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Trump Immediately Announces Freeze on Regulations

Now that’s what I call hope and change. From the Washington Examiner: President Trump took a series of executive actions minutes after the inaugural parade concluded Friday evening, one of which was to place a regulatory freeze on all federal agencies until his administration provides further notice. “The Trump administration will send a letter to… Continue Reading

Trump Trashes the Establishment as its Members Look on

He’s not afraid. He means business. Jeb, Marco, even Christie would have been polite. From the Washington Examiner: President Trump delivered a stinging rebuke to the Washington political establishment in his inaugural address on Friday, as establishment leaders sat all around him. “For too long, a small group in our nation’s capital has reaped the… Continue Reading

Trump Takes Office Sounding Populist Theme

The Obama presidency, after inflicting so much damage on our nation, is finally over. A new president has come to power. From the Washington Examiner: Donald J. Trump, the billionaire real estate magnate and reality show star from Queens whose presidential candidacy was once derided as a joke, was sworn in Friday as the 45th… Continue Reading

Protestors Block Inauguration Entrance

Using chains to lock themselves together, anti-Trump protesters successfully shut down access to a checkpoint for the inauguration along C Street on Friday, the Washington Examiner reported. Black Lives Matter and #DisruptJ20 protesters moved swiftly to block Donald Trump’s supporters and others from attending Inauguration Day festivities. The crowd began to swell as protesters from… Continue Reading

Obama Schedule || Friday, January 20, 2017

9:40 am || Welcomes President-elect Trump and Mrs. Trump 9:45 am || Hosts a tea and coffee reception with President-elect Trump and Mrs. Trump 10:30 am || Departs the White House en route to the U.S. Capitol with President-elect Trump and Mrs. Trump 11:15 am || Attends the Inauguration of President-elect Trump 12:45 pm || Departs the U.S. Capitol for… Continue Reading

GOP Furious that Dems are Blocking Trump Nominees

Republicans, both in the incoming Trump administration and on Capitol Hill, are growing increasingly angry with Senate Democrats’ efforts to slow the confirmation of Trump nominees, reported Byron York in the Washington Examiner. GOP lawmakers and staff often point out that the Senate confirmed seven Obama nominees — secretaries of agriculture, education, energy, homeland security,… Continue Reading

Fear of Drone Bombing at Trump Inaugural

The media are raising concerns about a drone bombing at the 58th Presidential Inauguration on Friday, the Washington Examiner reported. On Thursday’s “Today” show, a report indicated that U.S. Secret Service has put in place several anti-drone efforts out of concern that an I-inspired “flying IED” will smash into the crowd, or worse. The report… Continue Reading

Obama: No Contradiction in Handling of Manning, Russia

Remember, Manning was charged with crimes that could have given him the death penalty. The Washington Examiner reports. President Obama on Wednesday said his decision to commute the sentence of WikiLeaks leaker Chelsea Manning after sanctioning Russia for allegedly leaking information to the same government transparency group did not constitute hypocrisy, as some have charged.… Continue Reading