The Daily Tweets (2/6/2017):
- POTUS Tweeted 7:00am EST: I call my own shots, largely based on an accumulation of data, and everyone knows it. Some FAKE NEWS media, in order to marginalize, lies!
- POTUS Tweeted 7:00am EST: Any negative polls are fake news, just like the CNN, ABC, NBC polls in the election. Sorry, people want border security and extreme vetting.
- POTUS Tweeted 1:00pm EST: Will be interviewed on @oreillyfactor tonight at 8:00 P.M.
- POTUS Tweeted 1:00pm EST: The failing @nytimes writes total fiction concerning me. They have gotten it wrong for two years, and now are making up stories & sources!
- POTUS Tweeted 6:30pm EST: An extended interview from the Super Bowl with @oreillyfactor airs tonight at 8:00 P.M. Enjoy!
White House News:
- POTUS announces presidential delegation to the Republic of Haiti to attend the inauguration of His Excellency Jovenel Moise https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/02/06/president-trump-announces-presidential-delegation-republic-haiti-attend
- (Important news from Feb 3 2017) POTUS executive order on “CORE PRINCIPLES” for regulating the US Financial System (No more regulations on Wall Street) https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/02/03/presidential-executive-order-core-principles-regulating-united-states
- (Important news from Feb 3 2017) POTUS memorandum on fiduciary duty rule (No more regulations on Wall Street, investors do not have to work in your best interest) https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/02/03/presidential-memorandum-fiduciary-duty-rule
US Senate News:
- No session today. Senate Democrats are holding an all-night push to rally against Betsy Devos (vote will be held tomorrow) http://www.npr.org/2017/02/06/513752308/senate-democrats-plan-all-night-push-to-rally-against-trumps-education-pick
NC LEGISLATIVE News:
- NC House filed 4 bills today http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/lastaction/TodaysFiledAction.pl?Biennium=2017&DateReport=today&ActionChamber=H
- NC Senate convening 7pm
News from outlets with journalistic integrity (AKA… REAL News):
- DOJ Files Brief in Challenge To Reinstate Trump’s Immigration Executive Order http://www.npr.org/2017/02/06/513794175/doj-files-brief-in-challenge-to-reinstate-trumps-immigration-executive-order
- California joins 15 other states going to court to challenge Trump’s immigration orders http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-ca-essential-politics-updates-california-13-other-states-go-to-court-1486413357-htmlstory.html
- The politics and economics behind the most controversial Super Bowl ad http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-super-bowl-ad-immigrants-20170206-story.html
- Kellyanne Conway’s ‘Bowling Green massacre’ wasn’t a slip of the tongue. She has said it before https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/02/06/kellyanne-conways-bowling-green-massacre-wasnt-a-slip-of-the-tongue-shes-said-it-before/?utm_term=.744266173c88
- In the age of POTUS, Scientists show signs of a political pulse https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/06/science/donald-trump-scientists-politics.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=first-column-region®ion=top-news&WT.nav=top-news
Around the Web:
- ‘A day without a woman’ -- Women’s March organizers plan general strike http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/06/politics/general-strike-womens-march/index.html
- Sophie Turner burned POTUS on Twitter, and you probably missed it http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sophie-turner-donald-trump_us_5898aba9e4b09bd304bc801f
- POTUS protesters block ambulance from getting very ill patient to hospital (let’s NOT do this!) http://patch.com/connecticut/newhaven/protestors-mad-trumps-immigration-policy-block-ambulance-getting-very-ill
- POTUS will NOT be allowed to address Parliament on UK state visit (Can’t they just ban him altogether? Did they vet him thoroughly?) http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/donald-trump-uk-state-visit-speaker-address-parliament-a7565651.html
- POTUS says Obamacare replacement plan could take until next year (oh really?) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-obamacare-replacement-plan-could-take-until-next-year/
Good news of the day:
- (Have to give some KUDOS to my fellow librarians for fighting in the best ways we know how! ) Librarians take up arms against fake news http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/librarians-take-up-arms-against-fake-news/
Well, since you asked…
- Why YES! Melissas McCarthy DOES do a steller impersonation of our very own Sean Spicer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWuc18xISwI&feature=youtu.be