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Trump Goes Back To Campaign Mode In Florida

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 6:58am

After a week of controversy, President Trump sought to energize himself and his supporters at a rally in Florida on Saturday, staged by his campaign operation.

New York Republican Rep. Tom Reed Faces Angry Crowds, Deep In Trump Country

Sun, 02/19/2017 - 6:58am

Constituents have recently packed GOP town halls to voice their concerns about health care and President Trump. On Saturday, Reed held four town halls in his Western New York district.

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After Turbulent Week, Trump Holds Campaign Rally

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 8:27pm

A month into his presidency, President Trump sounded like candidate Trump at a boisterous rally in Melbourne, Fla.

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Barbershop: Trump's Attacks On The Media

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 4:38pm

Columnist Mary Kate Cary, former Obama communications aide Corey Ealons, and NPR Political correspondent, Mara Liasson, discuss President Trump's attacks on the media and whether they serve a purpose.

NPR Launches New Tool To Monitor President Trump's Ethical Promises

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 4:38pm

Senior Business Editor Marilyn Geewax talks about NPR's newly-launched Trump Ethics Monitor, a tool that helps track conflicts of interest between President Trump's businesses and the White House.

Trump Holds 'Campaign Rally For America' In Florida

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 4:38pm

The White House says President Trump is taking his message directly to the people with an event in Florida Saturday that hearkens back to his campaign rallies.

Pence And Mattis Commit To NATO, But Ask Europe For More Help

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 6:54am

Vice President Mike Pence and Defense Secretary James Mattis talked at the Munich Security Conference this week. They reinforced the U.S. commitment to NATO and asked other countries to spend more.

'Heed The Protests' Over Obamacare, 'National Review' Editor Says

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 6:54am

Rich Lowry of the National Review has some advice for GOP leaders. He tells Scott Simon about similarities he sees between recent protests at town hall meetings and the early days of the Tea Party.

Anonymous Leaks Gain New Prominence In Trump-Era Journalism

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 6:54am

Many of the revelations about the new administration have come from leaks. Journalism outlets have taken various approaches to dealing with the onslaught of information.

Trump To Step Back Into Familiar Territory With Rally In Florida

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 6:54am

The president's campaign operation is staging the event, billed as a way for Trump to take his message directly to the American people. How unusual is that so early into a presidency?

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Trump On Autism, DeVos Protests And More Education Stories Of The Week

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 6:00am

With Secretary Betsy DeVos rolling up her sleeves and joining President Donald Trump to talk with educators and parents, Washington, D.C., is at the center of a lot of education news this week.

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Pence Seeks To Reassure Nervous European Allies, Vows U.S. Commitment To NATO

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 4:55am

In his first overseas trip as vice president, Mike Pence said the U.S. "strongly supports" NATO, even as he scolded member countries for not contributing enough funding to military capability.

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With "Fake News," Trump Moves From Alternative Facts To Alternative Language

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 7:27pm

The phrase is a threat to democracy, as a Republican strategist and a left-leaning linguist both explain to NPR.

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Through Exaggerated Statements, Trump Looks To Justify His Policies

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 3:32pm

President Trump and his aides have repeatedly made false claims about crime rates, voter fraud and the threat posed by international refugees. By exaggerating dangers, the White House hopes to justify new government policies.

White House Continues Search For New National Security Adviser

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 3:32pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to David Rothkopf, CEO and editor of Foreign Policy, about what President Trump should be looking for in his national security adviser.

Senate Confirms Scott Pruitt To Lead Environmental Protection Agency

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 3:32pm

Scott Pruitt is promising an aggressive rollback of regulations at the Environmental Protection Agency. NPR takes a look at what he's likely to target and the challenges he will face.

New FCC Chairman Moves Quickly To Reverse Obama Policies

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 3:32pm

The new Federal Communications Commission chairman has moved quickly to reverse some Obama administration moves. The changes could affect consumers who use cable TV or the Internet.

Week In Politics: Trump's Press Conference, Michael Flynn

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 3:32pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with political commentators, Jason Riley, of The Wall Street Journal and the Manhattan Institute, and Abderrahim Foukara, Washington, D.C., bureau chief for Al Jazeera, about President Trump's wide-ranging news conference on Thursday and the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Trump Speaks At Boeing Plant In South Carolina

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 3:32pm

A day after his wide-ranging news conference, President Trump flew to South Carolina to visit a Boeing plant and talk about jobs.

Scientific Conference Planners Concerned About Immigration Policy

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 3:32pm

There's increasing concern among planners of science and technical conferences about the Trump administration's immigration restrictions. Many groups signed a letter asking Trump to rescind the order.

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