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President Trump signed another Executive Order today, this time focused on government agencies including the EPA. In signing the order, the President declared, "We're going to put the regulation industry out of work, and out of business."
Cheryl Bolen, who covers the White House and regulatory policy for Bloomberg BNA, says that this is actually the second Executive Order that Trump has signed to cut regulations.
After eight years of Barack Obama, the GOP has the White House, the Congress and state houses around the country. The Democratic Party's in trouble. But there is a potentially powerful new asset: grassroots rebellion against President Trump. The question is, can the Democrats figure out how to use it? All over the country, angry voters are looking for action and volunteering for local and state jobs, as leaders meet this weekend to choose a new Chair. But factions have developed to support different candidates. Will the Democrats overcome their notorious divisions or fall to fighting among themselves?
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Democracy for America's $500,000 initiative to build progressive power, confront Trump
Third Way on Dems' need to build a big-tent coalition
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President Trump has called the news media "the enemy of the American people." But he's talking politics. It turns out that last year's election and the first month of Trump's presidency are causing problems much deeper than that. We hear from three listeners -- Bill Evans, Ashley Prillman and Cheryl Bate – who have "headline stress disorder," a term coined by Washington, CD therapist Steve Stosny. He's the author of Soar Above: How to Use the Most Profound Part of Your Brain under Any Kind of Stress.
Steven Stosny, therapist and author
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Special: ‘Trump Baby’ flies over Big Ben… President Trump flies to Europe this week for meetings with NATO, the Queen and Russia’s President Putin. But the president won’t be the only Trump flying when he lands in the UK. An enormous, orange “Trump baby” balloon, complete with a diaper and cell phone is set to float just above the streets of London, for all to see. What else do British protestors have in store?
On the road to SCOTUS: Politics trumps the law Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away. The Supreme Court may see cases involving abortion, health care and the limits of presidential power. Can Democrats use upcoming hearings to dramatize what’s at stake--before November’s elections?
Politics and ‘incivility’ One Democrat wants Trump aides confronted in public over separating immigrant families. But her party’s leaders call that “incivility.” The question is: does moderation accomplish real change -- or is it a smokescreen for the status quo? When it comes to achieving racial equality, what’s worked and what hasn’t?
Family migration and the politics of incivility Separating immigrant families at the border may be something new, but the US has never extended the “Good Neighbor Policy” to Central America. Clinton and Bush discouraged newcomers, and Obama was called, “Deporter in Chief.” We’ll provide context ignored in mainstream media coverage.
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