President Trump listed about 20 presidential orders on Thursday, and not all of them are what they seem
On Thursday, the president listed about 20 presidential orders that he says the media won’t cover. CBS News have covered them, and not all of them are what they seem.
After announcing Alexander Acosta as his new pick for labor secretary on Thursday, President Trump launched into a lengthy press conference discu…
“I don’t think there’s ever been a president elected who in this short period of time has done what we’ve done,” President Trump said .
“This administration is running like a fine-tuned machine,” he said.
Democratic Senator Dick Durbin says that is wildly off the mark.
“Every new administration has its growing pains but consider his. He had to dismiss his acting attorney general. He faced an executive order which was rejected by three different federal courts, and then he had to take the resignation of his national security advisor ,” Durbin said. “That’s never happened to any president in history. Fine-tuned machine? Off to a pretty rough start.”
“Fine-tuned machine? Off to a pretty rough start,” said Democratic Senator Dick Durbin.
The president complained that Congress is blocking him.
“I can’t get my Cabinet approved,” he said.
But Democrats say his Cabinet nominees are so controversial they deserve to be blocked or at least delayed. One labor department nominee, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his name just yesterday.
On the economy, Mr. Trump said, “To be honest, I inherited a mess.”
In fact, he inherited an unemployment rate of less than 5 percent. By contrast, President Obama inherited an economy in the deepest recession since the Great Depression.
President Trump inherited an unemployment rate of less than 5 percent. By contrast, President Obama inherited an economy in the deepest recession since the Great Depression.