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Watch: White House Press Briefing 2-13-18 Elaine Chao, Sarah Sanders [video + transcript]

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao hold a press briefing to update the media on the issues and events of the day including: The president’s budget Rob Portman Trump’s donation of his Q417 salary to the transportation department Full Transcript MS. SANDERS: Good afternoon, everyone. Many of you probably saw Protective Life Corporations announcement this ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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President Donald Trump will host a meeting with members of Congress on trade in the morning. In the afternoon, the president will host a roundtable with members of the National Sheriffs Association. President Trump’s schedule for 2/13/18 11:30 AM Host a meeting with Members of Congress on trade – Cabinet Room 3:00 PM Host a roundtable with the National Sheriffs Association – Roosevelt ...

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Watch: White House Press Briefing 2-12-18

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a briefing to update the media on the events and issues of the day including: The president’s $4.4 trillion dollar budget Hospitalization of Venessa Trump Full Transcript MS. SANDERS: Good afternoon. Q How was your weekend? MS. SANDERS: It’s good. It’s great to be back with you guys. (Laughter.) Q Glad you’re ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Monday, February 12, 2018

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President Donald Trump will host a meeting with state and local officials on his infrastructure initiative then receive his daily briefing as prepared by the intelligence community. In the afternoon, the president will meet with Vice President Mike Pence then have lunch with the VP and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. President Trump’s schedule for 2/12/18 11:00 AM Host a meeting ...

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Watch: Trump says Congress should choose the side of law enforcement and the American people in weekly address 2/10/18

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President Donald Trump delivered the weekly presidential address to the nation in which he discussed the violent criminal latino gang MS-13 and its threat to American families and the terrible immigration loopholes that allow these vicious men to enter the country. “The visa lottery is something that never should have been allowed in the first place,” Trump said in the ...

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US Manufacturers’ Response To Tax Cuts? Higher Wages, More Benefits And $500 Million To Charity

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  by Robert Donachie WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. manufacturers are investing in new factories and equipment, hiring more workers, raising wages and benefits for employees and giving away at least $500 million to charity in response to the Republican tax bill, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons told The Daily Caller News Foundation Friday. Only last ...

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Trump decides NOT to release the Democrat memo on FISA scandal [full letter]

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President Donald Trump met with the FBI Director Christopher Wray, Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Jesse Panuccio, and members of the White House Counsels Office to discuss the Democrat memo on the FISA surveillance scandal and hours after that meeting the president decided he would not declassify the information in the memo. According to White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah, ...

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What’s in the budget bill that President Trump just signed

President Donald Trump signed a new budget bill, H.R. 1892, into law on Friday that pushes most of the difficult budget debate issues into March while funding defense, opioid addiction, infrastructure and more for two years. H.R. 1892 was originally titled “The Hometown Heroes Act” and was intended to allow the flying of the U.S. Flag at half-staff in the ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Friday, February 9, 2018

President Donald Trump will receive his daily briefing as prepared by the intelligence community in the morning then meet with his Secretary of State. In the afternoon, the president will meet with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. President Trump’s schedule for 2/9/18 11:00 AM Receive intelligence briefing – Oval Office 11:30 AM Meet with the Secretary of State Rex Tillerson – Oval Office 3:30 ...

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Watch: White House Press Conference 2-8-18 Raj Shah [video + transcript]

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White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah holds a briefing Thursday afternoon to update the media on the events and issues of the day. Full Transcript MR. SHAH:  Good afternoon, everyone.  I want to start with a statement, and then we’ll take your questions. Our normal policy, consistent with the policies of past administrations, is to not comment on ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Thursday, February 8, 2018

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President Donald Trump will participate in a meeting with the president of Guatemala then deliver a speech at the National Prayer Breakfast [Live Stream]. Later in the morning, the president meet with Defense Secretary James Mattis. Trump will meet with Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin and Dr. Henry Kissinger in the afternoon. President Trump’s schedule for 2/8/18 7:35 AM Depart ...

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Obama: There is no political influence in any investigation

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Former President Barack Obama told Fox News’ Chris Wallace that there was no political influence in investigations led by the Justice Department or the FBI. Wallace asked Obama about the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified information and whether or not she would be “protected.” “I guarantee it,” Obama said in the April 2016 interview. “I guarantee that there is ...

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Pence: U.S. will unveil tough and aggressive new sanctions on North Korea

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Vice President Mike Pence completed his first day in Japan where he met with Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera, participated in a bilateral meeting and a joint press conference with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and reaffirmed the United States’ unwavering commitment to the United States-Japan alliance. The Vice President’s day began with a visit to the Japanese Ministry of Defense. ...

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Trump signs memo creating the National Vetting Center

“Today, President Donald J. Trump signed a National Security Presidential Memorandum to establish a National Vetting Center (NVC) to coordinate the efforts of departments and agencies to better identify individuals seeking to enter the country who present a threat to national security, border security, homeland security, or public safety,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement ...

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Watch: White House Press Briefing 2-7-18 James Mattis and Sarah Sanders [video + transcript]

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Secretary of Defense James Mattis hold a briefing to update the media on the events and issues of the day including: Congressional funding of the government Trump’s “shutdown” comments on immigration fix New sanctions on North Korea The National Vetting Center Trump ordering a military parade to show appreciation for the troops Status of ...

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