"Hey Donald I have a great idea. Why don’t we switch jobs? You take over TV, because you’re such an expert in ratings, and I take over your job. And then people can finally sleep comfortable again. Hmm?"
"As of today, we are officially putting Iran on notice," Flynn told a White House briefing, without explaining exactly what that meant, although it is clear that any more provocations by Iran and whatever existing deals Iran had with the Obama administration will almost certainly be revised if not torn up.
"My policy is similar to what President Obama did in 2011 when he banned visas for refugees from Iraq for six months. The seven countries named in the Executive order are the countries previously identified by President as sources of terror... this is not about religion."
Shortly after the swearing in of General Mattis as the new US Defense Secretary, Trump signed two new executive orders, one to begin the "great rebuilding of the US military" according to which US military strength "will be questioned by no one", and a second order implementing "new vetting measures" to keep "radical Islamic terrorists" out of the United States.
Trump signed two executive orders at the Department of Homeland Security, one ordering construction of a wall along the roughly 2,000-mile (3,200-kilometer) U.S.-Mexico border and the other moving to strip federal grant money from "sanctuary" states and cities, often governed by Democrats, that harbor illegal immigrants.
Proving they still know how to engineer polling results, ABC/Washington Post and CNN are out with a pair of polls this morning, on Trump's favorability, that sport some of the most egregious "oversamples" we've seen.