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3:05 PM 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 …
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Trump signed an executive order Monday morning requiring that for every new federal regulation implemented, two must be rescinded.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 …
Discussion: ABC News, Eduwonk and Joe.My.God.
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.
Jacob Pramuk / CNBC:
Trump signs executive order aiming to slash regulations  —  Trump to sign executive orders to reduce business regulations  —  President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday aiming to kickstart campaign pledges to slash regulations.  —  The measure will expand regulatory review …
Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
Scarborough singles out Trump aide Stephen Miller for ‘power trip’
Discussion: The Week, Hot Air, Raw Story and Axios
Donald J. Trump / The White House:
Presidential Executive Order on Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs
Discussion: The Atlantic, Business Insider and STAT
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: Politico
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
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” …
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.
David Ferguson / Raw Story:
Democrats and Republicans can't believe Trump put ‘Nazi’ Steve Bannon on National Security Council
Discussion: New York Daily News
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  —  The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today after hearing of the fatal shooting at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec located in the Ste-Foy neighbourhood of the city of Québec:
Stephen Collinson / CNN:
Donald Trump's travel ban fundamentally changes American history  —  Washington (CNN)Donald Trump's travel ban on seven Muslim-majority nations marks an early defining moment for his presidency and an inflection point in America's posture toward Islam and the outside world that could resonate in history.
Kyle Cheney / Politico:
Democrats prepare bill to overturn Trump immigration order
Discussion: Washington Post and Daily Kos
ABC News:
Donald Trump Blasts Sen. Schumer's ‘Fake Tears’ Over Travel Ban
Discussion: Politico and Daily Kos
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: Politico, ABC News and RedState
Washington State:
AG Ferguson seeks halt to Trump's immigration Executive Order
Justin Amash / Facebook:
Many supporters and opponents of President Trump's executive order …
Discussion: RedState
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 …
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
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Koch network could serve as potent resistance in Trump era
Discussion: Hot Air and East Bay Times
Los Angeles Times:
When Muslims got blocked at American airports, U.S. veterans rushed to help
Aidan Quigley / Politico:
George H.W. Bush released from hospital
Discussion: ABC News
Numbers / Pew Research Center:
Most Americans see labor unions, corporations favorably
Discussion: Axios
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
 Earlier Items: 
Eliot A. Cohen / The Atlantic:
A Clarifying Moment in American History
Mary Stegmaier / Washington Post:
Trump wants voter registration investigated. This is how 20 states are already doing it.
Michael Edison Hayden / ABC News:
Conway: GOP Senators Need to Support President Trump
Ben Collins / The Daily Beast:
DeleteUber's Creator: Resist Trump or ‘Pay a Price’
Weekly Standard:
The Final Obama Scandal
Starbucks Newsroom:
Message from Howard Schultz to Starbucks Partners: Living Our Values in Uncertain Times