KQED Newsroom Special: Trump’s First 100 Days

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California Congressman Adam Schiff
From President Trump’s proposed tax cuts to foreign policy, Democratic congressman Adam Schiff gives his report card for the administration’s first 100 days and how it directly affects California.

Political Analysis
KQED senior editor for Politics and Government Scott Shafer takes a broader look at President Trump’s first 100 days in office.


  • Harmeet Dhillon, RNC National Committeewoman for California
  • Sean Walsh, Wilson Walsh Consulting
  • Joe Garofoli, San Francisco Chronicle political reporter

 Marching for the First Time
For Eleanor Chang, Donald Trump’s election was a turning point -- one that inspired her to become more involved in politics. At the age of 60, San Francisco retiree Chang found herself with a new calling for political action, both online and in the streets.

Trump and the Courts
In blocking President Trump’s executive orders on travel and immigration, lawyers and judges have played a key role in the first 100 days of the new administration.  Interim Dean of UC Berkeley Law School Melissa Murray offers legal analysis.


Bay Area Trump Supporters
KQED Politics and Government reporter Marisa Lagos talks to three Bay Area women who voted for President Trump about their impressions of the first 100 days and their hopes for the future.


  • Claire Chiara, UC Berkeley student
  • Corrin Rankin, California director of African Americans for Trump
  • Sue Caro, Alameda County Republican Party chairman

Marching for Science
Robin Lopez is the first in his family to attend college. The young scientist helped organize the March for Science, saying it’s all about championing the importance of science in everyday life.

Regional Analysis
We check in with KQED reporters from around the state to discuss what they’re hearing in their regions.

  • Katie Orr, KQED Sacramento Politics and Government reporter
  • Vanessa Rancano, KQED Central Valley reporter
  • Steven Cuevas, KQED Southern California bureau chief