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The White House Daily Chronicle, May 8, 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 meet with Republican members of the Senate then have lunch with the Vice President and Secretary of Homeland Security.

In the afternoon, the president will announce his stance on the Iran nuclear deal (Join Comprehensive Plan of Action). [Live Stream]

The president will deliver remarks to the Federal Judges Association at a reception in the evening.


See all of the president’s daily schedules HERE.

Trump’s Tweets (newest to oldest)


Official Statements

  • The president announced that the United States would be withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (Iran nuclear deal) [video + transcript]
  • Statement from the Press Secretary on the Civil War in South Sudan [full text]
  • White House Office of the Communications Director issued a statement admonishing opposition media for attacks on Mrs. Trump’s “Be Best” initiative
  • White House announces rescission package to cut spending by $15.4 billion

Executive Actions

  • Approved North Carolina disaster declaration for tornado and storm damage on April 15, 2018
  • Approved Hawaii disaster declaration for volcanic eruptions, lava flows and earthquakes this month

Executive Branch Nominations/Designations

  • none

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

Call with President Xi Jinping of China

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Xi Jinping of China. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual interest, including recent developments on the Korean Peninsula and President Xi’s meeting today with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. President Trump and President Xi agreed on the importance of continued implementation of sanctions on North Korea until it permanently dismantles its nuclear and missile programs. President Trump affirmed his commitment to ensuring that the trade and investment relationship between the United States and China is balanced and benefits American businesses and workers.

Call with President Emmanuel Macron of France

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Emmanuel Macron of France. The two leaders reaffirmed their shared commitment to peace and stability in the Middle East.

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