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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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02 Feb 2017 – Donald Trump threatens to withdraw federal funds from Berkeley University after Breitbart editor talk cancelled

Around 1,500 people gathered to peacefully protest Mr Yiannopoulos’ visit before a smaller group of people dressed in black started a wave of vandalism. “This was a group of agitators who were masked up, throwing rocks, commercial grade fireworks and Molotov cocktails at officers,” said UC Berkeley Police Chief Margo Bennet. – News https://archive.is/iK3nE

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23 Jan 2017 – Trump issues executive order freezing hiring for federal workforce

In 1982, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) examined hiring freezes imposed by former presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan and determined that was not an effective strategy. Hiring freezes have “little effect on Federal employment levels,” the GAO said. The report said the freezes “disrupted agency operations, and in some cases, increased costs to the

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