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President Donald Trump declared post-inaugural today the true opening day of his new administration after a weekend spent pondering a string of executive orders on topics ranging from immigration to Israel to the economy, Donald said he will soon meet with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexico’s President to discuss changes to NAFTA, the trade deal he says has shipped U.S. jobs to those other countries.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will vote today on President Trump’s nominee for secretary of State. Rex Tillerson, Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said in a statement: ‘Though we still have concerns about his past dealings with the Russian government and President Vladimir Putin, we believe that Mr. Tillerson can be an effective advocate for U.S. interests.’
Changes are coming for the Epipen--It will be available free of charge to patients with a household income of less than $100,000 who don’t have government or company insurance. An EpiPen competitor will be out in February, free to 200M people. This is happening Five months after the CEO of Mylan faced an irate House panel over price increases for its EpiPen auto injectors. KING5
Some Trump protesters to face rioting charges- Federal prosecutors say most of the approximately 230 protesters arrested on Inauguration Day will be charged with felony rioting.