The Heat: President Trump’s first week in office

The Heat

US President Donald Trump signs an executive order to start the Mexico border wall project at the Department of Homeland Security facility in Washington, DC, on January 25, 2017. (AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM)

U.S. President Donald Trump has wasted no time taking action on several of his campaign pledges.

CGTN’s Jessica Stone reports from the White House.
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In his first week in office, the new U.S. president signed executive orders to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, construct a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico and remove undocumented immigrants. He also authorized the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines to move forward.

 

US President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 24, 2017. (AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM)

Using the presidential power of executive action, President Trump began to chart his own course for America, citing an “America First” model.

To discuss President Trump’s first week in office:

  • Suisheng “Sam” Zhao is the Director of the Center for China-U.S. Cooperation with the University of Denver.
  • Afshin Molavi is a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
  • Vidal Romero is a political science professor at Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico.
  • Simon Marks is the President and Chief Correspondent of Feature Story News.
The Heat: President Trump’s first week in office PT1

The Heat: President Trump’s first week in office PT1

U.S. President Donald Trump has wasted no time taking action on several of his campaign pledges. CGTN's Jessica Stone reports from the White House. Using the presidential power of executive action, President Trump began to chart his own course for America, citing an "America First" model. To discuss President Trump's first week in office: Suisheng “Sam” Zhao is the Director of the Center for China-U.S. Cooperation with the University of Denver. Afshin Molavi is a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. Vidal Romero is a political science professor at Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico. Simon Marks is the President and Chief Correspondent of Feature Story News.

The Heat: President Trump’s first week in office PT2

The Heat: President Trump’s first week in office PT2

U.S. President Donald Trump has wasted no time taking action on several of his campaign pledges. Using the presidential power of executive action, President Trump began to chart his own course for America, citing an "America First" model. To discuss President Trump's first week in office: Suisheng “Sam” Zhao is the Director of the Center for China-U.S. Cooperation with the University of Denver. Afshin Molavi is a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. Vidal Romero is a political science professor at Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico. Simon Marks is the President and Chief Correspondent of Feature Story News.

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