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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.

Trump And Mexican President Pledge To Settle Differences

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

President Trump spoke with Mexico's president, Enrique Peña Nieto, for an hour by phone on Friday. According to both sides, the two agreed to work together to resolve their differences.

Trump Has First News Conference With A Foreign Leader

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

President Trump and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May spoke in a joint news conference Friday. They said they agreed on issues relating to trade, military and security links between the two countries.

Trump Signs A Record Number Of Executive Actions — But Nothing About Ethics

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 6:19am

President Trump has signed a record number of executive orders and presidential memoranda his first week in office. But noticeably absent from those directives are ethics for the executive branch.

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Anti-Abortion Rights, But Not Necessarily Pro-Trump At March For Life

Sat, 01/28/2017 - 5:00am

The president was opposed to abortion rights and his vice president was the first to speak at one of their decades-old rallies. But that doesn't mean everyone at the March For Life backed Trump.

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Trump Takes Action To Cut Flow Of Refugees Entering U.S.

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 6:43pm

Trump has followed through on a campaign promise to cut the flow of Syrians entering the U.S. He signed an executive action Friday that he says will impose "new vetting measures" for refugees.

Trump Signs Executive Action To Impose 'New Vetting Measures' For Refugees

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 4:39pm

President Trump signed an executive action on Friday that he says will impose "new vetting measures to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United States."

It's Not Just The Park Service: 'Rogue' Federal Twitter Accounts Multiply

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 4:28pm

What started as one "unofficial resistance" Twitter account has grown to a list of more than 80 "rogue" accounts advocating for the science community and climate change research.

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After Trump Inauguration, 'CalExit' Ballot Measure Builds Steam

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 4:14pm

Acknowledging that the obstacles are formidable, the proponent of a ballot measure to sever California's ties with the United States has been cleared to start collecting signatures.

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After Canceling White House Visit, Peña Nieto Speaks To Trump By Phone

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 3:54pm

The two spoke for an hour. A press release from the office of the Mexican president said they had "agreed at this point not to speak publicly" about payment for President Trump's planned border wall.

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White House Strategist Steve Bannon Sets Up Fight With News Media

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 3:36pm

Top White House strategist Steve Bannon blasted the press this week, casting it as the opposition and telling news media that it should "keep its mouth shut." The media outcry has been strong.

GOP Rep. Will Hurd: 'One-Size-Fits-All' Plan To Border Security Is Wrong

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 3:36pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Republican Rep. Will Hurd of Texas about the proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and the relationship between the intelligence community and the Trump administration.

Activists Descend On Washington, D.C., For Anti-Abortion Rally

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 3:36pm

The annual March For Life is bringing anti-abortion activists from around the country to Washington, D.C., at a time when abortion opponents are looking to the Trump administration for action.

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