On Jan 27 Trump signs executive order imposing a 120-day suspension of the refugee program and a 90-day ban on travel to the U.S. from citizens of seven terror hot spots: Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Somalia and Sudan, launching concerned citizens across the country into protest
On Jan 28 Trump signs executive order requiring every appointee to take an ethics pledge that they will not engage in lobbying activities with their agency for 5 years
On Jan 28 Trump reshuffled the National Security Council to include his chief strategist, Stephen Bannon. Trump limited the roles of the director of national intelligence and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
On Jan 30 Trump fires defiant acting Attorney General, Sally Yates
On Jan 31 Trump signs executive order requiring that for every one new regulation, two must be revoked
On Jan 31 White House released a statement announcing that a 2014 order barring federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT people would remain in place.The news is now reporting that his daughter and son-in-law pressured him into the move
On Jan 31 Trump Announces Supreme Court choice Colorado Appeals Court Judge Neil Gorsuch. Gorsuch’s nomination won widespread praise from all corners of the GOP
On Feb 1 White House puts Iran ‘on notice,’ won’t rule out military force
On Feb 2 U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Thursday the Trump administration will continue its sanctions on Russia over their occupation of Crimea.
On Feb 2 President Donald Trump on Thursday put new strain on ties with Australia, threatening to undermine an Obama-era agreement with the U.S. ally and publicly mischaracterizing its terms
On Feb 2 The Trump administration relaxed the sanctions that the Obama administration placed on a Russian spy agency in retaliation for its alleged cyberattacks.
On Feb 2 At National Prayer Breakfast Trump promises to make it easier for churches to get involved in politics
On Feb 2 The Senate gave final approval to a measure eliminating a rule to prevent coal mining debris from being dumped into nearby streams
On Feb 2 the House backed a resolution doing away with extended background checks for gun purchases by some Social Security recipients with mental disabilities
On Feb 3 The president signed an executive order Friday that will direct the Treasury secretary to review the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial oversight law, which reshaped financial regulation after the 2008-09 financial crisis.