Day 13 – February 2nd, 2017

– Uber Technologies CEO Travis Kalanick Leaves President’s Business Council – Ride sharing company faced criticism for appearing to align with President Donald Trump

– Donald Trump often tweets about terror and violence, but said nothing about an attack on Muslims in Quebec City

– Questions mount over botched Yemen raid approved by Trump
US military officials say Trump approved counter-terrorism operation without sufficient intelligence or ground support

– Nordstrom Said to Wind Down Relationship With Ivanka Trump Brand

– Senate Democrats’ misleading language on a 60-vote ‘standard’ for Supreme Court nominees

– ‘Watching with bated breath’: Massive iceberg set to break off Antarctica

– Trump hints at cutting federal funds to UC Berkeley after violent protests over Milo Yiannopoulos

– US plans to impose sanctions on multiple Iranian entities, sources say

– GOP lawmakers offer bill to repeal law restricting churches’ political activity

– After Missile Test, a War of Words Erupts Between Trump and Iran

– U.S. eases sanctions on Russian intelligence agency

– Trump renews promise to roll back law limiting political activity by churches

– Trump on combative calls with foreign leaders: ‘Don’t worry about it’ – The president is under fire after leaks emerged about his aggressive phones calls with U.S. allies Mexico and Australia.

– America’s president – An insurgent in the White House (Great read centered on foreign policy)

– Trump at National Prayer Breakfast: Pray for Arnold Schwarzenegger

– Steve Bannon: ‘We’re going to war in the South China Sea … no doubt’

– Trump ratchets up rhetoric against Iran in early morning tweets

– Mexican government says Trump never threatened to send troops to Mexico

– U.N. braces as Trump’s detente with Russia upsets balance of power

– Milo Yiannopoulos event canceled after violence erupts, instigated by a group of about 150 masked agitators who came onto campus and interrupted an otherwise non-violent protest.

– Trump Twitter Bursts Throw Decades-Old Alliances Into Disarray

– Trump plans to reshape counter-extremism program to focus on Islam: report

– Matthew McConaughey to Hollywood: ‘It’s time to embrace’ Trump