Domenico Montanaro

Domenico Montanaro appears in the following:

President Trump Says The Republican Party Is United. Is It?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

President Trump continues his tax overhaul pitch after holding court in a wide ranging Rose Garden appearance on Monday. Trump played down any conflict with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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Trump Rolls Back Obama Era Policies

Saturday, October 14, 2017

President Trump made headway this week in trying to roll back his predecessor's policies. NPR's Domenico Montanaro tells us about Trump's recent decisions against the Iran deal and the Affordable Care Act.

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News Brief: Trump Health Care Executive Order, California Wildfires, Harvey Weinstein

Thursday, October 12, 2017

President Trump signs an executive order Thursday that is expected to roll back Obama-era health care policies. Also, wildfires continue to race across parts of northern California.

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What's Changing With Trump's Executive Order On Health Care

Thursday, October 12, 2017

We look at what's expected to change in health care markets with President Trump's executive order he's expected to sign Thursday.

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News Brief: Congress Talks 'Bump Stocks,' Las Vegas Latest, DACA Deadline

Thursday, October 05, 2017

The Las Vegas attack has got lawmakers talking about banning "bump stocks," which simulate automatic weapons. Also, the Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend said she didn't know of his plans.

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News Brief: Mexico Earthquake, Hurricane Maria, New GOP Health Care Effort

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

More than 200 people were killed in an earthquake in Mexico. Also, Molly Hennessy-Fiske of the LA Times is in Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria nears and the GOP is again trying to overhaul health care.

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News Brief: Houston Update, Trump And Russia

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

We have the latest on the crisis in Houston caused by flooding. Also, President Trump has visited Texas, and we have the latest on the Russia investigation.

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Friday Night Headlines: Arpaio Pardoned And Gorka Ousted

Saturday, August 26, 2017

A Friday night news dump revealed that President Trump had pardoned controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and ousted White House advisor Sebastian Gorka. We talk to NPR's Domenico Montanaro.

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What's Dividing Trump And McConnell

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The division between President Trump and Senate leader Mitch McConnell has led to reports of shouting matches and long periods of silence. Both recently issued reassuring statements.

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News Brief: Transgender People In The Military, Mattis In Middle East

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The White House is expected to issue guidance soon about President Trump's ban on transgender people in the military. Also, Defense Secretary James Mattis is traveling in the Middle East.

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Ala. Senate Primary Pits Establishment Republicans Against Trump Loyalists

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

There's a primary election in Alabama in the race to fill the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The GOP candidates represent warring factions within the Republican Party.

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With His Back Against The Wall, Trump Again Turns To Grievance Politics

Saturday, August 05, 2017

After six months of no major legislative achievements and amid sliding poll numbers, President Trump is working to keep his loyal supporters behind him with a return to the culture wars.

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5 Accomplishments Of Anthony Scaramucci's 10 Days In The White House

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

The Internet is mocking "The Mooch's" tenure in the Trump White House by noting things that lasted longer. But he did get a few things done that might have a lasting impact.

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Morning News Brief: Kelly's Power At The White House, U.S. Sanctions Venezuela's Maduro

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Will Chief of Staff John Kelly take control of the White House? Are U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro tough enough? And Los Angeles gets to host the summer Olympics in 2028, but what will that mean for the city?

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Scaramucci Ousted From White House Communications Role

Monday, July 31, 2017

Just 10 days after being named White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci is out of that job. The move comes just hours into John Kelly's tenure as the new chief of staff.

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Trump Chief Of Staff Priebus Is Out — In Biggest White House Staff Shake-Up Yet

Friday, July 28, 2017

The former Republican National Committee chairman, a mild-mannered Wisconsinite, was never a natural fit with the flashy billionaire president. His exit signals a new chapter in the Trump presidency.

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McCain Votes No, Dealing Potential Death Blow To Republican Health Care Efforts

Thursday, July 27, 2017

After a week of high drama, another played out in the early hours of Friday with Sen. John McCain joining two moderate Republicans, two independents and every Democrat in voting against the bill.

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FACT CHECK: Newt Gingrich's Scathing Critique Of Trump's Justice Department

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Newt Gingrich met with President Trump on Tuesday, then went on NPR the next day and blasted the Justice Department.

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Trump's Boy Scouts Speech And The Thin Line Between Openness And Recklessness

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The president seemed to be in campaign mode in a stop in West Virginia on Monday, mixing politics, insults and saltiness. The problem is he was doing it in front of adolescent boys in the Boy Scouts.

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Trump Tweets Early, Pushes GOP To Repeal And Replace Obamacare

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Before 7 a.m. Tuesday, President Trump had fired off seven different messages on Twitter. Amid it all, he urged the Senate to repeal Obamacare which they may take a step toward doing on Tuesday.

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