President Trump officially pulled the nation out of the trade pact Jan. 23. NCR spoke with group leaders who cautiously view this as an opportunity for Trump.
Staffers at the little-noticed Christian Broadcasting Network capitalized on their newfound access to the Trump administration to promote their 17-minute interview with the president. The interview drew 3.4 million video views plus “more than 700,000 views through President Trump’s social media share alone,” according to a network news release.
Eco Catholic: The dawn of Trump's presidency has offered much to rattle the nerves of environmental advocates, who called on Catholics to mobilize their faith into action at all levels.
NCR Today: The GOP's image of dependency on handouts builds on Reagan's false story of a welfare queen and seemingly endless anecdotes of seeing someone buy lobster with food stamps.
Americans may pledge allegiance to “one nation under God,” but they are divided on whether religion is essential to national identity.
Nearly one-third of Americans view being a Christian as “very important” for being “truly American,” according to a Pew Research Center report on national identity in more than a dozen countries that was released Wednesday (Feb. 1). About the same number (31 percent) said it was “not at all important.”
We say: President Donald Trump is forcing us to consider ourselves in ways and at levels unprecedented in modern U.S. politics.
Faith and Justice: Expanding the expedited removal process will cause serious problems for asylum seekers because the current process is a failure even before it is expanded.
President Donald Trump at National Prayer Breakfast: "America is a nation of believers," Trump said. "In towns across the land, we see what we so easily forget: The quality of our lives is not defined by our material success but by our spiritual success. I speak that as someone who has had great material success and who knows many people who have had great material success. ... Some of them are very miserable, miserable people."
Trump delivers on promise. Judge Gorsuch has been nominated to fill the seat empty since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia last February.
Some conservatives miffed. President Trump won't revoke an Obama executive order prohibiting workplace discrimination based on "sexual orientation" and "gender identity."