President Trump's temporary ban on people who come from seven Muslim-majority countries sparked confusion, protests and court orders. We look at the details of his executive order.
Articles from January, 2017
Donald Trump was sworn as 45th president of the United States Jan. 20, 2017. Here's a recap of his presidential actions during his first week in office.
In his first major TV interview since he took the oath of office, President Donald Trump repeated a litany of false, misleading or downright illogical claims.
Kellyanne Conway, one of Trump's top advisers, tells NBC's Meet the Press host Chuck Todd that Press Secretary Sean Spicer used 'alternative facts' in his first statement to the press corps on Jan. 21.
President Donald Trump has placed a bust of Winston Churchill back in the White House, a fixture during George W. Bush' years in office and absent during Barack Obama's administration. As news emerged of Winston's bust finding its way back to the president's office, confusion rose on the bust of another famous leader: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Womena and men marched in cities around the world for equal rights Saturday, the day after the inauguration of President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump delivered a 16-minute inaugural address that emphasized his populist campaign themes, promising to drain the Washington swamp and revitalize manufacturing and the middle class.
Donald Trump predicted big crowds. But how did Friday's inaugural compare to version's past?
Donald Trump's inaugural address: annotated
Follow the inauguration of Donald Trump through our live Twitter feed.
Obama's final scorecard
Gen. John Kelly addressed questions about visa waiver program during his Jan. 10, 2017, Senate confirmation hearing for secretary of Homeland Security.
We launch a new project asking our readers to contribute to us directly through a membership program called the Truth Squad.
President-elect Donald Trump promised coal jobs in West Virginia and manufacturing jobs in Michigan. He said he would fix the inner city of Baltimore and the airports in New York. He said he would cut taxes and grow the military. Create paid family leave and balance the budget.
For the past six months, PolitiFact has been cataloging promises Trump made to voters in speeches, appearances, interviews and debates. Tuesday we launch our Trump-O-Meter, which will track 102 of the most significant pledges emblematic of his unconventional campaign. The Trump-O-Meter will measure whether Trump is able to accomplish what he told voters and ultimately rate each promise Kept, Broken or Compromise. It’s the same process we used to track the campaign promises made by President Barack Obama.
An overview of Rex Tillerson's senate confirmation hearing for secretary of state.
Donald Trump held his first press conference in 168 days at Trump Tower in New York City on Jan. 11, 2017.
The rundown on the first day of Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing
Lawmakers don't take action after spate of killings, so the president issues multiple executive actions on guns.
New legislation and agency procedures addressed a spate of incidents.
Republican Congress and the incoming Trump administration opened 2017 by trying to decide how -- and how quickly -- to repeal President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. What path lawmakers decide to take will determine how much of an impact the repeal will have on the American public. But members of Congress have no shortage of analyses and projections about what the impact of a repeal would be -- and how much slack a replacement plan would have to pick up following a repeal.
From trying end the wars in the Middle East and getting his daughters a puppy to reforming the health care system and tinkering with the tax code, Barack Obama made over 500 promises. Here are the ones that will define his presidency in years to come.
As Washington controversies go, the one over the Office of Congressional Ethics went by in the blink of an eye. So what was it really about?