National Headlines 3-2-17

Press coverage of Trump in first month of office: 88 percent ‘hostile,’ says new study (Washington Times)

Trump’s advisers push him to purge Obama appointees (Politico)

Terror Threat to U.S. Airports Said to Grow as al-Qaeda Rebounds (Bloomberg)

Lawsuit against BuzzFeed over publishing ex-spy’s dossier moves to federal court (McClatchy)

Sessions Removes Himself From 2016 Campaign Investigations (Bloomberg)

Touring Warship, Trump Pushes Plan to Expand Military (New York Times)

Paul Ryan’s feeling confident about repeal-and-replace. McConnell not so much. (Washington Post)

Interior secretary repeals ban on lead bullets (The Hill)

EU Parliament Seeks To Reinstate Visas For American Travelers (NPR)

Carson and Perry sworn in (The Hill)

EPA halts inquiry into oil and gas industry emissions of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas (Washington Post)