Will You Accept this Robe?
President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Flynn Hot Water
National-Security Adviser Michael Flynn reportedly “discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with that country’s ambassador to the United States” before Trump was sworn in as president, contrary to previous denials by officials.
Puzder, We Hardee’s Knew Ye
Andrew Puzder, the CEO of the company that owns Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, withdrew his nomination for secretary of labor.
Rand Paul and the Chamber of Secrets
Senator Rand Paul spent the day hunting for draft legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, only to be denied entry into the room where it was reportedly being kept.
Kislyak and Tell
Trump called on Congress to investigate Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi after photos surfaced of the two meeting with Russian leaders.
Tap o’ the Morning!
Trump stuck by his claim that former President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower.
Nunes-theless, He Persisted
During a news conference, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes said that the identities and communications of Trump transition officials might have been inappropriately revealed in intelligence reports.
McMaster of the House
Trump removed White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon from the National Security Council, signaling the growing influence of his new national-security adviser, H.R. McMaster.
Before and NAFTA
Trump told reporters he “will renegotiate” the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Battle Hmm ... of the Republic
Trump questioned why the Civil War could “not have been worked out.”
We're Gonna Need a Bigger Showboat
In an interview with NBC, Trump called former FBI Director James Comey a “showboat,” and said he was going to fire him “regardless” of what the Justice Department recommended.
The Tapes of Wrath
Trump suggested on Twitter that there might be tapes of his private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey.
Trump reportedly asked former FBI Director James Comey to shut down the investigation into his former national-security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to a memo written by Comey.
Trump Pulls Out of D’accord
Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.
James and the Giant Speech
During his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, former FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers that he believed Trump fired him “because of the Russia investigation.”
Old McConnell Has a Plan
Senate Republicans released a 142-page proposal that would dismantle parts of the Affordable Care Act.
The Congressional Budget Office projected the Senate Republican health-care bill would increase the number of uninsured by 22 million by 2026.
From Russia, ‘I Love It’
Donald Trump Jr. released copies of his emails with Rob Goldstone in which they arranged a meeting with a “Russian government lawyer,” who claimed to have potentially damaging information about Hillary Clinton.