January 2017 Archive

Trump fires defiant acting attorney general

President Donald Trump fired the nation’s acting attorney general Monday night after she refused to defend an executive order he issued last week restricting immigration ...

Mayors to Trump: ‘Don’t Punish Us’

President Trump is making America’s mayors really nervous. That’s the takeaway from a new Politico Magazine survey of city leaders who, ever since Election Day, ...

Trump’s Supreme Court pick gets personal

President Donald Trump’s two finalists for the Supreme Court offer him a choice between a pair of competing personal narratives: an Ivy League pedigree or ...

Hill staffers secretly worked on Trump's immigration order

Senior staffers on the House Judiciary Committee helped Donald Trump’s top aides draft the executive order curbing immigration from seven Muslim-majority nations, but the Republican ...

Despite travel ban, Arab leaders line up to talk to Trump

Many in the Muslim world are furious at President Donald Trump—but not some of its most important leaders. Even as Trump draws global scorn for ...

Texas governor's 'sanctuary' crackdown teases new agenda

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is laying out a new agenda that’s expected to enthusiastically embrace President Donald Trump’s crackdown on so-called ...

Seattle City Council votes to defy Trump immigration order

SEATTLE (AP) – The Seattle City Council has unanimously approved a resolution defying President Donald Trump’s temporary immigration and refugee ban. Seattlepi.com reports (https://goo.gl/H4dAcm ) ...

Premier: Trump ban doesn't affect Australia passport holders

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – The White House had assured Australia that its passport holders won’t be affected by President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending immigration ...

Daniel Ragsdale, acting director of immigration enforcement, fired by Trump

On the same night the acting attorney general was fired for insubordination, the Trump administration named a new acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement ...

Supreme Court nominee has both sides preparing for battle

President Trump will announce his nominee to the Supreme Court on Tuesday night and within seconds both sides will be rolling out email blasts and ...

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