Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
1:30 AM ET, January 29, 2017


 Top Items: 
Inside the confusion of the Trump executive order and travel ban  — Trump's unilateral moves reflect the President's desire to quickly make good on his campaign promises  — But they also encapsulate the pitfalls of an administration largely operated by officials with scant federal experience
Discussion: Mother Jones, Vox, The Daily Caller and NPR
Mother Jones:
A Federal Judge Just Issued a Stay Against Donald Trump's “Muslim Ban”  —  A federal judge in Brooklyn issued an emergency stay Saturday night against President Donald Trump's executive order banning immigration from certain predominantly Muslim countries, temporarily allowing people …
Kelsey Snell / Washington Post:
Facing intense criticism, some Republicans are speaking out against Trump's refugee ban.  Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell aren't among them.  —  Facing intense criticism and dramatic news coverage of chaos and protests at airports worldwide, several congressional Republicans …
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Federal court halts Trump's immigration ban  —  Step one in a long fight to come  —  The federal court for the Eastern District of New York issued an emergency stay halting President Donald Trump's executive order banning entry to the US from seven majority-Muslim countries tonight …
Benjamin Wittes / Lawfare:
Malevolence Tempered by Incompetence: Trump's Horrifying Executive Order on Refugees and Visas  —  The malevolence of President Trump's Executive Order on visas and refugees is mitigated chiefly—and perhaps only—by the astonishing incompetence of its drafting and construction.
Brooke Seipel / The Hill:
Federal judge blocks Trump immigration order: report  —  The federal court for the Eastern District of New York has issued an emergency stay halting President Trump's executive order banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S, The Verge reported Saturday night.
Philip Rucker / Washington Post:
Trump orders ISIS plan, talks with Putin and gives Bannon national security role … President Trump on Saturday ordered the Joint Chiefs of Staff to devise a strategy to defeat the Islamic State and restructured the National Security Council to include his controversial top political adviser …
New York Times:
Refugees Detained at U.S. Airports, Prompting Legal Challenges to Trump's Immigration Order  —  President Trump's executive order closing the nation's borders to refugees was put into immediate effect Friday night.  Refugees who were in the air on the way to the United States when the order …
Chaos, anger as Trump order halts some Muslim immigrants  —  President Donald Trump's order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked confusion and anger on Saturday after immigrants and refugees were kept off flights and left stranded in airports.
Discussion: USA Today and Raw Story
Doina Chiacu / Reuters:
Green card holders included in Trump ban -Homeland Security  —  People holding so-called green cards, making them legal permanent U.S. residents, are included in President Donald Trump's executive action temporarily barring people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States …
Marcelo Rochabrun / ProPublica:
Trump Executive Order Could Block 500,000 Legal U.S. Residents From Returning to America From Trips
Richard Pérez-Peña / New York Times:
Trump's Immigration Ban Draws Deep Anger and Muted Praise
USA Today:
Trump immigration ban blocks migrants from boarding jets, leads to airport detentions
Mark Zuckerberg / Facebook:
My great grandparents came from Germany, Austria and Poland.
New York Times:
Full Executive Order Text: Trump's Action Limiting Refugees Into the U.S.
2 Iraqis file lawsuit after being detained in NY due to travel ban
The White House:
Executive Order: ETHICS COMMITMENTS BY EXECUTIVE BRANCH APPOINTEES  —  ETHICS COMMITMENTS BY EXECUTIVE BRANCH APPOINTEES  —  By the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3 …
Discussion: Politico, Washington Post and NPR
Doug P. /
D'OH!  NY Times WH correspondent asks for fact check on terrorism claim, tweeters oblige  —  This is an embarrassing tweet.  Journalist, smfh. — Gabriel Malor (@gabrielmalor) January 28, 2017  —  New York Times White House correspondent Maggie Haberman …
Discussion: Power Line and Raw Story
Jake Tapper / CNN:
WH: No mention of Jews on Holocaust Remembrance Day because others were killed too  —  Washington (CNN)The White House statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day didn't mention Jews or anti-Semitism because “despite what the media reports, we are an incredibly inclusive group …
David Brody /
Brody File Exclusive Interview: President Trump Relying On God Now More Than Ever  —  In an exclusive interview with The Brody File, President Donald Trump says becoming President of the United States has made him rely on God more than ever.  “I would say that the office is so powerful …
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 1:30 AM ET, January 29, 2017.

View the current page or another snapshot:

 Who's Hiring in Media? 
Add your company here
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
 More Items: 
Chris Geidner / BuzzFeed:
Federal Judge Orders Nationwide Halt To Deportations Under Trump Order
Discussion: Vox and Hit & Run
Tom Boggioni / Raw Story:
Anti-choice advocate admits to Joy Reid her ultimate goal is to make birth control illegal
Discussion: Joe.My.God.
Justin Glawe / The Daily Beast:
Refugee Family's Grandmother Detained on Trump's Orders
Discussion: Daily Kos
Mike Giglio / BuzzFeed:
We Talked To People Who Fought For ISIS. This Is How They Plan To Use Trump.
Discussion: Political Wire
Erick Erickson / The Resurgent:
Donald Trump's Start is Rocky, But Far Better Than Many Skeptics Hoped, Which Brings Me to Evan McMullin
Discussion: IJR
 Earlier Items: 
James Delingpole / Breitbart:
Donald Trump is Going to Make the European Union History
Kyle Smith / New York Post:
After years of liberal hate, George W. Bush is getting the respect he deserves
Discussion: Power Line and Instapundit
Amber Phillips / Washington Post:
Republican redistricting is taking a beating in the courts, right now
Discussion: Oliver Willis