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4:15 PM ET, January 30, 2017


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Matthew Nussbaum / Politico:
Trump signs executive order requiring that for every one new regulation, two must be revoked  —  President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday morning requiring that for every new federal regulation implemented, two must be rescinded.  —  “This will be the biggest such act …
Ayesha Rascoe / Yahoo:
Trump signs executive order to slash regulations  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump signed an order on Monday that will seek to dramatically pare back federal regulations by requiring agencies to cut two existing regulations for every new rule introduced.
Washington State:
AG Ferguson seeks halt to Trump's immigration Executive Order
Jacob Pramuk / CNBC:
Trump signs executive order aiming to slash regulations
ABC News:
The Note: The Fallout From Trump's Immigration Ban
Justin Amash / Facebook:
Many supporters and opponents of President Trump's executive order …
Discussion: RedState
Bwittes / Lawfare:
BREAKING NEWS: Full Text of Draft Dissent Channel Memo on Trump Refugee and Visa Order  —  Consider this a major bureaucratic uprising on the part of career foreign service officers against the President on his executive order on refugees. … Numerous Foreign Service officers and other diplomats …
Mike Levine / ABC News:
EXCLUSIVE: US Diplomats Consider Filing Dissent Over Immigration Ban  —  Dozens of foreign service officers and other career diplomats stationed around the world are so concerned about President Donald Trump's new executive order restricting Syrian refugees and other immigrants from entering …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Politico
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 …
Benjamin Wallace-Wells / New Yorker:
A Dangerously Isolated President  —  The Presidential order that Donald Trump signed on Friday barring all refugees and citizens from seven Muslim countries from travel to the United States was reviewed by virtually no one.  The State Department did not help craft it, nor the Defense Department, nor Justice.
Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
Scarborough singles out Trump aide Stephen Miller for ‘power trip’ … MSNBC's Joe Scarborough on Monday singled out Stephen Miller, saying President Trump's senior adviser had gone on a “power trip.”  —  “Why did Stephen Miller fight so hard to put out this order on Friday without talking to any of the other agencies?”
Burgess Everett / Politico:
Senate Dems will filibuster Trump's Supreme Court nominee  —  Senate Democrats are going to try to bring down President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick no matter who the president chooses to fill the current vacancy.  —  With Trump prepared to announce his nominee on Tuesday evening …
Jonathan S. Tobin / New York Post:   Why the Supreme Court fight is sure to go nuclear
U.S. Exempts Green Card Holders From Trump's Travel Ban  —  Trump defends order on immigration after criticism, protests  —  Republican lawmakers say White House action was too broad  —  Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said green-card holders from the predominantly Muslim Middle …
Discussion: Business Insider and IJR
Stephen Collinson / CNN:
Donald Trump's travel ban fundamentally changes American history
ABC News:
Donald Trump Blasts Sen. Schumer's ‘Fake Tears’ Over Travel Ban
Discussion: Politico and Daily Kos
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Democrats prepare bill to overturn Trump immigration order
Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:
Obama supports protests: ‘American values are at stake’  —  Former President Barack Obama's office released a statement Monday supporting the protests going on around the country, and speaking out against discriminating against individuals because of their faith or religion, saying “American values are at stake.”
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” …
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.
Prime Minister /
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the fatal shooting in the city of Québec
Page Six:
Billy Bush's wife is furious about that Donald Trump tape  —  Media insiders are buzzing that Andy Lack wants NBC to become “the next Fox News” after he poached cable stars Greta Van Susteren and Megyn Kelly from the network.  —  “He believes he's building MSNBC and NBC into the next Fox.
Dave Itzkoff / New York Times:
Samantha Bee to Roast Trump on Same Night as Correspondents' Dinner  —  The annual custom of the White House Correspondents' Association dinner suddenly seems uncomfortable if not untenable: Journalists mingling with Trump administration aides who loathe them, celebrities decrying Trump White House policies …
Yonatan Zunger:
Trial Balloon for a Coup?  —  Analyzing the news of the past 24 hours  —  The theme of this morning's news updates from Washington is additional clarity emerging, rather than meaningful changes in the field.  But this clarity is enough to give us a sense of what we just saw happen, and why it happened the way it did.
Aaron Short / New York Post:
Chuck Schumer under fire from left-wing activists  —  Left-wing activists have found a collateral target in their efforts to resist President Trump — powerful Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer.  —  Enraged that the Senate Minority Leader has voted in favor of several cabinet nominees …
Discussion: Power Line
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: Business Insider, Vox Popoli and Axios
Washington Post:
Trump's hard-line actions have an intellectual godfather: Jeff Sessions  —  In jagged black strokes, President Trump's signature was scribbled onto a catalogue of executive orders over the past 10 days that translated the hard-line promises of his campaign into the policies of his government.
Discussion: Los Angeles Times
Matea Gold / Washington Post:
Koch network could serve as potent resistance in Trump era  —  INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — The weekend gathering of wealthy donors who help finance the conservative Koch network was supposed to serve as a celebration of the policy victories within reach now that Republicans control Washington …
Discussion: Axios, Hot Air and East Bay Times
Melanie Zanona / The Hill:
Ford criticizes immigration order: ‘Against our values’  —  Ford Motor Co. said Monday that it does not support President Trump's 90-day ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations, arguing that the policy goes against a “core value” of the company.  —  The comments come nearly …
Discussion: Raw Story
Jon Swartz / USA Today:
Exclusive: Google creates $4 million crisis fund for immigration cause  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google executives are matching their deeds with donations.  —  The search-engine giant has created a $2 million crisis fund that can be matched with up to $2 million in donations from employees …
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Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
The Alt-Majority: How Social Networks Empowered Mass Protests Against Trump
Anna Yukhananov / Morning Consult:
Approval Ratings for Obamacare Jump With Law on Chopping Block
Discussion: Vox, CNBC, Hit & Run and Politicus USA
Susan Page / USA Today:
Trayvon Martin's parents, five years after his shooting, weigh political bids
Discussion: TheBlaze, Mediaite and AOL
Los Angeles Times:
When Muslims got blocked at American airports, U.S. veterans rushed to help
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
Just Hate  —  This is a delicate, unlovely point.
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Numbers / Pew Research Center:
Most Americans see labor unions, corporations favorably
Discussion: Axios
 Earlier Items: 
Nina Chestney / Reuters:
U.S. will change course on climate policy, says former EPA transition head
Discussion: RedState and Infowars
Amanda Marcotte / Salon:
Rise of an urban resistance: A weekend of protest proves that America's cities will not be silent
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:
Normalizing Violence  —  Have you punched a Nazi today?
Discussion: The Hill, New York Times and Mediaite
Eliot A. Cohen / The Atlantic:
A Clarifying Moment in American History
Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
Rubio, Scott ‘uneasy’ about Trump immigration order
Discussion: Politico, ABC News and RedState
Weekly Standard:
The Final Obama Scandal

From Mediagazer:

Chris Welch / The Verge:
Daniel Ek says Spotify is working on a deluxe Spotify tier, costing around $17 to $18, that has “a lot more control, a lot higher quality across the board”

Alex Weprin / The Hollywood Reporter:
YouTube Q2 ad revenue grew 13% YoY to $8.66B, vs. $8.93B est.; Google's subscriptions, platforms, and devices unit that includes YouTube TV had revenue of $9.3B

Robbie Whelan / Wall Street Journal:
Former Marvel chairman Ike Perlmutter, who backed Nelson Peltz in a failed proxy fight for two Disney board seats, sells his stake of nearly 26M Disney shares

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