Trump calls for more economic outcomes data

Mar 22, 2019
President Trump signed an executive order Thursday calling for more protections of campus free speech and comprehensive publication of data about students’ post-graduation economic outcomes.
President Trump signed an executive order Thursday calling for more protections of campus free speech and comprehensive publication of data about students’ post-graduation economic outcomes.
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Would Trump's executive order make better, cheaper health care? Only kind of

Oct 12, 2017
Today, when the president signed an executive order expanding coverage options outside of the Obamacare marketplaces, he promised that the order would create more insurance options at “lower prices, and for millions of Americans.”   Actually, the order is asking federal…

The Latest: Trump signs health care order

Oct 12, 2017
The order will aim to make lower-premium plans more widely available.
Jose Ramirez (L) and Mariana Silva speak with Yosmay Valdivia, an agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors, as they discuss plans available from the Affordable Care Act at a store setup in the Mall of the Americas on December 15, 2014 in Miami, Florida.
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Newly appointed regulation czar comes with deregulation theories

Jul 11, 2017
President Trump’s penchant for regulatory roll-backs raises hard questions.
 President Donald Trump speaks to workers at the headquarters of tool manufacturer Snap-On on April 18, 2017 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. 
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Executive order seeks to open waters previously banned for offshore drilling

Apr 28, 2017
President Obama signed offshore drilling bans for Arctic and Atlantic areas just before he left office, but President Trump’s new executive order could cancel that. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

Trump's executive order rolls back EPA plan, but probably won't revive coal

Mar 28, 2017
With coal, deregulation can only get you so far.
President Donald Trump signs an executive order at the Environmental Protection Agency today in Washington, D.C., that reverses the Obama-era climate change policies.
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Trump puts anti-global warming projects on chopping block

Mar 28, 2017
  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order Tuesday aimed at moving forward on his campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama’s plan to curb global warming. The order will suspend, rescind or flag…
President Donald Trump signs one of five executive orders related to the oil pipeline industry in the Oval Office of the White House January 24, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Trump executive order calls for downsized government

Mar 13, 2017
President Donald Trump issued an executive order on “a Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch” today. The White House said it’ll make government more efficient, effective and accountable. It’s not the first time a president has done something like…

Iraqis are relieved to be excluded from new travel ban

Mar 6, 2017
BBC correspondent Rami Ruhayem says Iraqis are relieved by the new executive order as refugees flood camps near Mosul.
An Iraqi family that has fled fighting as Iraqi forces advance into Islamic State-controlled west Mosul.
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New immigration guidelines would stretch legal, detention and enforcement capacity

Feb 21, 2017
The system already has a hard time filling border patrol positions and has a backlog of pending cases.
A view of the US-Mexican border fence at Playas de Tijuana in Tijuana, Mexico, in January.
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