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The White House Daily Chronicle, April 2, 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 and the First Lady will host the 2018 White House Easter Egg Roll Monday morning [Live Streams]

In the afternoon, the president will meet with incoming National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow.

At the Easter Egg Roll

Exchange between Jim Acosta and POTUS while waiting on Easter Egg Roll:

Acosta: What about the DACA kids? Should they worry about what’s going to happen to them?

POTUS: The Democrats have really let them down. They really let them down. They had this great opportunity.The Democrats have really let them down. It’s a shame. And now people are taking advantage of DACA and thats a shame.

Acosta: Didnt you kill DACA?

POTUS: [No answer]

See all of the president’s daily schedules HERE.

Trump’s Tweets (newest to oldest)

Official Statements

On the Extradition of* *Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin

The United States is grateful to the Czech Republic for the extradition of Yevgeniy Aleksandrovich Nikulin, who allegedly hacked computers belonging to LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring. Nikulin, a Russian citizen, was arrested by Czech law enforcement and has been in Czech custody since October 2016. Bringing criminals to justice is an important aspect of maintaining the reliability of the internet and defending our core values. We applaud the Czech Republic for upholding the principles of accountability and justice in this matter.

On the Meeting with Larry Kudlow and Senior Staff of the National Economic Council

Today, President Donald J. Trump met with senior staff of the National Economic Council (NEC) to discuss his economic growth agenda and to welcome new NEC Director and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy Larry Kudlow. The President is glad to have Director Kudlow on board, following decades of experience in both the private and public sectors, including at the White House under President Reagan. The economy is booming under President Trumps economic agenda: GDP for the fourth quarter was revised up to 2.9 percent from 2.5 percent. Over four million American workers have received pay raises, bonuses, or other benefits from President Trumps tax cuts. Nearly three million jobs have been created since his election. Unemployment has remained steady at 4.1 percent, a sixteen-year low. The number of Americans rating the economy as good to excellent has surged to the highest level in 18 years. Larry and the NEC team look forward to building on the successes of the Presidents economic agenda, raising wages, and creating jobs across the country. The President also thanked outgoing NEC Director Gary Cohn for his service to the hardworking American men and women who are seeing bigger pay checks and brighter futures thanks to the Trump economy.

Participants in the meeting included:

General John Kelly, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff

Gary Cohn, Assistant to the President

Christopher Liddell, Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy Coordination

Larry Kudlow, Assistant to the President for Economic Policy

Shahira Knight, Deputy Assistant to the President for Economic Policy

Everett Eissenstat, Deputy Assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs

On “Catch and Release”

The White House put out a press release Monday afternoon detailing what’s known as “catch and release” as it pertains to border enforcement.

Upcoming Meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan

The White House announced that President Trump will host Prime Minister of Japan at Mar-a-Lago in April

Executive Actions

Proclamation of April 2, 2018, as World Autism Awareness Day

President Donald Trump issued a proclamation Monday morning making the day “World Autism Awareness Day.”

Executive Branch Nominations/Designations

  • Justin George Muzinich of New York, to be the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
  • Duane C. Caneva of Illinois to be Chief Medical Officer of the Department of Homeland Security

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

Call with President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President AbdelFattah Al Sisi of Egypt. President Trump congratulated President Al Sisi on his reelection. The two leaders affirmed the strategic partnership between the United States and Egypt, and noted that they look forward to advancing this partnership and addressing common challenges.

Call with President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation

Monday morning, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov confirmed to reporters that the president invited Putin to meet at the White House during a phone call. Details on when the call happened have not been made public.

White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah released a statement saying that the last call between Putin and Trump was on March 20th. During that call, bilateral meetings were discussed.

From the office of the press secretary:

As the President himself confirmed on March 20, hours after his last call with President Putin, the two had discussed a bilateral meeting in the not-too-distant future at a number of potential venues, including the White House. We have nothing further to add at this time. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders

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