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Trump Decides Not to Release White House Visitor Records

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 14, 2017 at 7:00pm 4/14/2017 at 7:00pm

President Donald Trump has decided not to release White House visitor records, breaking from former President Barack Obama. The Wall Street Journal reported:

Under President Donald Trump’s policy, formally announced on Friday, the U.S. Secret Service will maintain visitor logs only for certain executive branch offices, including the Office of Management...

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Report: FISA Warrant Obtained by FBI to Surveil Former Trump Adviser, Carter Page

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/fbi-obtained-fisa-warrant-to-monitor-former-trump-adviser-carter-page/2017/04/11/620192ea-1e0e-11e7-ad74-3a742a6e93a7_story.html?utm_term=.860258035d46
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:30pm 4/12/2017 at 7:30pm
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/fbi-obtained-fisa-warrant-to-monitor-former-trump-adviser-carter-page/2017/04/11/620192ea-1e0e-11e7-ad74-3a742a6e93a7_story.html?utm_term=.860258035d46

According to a report by the Washington Post, the FBI obtained a FISA warrant last summer to monitor former Trump adviser, Carter Page. WaPo’s report is based on information provided by anonymous sources not at liberty to discuss the investigation.

The FBI and DOJ believed Page may have been acting as a...

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Rick Perry to Join National Security Council

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7:30am 4/6/2017 at 7:30am

Wednesday, the White House issued a memo outlining changes to the administration’s National Security Council. Steven Bannon, former Chief Executive of Breitbart News was removed from the NSC, which will now include former Texas Governor, Rick Perry.

From Houston local news:

WASHINGTON (TRIBUNE) – A new memorandum Wednesday revealed that U.S. Secretary...

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Steve Bannon Cut from National Security Council

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/08/17/ny-times-donald-trump-shake-hires-breitbart-executive-stephen-k-bannon-top-campaign-post/
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 1:00pm 4/5/2017 at 1:00pm
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/08/17/ny-times-donald-trump-shake-hires-breitbart-executive-stephen-k-bannon-top-campaign-post/

A recent revamp of Trump’s National Security Council cut former Breitbart News Chief Executive Steve Bannon’s role entirely.

Bannon’s role as a National Security Advisor was controversial from the get-go.

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Trump to Donate Presidential Salary from First Quarter to National Park Service

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/trump-surprises-first-batch-white-house-visitors-n730111
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 4:30pm 4/4/2017 at 4:30pm
http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/trump-surprises-first-batch-white-house-visitors-n730111

Before being elected, Trump promised to donate his presidential salary. Monday, the White House announced $78,333.32, Trump’s salary since taking office will be donated to the National Park Service. The funds will be used to maintain historic battlefields.

From The Hill:

President Trump will donate his first three months of salary to the...

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Without Obama, Gun Sales Drop

https://youtu.be/N5i5S2nEXwE
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/2/2017 at 4:00pm
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Dubbed the “gun salesman-in-chief,” Obama’s frequent gun-grabbing and gun-related regulation threats drove gun sales through the roof throughout his presidency.

Now that he is no longer in office and perceived as a threat to our Second Amendment rights, gun...

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Gender identity questions nixed from Census 2020 form

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 11:00am 4/1/2017 at 11:00am

The election of President Donald Trump continues to have a profound influence on this country in nearly every area of government.

The upcoming census of the American people is a good example of a Trump-era change that is going mostly unnoticed.

In 2012, Legal Insurrection reported that the

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EPA’s environment now toxic to social justice advocates

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzwR9TXTViA
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/11/2017 at 2:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzwR9TXTViA

The Environmental Protection Agency’s new chief is now on-the-record as declaring that the life-sustaining gas, carbon dioxide, is not responsible for “global warming“.

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said Thursday he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming.

“I think that measuring with precision human activity on...

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AG Jeff Sessions Will Recuse Himself from Any Potential Russia Related Investigation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AB8f8KVzy8s
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 3:54pm 3/2/2017 at 3:54pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AB8f8KVzy8s

What a news cycle. The WaPo accused newly minted Attorney General Jeff Sessions of lying about his connections to Russia during confirmation hearings. The White House and President Trump are standing by Sessions.

Sessions held a press conference this afternoon, addressing questions from his confirmation hearing.

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How Was Trump’s Joint Address Received?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 10:30am 3/1/2017 at 10:30am

Trump’s first joint session congressional address was well received by viewers. A CNN poll found 78% of respondents viewed Trump’s speech favorably.

Political pundits from across the spectrum are weighing in and reactions didn’t fall cleanly down the party line, either.

Take Van Jones for example:

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Trump Accepts Responsibility for Poor Communication

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 4:00pm 2/28/2017 at 4:00pm

The White House has drawn a significant amount of criticism for poor communication. In an interview with Fox and Friends, Trump took responsibility for the communication problems.

Trump, in an interview with “Fox & Friends,” specifically cited his immigration policy, and said that perhaps the roll...

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Internet Explodes in Fauxrage Over Photo Of Kellyanne Conway With Feet on Oval Office Sofa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGdgO9oIbtc
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 1:00pm 2/28/2017 at 1:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGdgO9oIbtc

The story goes a little something like this:

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway was taking a photo of Presidents of traditionally black colleges during their meeting with President Trump. To do so, she was awkwardly positioned on the couch. She leaned back to check the photos she’d taken, feet on the couch. The...

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EPA Employees Used Gov’t Purchase Card for Gym Memberships

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jl8zIrNaxCc&t=163s
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 8:30am 2/28/2017 at 8:30am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jl8zIrNaxCc&t=163s

During the Obama era, many taxpayers had to trim back discretionary expenses for luxury items, like gym memberships.

However, some of our government bureaucrats enjoyed those perks…using our tax dollars. A detailed audit of expenditures for 2016 revealed that the EPA’s money management was polluted by improper purchases.

Environmental Protection Agency employees used...

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Trump’s First Budget Proposal Likely to Bolster Defense Spending, Cut Bureaucratic Budgets

https://petapixel.com/2017/01/21/president-trumps-official-portrait/
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 27, 2017 at 11:45am 2/27/2017 at 11:45am
https://petapixel.com/2017/01/21/president-trumps-official-portrait/

As President Trump prepares for his first Congressional address tomorrow night, speculation about his budget priorities looms.

According to the New York Times, Trump will ask Congress to dramatically increase defense spending while gutting bloated agencies like the EPA.

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The Great Press Wars: Gagglegate Hits CNN and the NY Times

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 24, 2017 at 7:00pm 2/24/2017 at 7:00pm

Offering no explanation, the White House excluded CNN, Buzzfeed, the LA Times, the New York Times, and several foreign outlets from its informal press gaggle Friday. Fox and other network outlets were permitted attendance, as were larger right-learning outlets like the Washington Times and One America News Network.

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Trump admin withdraws Obama transgender bathroom mandates

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 7:30pm 2/22/2017 at 7:30pm

The Trump administration has notified the Supreme Court, in a pending case, that it is withdrawing the transgender bathroom mandate ordered by the Obama administration.

The notice is here. (full embed at bottom of post.)

Bryan analyzed the issues in the Supreme Court case last October, 

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Rush: ‘Deep State Embeds’ by Obama/Hillary ‘Absolutely’ Behind Russia-Trump Leaks

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 10:40am 2/19/2017 at 10:40am

On today’s Fox News Sunday, Rush Limbaugh said that “embeds” by former President Obama and Hillary Clinton in the “deep state”—the permanent bureaucracy—are “absolutely” behind the leaks about ties between the Russians and the Trump campaign.

Rush added that “the left, which is run by Obama and Hillary and the hierarchy of the Democrat...

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