This area explores the domestic policies of the Trump administration.
- Health Care
- National Defense
- Nuclear Weapons
- Social Issues
|2015.12.08||Governor Mike Pence: Calls to ban Muslims from entering the U.S. are offensive and unconstitutional. twitter.com (See also Mike Pence, Immigration, Muslims, Muslim Immigration Ban)|
|2016.02.25||Here is what would happen in Trump's first 100 days if he beats a Democratic nominee on November 9, 2016. theguardian.com (See also First 100 Days, Foreign Policy, Supreme Court, Vice-President, Guantánamo, Immigration, Syria, China, Mexico Wall, Mexico)|
|2017.01.25||Big city mayors vow to defy Trump on sanctuary cities order. usatoday.com (See also Sanctuary Cities, Muslim Immigration Ban, Muslims)|
Mayors from New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Detroit and Seattle vow not to change how they treat undocumented immigrants.
|2017.01.28||Detained Iraqis who worked for the U.S. file suits against Trump's immigration order. reuters.com (See also Immigration, Muslims, Muslim Immigration Ban)|
The lawsuit filed on behalf of the Iraqis in Brooklyn, New York, cites that the order violates the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of due process by taking away their ability to apply for asylum, and violates the guarantee of equal protection by discriminating against them on the basis of their country of origin without sufficient justification. It also says the order violates procedural requirements of federal rulemaking.
|2017.01.28||Green card holders from seven Muslim countries included in immigration ban. reuters.com (See also Immigration, Muslims, Muslim Immigration Ban)|
|2017.01.29||Giuliani says Trump consulted him on legally implementing Muslim ban. thehill.com (See also Muslim Immigration Ban, Muslims, Immigration)|
|2017.01.30||Trump fires Acting Attorney General Sally Yates after Yates ordered Justice Department lawyers not to defend his immigration order banning entry from seven Muslim-majority countries, saying her action "betrayed" the department. washingtonpost.com (See also Muslim Immigration Ban, Immigration, First 100 Days)|
|2017.02.03||Trump signs executive action establishing a framework to scale back the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial-overhaul law, which was enacted to regulate Wall Street after the 2008 financial crisis. washingtonpost.com (See also Executive Orders, First 100 Days)|
|2017.02.23||Spicer said he expects states to be subject to “greater enforcement” of federal laws against marijuana use washingtonpost.com (See also Department of Justice, Sean Spicer)|
|2017.03.16||Scientists say Trump's proposed cuts to funding medical and scientific research would dramatically lower the global standing of the U.S. and could have 'deadly' consequences. theatlantic.com (See also First 100 Days, Health Care)|
Private funding isn't enough to offset the president's proposed budget cuts, they say.
|2017.03.16||Trump wants to eliminate 62 domestic agencies and programs. usatoday.com (See also First 100 Days)|
President Trump's proposed budget takes a cleaver to domestic programs, with many agencies taking percentage spending cuts in the double digits.
|2017.06.01||Key federal agencies still don't have leaders, nearly five months after Trump was sworn in as president, including NOAA, the agency that oversees the government's weather forecasting, and the agency that responds to disasters, FEMA. npr.org (See also Environment)|
|2017.06.22||Trump delivered speeches from factories at Boeing and Carrier, taking credit for the jobs he was saving, but they are now cutting hundreds of those positions. buzzfeed.com (See also False Statements, Jobs)|