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Former State Dept. Adviser Paints Gloomy Picture Of Trump's First Week

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 3:37pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Eliot A. Cohen, a former State Department counselor under the Bush administration, about the reorganization of the National Security Council.

Obama Criticizes Trump's Immigration Ban, Is 'Heartened' By Protests

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 2:55pm

The former president is "heartened by the level of engagement" and "fundamentally disagrees with the notion of discriminating against individuals because of their faith or religion," a statement said.

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The Week The Judicial Branch Didn't Exist On The White House Website

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 1:02pm

On Monday, after many online comments, the judicial branch Web page was added to the White House website. Before that, under the Trump administration takeover of the website, the page did not exist.

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Trump Accuses Top Democrat Of 'Fake Tears' Over Executive Order

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 12:25pm

Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat, became emotional yesterday, calling the President's travel ban "un-American." The president took aim at him in an unusual moment and questioned his sincerity.

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Refugee Agencies Race Against Time To Beat Trump Immigration Ban

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 12:01pm

Immigration and refugee advocates say the details of President Trump's executive order are still in flux. Some travelers have been barred from entering the U.S. Others are receiving exemptions.

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Starbucks Says It Will Hire 10,000 Refugees Worldwide In Next 5 Years

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 10:00am

Airbnb, Lyft and Uber also announced plans to pay, house or otherwise support refugees both in and out of the U.S. who are affected by President's Trump's executive order on immigration.

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Trump Acts To Roll Back Regulations On Businesses

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 9:49am

Cutting regulations is easier said than done, requiring a lengthy process involving public comment.

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Executive Order Or Memorandum? Let's Call The Whole Thing An 'Action'

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 6:05am

President Trump has signed more than a dozen directives during his first week in office. Some of these actions are "orders" and others are "memorandums." What's the difference?

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Sen. Kaine Joins Other Democrats Condemning Trump's Immigration Order

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 3:58am

Congressional Democrats were broadly aligned in condemning Trump's ban on Muslim refugees from entering the country. Rachel Martin talks to Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, who said he was appalled.

Ohio Rep. Johnson Explains Why He Supports Trump's Immigration Order

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 3:58am

Trump issued an executive order temporarily banning travelers from seven countries from entering the U.S. Steve Inkeep talks to Republican Rep. Bill Johnson of Ohio about why he supports the action.

Former NSA Director Weighs In On National Security Council Changes

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 3:58am

Rachel Martin talks to ex-NSA and CIA director Michael Hayden about the reorganization of the White House National Security Council. Political adviser Steve Bannon has a permanent seat at the table.

White House Actions Dominate News Cycles

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 3:58am

President Trump implemented an executive order to pause entry of refugees and immigration from 7 majority-Muslim countries. He also elevated chief strategist Steve Bannon's role in national security.

Trump Immigration Order Strongly Criticized By Tech Executives

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 3:58am

Silicon Valley tech leaders are coming out against the Trump administration's executive action on immigration. The order directly affects employees and international business at many of the companies.

Syrian Family Forced To Return To Middle East After Arriving In Philadelphia

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

Sarah Assali's Syrian family arrived in Philadelphia Saturday morning. The family was sent back to Qatar by U.S. border officials before New York Federal Judge Ann Donnelly's order could help them.

Former Attorney General Calls Vetting Immigrants A 'Delicate Process'

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, who served under the George W. Bush administration, talks about President Donald Trump putting chief strategist Steve Bannon on the National Security Council.

Protests Against Immigration And Refugee Executive Orders Continue At Aiports

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

NPR's Kirk Siegler reports from Los Angeles International Airport where protesters have gathered to speak out against President Trump's immigration suspension.

Top Tech Company Leaders Say They Would Not Exist Without Immigrants

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

Google, Apple, Facebook and Twitter are among companies in the tech and travel sectors which had a strong and swift reaction to President Donald Trump's executive orders on refugees and immigration.

Syrian Refugees Left With Questions After Immigration Halt

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

The temporary suspension of immigrants from Syria has left some refugees stuck in Lebanon, wondering what is next.

Barbershop: Author Reza Aslan Says Executive Order Has Already Affected His Family

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

Writer Reza Aslan talks about Trump's executive actions affecting refugees. Aslan is an Iranian-American scholar of religious studies, best-selling author and host of the upcoming CNN series Believer.

National Review Writer Says Restrictions On Refugees Are Moderate

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 6:41pm

David French, staff writer of the National Review, makes the case in his latest article that while the roll out of the executive order was flawed, the reaction is overblown.

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