The Political Insider’s Top 8 Stories From 2017 Involving President Trump

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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 30: (L to R) Dean Cain, Kathie Lee Gifford, First Lady Melania Trump and U.S. President Donald Trump light the Christmas Tree at the 95th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in President's Park on November 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images)

There’s certainly a hell of a lot that took place over this past year involving President Trump. So much so, that it’d be easy to forget everything that happened in 2017.

That’s where we come into play, creating this handy list of the top 10 stories about the President from this past year.

So without further delay, here are those top stories from 2017 …

Liberals Furious That Trump Broke Tradition While Boarding Air Force One

Things got off to a contentious start with the new President, when he boarded Air Force One and neglected to wave to the media – a tradition that went back many decades.

Ranking Democrat Introduces Articles of Impeachment Against President Trump

In what was certainly the first of what will be many attempts, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) made a shocking announcement to appease his liberal party – He introduced articles of impeachment in response to the President’s reaction to violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Set Out to See Hurricane Damage in Texas

This story went viral not because the President and First Lady were going to check out hurricane damage, but rather because Melania Trump dared to wear high-heeled shoes on the journey.

Former GOP Sen. Calls Trump ‘Seriously Sick,’ Asks Dems To Remove Him From Office

Ah, one of the earlier examples of anti-Trumpers trying to use the ‘mental health’ excuse to get the President removed from the White House.

This call, however, came from Gordon Humphrey, a former Republican Senator from New Hampshire.

Texas Radio Station Bans Madonna Over ‘Un-American Sentiments’

After Madonna made terroristic threats about blowing up the White House at the “Women’s March” in Washington, D.C., a radio station in Texas banned her from adorning their airwaves, citing her ‘un-American sentiments.’

“Yes, I have thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House,” she screeched at the event.

NFL Sunday Night Football Ratings Down After National Anthem Protests

It was a sign of things to come for the NFL. Just a few weeks into their new season, ESPN’s Sunday Night Football game took a big hit in the ratings.

John McCain, Suffering With Cancer, Plans to Return to the Senate Next Week

McCain is as polarizing a politician as they come, but his return to the Senate after a brain cancer diagnosis had everybody cheering.

Congressional Democrats Attempt Challenge to Trump’s Electoral College Win

It was one of the earliest indications that Democrats, no matter what might come along to prove them otherwise, were never going to accept the legitimacy of the election.

Leading Democrat lawmakers in Congress were considering a move to challenge Trump’s entire victory when Congress meets in joint session to certify the results.

So there you have it, a list that widely covers the news involving President Trump from this past year. A solid reminder of the ups and downs of a new administration.

What stories do you remember about Trump from 2017? Share your thoughts below!

Rusty Weiss has been covering politics for over 15 years. His writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, Fox... More about Rusty Weiss

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