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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Saturday, November 18, 2017

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President Donald Trump has no public events currently set on his official schedule but stay tuned because his weekends often include non-public outings and we will report them as they happen. Just before 9:30 a.m. Saturday, we were informed that the president would be going nowhere until at least 5 p.m. We’ll update this evening if anything comes up. President Trump’s schedule for ...

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Orrin Hatch tells Sherrod Brown that Democrat talking points are ‘crap’

Orrin Hatch

Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) got into a heated debate after Republicans voted the tax reform bill out of the committee. During the exchange, Brown drops into a series of false Democrat talking points and Hatch gives him an earful. “I really resent anyone saying I’m just doing this for the rich. Gimme’ a break,” Hatch complained. “I ...

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White House Press Briefing 11/17/2017

Sarah Huckabee Sanders

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Council of Economic Advisers Chair Kevin Hassett hold a briefing to update the media on events and issues of the day. Expected topics of discussion may include, but are not limited to: North Korea Tax Reform progress Roy Moore and Al Franken allegations Mueller’s request for documents from Trump campaign officials The briefing ...

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Watch: Vice President Pence Delivers Keynote Address at Tax Foundation Event [video + transcript]

Mike Pence speech 2017 Tax Foundation

Vice President Mike Pence delivered the keynote address at the 2017 “Tax Prom” an annual event put on by the Tax Foundation. Full transcript of Vice President Pence’s speech at 2017 Tax Foundation “Tax Prom” THE VICE PRESIDENT: Thank you, David, for that kind introduction. Thank you for your leadership here at the Tax Foundation as chairman of the board. ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Friday, November 17, 2017

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President Donald Trump will receive his daily intelligence briefing then host NCAA National Championship teams from around the country. In the afternoon, the President will have lunch with Vice President Mike Pence then meet with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. President Trump’s schedule for 11/17/17 11:00 AM Receive daily intelligence briefing – Oval Office 11:30 AM Host NCAA National Championship teams – State ...

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House Passes Tax Reform 227-205 – Here’s what’s in the bill and the 13 GOP Reps Who Voted No

House vote on tax reform

The U.S. House of Representatives passed their version of tax reform on Thursday afternoon by a largely party-line vote. H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed by a 227 to 205 vote with all Democrats and 13 Republicans voting against the measure. The 13 Republicans that voted no were: Tom McClintock (CA) Dana Rohrabacher (CA) Darrell Issa of (CA) ...

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Hillary: Investigating me is abuse of power – like dictatorship

Hillary Clinton mother jones

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that an investigation into her involvement with the sale of Uranium One to Russia’s Rosatom would be “like some dictatorship” where political opponents are “unfairly, fraudulently investigated.” President Donald Trump had publicly urged the Justice Department to look into Hillary’s dealings with Fusion GPS, Uranium One, and Russia. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said ...

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White House Press Briefing 11/16/17 [Live Stream]

Sarah Huckabee Sanders

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a briefing to update the media on the issues and events of the day. Likely topics of discussion are expected to include: China’s push for “freeze for freeze” with North Korea The president’s Asia trip Roy Moore Tax Reform progress The briefing is set for 3:00 p.m EST.

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Thursday November 16, 2017

U.S. Capitol Building

President Donald Trump will depart the White House en route to the U.S. Capitol, where he will give remarks to the House Republican Conference. The President will then return to the White House. President Trump’s schedule for 11/16/17 11:20 AM Depart the White House en route to the U.S. Capitol – South Portico 11:30 AM Delivers remarks to the House Republican Conference ...

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President Trump makes statement on North Korea, Trade [video + transcript]

Donald Trump statement on Charlottesville 8-14-17

The White House suddenly announced Wednesday that President Donald Trump would make an announcement possibly on North Korea and trade. It is unclear whether the president will take questions but he had hinted over the weekend that he would be making an announcement on whether to redeclare North Korea a state sponsor of terror. Live Stream of the President’s Statement ...

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Democrats introduce articles of impeachment against Trump

Articles of impeachment Donald Trump

Six House Democrats led by Rep. Steve Cohen (TN) introduced Wednesday five articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. “We believe that President Trump has violated the Constitution and we’ve introduced five articles of impeachment,” Cohen told reporters Wednesday. Cohen is joined by Reps. Luis Gutierrez (IL), Adriano Espaillat (NY), Al Green (TX), Marcia Fudge (OH) and John Yarmuth (KY). ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Donald Trump statement on Charlottesville 8-14-17

President Donald Trump has only a single public event on his official schedule. The president is back in-residence in the White House after an almost 2-week foreign diplomacy trip to Asia and the Pacific rim. The White House Press Office made a surprise announcement Wednesday afternoon saying that Trump would make a major statement on North Korea at 3:30 pm. ...

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Watch: Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before judicial committee

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to testify Tuesday morning before the House Judiciary Committee where he will likely be asked about Russian interference in the 2016 election, the Trump dossier, Fusion GPS and the possible appointment of a special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton. The attorney general appeared before congressional committees in June and October on the same topic. ...

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