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President Trump Meets With Automotive Executives And Promised To Decrease Regulations

January 24, 2017 C-SPAN News http://MOXNews.com
President Trump met with auto executives at the White House during the first week of his administration. The president told the group, which included General Motors CEO Mary Barra and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne, that he would work to increase manufacturing and decrease regulations in the U.S.

Democrats Delay Vote On Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions For At Least A Week!

January 24, 2017 C-SPAN News
The Senate Judiciary Committee delayed by at least a week a vote on President Trump’s nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be attorney general. The delay was requested by Democrats on the committee after staff receiving 188 pages from Senator Sessions in response to questions from committee members on the nomination, said Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the panel’s ranking member. After announcing the vote delay, the committee approved an authorization bill, and paid tribute to a long-time committee staffer.

7 Candidates Explain Why They Should Be The Next Head Of The Democratic National Committee

January 24, 2017 C-SPAN News http://MOXNews.com
The seven declared candidates running to be chair of the Democratic National Committee participated in a forum. They answered questions on how they would expand the committee’s reach and boost its effectiveness in the 2020 elections, following the Democrats’ 2016 national defeat, and talked about ways to diversify the committee’s staff and cadre of contractors.
Joy-Ann Reid moderated this “DNC Chair Candidates Forum 2017” held in the Jack Morton Auditorium of George Washington University.

Tom Price Confirmation Hearing To Become Secretary Of Health And Human Services Dept

January 24, 2017 C-SPAN News http://MOXNews.com
Representative Tom Price (R-GA) testified before the Senate Finance Committee on his nomination to be Health and Human Services secretary in the Trump administration. Representative Price in his remarks committed to several committee members he would work with them to ensure that all Americans have access to affordable health coverage as congressional Republicans continued working toward their pledge to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. He also talked about the solvency of Medicare, Medicaid expansion, and his trading of health care stocks. Regarding his investments, he once again defended his actions, calling them ethical, legal,

New White House Press Secretary SLAMS News Media For Coverage Of The Inauguration

January 21, 2017 C-SPAN News
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer made a statement to reporters in the briefing room criticizing the media’s coverage of the previous day’s inauguration and estimates of the size of the crowds on the Mall. “This was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration,” he said. He also commented on President Trump’s speech at the Central Intelligence Agency earlier that day. Mr. Spicer did not take any questions.

Rick “Abolish-Department-Of-Energy” Perry Confirmation Hearing To Be Head Of Dept Of Energy

January 19, 2017 C-SPAN News
Former Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on his nomination to be energy secretary in the Trump administration.
In his opening statement, Energy Secretary Nominee Rick Perry addresses previous comments he made about the Department of Energy stating, “my past statements made over five years ago about abolishing the Department of Energy do not reflect my current thinking. In fact, after being briefed on so many of the vital functions of the Department of Energy, I regret recommending its elimination.”