The #Trump transition team floated the idea of moving the press briefings to a larger room so they could include more of the alternative press. After the press objected, they reconsidered, but then added that the Trump administration will now personally choose which members of the press will be seated in the briefing room.
Archive for January, 2017
President Trump tweets that perhaps the meeting with Mexico’s president shouldn’t happen if Mexico refuses to pay for the wall. So Mexico’s president cancels the meeting.
After over a year of promising American voters he’d force Mexico to pay for his multi-billion dollar border wall, President Trump tries to bully Mexico’s president into considering it. …And Mexico’s president simply says forget it.
Donald Trump signed an executive order banning travel from seven Muslim countries. DHS and other officials forcibly removed some from their U.S.-bound planes and detained or deported others who’d recently arrived in the U.S., including those who had visas or green cards. In the resulting chaos, DHS refused to give detainees access to counsel and continued to hold them for several hours even after the courts intervened.