Electronics

The Daily 202: This is how Trump looks out for the people who voted for him – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

THE BIG IDEA: Donald Trump said yesterday morning that his phone calls with the president of Mexico and the prime minister of Canada persuaded him to not withdraw from NAFTA. In fact, he had already made up his mind to stick with the agreement before either conversation. It wasn’t pleas from foreign leaders or CEOs that prompted the president to change his mind. It was a map of the United States…

Trump seeks conservative revival at NRA – CNN

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

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Lawmakers poised to approve one-week spending bill to keep government open – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

Lawmakers prepared to vote on a one-week spending bill Friday to keep government open after backing down from an effort to rewrite the Affordable Care Act that had threatened the deal. Despite pressure from the White House, Republicans determined late Thursday that they did not have the votes to pass a health-care revision and would not seek to put the proposal on the floor on Friday. Negotiators are expected to…

AP FACT CHECK: US anti-missile system in S. Korea has limits – Washington Post

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea — Neat certainties are rare in the North Korean nuclear crisis, which for decades has simmered and occasionally boiled over, without resolution. So it was jarring to see the absolute confidence with which America’s top Pacific commander described the ability of a contentious U.S. missile defense system, scheduled to be up and running in days in South Korea, to shoot down North Korean missiles. “If it flies,…

Trump on presidency: ‘I thought it would be easier’ – New York Daily News

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

As his 100-day mark in office approaches, President Trump admitted Thursday that his new job isn’t quite all it’s cracked up to be. “I thought it would be easier,” Trump said in a wide-ranging interview with Reuters that covered a variety of topics, such as his longing for life prior to the presidency as a business mogul and the possibility of a government shutdown. The former billionaire…

Trump has signed more bills in 100 days than any president since Truman, Spicer says – PolitiFact

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

Counting the number of laws he’s signed, President Donald Trump has been more productive in his first 100 days than any president since Harry Truman, according to press secretary Sean Spicer. “Despite the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats, he’s worked with Congress to pass more legislation in his first 100 days than any president since Truman, and these bills deliver on some of his most significant promises to…