Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on Friday. An event that was viewed and booed by many. What followed over the weekend is debatable as Mr. Trump and his staff started off with tweets about the protests, crowd sizes and the like.
Whatever side you’re on, Mr Trump is the President and this week the Trump era begins.
Here’s a look at a busy week which began with the President’s tweet this morning [note: subscriptions may be needed for some online posts]:
WallStreetJournal: Donald Trump Embarks on His First Week With a Heavy Slate
President Donald Trump starts his first week with a packed schedule—from pushing through his slate of cabinet nominees to a raft of executive orders and setting the direction on foreign trade.
CNBC: Trump to Sign Executive Order on Plan to Renegotiate NAFTA With Mexico, Canada
President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order as early as Monday stating his intention to renegotiate the free trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico, a White House official told NBC News.
Eliminating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which was crafted by former President Bill Clinton and enacted in 1994, was a frequent Trump campaign promise.
New York Times: Rocky First Weekend for Trump Troubles Even His Top Aides
President Trump’s first weekend in office unfolded much the way things often did during his campaign: with angry Twitter messages, a familiar obsession with slights and a series of meandering and at times untrue statements, all eventually giving way to attempts at damage control.
The problem is that what works on the way to the White House does not always work once a candidate gets there.
CNN: Trump goes to work
“The time for empty talk is over. Now arrives the hour of action.”