(All times EST)
4:10 AM President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump participate in the French National Day Parade with President and Mrs. Macron
6:45 AM President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump depart Paris, France en route to Newark, New Jersey
1:15 PM Vice President Pence delivers remarks at the National Governors Association Summer Meeting
2:00 PM Vice President Pence participates in a series of meetings with governors
2:45 PM Vice President Pence participates in a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada
3:30 PM Vice President Pence participates in a series of meetings with governors
PHOTO OF THE DAY
President Donald J. Trump and President Emmanuel Macron | July 13, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)
OBAMACARE FACT OF THE DAY
FACT: Taxpayers are on the hook for Obamacare’s surging costs. The average Obamacare subsidy in February 2017 was nearly $4,500 – an increase of nearly $1,200 from just two years prior.
WHITE HOUSE UPDATES
President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump participated in a viewing of the National Day Parade in France in honor of Bastille Day. President Trump is the first United States President to participate in the ceremonies since 1989.
Vice President Pence delivered remarks on Obamacare in Lexington, Kentuckyon Wednesday saying, “it’s going to take courage, and it’s going to take leadership in Washington, D.C. And make no mistake about it, there are many voices in our Nation’s Capital, and you see them on TV all the time. But there is no more compelling voice in Washington, D.C. than the voice of the American people. So let your voice be heard.”
Press Secretary Sean Spicer released a statement saying, “President Donald J. Trump was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Nobel Peace Prize laureate and prominent Chinese political prisoner Liu Xiaobo.”
OMB Director Mulvaney discussed the President’s plan to achieve 3% economic growth in America and introduced the President’s broad agenda that will set in motion the single greatest economic revival since the 1980s.