NEW YORK — CNN and other news organizations were blocked Friday from a White House press briefing.
There was no immediate explanation from the White House. 125 more words
Overriding state laws legalizing marijuana
The White House on Thursday hinted that it will crack down on federal laws prohibiting the recreational use of marijuana — deviating from the less aggressive policy the previous administration implemented when some states began legalizing the drug. 683 more words
From The Week.com:Trump’s CPAC
President Donald Trump has signed a new executive order taking aim at government regulations.
The president says the order will direct each federal agency to establish a regulatory reform task force. 92 more words
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his criticism of the news media Friday, taking direct aim this time at the use of anonymous sources. Reporters “shouldn’t be allowed to use sources unless they use somebody’s name,” he declared, just hours after members of his own staff held a press briefing and refused to allow their names to be used. 828 more words