(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.
WEST WING READS
Watch President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address:
10:20 AM LOCAL / 4:20 AM EDT: President Trump has a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Shinzō Abe of Japan
11:45 AM LOCAL / 5:45 AM EDT: President Trump participates in the welcome ceremony for G7 leaders
12:50 PM LOCAL / 6:50 AM EDT: President Trump participates in the reception for G7 leaders
1:10 PM LOCAL / 7:10 AM EDT: President Trump participates in the G7 luncheon and working sessions
10:00 AM EDT: Vice President Pence delivers the commencement address at the United States Naval Academy – Watch
7:00 PM LOCAL / 1:00 PM EDT: President and First Lady Trump attend the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra concert
8:10 PM LOCAL / 2:10 PM EDT: President and First Lady Trump participate in a dinner hosted by President Sergio Mattarella of Italy
President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzō Abe of Japan share a laugh with members of the U.S. delegation, as they meet for their bilateral meeting, Friday, May 26, 2017, at the Hotel Villa Diodoro in Taormina, Italy. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)
President Trump hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for a working lunch yesterday at the official residence of the United States Ambassador to Belgium.
President Trump delivered remarks at the NATO Unveiling of the Article 5 and Berlin Wall Memorials.
President Trump met with European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker where the leadersreaffirmed the strong bond between the United States and Europe, anchored in shared values and longstanding friendship.
President Trump also visited the Royal Palace in Brussels to meet with King Philippe and Queen Mathilde and with Prime Minister Charles Michel of Belgium.
WHITE HOUSE UPDATES
Yesterday, President Trump sent nominations for several different positionsto the Senate for confirmation.
WHAT WE ARE READING
“President Trump’s triumphant visit to the Middle East is likely to be remembered as the occasion that changed not just United States foreign policy but potentially the balance of power in the region.” – Washington Examiner
“President Trump made illegal immigration a priority of his agenda, and since he signed executive orders involving immigration enforcement, ICE has arrested more than 41,000 people — a 40 percent increase over the same time last year.” –Washington Examiner