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President Trump’s labor secretary withdraws nomination

On Feb. 15, President Trump’s Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Pudzer withdrew his nomination, securing a victory for Democrats in Congress who actively opposed his candidacy. In a statement published by CNN, Pudzer explained his reasons for dropping: “After careful consideration and discussions with my family, I am withdrawing my nomination for Secretary of Labor. I…

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Trump bans entrance from seven majority-Muslim countries

On Jan. 27, President Trump temporarily banned travel from seven majority-Muslim countries via executive order. The order prevents Syrian refugees from entering the United States for 120 days and blocks entrance from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Refugees, students, visitors and green card holders were detained at airports across the country. Trump claimed that…

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Trump signs executive order to move forward on Dakota Access Pipeline and Keystone XL

On Jan. 24, Donald Trump signed an executive order pushing the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines forward into action, despite the Obama administration’s efforts to block both projects over environmental and economic concerns. President Trump dismissed Obama’s policy and sealed a campaign promise with this executive order, which allows for both projects to be expedited…

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Trump assigns son-in-law as senior advisor, sparks controversy with federal law

Earlier this month, President-elect Donald Trump announced that his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will join the White House as a senior advisor to the president, potentially breaking a federal anti-nepotism law designed to prevent public officials from appointing family members to public office. According to Trump, Kushner played a key role throughout his campaign, stating “Jared…

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The potential presidential cabinet

Although president-elect Donald Trump’s political experience is hardly extensive, there’s no denying that his unorthodox approach has brought him success. In January he will be sworn in as the oldest president ever, and the second born in New York City. And while his policies have caused an uproar, perhaps his most controversial action yet has been his executive Cabinet…

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Facebook announces steps to fight fake news

False information has been a reality of the Internet for as long as people have been logging online. With hoaxes like lonelygirl15 and Illuminati conspiracy theories, the web has fooled thousands across the globe. The problem persists to this day, plaguing social media sites with bots and conspiracy theories disguised as news. Facebook, in particular, fell…

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Trump’s “To Do” list

Donald Trump made many extravagant claims throughout his campaign, but how many can he actually implement? Read on to discover Trump’s post-innauguration to-do list. 1. Repeal Obamacare…Maybe Trump has mentioned many times during the campaign that he believes Obamacare is bad for the country. After meeting with the President, Trump has begun to backpedal on his…

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The mourning after: Post election thoughts from the editorial staff of CisternYard News

Jaquan Leonard: Creative Director November of 2008, the day after Barack Obama was announced as the president-elect, I wore a t-shirt. Pictured on the front were the new president and first lady. On the back were the words “Yes We Can!” Sitting in class, a conservative student looked at me and said, “You just want…

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