Politics & Government

Politics & Government

Trump still hasn’t revealed all the executive orders he’s signed

President Donald Trump has taken at least six executive actions since he was sworn in as president, but half of them remain secret.

National

Trump praises the CIA, bristles over inaugural crowd counts

On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump on Saturday berated the media over its coverage of his inauguration, and turned a bridge-building first visit to CIA headquarters into an airing of grievances about "dishonest" journalists. But it was Trump who spread inaccuracies about the size of the crowds at his swearing in.

National Politics

FACT CHECK: Trump overstates crowd size at inaugural

President Donald Trump's speech Saturday at the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency turned into the latest battle in, as he put it, his "running war with the media." He had two central complaints: that the media misrepresented the size of the crowd at his inauguration and that it was incorrectly reported a bust of Martin Luther King Jr. was removed from the Oval Office. A look at those assertions:

Politics & Government

Trump expected to roll back Obama climate initiatives despite easing of ‘hoax’ rhetoric

Several of Trump’s environmental and energy appointees surprised opponents this week by acknowledging the reality of climate change. But there’s been no 180 within the Trump team. One of the first things the president is expected to do is ask a federal court to effectively stall a decision on the Clean Power Plan, allowing the incoming administration to revise one of Obama’s key initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Videos

Obama waves goodbye, leaves in helicopter

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump escorted former president Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, to a military helicopter outside the East Front of the Capitol after Trump took the oath of office.
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Obama waves goodbye, leaves in helicopter 1:04

Obama waves goodbye, leaves in helicopter

Donald Trump's inauguration speech: the highlights 2:11

Donald Trump's inauguration speech: the highlights

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th president of the United States 1:11

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th president of the United States

Lawmaker's son dabs and Paul Ryan asks, 'Are you going to sneeze?' 0:51

Lawmaker's son dabs and Paul Ryan asks, 'Are you going to sneeze?'