At a news conference last week, Donald Trump said he and his daughter, Ivanka, had signed paperwork relinquishing control of all Trump-branded companies. Next to him were stacks of papers in manila envelopes -- documents he said transferred "complete and total control" of his businesses to his two sons and another longtime employee. Show More Summary
To all those voters who put Donald Trump in office thinking he didn't really mean it when he said he'd end Obamacare, he meant it. He wants to get rid of your health insurance. Among his first actions in office was signing an executive...Show More Summary
I don't think this is what Civitas was anticipating. #NCpol @donaldhtaylorjr https://t.co/F4YRDucz50 pic.twitter.com/W3p0zYOOK9 — Emma Sandoe (@emma_sandoe) January 20, 2017
THOUSANDS OF NORTH CAROLINIANS TO MARCH FOR WOMEN'S RIGHTS (WUNC-FM) -- Thousands plan to march in North Carolina for women's rights Saturday. Events in Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh will begin at 10 a.m. and coincide with the Women's March on Washington. Show More Summary
A Lot Of People are saying there's a misogynist in the White House. This is what we hear.
Republican governors who didn't want the cooties associated with taking President Obama's expanded Medicaid are now pleading with Congress to cut them in on the deal, but a deal that will destroy Medicaid as we know it. DES MOINES, Iowa...Show More Summary
It's Donald Trump's first full day as the 45th President of the United States, and people across the world are taking to the streets to protest against the incoming administration. Thousands are expected to participate Saturday in the...Show More Summary
Trump's apocalyptic inaugural address was pure Steve Bannon, and a White House official now confirms that it was written by Bannon and Stephen Miller. In another of those weird recent attempts to draw historic parallels between Trump...Show More Summary
Tens of thousands take oath to defend the Constitution as Trump seeks to destroy it. #WeStandUnited pic.twitter.com/QXyrH53rtn — Daniel Altschuler (@altochulo) January 20, 2017 Real Americans who love the United States are in #NewYorkCity and elsewhere opposing #Trump the #Fascist. Show More Summary
On January 9, Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner announced he would sell his publication, the Observer, to a family trust. But as of January 18, the Observer was still eagerly selling the Trump message. An opinion piece there declared...Show More Summary
Let the country heal! Last night, at the alt-right promoted ‘DeploraBall’ inauguration gala in Washington, D.C., outspoken Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke addressed the crowd and let it be known that he has no desire to work with Democrats during a Trump Administration. Clarke, who is currently a registered Democrat and has run for office [...]
As protests rage along the parade route in Washington, DC, this video inspires to action. 80% of US did not vote for Trump. 80% of US are not responsible for choosing to put his brand of racism, misogyny, homophobia and Islamophobia in the White House. This is hope! Imagine an 80% majority mobilized to build a more just world. Resist. And get ready to fight.
Look to the National Mall in Washington for lots of bright pink hats and signs that say "less fear more love" and "the future is female" The mission statement of the Women's March on Washington says event participants are "hurting and...Show More Summary
Badtux the Snarky Penguin: What kind of ahole takes credit for someone else's work? (HInt: It's Donald Trump) The Root: Michael Herriot's Obituary for America is as an accurate history of the life of our nation as you'll read all year. Mad...Show More Summary
Bishop Mariann Budde of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington has written in blog post that she shares "a sense of outrage at some of the president-elect's words and actions" — but that she feels an obligation to welcome all people without...Show More Summary
Charles P. Pierce/Esquire: This was a sales gimmick, not an inauguration. In theory, there's something admirably American in taking the piss out of the system's pretensions. When Jimmy Carter walked in his inauguration parade, it represented...Show More Summary
Watch the full episode of Friday night's The Rachel Maddow Show.
And so it begins. Within hours of taking the oath of office, President Donald Trump on Friday night signed an executive order aimed at trying to fulfill one of his most impassioned campaign promises: Rolling back Obamacare. The multi-part executive order stated that the administration’s official policy is “to seek the prompt repeal” of the [...]
Fox News’ Jamie Colby will discuss the new season of her show Strange Inheritance. And we’ll examine the first day of President Trump’s administration.