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The White House Daily Chronicle, April 3, 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 receive his daily briefing as prepared by the intelligence community then meet with the heads of the Baltic States and have a working lunch with them.

In the afternoon, the president will hold a joint press conference with the heads of the Baltic States [Livestream] and bid them goodbye.

Baltic States delegation:


See all of the president’s daily schedules HERE.

Trump’s Tweets (newest to oldest)

Official Statements

On border security

Last week, the President received a briefing from senior administration officials on the growing influx of illegal immigration, drugs and violent gang members from Central America, and directed a vigorous administrative strategy to confront this threat and protect Americas national security.

Today, he received a follow up briefing to discuss his administrations strategy, which includes the mobilization of the National Guard. President Trump and senior officials present also agreed on the need to pressure Congress to urgently pass legislation to close legal loopholes exploited by criminal trafficking, narco-terrorist and smuggling organizations.

Among those briefing the President were Defense Secretary James Mattis, Homeland Security Secretary Kirsten Nielsen, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs General Joseph Dunford, Chief of Staff John Kelly, and other senior White House officials.

Executive Actions

Declaration to Celebrate 100 years of independence of Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania

President Donald Trump issued a declaration Tuesday “to Celebrate 100 Years of Independence of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and Renewed Partnership.”

On the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

President Donald Trump issued a proclamation Tuesday evening to “Dr. King’s legacy” on the 50th Anniversary of his Assassination.

Executive Branch Nominations/Designations

  • Rubydee Calvert of Wyoming to be a Member of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, as the Public TV Stations Representative, for the remainder of a six-year term expiring January 1, 2022
  • Laura Gore Ross of New York to be a Member of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, as the Public TV Stations Representative, for the remainder of a six-year term expiring January 1, 2022

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

Call with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel to address recent developments in the Middle East. President Trump reiterated the commitment of the United States to Israel’s security and the two leaders agreed to continue their close coordination on countering Irans malign influence and destabilizing activities.

Call with King Salman of Saudi Arabia

President Donald J. Trump spoke yesterday with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia. King Salman thanked the President for hosting Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the White House. President Trump expressed solidarity with Saudi Arabia following the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)-enabled Houthi ballistic missile attacks against civilian targets in Saudi Arabia on March 25. The leaders discussed a range of regional issues, including the importance of achieving a comprehensive peace between Israelis and Palestinians and opportunities to strengthen the American-Saudi strategic partnership. The leaders agreed on the significance of reinvigorating a political process to end the war in Yemen. On Syria, the President and the King discussed joint efforts to ensure the enduring defeat of ISIS and counter Iranian efforts to exploit the Syrian conflict to pursue its destabilizing regional ambitions. President Trump emphasized the importance of resolving the Gulf dispute and restoring a united Gulf Cooperation Council to counter Iranian malign influence and defeat terrorists and extremists.

Call with Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with Emir Tamim binHamad Al Thani of Qatar. The President thanked the Emir for Qatars continued commitment to counter terrorist financing and extremism. The leaders discussed Irans increasingly reckless behavior in the region and the threat it poses to regional stability. The President and the Emir discussed the obstacles to restoring unity in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The President thanked the Emir for his commitment to help restore GCC unity and emphasized that it is critical to end the Gulf dispute. The President and the Emir agreed on the importance of regional unity to address security threats and to ensure the prosperity of the people in the region.

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