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Poll: Voters Agree With Trump That America Should Come First

Donald Trump

A January 22nd survey showed that most Americans agree with President Donald Trump – America should come first. A Rasmussen Reports telephone and online survey found that 52% of Likely U.S. Voters agree with Trump’s statement, “From this day forward, a new vision will govern our land. From this day forward, it’s going to be only America first. America first,” ...

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WATCH: Why Good Teachers Want School Choice

Good teachers prefer school choice

Can every child receive a good education? With school choice and competition, yes. The problem? Powerful teachers unions oppose school choice. Rebecca Friedrichs, a public school teacher who took her case against the teachers union all the way to the Supreme Court, explains why school choice is the right choice. Take the pledge for school choice! http://www.schoolchoicenow.com

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Trump’s Pick for FCC Chief Hostile to Net Neutrality

Ajit Pai

President Trump named Net Neutrality critic Ajit Pai as the 34th Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. This afternoon, I was informed that @POTUS @realDonaldTrump designated me the 34th Chairman of the @FCC. It is a deeply humbling honor. pic.twitter.com/Joza18aP33 — Ajit Pai (@AjitPaiFCC) January 23, 2017 “I look forward to working with the new Administration, my colleagues at the ...

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Senate Committee Approves Tillerson for Secretary of State

Rex Tillerson

In a party line vote on Monday night, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The panel voted 11-10 to approve Tillerson with all votes for Rex coming from Republicans and all votes against coming from Democrats and Tillerson should have no trouble getting approved by the full senate which is dominated ...

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House Budget Chair: Repeal is ‘Rescue plan to stop the bleeding’

Diane Black

In an Op-ed on Monday, interim House Budget Committee Chair Diane Black (R-TN) used the tragic failing of Obamacare in Tennessee to illustrate why the repeal of the failed Affordable Care Act is absolutely critical. In 2013, 28,000 Tennesseans lost their insurance coverage in a single day when a state program called “CoverTN” lapsed after the Obama administration decreed that it ...

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President Trump Freezes Federal Hiring in Bid to Shrink Government

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday freezing all hiring by federal agencies with the exception of  the military. The executive order lines up with promises that Trump made on policies he would persue in his first 100 days. The federal government employees union objected almost immediately. “President Trump’s action will disrupt government programs and services that benefit everyone ...

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President Trump Ends Funding for International Abortion Groups

Trump signs executive order

President Donald Trump signed three executive orders on Monday one of which ended funding for foreign groups that promote abortion. The executive order ends the use of federal funds for international abortion organizations such as International Planned Parenthood and Marie Stopes International. The policy was originally put in place by Ronald Reagan and has been dubbed the “Mexico City Policy.” ...

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Trump Aims to Cut Regulations by 75%

Trump speaks at senior staff swearing in ceremony

President Trump met the leaders of some of America’s largest companies Monday morning and told them that the administration would make it much easier to build factories in the United States. The president told business leaders “we’re going to make our products here” underscoring his promise to bring manufacturing back America. Leaders from Lockheed Martin, Dell, Johnson and Johnson and other ...

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Donald Trump’s Schedule for Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Donald Trump

President Trump will start a full day of presidential tasks in a breakfast meeting with business leaders discussing manufacturing. At 10:30 am, the president will sign some executive orders – at least one of which will pull the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Mid-day will contain his daily briefing and lunch with the vice-president. To get another perspective ...

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Trump Inaugural Chairman Says Crowd Size Controversy is All on Him [Video]

Tom Barrack Trump crowd number controversy my fault

Tom Barrack, Chairman of President Trump’s Inaugural Committee told NBC’s Chuck Todd that the controversy over the inaugural crowd size was due to information he provided. When President Trump asked “how did we do,” Barrack answered him saying that “about a million and a half people” were within viewing and hearing distance. “Those numbers came from me,” Tom admitted. Barrack ...

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White House Announces Withdrawal from TPP and Renegotiation of NAFTA

In a statement posted on the White House website, President Trump’s administration seems ready to live up to his promises on trade deals starting immediately. The announcement states that America will be withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and requesting that the members of NAFTA renegotiate the terms of that agreement or the U.S.A. will withdraw from that agreement as well. ...

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CNN Chooses to Censor White House Statement

CNN Broken News

White House press secretary Sean Spicer delivered a statement in the White House briefing room which CNN decided not to broadcast. CNN senior media correspondent Brian Stelter used twitter to explain why the network felt it necessary to censor the White House. FYI, CNN made a conscious choice not to show the @PressSec statement live. The decision was to monitor the ...

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