President Donald Trump criticized the news media and 'fake news,' talked about cracking down on illegal immigration, blasted Obama care, and touted his plan to put "America first" at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday.
Sean Spicer, White House press secretary, emphasized the Trump administration's stance that Obama's transgender bathroom directive – requiring public school districts to let transgender students use the bathroom that matched their gender identity – is not a federal issue and is something that should be left to the states to decide.
Stephen Bannon, President Trump's chief strategist, made his first public speaking appearance since Trump took office at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). One of his talking points included addressing the media as the "opposition party."
Trump supporters from across the country discuss how the President is doing fulfilling campaign promises, selecting his cabinet, and coming up against hurdles. Hear from a few Americans as they share their perspective on how things are going so far.
Executive orders are as old as George Washington. Every president except William Henry Harrison has issued them, and some—like President Donald Trump's recent executive order on immigration—are controversial. They directly affect how the government operates but it is not always clear how they work.