As he promised repeatedly during the campaign, President Donald Trump formally and permanently withdrew the United States Monday from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free-trade deal with 11 other.. L.A. Times
President Trump signed a number of directives during his first days in office. Anita Dunn, former White House communications director, joins CBSN to discuss if former President Obama should comment on.. Source: CBS News -
THree and a half days into his presidency Trump may already be avoiding some of his campaign promises. According to the daily beast, President Trump promised to immediately repeal DACA, the executive.. Source: Wochit News -
President Trump started the day off by striking a blow to former President Obama's signature trade deal. As Weijia Jiang reports, he signed an executive order pulling the U.S. out of the Trans Pacific.. Source: CBS 5 SF KPIX -
Donald Trump tore up the broad consensus on international free trade with a miserable, protectionist inaugural speech on Friday. So explicit was his outlook that those of us who had become complacent.. City A.M.
The end of Barack Obama's presidency is near, exemplified Tuesday by his farewell address at McCormick Place, but the historical assessment of his legacy is just beginning.
Overall, I think history.. ChicagoTribune
Eras in which population growth furthered the public good are behind us. The global costs of population growth now outweigh the benefits on the whole. Humanity must transition to a new understanding.. Huffington Post
Author's note (1/23/2017). This blog was written and published before Trump's inauguration. Since then, we have seen every reference to climate change disappear from the White House's website and the.. Huffington Post
I had vowed to not watch the coronation today, forgot the time difference and accidentally started to watch until I saw the Crisco-slathered Trump progeny slink into the front door of the White House.. Huffington Post
Just as expected, Ajit Pai has been named as the new chairman of the FCC, replacing the outgoing Tom Wheeler. Pai has worked at the FCC since May of 2012, when he was nominated by President Obama as.. TUAW Also reported by •engadget
Donald Trump has elevated Ajit Pai to chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, giving control over the agency to a reliable conservative who’s been opposed to pretty much every big action.. The Verge
Shortly after Donald Trump made good on one of his core campaign promises on Monday morning by signing an executive order formally withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership free-trade.. Zero Hedge
Americans have mixed feelings about the commutations that former President Barack Obama issued during his last days in office, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov survey.
In one of his final acts as.. Huffington Post
The site, which the Trump administration took over on Friday, no longer includes an option for translation into Spanish or another that gives information about access for disabled users that had.. Seattle Times
Here we go, everybody! Hold onto your butts! Donald Trump signed his first three executive orders Monday, regarding trade, the federal workforce, and abortion funding. Related: Sean Spicer Talks A Lot.. Perez Hilton
The shock election of Donald Trump has thrust Canada into one of the most perilous periods of its existence. Our relationship with the United States, upon which so much of our security and prosperity.. Eurasia Review
Buttercream Bakery owner Tiffany MacIsaac’s shop made President Donald Trump’s inauguration cake, which was ordered to look exactly like former President Obama’s 2012 cake. The cake was made for.. Raw Story
Senate Democrats are asking for another chance to question Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s pick for education secretary, although a Republican Senate aide said that’s not going to.. Huffington Post
Donald Trump is such a consummate liar that in coming days and years our democracy will depend more than ever on the independent press – finding the truth, reporting it, and holding Trump accountable.. Eurasia Review
By Rajesh Rajagopalan
US President Barack Obama left office mouthing the same soaring, ungrounded rhetoric with which he came in. The eight years in-between has made the vacuity and inadequacy of.. Eurasia Review