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Today in Trump: April 18, 2017

Today’s Latest News on Trump Administration

Trump in Wisconsin

Mr. Trump tours Snap-On Tools in Kenosha, Wisconsin, makes remarks and signs his “Buy American, Hire American” executive order, 3:30 p.m. ET.

Explaining the visa program Donald Trump is targeting

President Donald Trump is targeting a visa program cherished by tech companies for bringing in programmers and other specialized workers from other countries.

Trump stays mum on tax returns, despite mounting pressure

There is still a good deal of mystery over President Trump’s finances.

As millions of Americans filed their taxes Tuesday, Mr. Trump made no mention of his. Defying 40 years of protocol, Mr. Trump refuses to release his tax returns, citing an ongoing audit. The IRS has said that does not bar any taxpayer from releasing returns. 

Possible conflict of interest involves Ivanka Trump

The Trump family has vowed to keep its vast financial interests separate from the government. But on Tuesday, CBS News learned of a possible conflict of interest involving the president’s daughter and top adviser, Ivanka

Newtown leaders call on Trump to denounce Sandy Hook conspiracies

Members of the Newtown Board of Education hoped a newly elected President Donald Trump would speak out against a famous conspiracy theorist and others who question the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

Pence in Japan

Vice President Pence visits Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Monday, and the two will hold a joint news conference, 3:30 a.m. ET

Recent Trump Administration News: 

North Korea forces Trump off campaign promises

North Korea was unable to successfully test a missile over the weekend, but the country has been able to force President Trump off his campaign promises.

North Korea failed missile test

The missile that North Korea tested over the weekend is being called a KN-17 by U.S. intelligence, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports.

It is a liquid-fueled, medium-range missile launched from a rocket stand, not a mobile missile launcher, and is believed to be the same missile as one used in another test that failed earlier this month.

Spicer says Trump won’t release taxes because he is “still under audit”

A day before Tax Day, White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced that President Trump still has no plan to make his 2016 tax records public.


The president and Melania Trump will participate in the annual Easter Egg roll at the White House.

Gorsuch takes his seat on the Supreme Court

Neil Gorsuch takes his seat on the Supreme Court to hear his first arguments. The court will hear three cases. 10 a.m.

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