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Trump Follows Mayor Bloomberg's Ethics Steps; Critics Call That Inadequate

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 5:07am

President Trump has loosely followed former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's model for managing his wealth while in office, but the risk isn't the same.

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Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Could Hear Case Affecting Trump Golf Courses

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 5:04am

When President Trump nominates a new Supreme Court justice, he will be choosing someone who may rule on a case affecting golf course profits. The case helps illustrate Trump's conflicts of interest.

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Ahead Of Trump's First Jobs Report, A Look At His Remarks On The Numbers

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 5:03am

Throughout the campaign, Donald Trump questioned the government's unemployment figures. Will that continue, now that he is the president?

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PHOTOS: Thousands Protest At Airports Nationwide Against Trump's Immigration Order

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 4:30am

Thousands of demonstrators gathered at airports around the country Saturday as people were being detained due to President Trump's executive order.

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Trump's Executive Order On Ethics Pulls Word For Word From Obama, Clinton

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 9:08pm

Nearly word for word, President Trump's order banning lobbying from administration officials for five years is a mashup of provisions signed by the two Democratic predecessors.

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A Look Back On Trump's Executive Orders This Week

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 6:05pm

Reaction is pouring in from across the country and around the world, after President Trump blocked citizens from certain countries from entering the US.

Executive Order Ban Leaves Travelers In Disarray At Chicago Airport

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 6:05pm

At the O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, confusion over the immigration executive order has travelers in limbo, with immigration lawyers rushing to the scene to help those affected.

Doomsday Clock Closest To Midnight Since 1954

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 6:05pm

The Doomsday Clock has inched closer to and farther from nuclear Armageddon since the Manhattan Project in 1947. On Thursday, the clock moved closer to Midnight — the closest it has been since 1954.

Journalist Roundtable: How Should Media Cover Trump's Administration

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 5:28pm

John Daniszewski from the Associated Press, Margaret Sullivan from The Washington Post and Elizabeth Spayd from The New York Times discuss the media's roll in covering this political climate.

Countries Listed On Trump's Refugee Ban Don't Include Those He Has Business With

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 5:28pm

President Donald Trump's refugee ban in the Middle East could be one of the first conflicts of interest for the president, as his bans avoided nations that he has business ties in.

Trump Speaks With Putin In Busy Day Of Calls With Foreign Leaders

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 12:54pm

The talk with the Russian president is just one of five that Trump has scheduled Saturday. By the end of the day, Trump will have also spoken with leaders from Japan, Germany, France and Australia.

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Arrivals To U.S. Blocked And Detained As Trump's Immigration Freeze Sets In

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 10:15am

Less than a day after President Trump suspended immigration from seven countries, airports in the U.S. and abroad are seeing the effects. Several passengers have been held or blocked from entry.

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How Does Trump's Immigration Freeze Square With His Business Interests?

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 8:00am

The executive action targets seven majority-Muslim countries, but not six others where the president's private businesses are engaged.

As Trump Reboots Pipeline Expansion, An Unexpected Delay Emerges

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 8:00am

The projects will need to be approved through the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, but a resignation will leave that five-person panel with just two members — too few for a quorum.

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Austin Sheriff Says She'll Limit Cooperation With Federal Immigration Authorities

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 7:11am

Trump's war on sanctuary cities is playing out in Austin, Texas. The sheriff vowed to defy federal demand to turn over immigrants in the country illegally. The governor is threatening to remove her.

Rep. Pete Sessions On The Pace Of ACA Repeal

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 7:11am

Scott Simon talks with Rep. Pete Sessions of Texas, one of several congressional Republicans who expressed concern about the fast repeal of Obamacare in a closed-door meeting.

As Trump Adviser Calls Media 'Opposition Party,' ProPublica Journalists Ask For Help

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 7:11am

The investigative journalism nonprofit ProPublica is encouraging government employees to leak information. Scott Simon speaks with ProPublica's Eric Umansky about his plans to reshape news coverage.

Trump's Actions Leave Refugees In Limbo

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 7:11am

The Trump administration's plan to block new Syrian refugees from entering the country has left many in limbo, including a Syrian refugee in New Haven, Conn., who is waiting for his mother to come.

In Trump's First Week, Actions On Refugees, Military, Foreign Relations

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 7:11am

In the last 24 hours, President Trump has taken steps to close the door on refugees and build up the military. He has calls with foreign leaders scheduled for Saturday. We look at Trump's first week.

Abortion-Rights Opponents Energized By New Administration

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 7:11am

Abortion-rights opponents marched in Washington, D.C. in what they call the March for Life. The annual event got a boost this year from the attendance of Vice President Mike Pence.

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