|2017.01.23||Trump has yet to nominate people for three-quarters of the top 100 jobs in his administration. nytimes.com|
|2017.01.27||Trump is using a dangerously insecure, out-of-date Android device as his phone. lawfareblog.com (See also Technology)|
Anyone around the President should presume they are being actively recorded by hostile powers, unless they are absolutely positive the phone is out of the room.
|2017.01.28||Trump lashes out in phone call with Australian prime minister, threatening diplomatic rift, and later blames Obama administration. nytimes.com (See also Australia, First 100 Days)|
|2017.02.01||Former Norwegian prime minister is detained at Dulles Airport for because he traveled to Iran for a human rights conference in 2014. washingtonpost.com (See also Immigration, Muslim Immigration Ban)|
|2017.02.02||U.S. military officials say Trump approved his first covert counterterrorism operation without sufficient intelligence, ground support or adequate backup preparations, leading to civilian and U.S. deaths. mobile.reuters.com (See also Yemen, First 100 Days)|
|2017.02.03||The Pentagon said this video shows a raid in Yemen was successful. It's a decade old. buzzfeed.com (See also Yemen, Assaults on Facts)|
The video was initially heralded as proof that the raid in Yemen, in which a US military operator was killed along with several civilians, was a success.
|2017.02.05||Improvisation proves costly for stumbling Trump administration; leaks show Trump unaware of everything in his executive orders. nytimes.com (See also Presidential Activity)|
|2017.02.06||Trump's team is holding meetings in the dark because they can't figure out how to work the light switches in The White House. independent.co.uk (See also First 100 Days)|
|2017.02.07||Trump's memo on "underreported" attacks misspelled the words "attack" or "attackers" 27 times. washingtonpost.com (See also First 100 Days)|
|2017.02.08||Yemen, angry with civilian casualties after raid, suspends permission for U.S. to run Special Operations ground missions against suspected terrorist groups there—a huge setback for Trump. nytimes.com (See also Yemen)|
|2017.02.16||Robert Harward, Trump’s pick to replace Flynn, turns down the job. nytimes.com (See also National Security, #Analysis)|
|2017.03.17||The White House links a satire news piece in their daily briefing as evidence that Trump's budget plan makes sense. washingtonpost.com (See also First 100 Days)|