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Trump approves billions in military hardware for South Korea

Trump on phone

The White House issued a statement Monday afternoon saying the President Donald Trump had approved several billions of dollars in military equipment and weapons to South Korea in a call with President Moon Jae-In. The approval was described as “conceptual” in the statement which muddies the meaning of the announcement but demonstrates solidarity with a crucial U.S. ally in the region. ...

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The Quiet Ones: Heroes of Harvey

Houston flood harvey boats

Having grown up in Houston and spent most of my life in the region, a Facebook post by Todd McLaren about the heroes of Harvey (shared below) rings true. This group of ragged, rugged volunteers is made up of Cajuns and Rednecks, a flotilla of Hillary Clinton’s “deplorables,” an army of strangers who become brothers when the call for help ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Satuday, September 2, 2017

Donald Trump Melania Trump air force one

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will spend the first day of their Labor Day Weekend in Texas and Louisiana meeting with the survivors, first responders, and volunteers impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The first couple will also attend Harvey recovery meetings with officials in both states. President Trump’s schedule for Saturday, 9/2/17 EDT 9:00 AM The President and ...

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Trump delivers weekly presidential address 9/1/17 [video and transcript]

Donald Trump presidential weekly address

President Donald Trump delivers the weekly address to the nation. Full Transcript of Trump’s Weekly Presidential Address 9/1/17 My fellow Americans, The heartbreaking devastation and suffering caused by Hurricane Harvey has profoundly affected our entire nation. Many homes and communities have been destroyed, many lives have been upended, and tragically, some have lost their lives in this catastrophic storm. We ...

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President Trump’s Schedule for Friday, September 1, 2017

President Donald Trump will receive his daily briefing as provided by the intelligence community and will then speak with President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan by telephone. In the afternoon, the President will receive an update from disaster relief organizations on Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts. President Trump’s schedule for Friday, 9/1/17 All times EDT 10:30 AM Receive daily intelligence briefing – Oval ...

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Beaumont Area Residents Warned to ‘Get Out or Die’ as Floodgates Open

Steinhagen Reservoir Dam

Beaumont area residents have been told to evacuate to higher ground immediately as water is released from a nearby reservoir. Tyler County Judge Jacques Blanchette posted a grim warning on the Tyler County Emergency Management’s Facebook page telling people to “GET OUT OR DIE!” The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has advised the Tyler County office of Emergency Management that ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Thursday, August 31, 2017

White House South Portico

President Donald Trump will receive his daily intelligence briefing then meet with National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster in the morning. In the afternoon, the President will meet with the Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney. President Trump’s schedule for Thursday, 8/31/17 10:30 AM Receive daily intelligence briefing – Oval Office 11:00 AM Meet with National Security Advisor ...

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