In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR


Trump Schedule || Wednesday, February 1, 2017

9:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 9:30 am || Holds an African American History Month listening session; Roosevelt Room 11:30 am || Meets with SCOTUS groups; Roosevelt Room 5:30 pm || Participates in a legislative affairs strategy session

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Trump Chooses Gorsuch for the Supreme Court

President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court vacancy during a prime-time announcement Tuesday. Gorsuch, a 10th Circuit Court of Appeals judge, emerged as a top contender from Trump’s short lists in the final weeks before Trump made his pick public, the Washington Examiner reported. An appointee of President George W. Bush, Gorsuch is a 49-year-old Harvard Law graduate who has developed a

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Trump Immigration Order: 49 Percent Back, 41 Percent Oppose

Don’t listen to the loud minority and the Hollywood emptyheads. Americans understand that Trump is just trying to protect the country. From the Washington Examiner: A Reuters/Ipsos poll released Tuesday afternoon found nearly half of U.S. adults support President Trump’s executive order to temporarily suspend immigration from seven countries with ties to terrorism, and halt all refugee programs for 120 days The Jan. 30-31 poll

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Spicer Calls Out Media for Immigration Report Error

White House press secretary Sean Spicer blamed an NBC News reporter on Tuesday for creating much of the confusion surrounding the rollout of President Trump’s executive order on immigration on Friday, the Washington Examiner reported. “Your network was one of the people that just hours ago told people that [Homeland Security Secretary] Gen. Kelly was unaware of what was going on, and then hours later

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Democrats Boycott Trump’s Treasury, HHS Nomination Votes

Looks like the Democrats are going to spend the next four years making their opposition strategy civil disobedience instead of legislating. From the Washington Examiner: Democrats on Tuesday “boycotted” a scheduled Senate Finance Committee vote to advance the nominations of President Trump’s picks for the treasury and health and human services departments, preventing the votes and forcing Republicans to reschedule. The committee was supposed to

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Trump to Maintain Obama’s LGBTQ Order

President Trump will continue to enforce President Obama’s 2014 executive order protecting LGBTQ people from discrimination while working as federal contractors, the White House announced Tuesday. “President Donald J. Trump is determined to protect the rights of all Americans, including the LGBTQ community. President Trump continues to be respectful and supportive of LGBTQ rights, just as he was throughout the election,” the White House announced

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