The First 100 Days

All eyes are on President Donald Trump as he takes over the White House.

Trump White House Selectively Bars News Outlets From Press Briefing

Trump White House Selectively Bars News Outlets From Press Briefing

By Lauren Stephenson | February 24, 2017

Press secretary Sean Spicer decided to hold an off-camera "gaggle" but only invited some outlets.

Trump Administration Withdraws Guidance Regarding Transgender Students

Trump Administration Withdraws Guidance Regarding Transgender Students

By Lauren Stephenson | February 22, 2017

It cites the need for further consideration "of the legal issues involved."

'Not My President's Day' Rallies Held Across The US

'Not My President's Day' Rallies Held Across The US

By Lauren Stephenson | February 20, 2017

The original protest was organized as a way to speak out against President Trump's policies, but it grew to encompass a number of issues.

Pence Reaffirms Commitment To NATO But Tells Members To Pay Up

Pence Reaffirms Commitment To NATO But Tells Members To Pay Up

By Lauren Stephenson | February 20, 2017

During his appearance with NATO's secretary general, the vice president also commented on the former national security adviser's firing.

One Of These People Could Be Trump's New National Security Adviser

One Of These People Could Be Trump's New National Security Adviser

By Lauren Stephenson | February 17, 2017

One of them — retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg — is serving as acting national security adviser.

The Trump Family Is Already Costing Taxpayers Millions

The Trump Family Is Already Costing Taxpayers Millions

By Lauren Stephenson | February 17, 2017

A month into the presidency, the Trump family's travel has likely already cost taxpayers over $10 million.

Trump's Pick For Flynn Replacement Reportedly Turns Down Offer

Trump's Pick For Flynn Replacement Reportedly Turns Down Offer

By Lauren Stephenson | February 16, 2017

Retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward won't be President Trump's next national security adviser.

Trump Says He Would Have Told Flynn To Discuss Sanctions

Trump Says He Would Have Told Flynn To Discuss Sanctions

By Lauren Stephenson | February 16, 2017

President Trump told reporters Thursday that "Russia is fake news," and he blasted leaks to the press.

After Rough Week, Trump Plans To Rally The Crowds

After Rough Week, Trump Plans To Rally The Crowds

By Lauren Stephenson | February 15, 2017

The president will return to a familiar campaign-trail spot.

Labor Secretary Nominee Withdraws Name Day Before Hearing

Labor Secretary Nominee Withdraws Name Day Before Hearing

By Lauren Stephenson | February 15, 2017

Andrew Puzder's Senate confirmation hearing was scheduled to begin Thursday.

Russia Tests Trump With Treaty-Violating Missile Deployment

Russia Tests Trump With Treaty-Violating Missile Deployment

By Lauren Stephenson | February 14, 2017

The news came the same day the Pentagon said Russian military planes "buzzed" a U.S. naval ship.

Trump Promised The Most Pro-Israel Presidency Ever. Can He Deliver?

Trump Promised The Most Pro-Israel Presidency Ever. Can He Deliver?

By Eugene Daniels | February 14, 2017

The new president has backed off some of his campaign proclamations about our ally.

White House Sends Mixed Messages On Flynn's Status

White House Sends Mixed Messages On Flynn's Status

By Lauren Stephenson | February 13, 2017

One minute National Security Adviser Gen. Michael Flynn enjoyed "the full confidence of the president." The next, not so much.

Trudeau Says He Won't 'Lecture' Trump on Syrian Refugee Ban

Trudeau Says He Won't 'Lecture' Trump on Syrian Refugee Ban

By Lauren Stephenson | February 13, 2017

The two leaders also discussed the importance of trade between the U.S. and Canada, and they announced a new initiative for women in business.

Trump Still Hasn't Acted On One Of His Most Popular Campaign Promises

Trump Still Hasn't Acted On One Of His Most Popular Campaign Promises

By Eugene Daniels | February 13, 2017

President Trump made a lot of promises on fixing infrastructure, but there's been no movement since he became president.

Trump's First Weeks Prioritize Energy Over Environment

Trump's First Weeks Prioritize Energy Over Environment

By Kate Grumke | February 10, 2017

Here's a look at the environmental policy changes that have happened so far under President Trump.

Trump Needs A Solicitor General, And His First Pick Just Bailed On Him

Trump Needs A Solicitor General, And His First Pick Just Bailed On Him

By Matt Picht | February 9, 2017

Trump was reportedly considering Charles Cooper for the role — until Cooper rejected the prospect.

Ariz. Mother Deported As Trump Cracks Down On Illegal Immigration

Ariz. Mother Deported As Trump Cracks Down On Illegal Immigration

By Lauren Stephenson | February 9, 2017

Guadalupe García de Rayos was convicted of a non-violent felony. Groups have argued the workplace raid that led to her arrest was unconstitutional.

Senate Confirms Attorney General Nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions

Senate Confirms Attorney General Nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions

By Lauren Stephenson | February 8, 2017

The vote came after Democrats held the Senate floor for more than 24 hours to speak about their opposition to his confirmation.

IQ2 Debate: Should We Give President Trump A Chance?

IQ2 Debate: Should We Give President Trump A Chance?

By Lauren Stephenson | February 8, 2017

Some argue his actions on the campaign trail and during his first few days in the Oval Office are enough to know whether to give him a chance.

Breaking Down Betsy DeVos' Ideas For US Schools

Breaking Down Betsy DeVos' Ideas For US Schools

By Matt Picht | February 8, 2017

Trump's education secretary's plans for reforming U.S. education revolve around charter schools and vouchers.

After Hearing, Appeals Court To Decide Whether Travel Ban Stays Frozen

After Hearing, Appeals Court To Decide Whether Travel Ban Stays Frozen

By Lauren Stephenson | February 7, 2017

A three-judge panel heard arguments from attorneys representing the U.S. government and Washington state and Minnesota.

Kremlin Wants Fox News To Apologize To President Vladimir Putin

Kremlin Wants Fox News To Apologize To President Vladimir Putin

By Lauren Stephenson | February 6, 2017

It stems from the network's recent interview with President Donald Trump.

Dozens Of Tech Companies Are Fighting Trump's Travel Ban

Dozens Of Tech Companies Are Fighting Trump's Travel Ban

By Katherine Biek | February 6, 2017

The list includes big names like Apple, Google and Facebook.

Trump's Immigration Ban Frozen In Seattle, Upheld In Boston

Trump's Immigration Ban Frozen In Seattle, Upheld In Boston

By Matt Picht | February 3, 2017

A Seattle judge halted an executive order banning travel from seven countries. A similar legal challenge was dismissed in Boston the same day.

Trump Signs Executive Orders That Loosen Financial Regulations

Trump Signs Executive Orders That Loosen Financial Regulations

By Lauren Stephenson | February 3, 2017

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the executive order will encourage growth.

Former Norwegian Prime Minister Detained Due To Trump's Travel Ban

Former Norwegian Prime Minister Detained Due To Trump's Travel Ban

By Grant Suneson | February 3, 2017

Kjell Magne Bondevik was detained for an hour because he visited Iran in 2014.

Here's Why You Keep Hearing About 'Sanctuary Cities'

Here's Why You Keep Hearing About 'Sanctuary Cities'

By Melissa Prax | February 3, 2017

The number of "sanctuaries" is increasing, even though President Trump signed an executive order to cut their funding.

Secretary Tillerson Had Plenty Of Issues Awaiting Him On His First Day

Secretary Tillerson Had Plenty Of Issues Awaiting Him On His First Day

By Lauren Stephenson | February 2, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stepped into his new office Thursday.

Trump Administration Puts Iran 'On Notice'

Trump Administration Puts Iran 'On Notice'

By Lauren Stephenson | February 1, 2017

The national security adviser responded to Iran's ballistic missile test and an attack by Iranian-backed militants Wednesday.

Trump Tells McConnell To Consider 'Nuclear Option.' What Is It?

Trump Tells McConnell To Consider 'Nuclear Option.' What Is It?

By Lauren Stephenson | February 1, 2017

President Donald Trump made the comment before meeting with leaders of groups that support his Supreme Court nominee.

Trump Nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch For Supreme Court

Trump Nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch For Supreme Court

By Lauren Stephenson | January 31, 2017

President Donald Trump made the announcement in a live address Tuesday night.

Trump Brings His Campaign Promises To His Meeting With Pharma CEOs

Trump Brings His Campaign Promises To His Meeting With Pharma CEOs

By Matt Picht | January 31, 2017

President Trump wants lower drug prices — but it seems like he won't use Medicare to get them.

Exception In Immigration Ban Lets Hundreds Of Refugees Into The US

Exception In Immigration Ban Lets Hundreds Of Refugees Into The US

By Grant Suneson | January 31, 2017

Nearly 900 refugees who were traveling to the U.S. as President Trump signed an immigration ban will still be allowed in.

Trump Sacks Acting AG For Defying Executive Order

Trump Sacks Acting AG For Defying Executive Order

By Lauren Stephenson | January 30, 2017

Sally Yates said she wasn't convinced the president's order to ban refugees and people from seven Muslim-majority countries is lawful.

Outrage Over Immigration Ban Makes Its Way To UK Parliament

Outrage Over Immigration Ban Makes Its Way To UK Parliament

By Lauren Stephenson | January 30, 2017

The House of Commons discussed President Trump's executive order twice Monday.

Most Americans Disapprove Of Donald Trump — In Record Time

Most Americans Disapprove Of Donald Trump — In Record Time

By Jake Godin | January 30, 2017

After just eight days, more Americans disapprove of President Trump's job performance than approve of it.

Obama Tells Trump Protesters To Keep Protesting

Obama Tells Trump Protesters To Keep Protesting

By Matt Picht | January 30, 2017

A spokesman for the former president said peaceful demonstration is "exactly what we expect to see when American values are at stake."

Trump Signs 2 New Executive Orders On Military, Refugees

Trump Signs 2 New Executive Orders On Military, Refugees

By Matt Picht | January 27, 2017

According to President Trump, these orders pave the way for more defense spending and tougher immigration procedures.

Ambassador Nikki Haley Warns UN: 'We're Taking Names'

Ambassador Nikki Haley Warns UN: 'We're Taking Names'

By Lauren Stephenson | January 27, 2017

She also signaled some changes in how the U.S. does business at the U.N.

Where Is Trump Getting His Widespread Voter Fraud Evidence?

Where Is Trump Getting His Widespread Voter Fraud Evidence?

By Lauren Stephenson | January 27, 2017

One source is an avid Tweeter; the other's a pro golfer. And they still haven't provided any evidence.

Trump Teases Theresa May After Getting A Tough Question

Trump Teases Theresa May After Getting A Tough Question

By Matt Picht | January 27, 2017

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and President Trump wanted to present a united front during a joint press conference. A BBC reporter had other ideas.

White House Floats, Immediately Backs Off Of 20 Percent Import Tax

White House Floats, Immediately Backs Off Of 20 Percent Import Tax

By Matt Picht | January 26, 2017

Press secretary Sean Spicer seemed to suggest a 20 percent border tax could help raise funds for President Trump's border wall project.

Our Voter Registration Rolls Are A Mess, But That's Not Voter Fraud

Our Voter Registration Rolls Are A Mess, But That's Not Voter Fraud

By Ethan Weston | January 26, 2017

Of three things President Trump listed as possible voter fraud, two of them aren't actually fraud — and they're pretty common.

Cleaning House? 4 Senior State Department Officials Leave

Cleaning House? 4 Senior State Department Officials Leave

By Lauren Stephenson | January 26, 2017

Four career Foreign Service members reportedly left their high-level management offices this week.

Miami Will No Longer Be A Sanctuary City Thanks To Trump

Miami Will No Longer Be A Sanctuary City Thanks To Trump

By Grant Suneson | January 26, 2017

Unlike some other large cities, Miami is following President Trump's executive order ending so-called "sanctuary cities."

Twitter Users Notice Trump Took Days To Secure @POTUS Twitter Account

Twitter Users Notice Trump Took Days To Secure @POTUS Twitter Account

By Grant Suneson | January 26, 2017

Nearly a week into President Trump's administration, @POTUS was linked to a gmail account, which could have made it vulnerable.

How Could A Hiring Freeze Affect The Department Of Veterans Affairs?

How Could A Hiring Freeze Affect The Department Of Veterans Affairs?

By Briana Koeneman | January 25, 2017

The department has been trying to hire 2,000 new employees to ease appointment backlogs and improve care for veterans.

Are Federal Agencies Subtweeting President Trump?

Are Federal Agencies Subtweeting President Trump?

By Nathan Byrne, Tyler Fine | January 25, 2017

They're certainly tweeting, and their messages seem a bit more political than usual.

Trump Reportedly Issues Gag Orders For Several Federal Agencies

Trump Reportedly Issues Gag Orders For Several Federal Agencies

By Jake Jones | January 24, 2017

The Trump administration has reportedly restricted press access and social media use for some agencies.

'Alternative Facts' Seem To Boost '1984' To Best-Seller List

'Alternative Facts' Seem To Boost '1984' To Best-Seller List

By Lauren Stephenson | January 24, 2017

The phrase uttered by President Trump's counselor Kellyanne Conway on Sunday also came up in a Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday.

Spicer Pledges To 'Never Knowingly Say Something That's Not Factual'

Spicer Pledges To 'Never Knowingly Say Something That's Not Factual'

By Lauren Stephenson | January 23, 2017

A reporter asked White House press secretary Sean Spicer about his inaccurate statement on the size of the inauguration crowd.

Here Are Trump's First 3 Official Acts As President

Here Are Trump's First 3 Official Acts As President

By Grant Suneson | January 20, 2017

President Trump sent formal approval for his Cabinet nominees shortly after he was inaugurated.

Why President Trump's Use Of 'America First' Upsets Some People

Why President Trump's Use Of 'America First' Upsets Some People

By Lauren Stephenson | January 20, 2017

President Donald Trump uttered the phrase twice during his inaugural speech Friday.

This Is What People Want President Trump To Do For Them

This Is What People Want President Trump To Do For Them

By Kristin Rohlwing | January 20, 2017

We asked our audience to share what they would ask President Donald Trump to do.

Report Says Trump Might Cut Arts Agencies, But Would It Make A Dent?

Report Says Trump Might Cut Arts Agencies, But Would It Make A Dent?

By Lauren Stephenson | January 19, 2017

The Hill reports Donald Trump's team is looking at eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

What To Expect On Day One Of The Trump Administration

What To Expect On Day One Of The Trump Administration

By Jake Godin | January 19, 2017

Donald Trump has promised to do a lot on his first day in office. Here's a look at some of his recent commitments.

Obama's Criminal Justice Report Is A Blueprint For Trump

Obama's Criminal Justice Report Is A Blueprint For Trump

By Kate Grumke | January 5, 2017

The president published a piece in the Harvard Law Review, cementing his legacy on criminal justice and laying out what still needs to be done.

Here's What A New NAFTA Could Look Like

Here's What A New NAFTA Could Look Like

By Eugene Daniels | December 21, 2016

The largest federation of unions in the country has released a "blueprint."

Will President Trump Have A Mandate? It Doesn't Really Matter

Will President Trump Have A Mandate? It Doesn't Really Matter

By Eugene Daniels | December 8, 2016

Mandates don't increase or decrease presidential power — they're mostly just rhetorical devices.

What Donald Trump's First 100 Days Could Look Like

What Donald Trump's First 100 Days Could Look Like

By Zach Toombs | November 9, 2016

A new Supreme Court justice, a trade war with China, mass deportation and the end of the Affordable Care Act are all part of the plan.

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