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The White House Daily Chronicle, April 5, 2018

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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 head to Greenbrier, West Virginia for a roundtable on tax reform. [Live Stream]

Representatives from West Virginia-based companies who provided benefits to their employees as a result of historic tax reform that the President signed into law last year. These companies include:

  • Citizens Bank of West Virginia,*an Elkins-based community bank
    • Awarded $1,000 bonuses for all 66 employees
  • Davis Trust Company*, an Elkins-based community bank
    • Instituted 3% across-the-board pay increases on top of year-end merit and cost-of-living increases for all 45 full-time & 2 part-time employees
  • Worldwide Equipment*, a regional truck dealership company with a full service location in White Sulphur Springs
    • Awarded $300 bonuses for 1,100+ employees

West Virginia-based families who have been positively impacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:

  • The Lilly Family*,”Ghent, West Virginia”
    • Saving $3,563 due to the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
  • The Hodge Family*,”Hurricane, West Virginia”
    • Saving $2,417 due to the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
  • The Farrell Family*,”Huntington, West Virginia”
    • Opened a 529 college savings account last month (March), now that families are able to use up to $10,000 on primary and secondary education
 Elected officials from West Virginia who support and advance President Trumps pro-growth economy agenda:
  • Jim Justice*,”Governor (WV)”
  • Shelley Moore Capito*,”U.S. Senator (WV)”
  • Evan Jenkins*,”U.S. Representative (WV-03)”
  • Patrick Morrisey*,”Attorney General (WV)”


See all of the president’s daily schedules HERE.

Trump’s Tweets (newest to oldest)

Official Statements

On the administration’s fight to stop the opioid crisis

The White House released a statement highlighting an op-ed article by Surgeon General Jerome Adams that touts the administration’s actions to curb the opioid crisis.

On the economy

The White House released a statement Thursday highlighting the positive effects of President Donald Trump’s economic policies.

On additional tariffs against China

The White House released a statement by President Donald Trump announcing an additional $100 billion in tariffs against Chinese goods unless China ceases its unfair policy of forcing American companies to turn over technology in return for trade.

On the Trump administration’s economic policies – ‘MAGAnomics’

The White House released a statement highlighting White House Office of Management and Budget Dirctor Mick Mulvaney’s op-ed published at that touts the Trump administration’s economic policy that he calls “MAGAnomics.”

On the Visit of Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar

President Donald J. Trump will welcome Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar to the White House on April 10. The President looks forward to discussing ways to strengthen ties between the United States and Qatar and to advance our common security and economic priorities.

On the authorization of National Guard troops to the southern border

The White House issued a statement Thursday explaining what President Donald Trump’s authorization to deploy the National Guard to the southern border actually means.

Executive Actions


Executive Branch Nominations/Designations

  • Heidi R. King of California, to be Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation.

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


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