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The White House Daily Chronicle, December 17, 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

All of the president’s activities today are closed to the media.

President Donald Trump will receive his daily briefing as prepared by the intelligence community then have lunch with Vice President Mike Pence.

In the afternoon, the president will meet with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

A travel/photo lid was called at 4:32 PM so the press pool is headed home.

The president and first lady will host a pair of Christmas receptions at the White House in the evening.

See all of the president’s daily schedules HERE.

Trump’s Tweets (newest to oldest)

Official Statements

President Trump Announces Presidential Delegation to the Federative Republic of Brazil to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Jair Bolsonaro

President Trump Announces Presidential Delegation to the Federative Republic of Brazil to Attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Jair Bolsonaro

President Donald J. Trump today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Federative Republic of Brazil to attend the Inauguration of
His Excellency Jair Bolsonaro on January 1, 2019, in Brasilia, Brazil.

The Honorable Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State of the United States, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable Mark Green, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development

Mr. William Popp, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, U.S. Embassy Brasilia

The Honorable Mauricio Claver-Carone, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, National Security Council

Executive Actions

On Monday, December 17, 2018, the President signed into law:

  • H.R. 315, the “Improving Access to Maternity Care Act,” which
    collects information on health professional shortage areas identified as in need of maternity care health services and distribute maternity care health professionals to those areas;
  • H.R. 1417, the “National Law Enforcement Museum Exhibits Act,”which authorizes the National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, D.C., to acquire, receive, possess, collect, ship, transport, import, and display firearms in fulfilling the purpose of the Museum;
  • H.R. 1861, the “The Larry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act,” which provides for the award of a Congressional gold medal in honor of Lawrence Eugene “Larry” Doby in recognition of his achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the Armed Forces during World War II;
  • H.R. 3398, the “REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act,” which authorizes States to issue permanent driver’s licenses or identification cards to citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau; and
  • H.R. 6330, the “Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018,” which modifies the method for prescribing size standards for small businesses.

Executive Branch Nominations/Designations

  • Stuart A. Hazlett of Virginia, to be the Army Representative on the Committee for Purchase from People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled

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


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