STATEMENT: On First Day in Office, Trump Makes it More Expensive for Americans to Buy a Home – Center for American Progress

.entry-header Washington, D.C. — After being sworn into office today, the administration of President Donald Trump moved to raise Federal Housing Administration, or FHA, premiums for new homebuyers by 25 basis points. This action, which reverses an Obama administration move to lower premiums by 25 basis points, will cost a new homebuyer an additional $500 on their […]

The Somehow Controversial Women’s March on Washington – The New Yorker

Hide CM floating unit In two days, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as President. The day after that, hundreds of thousands of women plan to meet at the Capitol and demonstrate against a new regime that has already, during its transition to power, shown itself to be plutocratic and friendly to various forms of discrimination. […]

Photos: the crowd at Donald Trump’s inauguration vs. Barack Obama’s – Vox

President Donald Trump boasted his inauguration would have an “unbelievable, perhaps record-setting turnout.” But aerial shots of the National Mall from President Barack Obama’s 2009 inauguration and today show that isn’t likely. Here’s an image taken at about 11:30 AM ET in 2009:   1.8 million people were thought to have attended President Barack Obama’s […]

About 90 protesters arrested in inauguration clashes

CLOSE As the day’s events for the Trump inauguration begin, protesters continue to demonstrate outside checkpoints for ticketed guests of the inauguration. (Jan. 20) AP Maggie Larson and her husband, Michael, traveled from Philadelphia to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump on the National Mall Jan. 20 in Washington.(Photo: Jessica Kourkounis, Getty Images) cxenseparse_start WASHINGTON […]

Washington Post Reporter Thrown to the Ground By D.C. Police at Violent Protest

Washington Post video reporter Dalton Bennett was pulled back and knocked down by riot police in downtown Washington D.C., while trying to video tape the arrest of dozens of anti-Trump protesters in Washington D.C. Protesters wearing all black were arrested as part of an unauthorized march by a group calling itself the “Anti-captialist, Anti-Facist Bloc.” […]