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Trump said he’d do a lot — fast. Expectations, meet reality.

January 14, 2017
Robert Costa, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
Running for president, Donald Trump promised an immediate revolution — to quickly rebuild America’s cities, overhaul the tax code and deport millions of illegal immigrants.
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House GOP votes to begin Obamacare repeal

January 14, 2017
Manu Raju | CNN
Republicans in the House of Representatives voted to begin the steps of repealing Obamacare. CNN's Manu Raju reports.
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Trump National Security Adviser Called Russian Envoy Day Before Sanctions Were Imposed

January 14, 2017
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Christopher Drew, Nicholas Fandos, Jeremy Peters | The New York Times
The national security adviser appointed by President-elect Donald J. Trump called a Russian envoy the day before sanctions were imposed on Russia for meddling in the election.
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Obama, who sought to ease partisanship, saw it worsen instead

January 14, 2017
Christi Parsons, Lisa Mascaro | Los Angeles Times
He first achieved national renown with a speech hailing bipartisanship, and spent much of his presidency singing the praises of cooperation across party lines.
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How Cruz and Trump learned to like each other

January 14, 2017
Eliana Johnson | POLITICO
Ted Cruz was once one of Donald Trump’s most vocal critics. Now he's one of the president-elect's most important Senate allies.
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Trump's Honeymoon Over Before It Starts

January 13, 2017
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Donald Trump will move into the White House bolstered by less public support and goodwill than his recent predecessors enjoyed.
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Clinton Emails: DOJ Inspector General to Review FBI, Comey Actions

January 13, 2017
Pete Williams, Halimah Abdullah | NBC News
The Justice Department Inspector General says he will review how the FBI and Justice Department handled certain aspects of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
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Trump’s Cabinet nominees keep contradicting him

January 13, 2017
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees, in their first round of confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill, have one after another contradicted the president-elect on key issues.
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Obama scraps policy granting residency to Cubans arriving without visas

January 13, 2017
Tracy Wilkinson, Christi Parsons | Los Angeles Times
President Obama ordered an immediate end Thursday to the long-standing U.S. policy of granting easy residency permits to Cubans who reach U.S. shores.
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