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The White House Daily Chronicle, March 28, 2018

The news behind the news on the president, administration and everything that happens in the White House is always in …  The White House Daily Chronicles.

note: this post is updated throughout the day as events warrant

See all of the daily White House Daily Chronicles HERE.

Presidential Itinerary – the details

President Donald Trump will hold a credentialing ceremony for newly appointed ambassadors to Washington, D.C. then have lunch with Defense Secretary James Mattis.

Ambassadors that attended the ceremony were:

  • His Excellency Mamadou Haidara, Ambassador of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire
  • His Excellency Eric Andriamihajamananirina Robson, Ambassador of the Republic of Madagascar
  • His Excellency Shinsuke Sugiyama, Ambassador of Japan
  • His Excellency Otgonbayar Yondon, Ambassador of Mongolia

See all of the president’s daily schedules HERE.

Trump’s Tweets

Official Statements

The White House had a press briefing at 2 p.m. EDT [Live Stream]

On the replacement of David Shulkin as Secretary of Veterans Affairs

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that David Shulkin would be replaced by Admiral Ronny Jackson as Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

On the benefits of infrastructure investment

The White House released a report by the Council of Economic Advisers that highlighted the benefits of infrastructure investment. The executive summary and full report are HERE.

On President Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

The White House released a statement Wednesday afternoon touting President Trump’s plan to build a stronger U.S. economy through infrastructure investment.

On U.S. – Korea Free Trade Agreement and National Security

The White House released a statement Wednesday afternoon highlighting successes of the Trump administration in negotiating a bilateral trade agreement with South Korea and National Security.

Executive Actions

On Signing H.R. 2154, S. 188, S. 324 into Law

Posted by Press Secretary March 28, 2018

On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, the President signed into law:

H.R. 2154, which redesignates the Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center in Fargo, North Dakota, as the Edward T. Schafer Agricultural Research Center;

S. 188, the “Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act,” which prohibits the use of Federal funds for the costs of painting portraits of officers and employees of the Federal Government; and

S. 324, the “State Veteran Home Adult Day Health Care Improvement Act of 2017,” which requires VA to expand alternative services for veterans eligible for nursing home care.

Executive Branch Nominations/Designations

  • John Rakolta, Jr. of Michigan, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the United Arab Emirates
  • Kyle McCarter of Illinois, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kenya
  • Mark Rosen of Connecticut, to be the United States Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund for a term of two years

Communications with Heads of State and State Officials (readouts often come the day after the conversation)

Call With Prime Minister Theresa May Of The United Kingdom

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom. Both leaders agreed on the importance of dismantling Russias spy networks in the United Kingdom and the United States to curtail Russian clandestine activities and prevent future chemical weapons attacks on either countrys soil. The two leaders also discussed how the passage of the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act will improve law enforcement cooperation.

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