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Week In Review: Trump's Executive Orders; Boston Women's March; State Of The State31:00
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Massachusetts Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, center, greets law makers and guests as he enters the House chamber at the Statehouse before his State of the State address, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Massachusetts Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, center, greets law makers and guests as he enters the House chamber at the Statehouse before his State of the State address, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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President Trump spent much of his first week in office issuing executive orders on immigration, "sanctuary cities" and the wall on the border with Mexico. On Wednesday, at the headquarters of the Department of Homeland Security, he said, "A nation without borders is not a nation. Beginning today, the United States of America gets back control of its borders — gets back its borders."

Among the orders Trump signed was one that calls for withholding of federal funds from so-called "sanctuary cities." On Thursday, Chelsea City Manager Tom Ambrosino told Radio Boston, "We're not changing our policies as a result of this presidential order. Treating everyone here, documented or undocumented, with dignity and respect is part of our core values in this city, and those are not for sale."

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh also said Boston wouldn't be intimidated by the president's executive orders, saying that if necessary, he would offer City Hall as a shelter for any immigrant targeted by the federal government.

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Renee Grahamcolumnist for the Boston Globe and a WBUR contributor. She tweets @reneeygraham.

Lou Murraycontributor to WBUR's Cognoscenti. Member of the national Catholic Advisory Committee for Trump and Pence. He tweets @louislmurrayjr1.

This segment aired on January 27, 2017.

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