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Vice President Mike Pence visits North Dakota

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  Fargo, ND – Vice President Mike Pence landed at the North Dakota Air National Guard Base in Fargo, ND.  Over 200 people waited to welcome the Vice President as he landed at the Base.  Then his motorcade left to take him to the Delta Hotel and make a speech on tax relief.  Pence also was in Fargo to give his support for Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N-D who is running for U.S. Senate against Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.

 

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and his wife, first lady Kathryn greeted Vice President Mike Pence.  Also, welcoming Pence were Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann, the N.D. adjutant general and Col. Britt Hartley, the 119th Wing Commander.  Pence left in the afternoon to deliver a speech in Minneapolis at an America First Policies.


“A Day Without a Woman” Rally

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New York City – Washington Square in Manhattan was the site that the rally began for the “A Day Without a Woman.”  The Square packed with women and men supporting the rally was held in conjunction of International Women’s Day.  Speeches were about the disparity of women receiving lower paid than the men, inequality of fringe benefits as well as other division within the workforce.   

 

A number of speakers and performers were on the platform before the march began.  Speakers included Rabyaah Althaibani,  May Madarang, Gabriela, Betty Lyons of the American Indian Law Alliance and more.  The rally route began at Washington Square with a route that went to 7th Avenue, Varick Street with stops in front of the Immigration Court and ended in Zuccotti Park.

President Donald Trump first week

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Washington, D.C.- First week after the Inaugural has begun with President Donald Trump non-stop with meetings, revisiting previous executive orders that were implemented during President Obama term.  The whole week will be a reflection of what to expect for the coming years on a national and international basis. 

 

Nominations are being finalized as well as Press secretary Sean Spicer held the first full White House briefing on Monday morning.  President Donald Trump signed three Executive Orders and pulled the US from Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  British Prime Minister Theresa May will be the first face-to-face meeting with a foreign leader.


President Trump first week

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Washington, D. C. - First week after the Inaugural has begun with President Donald Trump non-stop with meetings, revisiting previous executive orders that were implemented during President Obama term.  The whole week will be a reflection of what to expect for the coming years on a national and international basis. 

Nominations are being finalized as well as Press secretary Sean Spicer held the first full White House briefing on Monday morning.  President Donald Trump signed three Executive Orders and pulled the US from Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  British Prime Minister Theresa May will be the first face-to-face meeting with a foreign leader.


Women’s Rallies across the Continents

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NYC – Rallies reached across the world in over 600 locations.  New York City had over 400,000 marchers on the route that began at
Dag Hammarskjold Plaza to midtown Manhattan.  The speakers that were at the beginning of the route included NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray.  The crowd surpassed the expectant numbers that were projected when the parade was being coordinated.  Over 20 countries participated in the march creating numbers

over a million.   Men, women and children all joined in expressing their concerns over policies through signs, music and chants.  Democracy was exemplified through the participants marching.  NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio thanked everyone for a peaceful march where there were no arrests in NYC

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