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10:40 AM ET, January 30, 2017


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New York Times:
How Trump's Rush to Enact an Immigration Ban Unleashed Global Chaos  —  WASHINGTON — As President Trump signed a sweeping executive order on Friday, shutting the borders to refugees and others from seven largely Muslim countries, the secretary of homeland security was on a White House conference call getting …
Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
Rubio, Scott ‘uneasy’ about Trump immigration order  —  (R-S.C.) are expressing concerns about President Trump's executive order barring refugees and people from seven predominately Muslim countries from entering the U.S.  —  “We are uneasy about the potential impact of these measures …
Discussion: RedState
ABC News:
The Note: The Fallout From Trump's Immigration Ban  —  This is it - a defining early moment for President Trump and the new world order he is bringing.  The scenes over the weekend - stranded travelers, swelling protests, late-night legal flurries - have captured the world's attention.
Discussion: Politico
Daily Mail:
‘This is not a Muslim ban!’ …
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
New York Times:
Bannon Is Given Security Role Usually Held for Generals  —  WASHINGTON — The whirlwind first week of Donald J. Trump's presidency had all the bravura hallmarks of a Stephen K. Bannon production.  —  It started with the doom-hued inauguration homily to “American carnage” …
David Ferguson / Raw Story:
Democrats and Republicans can't believe Trump put ‘Nazi’ Steve Bannon on National Security Council  —  DON'T MISS STORIES.  FOLLOW RAW STORY!  —  On Saturday, Pres. Donald Trump announced that the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs and the national director of intelligence will no longer be included …
Discussion: New York Daily News
Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
Questions multiply over Bannon's role in Trump administration
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 …
CBC News:
Multiple dead, 2 arrested after shooting at Quebec City mosque  —  Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard calls shooting an act of terrorism  —  Quebec City Police say several people are dead after shots were fired inside a mosque on Sunday night during evening prayers.  —  Multiple people are also feared wounded.
Samuel Chamberlain / Fox News:
At least five killed in shooting at Quebec City mosque  —  At least five people were killed when gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Quebec City during evening prayers, the mosque's president told reporters.  —  A police spokesman said that two arrests had been made in connection with the shooting.
Discussion: and Mediaite
Jonathan S. Tobin / New York Post:
Why the Supreme Court fight is sure to go nuclear  —  President Trump is scheduled to announce his nominee for the vacant US Supreme Court seat Thursday.  There should be no illusions about the confirmation battle that will follow.  —  No matter what Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer …
Shane Goldmacher / Politico:
Trump's team gets ready for Supreme Court fight
Discussion: TheBlaze and The Hill
Trump's Next Move on Immigration to Hit Closer to Home for Tech  —  President Donald Trump's clash with Silicon Valley over immigration is about to become even more contentious.  —  After the new president banned refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries, Google …
Discussion: Axios and Vox Popoli
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.
Greg Miller / Washington Post:
Officials worry that U.S counterterrorism defenses will be weakened by Trump actions
Discussion: Mediaite and The Crime Report
Michael Edison Hayden / ABC News:
Conway: GOP Senators Need to Support President Trump  —  President Trump's counselor Kellyanne Conway defended President Trump's criticism of Republican Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham today, saying the president's fellow Republicans need to back his leadership.
Discussion: Raw Story, Daily Kos and Mediaite
Weekly Standard:
The Final Obama Scandal  —  Closing the book on a deceptive narrative about the al Qaeda threat  —  Less than 24 hours before the official end of the Obama presidency, while White House staffers were pulling pictures off the walls and cleaning out their desks, the Office of the Director …
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.
Ben Collins / The Daily Beast:
DeleteUber's Creator: Resist Trump or ‘Pay a Price’  —  On Saturday night, as protesters swamped airports nationwide demanding foreigners be released from indefinite detention due to Donald Trump's Muslim ban, Dan O'Sullivan inadvertently created a playbook for getting corporations to stop playing nice with Donald Trump.
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Sdesai / Washington Monthly:
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German Lopez / Vox:
How the war on drugs has made drug traffickers more ruthless and efficient
Discussion: The Crime Report
Michael M. Grynbaum / New York Times:
Sean Spicer, Trump Press Secretary, Is 'Not Here to Be Someone's Buddy'
Aaron Short / New York Post:
Chuck Schumer under fire from left-wing activists
Discussion: Power Line
Margaret Wente / Globe and Mail:
Ladies, check your privilege
Salena Zito / Daily Oklahoman:
The Democrats' diversity challenge
Discussion: Instapundit
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Steve Lopez / Los Angeles Times:
Column LAPD Chief Beck explains why he doesn't want his officers to be immigration cops
Discussion: Hot Air, The Hill and TheBlaze
Donald J. Trump / Facebook:
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Sudarsan Raghavan / Washington Post:
‘Donald Trump destroyed my life,’ says barred Iraqi who worked for U.S.
Discussion: Power Line
Alan Johnson / The Columbus Dispatch:
Trump treasury pick Mnuchin misled Senate on foreclosures, Ohio cases show
David Edwards / Raw Story:
Denver police to protesters: ‘Stop doing anything that could be construed as free speech’
Brooke Seipel / The Hill:
Conway: When will reporters who ‘talked smack’ be fired?
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money and RedState