Another week, another pivot gone awry:
For Mr. Trump, this was supposed to be a week of pivoting and message discipline. The president read from a script during public appearances and posted on Twitter less often. He invited lawmakers from both parties to the White House for strategy sessions on the health measure. He scheduled policy speeches, like one near Detroit, where he announced that he was halting fuel economy standards imposed by Mr.
"We're gonna have a thing called 'extreme vetting,'" Trump said. The post Republicans Insist Trump Has Pivoted Away From Supporting A Muslim Ban. Trump Disagrees. appeared first on ThinkProgress.
So this is how Donald Trump pivots from his birther message, now that President Obama has vanquished that hideous meme: He unleashes the f-bomb. In a Thursday night speech in Las Vegas, Trump railed against lawmakers that he describ...
ASIA PIVOT: China Sends Aircraft Carrier Into Taiwan Strait. President Obama supposedly “pivoted” the focus of our diplomacy and military towards Asia in 2012, but it’s China making all the moves.
Trump did manage to hew to a disciplined script for his 16-minute address, and he followed that up with a gracious declaration of respect for campaign rival Hillary Clinton during a post-inaugural luncheon. [...] the next day, when ...