5 things for Tuesday, January 24, 2017: Donald Trump, Obamacare, Brexit

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(CNN)On his administration's first full workday, the President got to work, work, work, work, work. Here are the 5 things you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

1. Donald Trump

The first full workday of the Trump administration seemed to go a lot smoother than the weekend did. The President signed some executive orders, met with business leaders, got some Cabinet picks confirmed and his press secretary made nice with the media. But Trump slipped into some old habits, like saying once again (with no evidence) that voter fraud cost him millions of votes during the election. Or bringing up the size of his inauguration crowd with congressional leaders (He just can't let that one go.).

    2. Trade

    America is officially out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Trump fulfilled one of his main campaign promises when he signed an executive order pulling the US out. The 12-nation trade deal was a big deal for former President Obama, but it became downright toxic during Campaign 2016, with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders joining Trump in denouncing it. The President says he'll negotiate new deals with other countries. Critics say he just handed China a huge economic victory.

    3. Obamacare

    If a state likes its Obamacare, it can keep it. The promise is at the center of an Obamacare replacement plan pushed by a pair of GOP senators. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Susan Collins of Maine say their plan would let states choose to either stay with the Affordable Care Act or go with whatever health care replacement the Republicans come up with.

    4. Brexit

    Brexit's going to have to go through parliament. Britain's Supreme Court ruled this morning that the UK must hold a vote there before starting the process of getting out of the EU. Well, that's a bugaboo for Prime Minister Theresa May. She wanted to start the heavy lifting on this in March. Taking this to lawmakers will unquestionably slow down that timetable.

    5. Weather

    2017's not even a month old and already it's been more deadly than 2016. Tornadoes that raged through the South over the weekend killed 19 people. In all of 2016 just 17 people were killed by twisters. Ground zero for this year's carnage is Georgia. That's where the bulk of the deaths (15) occurred and where there's six people missing, including a 2-year-old boy. A resident at one trailer park that was hit by a tornado says he saw people "tossed through the air." Weather woes are hitting other parts of the country too. There were three weather-related deaths in California and one in Pennsylvania. A nor'easter wreaked havoc on the Eastern seaboard overnight, bringing heavy r

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