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Trump admin orders EPA contract freeze and media blackout

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:34:34 GMT2017-01-24T19:34:34Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration has instituted what it described as a temporary media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants....

The Latest: Spicer cites 'studies' to back Trump voter claim

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:11:11 GMT2017-01-24T19:11:11Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):...

GOP Congress grapples with 'alternative facts' from Trump

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:55:33 GMT2017-01-24T18:55:33Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans are discovering that with Donald Trump in the White House, they may be spending a lot of time answering for false claims from their president....

Senate Democrats propose $1 trillion infrastructure plan

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:43:03 GMT2017-01-24T18:43:03Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Democrats on Tuesday offered a plan to spend $1 trillion on transportation and other infrastructure projects over 10 years, challenging President Donald Trump to join them on an issue where they hope to find common ground....

Trump acts to advance Keystone XL, Dakota Access pipelines

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:49:55 GMT2017-01-24T18:49:55Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump signed executive actions Tuesday to advance construction of the huge Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, moving aggressively to overhaul America's energy policy and dealing a swift blow to Barack Obama's legacy on climate change....