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11:15 PM ET, January 29, 2017

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Cyra Master / The Hill:
Trump warns senators ‘looking to start World War III’  —  defended his executive order on immigration and refugee policy Sunday afternoon in two tweets, posted at around the same time the White House released a statement from the president.  —  The statement stressed the importance of keeping …
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mccain.senate.gov:
STATEMENT BY SENATORS McCAIN & GRAHAM ON EXECUTIVE ORDER ON IMMIGRATION  —  Washington, D.C. ­- U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) released the following statement today on the President's executive order on immigration:  —  “Our government has a responsibility …
Donald J. Trump / Facebook:
Statement Regarding Recent Executive Order Concerning Extreme Vetting  —  “America is a proud nation of immigrants and we will continue to show compassion to those fleeing oppression, but we will do so while protecting our own citizens and border.  America has always been the land of the free and home of the brave.
Discussion: New York Times, WOOD-TV, CBS Denver and IJR
Ben Gittleson / ABC News:
Protests Build Across the Country Against Trump's Immigration Order
Discussion: Politico and Mediaite
Joby Warrick / Washington Post:
Jihadist groups hail Trump's travel ban as a victory  —  Jihadist groups on Sunday celebrated the Trump administration's ban on travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, saying the new policy validates their claim that the United States is at war with Islam.
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Peter Baker / New York Times:
Travelers Stranded and Protests Swell Over Trump Order  —  WASHINGTON — Travelers were stranded around the world, protests escalated in the United States and anxiety rose within President Trump's party on Sunday as his order closing the nation to refugees and people from certain predominantly …
David French / National Review:
Trump's Executive Order on Refugees — Separating Fact from Hysteria  —  The hysterical rhetoric about President Trump's executive order on refugees is out of control.  Let's slow down and take a look at the facts.  —  To read the online commentary, one would think that President …
Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
Giuliani: Trump asked me how to do a Muslim ban ‘legally’
Discussion: Vox, AOL, Mediaite and CNN
RealClearPolitics:
Separating Fact From Hysteria on Trump Refugee Order
Discussion: Power Line
Burgess Everett / Politico:
McCain blasts Bannon placement on National Security Council  —  John McCain is harshly criticizing the elevation of White House strategist Steve Bannon to President Donald Trump's National Security Council, calling the move “radical” because it minimizes the role of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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Natasha Bertrand / Business Insider:
Trump just made an unprecedented, ‘radical’ change to the National Security Council
Donald J. Trump / The White House:
Organization of the National Security Council and the Homeland Security Council
John Podhoretz / Commentary Magazine:
The White House Holocaust Horror  —  So much for giving people the benefit of the doubt who offer no sign they deserve it.  The Trump White House issued a statement on Friday commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day, and the statement didn't make specific mention of the Jewish people …
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Alexandra Jaffe / NBC News:
Priebus: Immigration Order 'Doesn't Include' Green Card Holders, But Anyone Traveling …
Jim VandeHei / Axios:
The Trump bulldozer
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
Kevin Dougherty / Reuters:
Five dead in Quebec City mosque shooting: mosque president  —  Five people were killed after gunmen opened fire in a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers, the mosque's president told reporters on Sunday.  —  Earlier, a witness told Reuters that up to three gunmen fired on about 40 people inside …
David Edwards / Raw Story:
Denver police to protesters: ‘Stop doing anything that could be construed as free speech’  —  DON'T MISS STORIES.  FOLLOW RAW STORY!  —  Protesters at the Denver airport over the weekend were told by police that it was illegal to exercise “free speech without a permit.”
Discussion: alan.com
Chris Geidner / BuzzFeed:
The Supreme Court Nomination Fight Might Now Be About Trump's Ban  —  WASHINGTON — President Trump's decision to proceed with his expansive executive order restricting immigration at the end of his first week in office has turned into a massive legal battleground that will shape the consideration of any Supreme Court nominee.
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Mallory Shelbourne / The Hill:
Dems will rally at Supreme Court to protest Trump's executive order
Discussion: Politico and TheBlaze
Alan Johnson / The Columbus Dispatch:
Trump treasury pick Mnuchin misled Senate on foreclosures, Ohio cases show  —  Alan Johnson The Columbus Dispatch @ohioajJill Riepenhoff The Columbus Dispatch @JRiep  —  President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. treasury secretary was untruthful with the Senate during the confirmation process, documents uncovered by The Dispatch show.
Discussion: Political Wire
Starbucks Newsroom:
Message from Howard Schultz to Starbucks Partners: Living Our Values in Uncertain Times  —  Starbucks chairman and ceo sent the following message to all partners (employees) on January 29, 2017  —  I write to you today with deep concern, a heavy heart and a resolute promise.
Discussion: ThinkProgress and FOX31 Denver
Brooke Seipel / The Hill:
Conway: When will reporters who ‘talked smack’ be fired?  —  Kellyanne Conway in an interview Sunday slammed the media, asking when network reporters will be fired over their coverage of the Trump administration.  —  “Who is cleaning house?  Which one is going to be the first network …
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money and RedState
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Sudarsan Raghavan / Washington Post:
‘Donald Trump destroyed my life,’ says barred Iraqi who worked for U.S.  —  CAIRO - The photos of the Sharef family spoke volumes about their plight.  —  In the first two, the Iraqis are happily seated on their plane, smiling.  They were flying from their home in Irbil to New York.
Discussion: Power Line and Associated Press
 
 
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Reem Akkad / Washington Post:
A Syrian woman flew to the U.S. to see her hospitalized mother. She was forced to turn around.
Associated Press:
TRUMP WANTS TO ENLIST LOCAL POLICE IN IMMIGRATION CRACKDOWN
The Independent:
War with the US under Donald Trump is “not just a slogan” …
Discussion: CANNONFIRE
Travis Kalanick / Facebook:
This afternoon I sent the email below to Uber employees and thought I would include here:
 Earlier Items: 
Ed O'Keefe / Washington Post:
Senate Democrats vow legislation to block Trump's travel ban
Discussion: The Hill, Daily Kos and twitchy.com
Howie Carr / Boston Herald:
Dems would honor killer, not victim
Discussion: Instapundit
Eliot A. Cohen / The Atlantic:
A Clarifying Moment in American History
Discussion: American Power
Betsy Woodruff / The Daily Beast:
Trump's Border Patrol Defies Judge, U.S. Senator at Dulles Airport as His First Constitutional Crisis Unfolds
Discussion: Washington Monthly and Daily Kos
Eric Schmitt / New York Times:
American Commando Killed in Yemen in Trump's First Counterterror Operation
Discussion: Reuters, NPR, RedState and Political Wire