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Highlights From The Trump, Merkel Call: NATO, Terrorism, Mid-East Conflicts, Russian Relations

On their first official phone call, Trump & Merkel covered "a range of issues, including NATO, the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, relations with Russia, and the Ukraine crisis." The two agreed on the "fundamental importance to the broader transatlantic relationship and its role in ensuring peace and stability." Trump also said he accepted Germany's invitation to attend the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany.

CRA: The "Regulatory Game Changer" That Could Wipe Out 8 Years Of Obama Regs In An Hour

"The entire point of the CRA was to help legislators rein in administrations that ignored statutes and the will of Congress. Few White House occupants ever showed more contempt for the law and lawmakers than Mr. Obama. It’d be a fitting and just end to Mr. Obama’s abuse of authority—and one of the better investments of time this Congress could ever make."

Trump, May Press Conference Key Highlights

In President Trump's first official press conference with a foreign leader, the president sounded calm and collected, and reaffirmed the special relationship between the US and UK Some highlights:

Frontrunning: January 27

  • Mexico Dispute Could Overshadow May’s Free-Trade Message (BBG)
  • NATO, Russia and trade top the agenda for Trump talks with Britain's May (Reuters)
  • Trump's plan for import tax worsens crisis with Mexico (Reuters)
  • Nafta’s U.S. Impact is Modest (WSJ)
  • Republicans Are Making Little Progress on Their Obamacare Repeal Strategy (BBG)