1600 Daily: Everything White House for 6/22/17
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Obamacare is failing the American people. Without action to repeal and replace Obamacare, Americans are stuck with higher costs, more taxes, and fewer choices. The trend of bad news for Obamacare is continuing – Americans need relief now.
9:30 AM: Vice President Pence delivers the keynote address at the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Legislative Day
11:00 AM: President Trump participates in the American Leadership in Emerging Technology Event
1:00 PM: Vice President Pence delivers remarks at the Wilson Center
3:00 PM: President Trump meets with the International Olympic Committee
7:15 PM: President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump host the Congressional Picnic
PHOTO OF THE DAY
President Donald J. Trump | June 21, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)
OBAMACARE FACT OF THE DAY
FACT: The American people know a bad deal when they see one. The most recent data shows that around 6.5 million Americans paid $3 billion in penalties to the IRS rather than buy unaffordable Obamacare plans.
WHITE HOUSE UPDATES
Yesterday, President Trump visited Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he gave remarks about empowering America’s farmers and protecting our Nation’s proud farming legacy.
Yesterday, Vice President Pence delivered remarks at the National Summit on Crime Reduction and Public Safety.
Yesterday, Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price, M.D., met with individuals who are facing lack of choice because of Obamacare.
Yesterday, President Trump held a meeting with cybersecurity and energy sector representatives.
The application period for the Fall 2017 White House Internship Program closes this Friday, June 23. Interested applicants can apply here.
WHAT WE ARE READING
“In order for us to expand prosperity and extend economic opportunity to more Americans, we must remain on the cutting edge. This means that government at all levels must focus on removing barriers to innovation and ensuring that technological advances aren’t strangled by bureaucratic red tape.” – FCC Chairman Ajit Pai in New Hampshire Union Leader
“The White House is gathering technology leaders on Thursday to discuss how the industry aims to drive economic growth in emerging technology areas like wireless broadband and drones .” – The Hill
“..the nation’s second-largest health insurer announced Wednesday it plans to pull out of ObamaCare exchanges in Indiana and Wisconsin next year — a move that fueled GOP calls on Capitol Hill to upend the law. ” –Fox News
Gracious President-Elect Donald J. Trump speaks to his enthusiastic, steadfast supporters at a huge rally in Orlando, Florida, on Friday December 16th. Activity is slated to begin at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, 4:00 p.m. Pacific.
Sheriff David Clarke Gives Brilliant Speech at West Allis, Wisconsin Trump Thank You Rally
Above: Donald J. Trump Speaking in Des Moines, Iowa (PHOTO BY GETTY IMAGES)
The Trump-Pence Thank You Tour Continues with a Rally in Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday, December 8th 2016
Coverage by RSBN began at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time, 7:30 Eastern
V.P. Elect MIKE PENCE spoke first and introduced President-Elect Donald Trump. Watch the event here at Winning 2016.
Trump-Pence Thank You Rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan begins at 4:00 p.m. Pacific, 7:00 Eastern Time
Grand Rapids held the final Trump-Pence rally of the entire 2016 presidential election. The photograph above was taken at a Grand Rapids Trump rally in 2015. Yes, it has been a long and grueling election. Our tireless Titan Trump is determined to make America great again with continued support of the majority through his unique brand of shirt-sleeve diplomacy and top-flight communications skills. Mr. Donald J. Trump and Vice President-Elect Gov. Mike Pence are speaking directly to the American people on this Thank You Tour, giving updates on their platform and progress.
Donald J. Trump Appoints Andrew Liveris of Michigan’s Dow Chemical Company as Chairman of the Council on American Manufacturing:
@Jeanne de M. de St. Anselm, 2016
RSBN’s Coverage of the Tuesday, December 6th Trump-Pence Gratitude Event in Fayetteville, North Carolina
This Trump Victory Thank-You Rally was held at the Crown Coliseum. Diamond and Silk, North Carolina’s famous Trump-supporting sisters make a scintillating appearance, delivering one of their traditional amusing and powerful speeches.
President-Elect Donald J. Trump introduces his nominee for Secretary of Defense, General James “Mad Dog” Mattis, who makes a short and positive statement, not wishing to take the spotlight. Mr. Trump had been delayed by an unexpected three-hour drive from the airport to Crown Coliseum, and expressed his gratitude for the patience of a tremendous crowd.
Below is the President-Elect’s speech, without the preliminary features. Just Trump!