" helpful, the New York Times reported on Friday, while the president has insisted on using such language. Trump's attack on 'nine sources' sounds a lot like the news story that started Flynn chaosWP Majority of Americans Say Congress Should Probe Contact Between Trump, Russia: PollNBCNews.com Trending:Donald Trump's claims his team did not contact Russia during campaign contradicted by Kremlin officialsThe Independent Opinion:Russia's global hacking efforts are far from a 'ruse': David IgnatiusOregonLive.com

Trump establishes task forces to eliminate 'job killing regulations' - WP . (2/24) President Trump signed an executive order Friday establishing task forces in every agency for “removing job killing regulations and increasing economic opportunity. In sweeping move, Trump puts regulation monitors in US agenciesReuters Trump Signs Executive Order to Impose Additional Layer of Oversight on RegulationsBloomberg Highly Cited:Trump signs executive order on regulatory reformThe Hill Fact Check:Did Trump Sign An Order Barring Undocumented Immigrants From Receiving Welfare?snopes.com Opinion:The high cost of cutting regulatory costsChicago Tribune

Companies must play new media game to avoid Trump's wrath | TheHill If you ask executives at Toyota or Nordstrom about President Donald Trump · Donald TrumpTom Perez embodies the Democratic Party. Related Donald Trump » President of the United States » White House » The Latest: Pence to address influential GOP Jewish groupWP Factory CEOs tell Trump: Jobs exist, skilled applicants don'tLAT Trending:The GOP's Lack of Policy Specifics Is Making Its Town Hall Problem WorseNBCNews.com Opinion:The dangers of having a weak presidentChicago Tribune

DHS report casts doubt on need for Trump travel ban . (WP, 2/24) A Department of Homeland Security report assessing the terrorist threat posed by people from the seven countries covered by President Trump's travel ban casts doubt on the necessity of the executive order, concluding that citizenship is an “unreliable ... Related United States Department of Homeland Security » Donald Trump »

DHS Draft Report Casts Doubt on Extra Threat From 'Travel Ban' Nation CitizensNBCNews.com DHS analysis found no evidence of extra threat posed by travel-ban nations: reportThe Hill  Most Referenced:DHS intelligence document on President Donald Trump's travel ban - DocumentCloudDocumentCloud


Day 35 of President Trump: What you need to know - Philly.com A daily roundup of news about President Trump and his policies, from Philadelphia and around the country. - - Aubrey Whelan, Philadelphia ... This Day in Trump, Day 35: Mixed messages about deportation policies Day 35: Higher Interest Rates Threaten the Future of Trump's Economy February 23rd 2017 Presidential Politics Trump Administration Day #35 On Day 35, President Trump makes school... - NowThis Politics ... Images for trump day 35

Stephen Bannon Reassures Conservatives Uneasy About Trump ... (NYT, 2/23) Stephen K. Bannon, President Trump's chief strategist, reassured conservatives at CPAC that everything was going according to plan. Related Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) » Donald Trump » Stephen K. Bannon » Bannon vows a daily fight for 'deconstruction of the administrative state'WP The White House Is in, Congress Is Out at Conservative ConventionNBCNews.com Opinion:Read Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus' Joint Interview at CPACTIME Live Updating:Trump CPAC speech live stream: time and how to watch onlineVox  Stephen Bannon Reassures Conservatives Uneasy About ... - YouTube

Spicer: Feds could step up enforcement against marijuana use in states (WP, 2/23) White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday that he expects states to be subject to “greater enforcement” of federal laws against marijuana use, a move that could undercut the growing number of jurisdictions moving to legalize the drug for ... White House Spokesman Predicts More Federal Action Against MarijuanaNPR Cannabis industry roiled by White House comments on enforcementUSA TODAY Featured:Washington state will resist federal crackdown on legal weed, AG Ferguson saysThe Seattle Times Trending:White House hints at crackdown on recreational marijuanaThe Hill In Depth:White House suggests US may act against recreational potThe Boston Globe Wikipedia:Sean Spicer

Trump Rescinds Rules on Bathrooms for Transgender Students - NYT. (2 /23) There was mixed reaction nationwide to a Wednesday order by the new administration, ending an Obama-era policy that allowed transgender students to use the bathroom that corresponded to their gender identity. Trump's withdrawal of guidance on transgender student rights leaves bathroom questions up to schools and statesWP Some Teachers, Principals And Students Condemn Trump Transgender PolicyNPR Featured:The Federal Government's Reversal: Let the States Deal With Transgender KidsThe Atlantic Trending:Apple slams Trump order rescinding transgender protectionsCNET

Making America great again apparently includes Cold War-era ... (WP, 2/23) At the end of last year, after he won the election but before he was inaugurated, President-elect Donald Trump decided to proactively set U.S. Related Donald Trump » President of the United States » Reuters » Arms control groups slam Trump's 'alternative facts' on nukesThe Hill Trump repeats call for US nuclear supremacyBBC News Highly Cited:Trump wants to make sure US nuclear arsenal at 'top of the pack'Reuters Opinion:US should expand nuclear arsenal - Trump to ReutersRT


This Day in Trump, Day 34: bathroom rule scrapped, UT chancellor's ...No executive orders. No news conferences. Day 34 was fairly quiet for President Donald Trump.He put off issuing a new ban ... On Day 34 of the Trump presidency, here's what you need to know February 22nd – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration ... NowThis - President Trump, day 34... | Facebook Images for trump day 34

Mexico slams US immigration plan as Tillerson arrives - CNNPolitics ... (CNN, 2/22)  Mexico is pushing back against the Trump administration's new immigration directives that could have dramatic implications for the United States' southern neighbor, as top US officials come to visit the country. Rex Tillerson Arrives in Mexico Facing Twin Threats to RelationsNYT Mexico anger ahead of Tillerson visitBBC News  Opinion:Mexico may strike back. Here's how.Washington Post

Democratic divisions on display at DNC debate - CNNPolitics.com (2/23, 23) A leading contender to chair the Democratic National Committee said President Donald Trump has already taken actions that "legitimately raise the question of impeachment. Related Keith Ellison » Democratic Party » Democratic National Committee chairmanship election, 2017 » Wikipedia:Democratic National Committee chairmanship election, 2017

Trump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathrooms | Reuters (2/23, 22) President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students use the ... Trump Administration Rescinds Obama Rule On Transgender - NPR

Trump: Budget proposal will focus on spending cuts - CNNPolitics.com (2/22) President Donald Trump previewed a budget plan Wednesday he said would be focused intently on slashing spending in a bid to reduce the national debt. Related Donald Trump » President of the United States » White House » Trump's 'Apprentice'-style hiring is upending WashingtonPolitico Donald Trump is losing his war with the mediaWP Fact Check:Did Stephen Miller Throw a White Power Sign?snopes.com

 

This Day in Trump, Day 33: Addressing anti-Semitism; cracking down ...In a visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, President Donald Trump spoke out ...  Donald Trump's streak of falsehoods now stands at 33 days - The ... 100 days of Trump claims - Washington Post Day 33: What you need to know about President Trump - Philly.com It's day 33 and Trump is finally addressing anti-Semitism threats Images for Trump day 33

Trump administration issues new immigration enforcement policies ... (WP, 2/21) The Trump administration on Tuesday sought to allay growing fears among immigrant communities over wide-ranging new directives to ramp up enforcement against illegal immigrants, insisting the measures are not intended to produce “mass deportations. Related United States Department of Homeland Security » Illegal immigration » Presidency of Donald Trump » Trump steps up deportation pushThe Hill White House unleashes federal agents against illegal immigrantsWT Highly Cited:New Trump Deportation Rules Allow Far More ExpulsionsNYT Opinion:A nation of immigrants enters dark chapterCNN Wikipedia:Immigration policy of Donald Trump

In First, Trump Condemns Rise in Anti-Semitism, Calling It 'Horrible ... (NYT, 2/21) During a visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Tuesday, President Trump spoke out against threats against the Jewish community. Related Donald Trump » Antisemitism » President of the United States » Trump denounces anti-Semitic threats as 'horrible' after facing criticismABC News Donald Trump's Jewish ProblemSlate Magazine Highly Cited:Trump at African-American History Museum Denounces Anti-Semitism and Racism: 'It Has to Stop'NBCNews.com Most Referenced:MR. PRESIDENT, YOUR TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE... - Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect | FacebookFacebook Opinion:Trump's too little, too late response to anti-SemitismLos Angeles Times

Trump administration poised to change transgender student bathroom ... (WP, 2/21) The Trump administration plans to roll back protections for transgender students and is preparing changes to federal guidance that required the nation's public schools to allow students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that matched their gender ... Related Transgender » Donald Trump Junks Barack Obama's Pro-Transgender PoliciesBreitbart News White House Signals Reversal in Transgender Bathroom PolicyNBCNews.com

Do These 10 Things, And Trump Will Be Toast | The Huffington Post (2/21) Friends, I welcome you to “The Michael Moore Easy-to-Follow 10-Point Plan to Stop Trump.” First, let's acknowledge what we all know to be true: Tru...

Science activism on the rise: Boston rally is latest iteration - CSMonitor ... Faced with the possibility of cuts to research agencies and fears about suppression of data, attendees at Sunday's rally added their voices to a growing chorus of concerned scientists. Related Donald Trump » Boston » United States of America » 'We did not start this fight': In Trump era's dawn, scientists rally in BostonWP Learn To Spot 'Alternative Facts' In ScienceValueWalk Highly Cited:Hundreds gather in Copley to 'stand up for science'The Boston Globe Most Referenced:Rally to Stand Up for Science - FacebookFacebook Local Source:Scientists feel compelled to speak out on TrumpThe Boston Globe In Depth:Scientists aren't happy with Trump. So what are they going to do about it?Vox

 

President Trump gets to day 32, won't have shortest US presidency ... (NY Daily news) President Trump quietly crossed a milestone Monday: No matter what happens, his presidency will not be the shortest one in American history.  This day in Trump, Day 32: Pence makes amends; new security ... February 20th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day ... Images for trump day 32 100 days of Trump claims - Washington Post

Thousands of demonstrators across US say 'Not My President' - (WP, 2/20) Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not My President's Day. Related Donald Trump » President of the United States » President's Day » Opinion:Anti-Trump protesters stage 'Not My President's Day' ralliesThe Star Online In Depth:'Not My Presidents Day' rallies bring thousands to the streetsUSA TODAY Wikipedia:Protests against Donald Trump

In trip to Brussels, Pence tries soothing anxious leaders with pro-E.U. ... (NYT, 2/20) President Trump made the announcement at his Mar-a-Lago getaway in Palm Beach, Fla., where he had been interviewing candidates to replace Michael T.

In trip to Brussels, Pence tries soothing anxious leaders with pro-E.U. ... (WP, 2/20)  Vice President Pence assured nervous European leaders on Monday that the Trump administration is committed to “cooperation and partnership” with the European Union, as he sought to quiet fears that the White House wants to break up the ... Related Mike Pence » Vice President of the United States » NATO » Mike Pence warns Nato it must boost defence spendingBBC News Senate committee asks White House and others to retain records related to Russia probeLAT From Germany:Pence vows EU and NATO support as protestors reject cooperationDeutsche Welle Opinion:Pence: I was 'disappointed' with FlynnCNN

 

This Day in Trump, Day 31: 'That's how dictators get started' | Donald Trump February 19th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day ... Images for Trump day 31 Trump administration: Day 31 - YouTube

 

A Back-Channel Plan for Ukraine and Russia, Courtesy of Trump ... (NYT, 2/19) President Trump on his way to Charleston, S.C., on Friday. Although he has expressed hope that the United States and Russia can work together, it is unclear if the White House will take a privately submitted peace proposal for Ukraine seriously. Related Ukraine » Russia » Vladimir Putin » Russia recognizes passports from Ukrainian separatists, stoking annexation fearsABC News Report: Trump's lawyer hand-delivered Michael Flynn a secret plan to lift sanctions on RussiaBusiness Insider From Russia:Ukraine's war-torn Donetsk commemorates 2nd 'anniversary' of Minsk agreements (DRONE VIDEO)RT From Ukraine:Fake: 700 Tanks in Occupied Eastern Ukraine are Spoils of WarStopFake.org Opinion:No change in Russia's US policy despite Trump, officials sayThe Star Online

Trump baffles Sweden with crime comment, says it was based on TV ... (Reuterrs, 2/19) U.S. President Donald Trump's suggestion that Sweden experienced an immigration-related security incident prompted a baffled response from the ...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea - ABC News (2/19) Related South China Sea » United States of America » USS Carl Vinson » South China Sea: What's at stakeCNN US deploys carrier to contentious South China SeaUSA TODAY Most Referenced:Carrier Strike Group 1 Conducts South China Sea Patrol - Navy.milNavy.mil From China:US nuclear-powered carrier enters South China SeaGlobal Times Opinion:Trump's one-China affirmation should fool no one – especially ChinaSouth China Morning Post

Israeli leader turned down secret peace initiative, ex-officials say ... (2/19) Israel's prime minister turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, former American officials confirmed Sunday, in apparent contradiction to Benjamin Netanyahu's stated ... Related Benjamin Netanyahu » Israel » Former Obama officials say Netanyahu turned down secret peace deal: APThe Hill Trump has a new idea for Middle East peace! Except it isn't new at all.WP From Israel:Two J'lem Arab families forced to raze illegal homesJerusalem Post Israel News

New Yorkers rally to say 'Today I am a Muslim, too' - CNN.com (2/19)  New Yorkers by the thousand, representing myriad backgrounds and faiths, converged on Times Square on Sunday, heeding a music mogul's calls to let Muslims know their fellow Americans stood by them.

Psychiatrists warned to 'stop analysing trump' - The Independent (2/20,19) The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has issued a warning to its members to stop psychoanalysing Donald Trump because it breeches the organisation's strict code of ethics. Related Donald Trump » President of the United States » Allen Frances » Is It Time to Call Trump Mentally Ill?NYT Goldwater rule in Trumpland: Psychiatrists debate weighing in on the president's mental healthSalon Highly Cited:An Eminent Psychiatrist Demurs on Trump's Mental StateNYT Most Referenced:Petition · Trump is mentally ill and must be removed · Change.orgChange.org Opinion:Don't insult the mentally illNews24 In Depth:President Trump is a 'world class narcissist,' but he's not mentally ill, says the psychiatrist who helped define ...Los Angeles Times

 

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