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The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly one-third, laying off thousands of employees while imposing dramatic cuts to clean air and water programs.

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As the 100th day of President Trump's term approaches, NPR is revisits his full action plan, with annotations from journalists throughout the newsroom.

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President Trump addresses a joint session of Congress for the first time Tuesday, Feb. 28, around 9:00 PM ET.

President Trump's Tweets, Annotated

Jan 30, 2017
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President Trump tweets a lot. With tens of millions of followers on Twitter, Trump proposes policy, shares his latest actions and reacts to the news. But 140 characters rarely gives the full context. Here, NPR reporters attempt to do just that for key tweets.

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Many Michigan State University students are trying to come to grips with President Trump’s executive order banning certain immigrants from entering the U.S.

 

The order affects people arriving from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Libya, Somalia and Sudan. 

 

 

Ghazal Mehrani, a Lansing attorney of Iranian decent is helping area students to try and navigate their way through the ban. 

 

MSU student Faezah declined to give her full name.  She's Iranian.  She says the ban has everyone in her community “feeling new aspects of pain.”

 


EL resident to attend fifth DC inauguration

Jan 12, 2017
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An East Lansing resident is preparing to attend her fifth Presidential inauguration.

Donald Trump is sworn into office next Friday at the U.S. Capitol. 

Marilyn Fine backed Trump in the primary and general elections, mainly because of his business background.

"People in business don’t always say the right things," she says. "Um, he’s not a politician. I knew that he would have an effect on the business climate of this society.”

For the first time in 167 days, President-elect Donald Trump held a wide-ranging news conference.

NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors across the newsroom, live-annotated the speech.