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Today in Trump: April 28, 2017

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It's day 99 in the Trump presidency. Federal funding runs out at midnight. Congress must either extend funding

Trump signs executive order 10:30 a.m.; He speaks at the NRA conference in Atlanta this afternoon, and then addresses a fundraiser for Karen Handel, who's running for the congressional seat vacated by Mr. Trump's HHS secretary, Tom Price. 

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson chairs the U.N's ministerial sessions on North Korea.

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile, U.S. and South Korea confirm

North Korea test-fired a mid-range ballistic missile from the western part of its country Saturday, but the launch apparently failed, South Korea and the United States said Saturday. 

Trump's first 100 days: High in executive orders, low in approval ratings

President Donald Trump has signed more laws and executive orders than recent presidents in his first 100 days, but he hasn't been remarkably more — or shockingly less — successful than most past presidents, according to experts in presidential history.

Rep. Will Hurd differs with Trump on NAFTA, border wall

Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, represents a unique district: It's big, it's a perennial battleground...and it runs nearly half the length of the U.S.-Mexico border. It has also given him a perspective on border issues that differs from President Trump's.

Ahead of 100-day milestone, Trump says he's "disappointed" with congressional GOP on health care

President Trump said in a new interview airing Friday night that he's not happy with Republicans who control Congress.

In an interview on Fox News' series, "The First 100 Days," host Martha MacCallum asked the president if he's disappointed with how Republicans have handled issues like health care so far.

Recent Trump Administration News: 

Dems threaten to oppose short-term spending bill if health care vote happens this week

House Democrats are threatening to oppose a short-term spending bill if their Republican counterparts decide to hold a floor vote this week on legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare.  

Americans more positive about U.S. fight against ISIS

Positive views on America's fight against ISIS are now at their highest levels since this poll began measuring them in 2014, with a 53 percent majority now saying that fight is going very or somewhat well.

Commentary: Everybody thinks they're losing

One of the most arresting aspects of the start of the Trump era is that nearly everyone, regardless of their political persuasion, seems convinced that their side is losing.  

Newest "Simpsons" features a White House unraveled in 100 days

A new episode of "The Simpsons" on Sunday portrays the White House as a reality television show as it depicts President Trump rounding out his first 100 days in office.  


President Trump meets with Argentine President Macri, 11:15 a.m. He signs an executive order on aluminum imports at 2:00 p.m., and visits Veterans Affairs at 4:30 p.m. where he signs executive order on whistleblowers Trump tells Mexico and Canada the U.S. won't withdraw from NAFTA at this time.

Is Trump's tax cut the biggest ever? Probably not

In rolling out the Trump administration's plan to lower taxes and stimulate the economy, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin called it "the biggest tax cut and largest tax reform in the history of our country," echoing his boss. It would be big all right, but likely not the biggest.  

Report: House Dems want to force floor vote on Trump's taxes, White House visitor logs

House Democrats are planning to force a floor fight Thursday over a bill that would require President Trump to release his taxes as well as visitor logs to the White House, according to The Washington Post.  

Trump gives Pentagon power to determine U.S. troop levels in Iraq, Syria

The White House is giving the Pentagon greater flexibility to determine the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria, in another move by President Donald Trump to shift greater power to his military leaders.  

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