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09 Feb 2017 – Federal appeals court rules 3 to 0 against Trump on travel ban

Trump’s response: “SEE YOU IN COURT, THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!” SEE YOU IN COURT, THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 9, 2017 – Washington Post https://archive.is/8i1lt

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04 Feb 2017 – Steve Bannon Had to Be Reminded He Wasn’t the President Amidst Travel Ban Infighting

Chief White House strategist Steve Bannon tried to order Department of Homeland Security secretary John Kelly to not issue a waiver exempting green-card holders from President Trump’s travel-ban executive order, according to a report — which the White House is denying — in the Washington Post. Per two Trump administration officials who spoke with the

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31 Jan 2017 – White House claims 109 affected by travel ban – it’s more like 90,000

“Only 109 people out of 325,000 were detained and held for questioning.” — President Donald Trump, tweet, Jan. 30, 2017 “Remember we’re talking about a universe of 109 people. There were 325,000 people that came into this country over a 24 hour period from another country. 109 of them were stopped for additional screening.” —

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30 Jan 2017 – Trump Fires Acting Attorney General Who Defied Him

President Trump fired his acting attorney general on Monday night, removing her as the nation’s top law enforcement officer after she defiantly refused to defend his executive order closing the nation’s borders to refugees and people from predominantly Muslim countries. – New York Times https://archive.is/IcldD

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28 Jan 2017 – President Trump’s Muslim ban excludes countries linked to his sprawling business empire

During a campaign rally in Alabama last year, Trump expressed his admiration for the Saudis. “They buy apartment from me,” he said. “They spend $40 million, $50 million. Am I supposed to dislike them? I like them very much.” Those comments could cock a few eyebrows, since most of the 9/11 attackers were from Saudi

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27 Jan 2017 – Trump Signs Executive Order Banning Travel From Seven Countries

With just a few quick strokes of the pen, President Donald Trump on Friday banned — temporarily, for now — roughly 218 million people from entering the United States. Trump barred citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US for at least the next 90 days by executive order, which a senior White House

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24 Jan 2017 – Trump Bans EPA From Talking To Press, Posting On Social Media

President Donald Trump appears to have banned employees with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from speaking with reporters and posting updates on social media. According to the Associated Press, the social media ban is part of new restrictions at the EPA under Trump’s administration. Just a day before, the Huffington Post reported EPA grants had

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