After he signed executive orders in the Oval Office on Tuesday, President Trump told reporters that he plans to announce his nominee to the Supreme Court next week.
President Donald Trump, flanked by GM CEO Mary Barra and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne, gestures while speaking at the start of a meeting with automobile leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais
Opening his first official week in office, President Donald Trump pledged to cut taxes “massively” for businesses and scale back on imports.
Senate Democrats present a $1 trillion infrastructure bill for the nation’s roads, airports, bridges and seaports, which they say would create 15 million jobs over 10 years. Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called on President Trump to follow through on his campaign promise to invest in infrastructure and back their proposal.
Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo was sworn in as CIA director, just an hour after the Senate confirmed him. Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office.