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Today in Trump: April 26, 2017

Today's Latest News on Trump Administration

New CBS News polls: Trump's first hundred days, North Korea

100 days: Sharp partisan divides mark Trump presidency - CBS News poll: live at 7a.m.

Americans say North Korea can be contained without military action - CBS News poll: live at 7 a.m.

Top officials emphasize diplomatic, economic pressure on North Korea in briefing

The full Senate was briefed Wednesday on the threat posed by North Korea, and the Trump administration is emphasizing that the president's approach prioritizes diplomacy and economic pressure over military options.

Trump administration considering removing U.S. from NAFTA

Amid a bubbling trade dispute over softwood lumber and dairy with Canada, the Trump administration is now considering an Executive Order on withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement, two White House officials confirmed to CBS News. 

White House drops threat of halting Obamacare payments after snag in spending talks

The White House on Wednesday afternoon notified lawmakers that it will continue Obamacare payments despite threatening to cut them off next month, in a step forward for negotiations over a government-wide spending package. 

Trump executive order calls for review of "egregious" federal land grab

President Donald Trump signed an executive order at the Department of the Interior Wednesday directing the review of federally designated lands to determine if the federal government should relinquish ownership to states. 

Americans say Trump is keeping his promises – but do they like what he's promising?

At 100 days, President Trump is mostly seen as trying to do what he said he'd do – though most don't approve of the policies that would bring.

Most Americans think Trump is changing Washington

In particular, the president's appointment of family members to advisory roles in his administration has raised criticism, and Americans are far more likely to view this as a negative than a positive. Forty-eight percent of Americans overall say it's a bad thing, although only 19 percent of Republicans felt this way. 

Trump tax plan: White House announces broad plan for tax cuts with minimal details

White House Economic Council Director Gary Cohn and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Wednesday laid out the administration's skeleton plan for tax cuts that was big on promises, but remarkably sparse on details, as President Donald Trump sprints to the Saturday finish line marking his first 100 days in office. 

Perry suggests the U.S. should stay in Paris Climate deal, renegotiate the terms

Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry said he would rather renegotiate the 2015 Paris Climate Accord instead of leaving it entirely. 


At 11:20 a.m., President Trump gives remarks and signs the Antiquities Executive Order at the Interior Department. He'll lunch with Vice President Mike Pence, and then meet with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson -- both of these meetings are closed.

Afterwards, at 2:30 p.m., Mr. Trump participates in a federalism event with governors and signs the Education Federalism Executive Order. He'll then drop by an all-senators briefing on North Korea 

At 4:30 p.m. he holds a National Teacher of the Year event

Interior secretary says executive order won't jeopardize public lands

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says the executive order President Trump will sign Wednesday won't jeopardize monuments or public lands for the purposes of developing oil, gas, coal, drilling. 

Recent Trump Administration News: 

President Trump's reliance on executive orders

President Donald Trump will mark the end of his first 100 days in office with a flurry of executive orders, looking to fulfill campaign promises and rack up victories quickly by turning to a presidential tool he once derided.  

Trump sanctuary city executive order blocked by California judge

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities, saying President Trump has no authority to attach new conditions to federal spending.  

House Oversight says Flynn may face legal repercussions over Russia payment

If Michael Flynn took money from Russia, it was "inappropriate," the House Oversight committee chairman said Tuesday.   

Trump seeks to review national monuments after Obama set record with designations

President Trump is expected to sign several executive orders this week, ahead of his 100th day in office on Saturday, including one aimed at reviewing the prior designations by presidents of "National Monuments."  

Ivanka Trump gets icy reception at W20 meeting talking about father

Speaking on a panel at the W20 in Berlin on Tuesday, President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump received an icy response from audience members when discussing her father's policies on women in the workplace.  

Trump administration delays fight over border wall funding

Senior Trump administration officials involved in the talks about the spending bill are prepared to concede that in the main, the fight over funding for President Trump's border wall will now be put off until the fiscal 2018 negotiations.

Trump condemns anti-Semitism at Holocaust Remembrance event

President Trump came down hard against anti-Semitism and threats of violence against the Jewish people on a day honoring those who lost their lives in the Holocaust.  

White House names new Secret Service director

The White House has named Randolph "Tex" Alles as the new director of the Secret Service.  

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