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President Trump’s revised travel ban still targets same 7 Muslim-majority countries

The president is set to unveil a revamped executive order on immigration this week. A senior White House official said President Trump’s revised travel ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the US, even if they haven’t used it yet. The order will target…

21 workers fired in South Carolina for taking part in ‘Day Without Immigrants’ protest

LEXINGTON, SC (WFXB) – ‘Day Without Immigrants’ closed restaurants and shops all across the country last week, and we even felt the effects here in South Carolina. But for some, the price of protesting was costly. Twenty-one people were fired from Encore Boat Building, LLC in Lexington County after taking part in the nationwide protest last Thursday. This past Friday, the…

‘You are a disgrace to your race:’ Sen. Scott reads hate mail after supporting Jeff Sessions

South Carolina Senator Tim Scott, the senate’s lone African-American republican, has mounted a remarkably personal defense of Senator Jeff Sessions, President Trump’s controversial pick to lead the justice department. The 51-year old conservative said he has received a litany of racist messages on social media since announcing his support for sessions. In his thirty-minute speech to his colleagues Wednesday night,…

Pres. Trump attacks Nordstrom via POTUS Twitter account

Two more retailers, TJ Maxx and Marshall’s, are distancing themselves from the Ivanka Trump brand just days after Nordstrom dropped the brand from its stores. The move sparked a Twitter attack from President Trump Wednesday morning. Ivanka, on the other hand, is remaining silent about the ordeal. Nordstrom is pushing back against reports that their move was politically motivated- citing less…

Top Carolina headlines 2.7.17

GOV. MCMASTER ASKS PRESIDENT TRUMP FOR $5B TO FIX ROADS, BRIDGES South Carolina Gov., Henry McMaster, is calling in a favor to the new president. He’s asking Trump for $5B. In his letter to President Trump, Gov. McMaster is asking for the money to fix our roads and bridges. He also said he doesn’t approve of raising the gas tax. It’s…

Putting the Wall on Paper

President Trump has signed an executive action to build a wall on the US/Mexico border.

  President Donald Trump signed executive orders on immigration Wednesday. The new administration plans to make Mexico pay for a border wall and go after sanctuary cities. Some mayors denounced the president, saying they will protect immigrants in favor of public safety, while the Mexican president has vowed Mexico will not pay for the border wall. Some living on the…

Sales of ‘1984’ skyrocket after Kellyanne Conway’s ‘alternative facts’

The demand for George Orwell’s novel “1984” has been skyrocketing..and while it’s not completely clear why, some critics are pinning it on President Trump. The book became the top-seller on Amazon’s computer-generated list Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Other books with similar themes are also in high demand. Some commentators are attributing that to President Trump’s inauguration and the term…

Executive Actions

President Trump's first days in office included signing several new Executive Actions.

  President Donald Trump is expected to sign more executive orders today during a trip to the Department of Homeland Security. These actions are reportedly related to immigration, including his plan for a wall on the US/Mexico border. Some Republican strategists believe he is stumbling in his first few days with the media, as some of his administration’s staffers continue…