White House Woes:
The Trump Presidency
First 100 Days in Trumpland
Now that Donald Trump is officially in the White House, Tirekicking Today has halted its section on the “Countdown to Trumpland.” Taking its place is a new series, titled “White House Woes: The Trump Presidency.”
In addition to articles on specific issues that President Trump will be dealing with, likely to the detriment of most Americans, we will include periodic news items on the latest actions and tactics emanating from the Trump Administration.
Our first story is an on-the-scene report on anti-Trump protests that took place on Inauguration Day. For details on protests in Chicago, and much more,
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Trump orders travel ban, one week after Inauguration. Protesters soon gathered at airports across the country to support arriving refugees and others from certain Muslim nations, who were banned by the president's Executive Order from entering the U.S.
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Latest Trump News
March 22: House to vote on American Health Care Act, which has already been revised – and subjected to considerable criticism.
March 23: Trump threatens obstinate Republicans who oppose health care bill.
Late March: Trump continues to trumpet wiretap claim and alleged British agency participation.
March 24: Anticipating failure to pass, Trump and Ryan “pull” revised health-care bill without a vote.
March 27: Trump Administration preparing to halt federal funds for “sanctuary cities.”
March 28: Trump signs Executive Order to begin curtailing climate-change program initiated by former President Obama.
March 28: House of Representatives votes to let Internet providers gather and sell private data on their users, including marketers.
March 30: Trump threatens Congressional conservatives, who oppose Republican health care bill.
March 30: Michael Flynn, the quickly-dismissed national security advisor, agrees to testify about Russian interference in the U.S. election, if given immunity.
April 3: Trump prepares to meet Chinese leader at his Florida resort.
April 3: Senate Democrats contemplate filibuster against nomination of Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court.
April 4: Susan Rice, national security advisor during Obama Administration, is accused of having revealed names of Trump aides heard “unintentionally” during legal surveillance. Trump soon alleges that Ms. Rice committed a crime. (The New York Times)
April 5: Chief Trump strategist Stephen Bannon is removed from major role on principals committee of White House Security Council.
April 6: President Trump orders missiles to be fired at Syrian airfield, in retaliation for horrific nerve gas attack against civilians earlier in the week.
April 7: After Republicans initiate “nuclear option” to ban Democratic filibustering, Neil Gorsuch is confirmed for the Supreme Court with 54 “Yes” votes.
April 15: Across the U.S., more than 100,000 protesters march to demand that Trump release his tax returns. Detailed coverage of Chicago's Tax Day protest.
April 16: Vice-president Pence visits Korea's Demilitarized Zone, issuing tough statements to North Korea. In U.S., Trump warns that North Korean leader has "gotta behave."
April 17: North Korean official warns that U.S. "recklessness" could lead to thermonuclear war.
April 20: Trump administration reveals another health care plan.
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