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Date Event
Tuesday, November 08, 2016 2016 General Election
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Republican Donald Trump wins the General Election, defeating Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, 304 – 227.(1)
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Popular Vote:(2)
Clinton: 65,844,610 (48.20%)
Trump: 62,979,636 (46.10%)
Others: 7,804,213 (5.70%)
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(1)  OFFICIAL 2016 PRESIDENTIAL GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS General Election Date: 11/08/2016*Source: Popular Vote: State Elections Offices Electoral Vote: State Certificates of Vote, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.
(2)  http://cookpolitical.com/story/10174.
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Friday, December 09, 2016 The National Assembly of South Korea voted in favor of impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.
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Friday, January 20, 2017 Michael Flynn begins his service as the twenty-fifth national security advisor.
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 EXECUTIVE ORDER: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements.  (Build a Wall).
EXECUTIVE ORDER: Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the US. (Sanctuary jurisdictions).
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Friday, January 27, 2017 EXECUTIVE ORDER: Trump signs executive order to keep out ‘radical Islamic terrorists’.
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Friday, February 03, 2017 Vincent Viola, Trump’s nominated Secretary of the Army, drops out citing irreconcilable differences.
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The Trump administration on Friday slapped sanctions on 13 individuals and 12 companies in connection with Iran’s ballistic missile test. The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed the sanctions on at least one Chinese citizen, at least two Lebanese citizens, and at least seven Iranians, as well as two Chinese companies, four Lebanese companies, five Iranian firms, and one from the United Arab Emirates.
(The Atlantic Monthly Group, Inc.)
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Tuesday, February 07, 2017 Betsy DeVos is confirmed as education secretary thanks to an unprecedented tie-breaking
Wednesday, February 08, 2017 Sessions confirmed.
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Monday, February 13, 2017 The Senate voted to confirm Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary.  Mnuchin is a former Goldman Sachs executive.  The vote was 53-47 along party lines.
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The Senate voted to confirm David Shulkin as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. The vote was 100-0.
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It was reported this date that the Justice Department had cautioned the Trump administration in January that Michael Flynn had misled administration officials regarding communications with the Russians and that the US may be vulnerable to blackmail.
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188,000 people were evacuated from the towns surrounding Northern California’s Oroville Dam after a massive hole in the dam was discovered.
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Michael Flynn resigns as National Security Adviser amidst Russian controversy.
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Friday, February 24, 2017 White House excludes select news organizations from press briefing.
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Thursday, March 02, 2017 Attorney General Jeff Sessions recuses himself from the Russia inquiry as a result of his contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States
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Friday, March 10, 2017 The Constitutional Court of Korea decided in a 8–0 decision to remove South Korean President Park Geun-hye from office upholding an impeachment vote which took place on December 9, 2016. The 300-member National Assembly voted in favor of impeachment and the temporary suspension of Park Geun-hye’s presidential powers at that time in December.
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 U.S. mistakenly bombs a mosque in the Syrian village of al-Jinah killing 38 civilians.
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Friday, March 24, 2017 GOP leaders pull health care reform bill from consideration in advance of the vote.  The bill would have repealed the AHCA.
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Monday, March 27, 2017 Senate Democrats forced a delay in the confirmation hearing on Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch.
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Thursday, March 30, 2017 Michael Flynn offers to testify before Congress in exchange for immunity.
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Saturday, April 01, 2017 Michael Flynn’s immunity request rejected by Senate Intelligence Committee.
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Wednesday, April 05, 2017 Trump removes Stephen Bannon from his post on the National Security Council.
Thursday, April 06, 2017 U.S. bombs Syria launching 59 cruise missiles from the destroyers USS Porter and Ross in the Mediterranean Sea. The missiles were guided to the airfield where the Syrian warplanes used in the chemical attack against civilians were stored.
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Thursday, April 13, 2017 U.S. drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ in the Achin district of Afghanistan. As reported by Afghan officials, 94 militants were killed. GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast is a 20,000-pound ordinance that costs an estimated $170,000 per bomb according to the Air Force.
U.S. drone mistakenly struck allied Syrian forces killing 18 members. The Pentagon said this was the worst friendly fire incident of the war.
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Saturday, April 29, 2017 100th day Trump
Trump delivers what many viewed as a divisive speech attacking the press during a 100th Day rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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Monday, May 01, 2017 Trump says he’s ‘be honored’ to meet North Korea’s Kim Jong-un under ‘right circumstances’.
Fox News co-president Bill Shine resigns.
1 dead, 3 hurt in University of Texas stabbings.
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 HoR health care bill to repeal AHCA appears to lack sufficient support for passage.
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Thursday, May 04, 2017 HoR passes health care bill {H.R. 1628 — American Health Care Act of 2017}.
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Sunday, May 07, 2017 Emmanuel Macron elected French president.
Monday, May 08, 2017 Sally Yates, former U.S. Deputy Attorney General and Acting Attorney General, provided testimony before a Senate subcommittee that she warned the White House that Michael Flynn had lied to the vice president about his Russian contacts and was vulnerable to blackmail by Moscow.
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 Trump fires FBI Director James Comey.
“Federal prosecutors have issued grand jury subpoenas as part of the ongoing probe of Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to a new report.” {Thehill.com}
The subpoenas were issued to associates of Michael Flynn, former national security advisor.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Moon Jae-in sworn in as President in South Korea.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Friday, May 12, 2017 Trump Tweeted, “James Comey better hope that there are no “tapes” of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!” Many suggest that the threatening nature of this Tweet is a violation of 18 U.S.C. 1503 constituting Obstruction of Justice.
Saturday, May 13, 2017 North Korea fires a ballistic missile that lands in sea about sixty miles off the Russian coast.
Sunday, May 14, 2017 Emmanuel Macron Inaugurated as France’s President.
Lindsey Graham, “You can’t be cute about tapes. If there are any tapes of this conversation, they need to be turned over.” Graham was speaking to NBC’s “Meet the Press” program.
Monday, May 15, 2017 Jim Parsons got married.
The Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to the ruling which strikes down the NC voter ID law.
According to a report in the Washington Post, Trump shared highly classified information with the Russian foreign minister and Russian ambassador during a White House meeting last week.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (DOJ) appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the American election of 2016.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 Trump Tweets: “With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration, there was never a special (counsel) appointed, this is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history.”
Roger Ailes, FOX News founder, dies at 77 years of age. Ailes was forced to resign from FOX amidst sexual abuse allegations in July 2016.
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Monday, May 22, 2017 Twenty-two people were killed in a suicide bomber terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena in England. The venue was hosting a concert by American singer Ariana Grande. The alleged bomber was Salman Abedi, a Libyan born UK resident.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Congressional Budget Office released their analysis of the American Health Care Act. They estimate 23 million fewer Americans will have health care as a result of this bill. The bill will reduce the deficit by $119 billion by their calculation.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Jeff Sessions, Attorney General, failed to disclose his meetings with the Russia while completing his security clearance form according to the Department of Justice.
Trump met with Pope Francis at the Vatican.
The Big Sur area of California experienced a devastating landslide which decimated a quarter-mile of (now former) scenic coastal highway.
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Friday, May 26, 2017 Jeremy Joseph Christian, allegedly fatally stabbed two men on a Portland, Oregon, train who defended a 16-year-old and her Muslim friend.
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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Mike Dubke, White House Communications Director, resigned his position.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Kabul, Afghanistan, large car bomb explosion near German embassy kills 80 injures hundreds of others.
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