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President Trump started his first full week in office Jan. 23 by signing an executive order ending U.S. participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Trump signed the presidential order on Friday, hours after being sworn in.
The tradition of manufacturing applause for public performances goes back to the Roman emperor Nero.
"I'm going to come out here and tell you the facts, as I know them."
Even if you count a viewership spike in Russia.
Here are some key questions and answers.
Ben Smith says readers should be "trusted to judge dubious documents" — but they actually have no way to do so.
"It is nearly impossible to keep the benefits of the Affordable Care Act without keeping the whole thing," said Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer.
The full transcript of his first press briefing.
Four questions about the constitutional clause now being used to sue the president.
How and where citizens can challenge the president of the United States.
Trump's opposition to TPP was unorthodox -- and, in hindsight, hugely important in winning the presidency.
The briefing comes just two days after he summoned members of the press to formally provide an angry critique of coverage of the inauguration.
Washington Post reporter Krissah Thompson examines the role President Trump's eldest daughter played during the campaign and what she could do in the future.
Rubio came out with a very strong statement on Tillerson initially. Now it looks like he backed down.
President Trump instituted a government-wide hiring freeze Monday, signing an executive order that he said would affect all employees ““except for the military.” Trump had pledged to halt government h...
We've been talking about it for a long time,” Trump said, as he held up the executive order withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. “Great thing for the American worker."
Here are a few officials who seem to be doing politics right.
Trump could create an environment in which journalists have to jockey for position, then shout, wave and beg to be called on.
The plan excludes the “military, public safety, and public health.”
"Now is the time to develop a new trade policy that helps working families, not just multinational corporations," the Vermont senator said.
A group called Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington claims President Trump is violating a little-known constitutional provision called " the Emoluments Clause."
"All you have to do is stay. Don't leave. Don't fire your people in the United States,” Trump said.
Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer doesn't like what Spicer did, but says this is a minefield for the media too.
The decision resolves the final major question surrounding Tillerson’s bid to be the nation’s top diplomat.
In his remarks to CIA employees at the agency's headquarters, Jan. 21, President Trump discussed a bust of Sir Winston Churchill.
No word yet on when or if it'll ever return. Given Trump's previous statements about speaking Spanish, maybe not?
Chief Justice Roberts said lower courts have more work to do before the justices decide whether to rule.
It's not the case that voting for a candidate means voting for everything they did.
The Proposition 187 experience should hearten Democrats, but 2010 offers a cautionary tale
Few people realize that there are actually two busts. The one in the Oval Office now is not the one that Obama returned.
The president appears not to care about the reputation of his press secretary.
Right now, Democrats are the only ones on board. The Fix spoke with Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) about how that might change.
A tweet from the White House counselor said she made no news on the issue the day before when she said Trump would not release his returns because “people don't care."
State legislative leaders argue a top-down approach isn't working. (Exhibit A: Obama's presidency).
Email comments to columnist are filled with fright over incoming administration.
The sweeping rhetoric of "day-one" is almost always undone by the reality of governing.
At the Women's March, Rep. Waters disparaged the nominee for Secretary of Education without evidence.
President Trump signed multiple executive orders on Jan. 20, including formal nominations for his Cabinet, and gave away the pens he used. For Betsy DeVos, his choice for education secretary, he said, “Ah, Betsy. Education, right?” while lawmakers disputed who would take that pen.
Tracking the beginning of the Trump administration.
Hundreds of thousands of people took part in the Women’s March on Washington Jan. 21. Here’s what some of them had to say.
The marches captured the enthusiasm Democrats failed to generate during the campaign.
“People didn’t care,” counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway says on ABC’s “This Week.”
Rubio has expressed concerns about Rex Tillerson, but is under party pressure to back him.
President Trump shook hands with FBI Director James B. Comey during a law enforcement reception at the White House on Jan. 22. Trump joked that Comey has “become more famous than me.”
The meeting will be the first formal get-together since the inauguration.
The president’s move against the Affordable Care Act could affect how many people enroll in plans and how many insurers offer them.
The law enforcement leader was attending a reception to thank those who worked on the inaugural ceremonies.
After the press secretary's first press conference, a hashtag was born.
After the press secretary's first press conference, a hashtag was born.
The event takes on a family vibe as Trump's children turn out to support Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser.
Vice President Pence on Jan. 22 administered the oath of office to President Trump’s staff at the White House.
President Trump on Jan. 22 said his administration will begin talks with Mexico about the North American Free Trade Agreement as well as border issues.
President Trump on Jan. 22 offered condolences for victims of tornadoes that have hit several Southern states, including Georgia.
President Donald Trump and White House press secretary Sean Spicer made public statements questioning the media on Saturday, Jan. 21. The following morning, Trump's White House team, his supporters, and his opponents responded to the controversial day.
There are lots of politicians doing it — by and large — right.
Chuck Todd just was not buying what the senior Trump adviser was selling.
The White House spokesman's statement on crowd sizes was so riddled with errors and falsehoods that we wish we could give Five Pinocchios.
Out: "Fake news." In: "Alternative facts."
The Democratic leader seeks to stop the president from rolling back existing sanctions on his own.
Press secretary Sean Spicer had told reporters Saturday that Trump's crowd was the largest ever for an inauguration.
President Trump's nominee for secretary of state lands a much-needed supporter in the Senate.
During the campaign, Trump said he would release his returns once an audit was completed.
An inauspicious beginning -- to say the least.
Spicer denied saying something that was later proved to be on tape.
The president asks whey people at the Women's March on Washington didn't vote.
"If you're going to lie, don't make it so obvious," Putin says, referring to Trump's inflated crowd estimates.
Liz Spayd wondered how different publishing decisions might have impacted the presidential race.
During a briefing, White House press secretary Sean Spicer accused members of the press on Saturday of “deliberately false” inaugural coverage.
Trump wants very badly to be a news source unto himself — not just any news source but the one people believe over all others.
Annotating a remarkably combative first 'press conference.'
In a goodwill visit to the CIA, Trump lashes out at the media for ‘dishonest’ reporting.
Trump and his aides offered no reaction to the massive women’s march on Washington.
Extravagant promises will soon collide with the realities of governing. Will Trump pass the test?
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told the press at a briefing Saturday that crowd sizes at the inaugural were bigger than initially reported, adding that “accountability goes both ways.”
In an unusual move, Sean Spicer left the White House briefing room without taking any questions.
Democrats gather in Florida in search of a strategy to take on President Trump.
Trump insists that the crowd was six times the size reported.
The former president’s first act as a new civilian offers a view into his itinerant life and his presidency.
As President Donald Trump was inaugurated, Washington’s most ceremonious day was marked by protest and tension.
President Trump addressed CIA employees at the agency's headquarters, on Jan. 21 in Langley, Va.
In visit to mend fences with intelligence officers, Trump airs grievances about many topics.
President Trump questioned media reports and photographs that showed the size of Inauguration Day crowds, speaking to CIA employees at CIA headquarters on Jan. 21 in Langley, Va.
President Trump told CIA employees they have his full backing, at CIA headquarters on Jan. 21 in Langley, Va.
Singer Alicia Keys performed her song "Girl on Fire" at the Women's March on Washington after delivering some remarks to the crowds.
Sophie Cruz, who gained national attention in 2015 when she gave a letter to Pope Francis asking for his help in preventing her family's deportation, delivered remarks in English and Spanish at the Women's March on Washington.
Linda Sarsour, a national co-chair of the Women's March on Washington told the crowds she stood before them as an "unapologetically Muslim-American."
Artist Aja Monet recited a poem titled "My mother was a freedom fighter" at the Women's March on Washington. Monet told the crowds that language is powerful and it was "the power of words" that got President Trump into office.
Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards pledged to the crowds at the Women's March on Washington that the organization would remain open. President Trump has expressed support for defunding it.
The traditional service at the Washington National Cathedral featured more than two dozen speakers.
Actress Ashley Judd recited a poem by 19-year-old Nina Donovan from her home state of Tennessee called “I am a nasty woman" at the Women's March on Washington.
Legal analysis finds president’s hiring authority overrides anti-nepotism law
Bob Bland, a co-founder of the Women's March on Washington told participants that when women come together "they can transform the world."
Tracking the administration's earliest moves.
Activist and documentary filmmaker Michael Moore brought a copy of the Washington Post and ripped it to make a point about the newly sworn President Trump.
The petitioners want to know if Trump is violating the Constitution's clause against receiving financial benefits from foreign powers.
A view from the top of the Washington Monument shows large crowds near the National Mall attending the Women's March on Washington.
This will be the first in what aides say will be a series of visits the president will make to federal departments and agencies in the weeks to come.
President Trump attended an interfaith prayer service at the Washington National Cathedral on Jan. 21.
Or at least, since TV became a mass medium. Here's the data.