A Look At Trump's First Monday In Office: Executive Orders, Meetings, Cabinet Votes And More

Tyler Durden's picture

As Donald Trump himself tweeted on Monday morning...

... the president's first official day on the job will be busy, including a meeting with business executivesm congressional leaders (including a separate meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan), signing executive orders and getting his cabinet picks voted through.

According to the WSJ, Trump is also expected to sign various executive orders around 10:30am, which as previewed yesterday will include such topics as trade, immigration, government hiring, Obamacare and a lobbying ban.

According to the White House, which released daily guidance for the president on Sunday evening, Trump's Monday will include a “breakfast and listening session with key business leaders” and a similar afternoon session with union leaders and “American Workers.”

Among this week's key meetings, Trump is scheduled to with meet "top executives" at 9 a.m. today to discuss manufacturing, and British PM Theresa May on Friday.

He’ll have lunch with Vice President Mike Pence at noon. At 5 p.m., Trump is scheduled to hold a leadership reception with congressional leaders from both parties, followed by a private meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan an hour later.

But the media will likely be fascinating by White House press secretary Sean Spicer, who will deliver an on-camera briefing at 1 p.m. that’s sure to be a focus of the day, given the weekend focus on the Trump administrations reaction to media coverage of the crowd sizes at the inauguration.

Also expect a series of cabinet votes: Mike Pompeo, the new head of the CIA, should get a vote today. White House officials expect at least three more Cabinet nominees, Ben Carson, Nikki Haley and Rick Perry, to be voted on by the end of the week, per the WSJ. And while Tillerson may not get a vote this week, Graham and McCain are now on board.

Clearing Mr. Trump’s nominees is a top priority because he is starting his presidency with a much thinner cabinet than his predecessor. On Barack Obama’s first day in office in 2009, the Senate approved six members of his cabinet. A seventh, Defense Secretary Bob Gates, was a holdover from the George W. Bush administration. The Senate that day confirmed an eighth nominee, Peter Orszag, to lead the Office of Management and Budget.

Cited by the WSJ, Trump is optimistic about the beginning of his presidency despite a rocky first weekend that saw mass anti-Trump protests across the nation and world and his representatives’ repeated falsehoods about media reporting of verifiable events.

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TrumpO the AssClown's first Monday, eh!


Welcome to the New World Disorder you Cheeto-head motherfucker!

lil dirtball's picture

Lol ... this thread is now an anti-Trump thread.

Silver Swan's picture

Pfff, snowflakes are seeping into every thread to voice their displeasure. They don't realize how savory it is to read their futile whiney comments. Keep 'em coming snowflakes!!! LOL

UndergroundPost's picture

Master of the Universe is just too much of an Ashley Judd & Madonna fan to use his bigger head when making judgments. Trump is at his desk instead of on the golf course. Enough said.

BaBaBouy's picture

First Thing Trump did was Replace The Oval Office Curtains to GOLD Color Curtains ~

smithcreek's picture

THe biggest benefit of having Trump as president is how much it gets under the skin of so many twatwaffles.

gatorengineer's picture

I am eagerly awaiting a list of what he has actually done versus what he plans on doing...  Should be a good entertaining week.

lil dirtball's picture

>Ashley Judd & Madonna

You must be a TV watcher and MSM fake news reader. Am I right?

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) UndergroundPost Jan 23, 2017 2:19 PM

Obama's first year was filled with ass fluffing, beer summits for messes he and his social justice Harvard dude created, mirror gazing, speeches about how great he is, texting celebs and makeovers for him and his tranny.

kwc's picture

I'd give you 100 "green" votes if I could


For the record, Ashley Judd is hot in my book!


I'd do her, but NOT Mad-Donna, she's a bitch.

Insurrexion's picture


President Trump practices political Aikido.

Aikido techniques consist of entering and turning movements that redirect the momentum of an opponent's attack, and a throw or joint lock that terminates the attacker.

For every attack on him, Trump turns the opponent's attack against them and throws them to the floor. (Putin does the same).

The Republicans, Democrats, Media, trolls, liberal snowflakes (collectively: scum of the earth) are dumbfounded and march around stompy footing like the children they are.

Little do the scum realize that every attack is energy, turned on them.

We have seen it over and over again.

Let them troll, let them energize the Trump revolution.

And then, when they are exhausted...

...off with their fucking heads, drinks on the house.

Thought Processor's picture



Review entire classified history of the CIA and all of it's unacknowledged offshoots.  


List out all counter-regime actions taken worldwide by the CIA since WWII both foreign and domestic, along with reasons for said actions.


Request a list of all journalists and publications or blogs supported either directly or indirectly by the CIA, both domestic and foreign.


Request that all 'Quid Pro Quo' agreements with foreign intel agencies be put in writing and documented on both sides with heavy consequences for not doing so.  


List out any current "Quid Pro Quo' agreements with foreign intel agencies, governments, or private foreign contractors (cut outs included).


Require the NSA to track all communications of the CIA in order to verify the agencies actions.


List out all private companies either started or supported by the CIA directly or indirectly.  List a history of said entites also.


Request a full briefing of lessons learned from any and all CIA failures. 


Have a panel of independent congressional reviewers (not D.C. moles) review everything (this is admittedly a tough one as they would require security clearences up to very high levels).  Find a way to do this.  Create a working check and balance system, one that reviews all actions taken.  The current system simply does not work.


Establish heavy penalties, both individually and organizationally when above operational rules are not followed.  


Congress is supposed to oversee all of the above but they don't.  It's right up there with oversight of the FED.  it's one big blind eye.


All in the name of plausible deniablility, a fundamentally unconstitutional construct which must end.


It's about time.







lil dirtball's picture

WFT is this shit? Go blog somewhere else and stay off my posts, cow.

Thought Processor's picture


You know you're on the Shill List right?

Thought Processor's picture



This is fun.  What's it like being paid to not think for yourself?

VinceFostersGhost's picture



What time is Paul Ryan's beating?

lil dirtball's picture

Shut up slave - Ryan owns you. It was determined at his birth that he would be a great politician and slave owner.

FreezeThese's picture
FreezeThese (not verified) lil dirtball Jan 23, 2017 9:42 AM

Tweets ... don't forgoet tweets

Paper Mache's picture

It was determined at Obumner''s birth that he was a faggoty monkey born in Kenya destined to marry a man and Fuck up his country of non birth.

StychoKiller's picture

Why not post a picture of yourself, so we can critique your "doo?"

Mike in GA's picture

MASTER OF UNIVERSE is Hillary, incognito, feeling #expressive after a big Vaginal March this weekend.


I don't have a 'doo' unless you think a Crewcut is a 'doo'. Clearly, 'Jarhead' haircuts are not considered to be a 'doo' IMHO.


No soup for you!

wren's picture

Weren't you the aborted twin?

BorisTheBlade's picture

Fine. If you like your vagina, you can keep your vagina. 

Budd aka Sidewinder's picture

Nothing like starting the day with a guy giving himself his only upvote

JamesBond's picture

Preperation H, my brother.  We feel your pain.



GOSPLAN HERO's picture

MASTER OF YEAST INFECTIONS, why don't you just crawl back to Hillary's labia.

lil dirtball's picture

Look at you! Making ZeroHedge great again!

Mroex's picture

+ 1,000 up vptes, that was good

lil dirtball's picture

Sometimes, I wish I was twelve again so I could laugh at dirty made-up words. ::sighs::

LyLo's picture

...  Which of those words do you think is made up?

Got The Wrong No's picture

People like you think being a punk asshole on the internet is cool. On the street you would be the first to go down. Must be sad to be a Puke. 

D Nyle's picture

Did your disabled victim escape? Master of the Universe

Stan522's picture

I really love it when you Lib-HATER's show up here.... You lash out throwing up your HATE in your feeble attempt at making yourself feeeeeeeeel better.

Bottom line, Trump is in power and all you can do is HATE

This is a glorious day....!

Dropthebomb's picture

Would that be "masterbater" of the universe.

MFL5591's picture

2 days on the job, hasnt had a chance to warm the seat and this scumbag media led by the perverts at CNN on another all out attack.  Take their licence away, this is not news reporting!

fsoawesome's picture

Yes, all of these folks resort to unintelligent blatherings as such. Sad that even they will be helped and served by this adminstration and the making of our nation GREAT again.

johand inmywallet's picture

Still butthurt, huh! What, that vagina costume a little too tight and won't come off?? Suck it bitch!

cat-foodcafe's picture

MASTER: Perhaps you should change your moniker to MASTER BATES ?  Maybe you should learn to MASTER your ass-functions B4 you spray shit on the comments pages, eh ?

Bill of Rights's picture

Your fucked in your skull, go kill yourself.


You're MOAR fucked in your skull because you have never learned how to spell in your life, or brain, Billy of RETARDVILLE.


Eat another retard sandwich!

Paper Mache's picture

Oh bless your little cotton socks MOU, you seem a little rattled, do you need your mommy? Is real life getting to much for you? Ah bless. Why don't you kill yourself right now and end all this pain. Go on, we won't miss you


but, but, but, who would teach you how to spell 'too' correctly if I did that, Paper Mache-short-bus-Special-Needs-Kid?


And when I'm gone EVERYONE on Z/H will miss me including my detractors so don't push it, BuckO.