1600 Daily: Everything “White House” for 7/28/17
JULY 28, 2017 AT 8:45 AM ET BY 1600DAILY, THE WHITE HOUSE
President Trump Recognizes Heroic First Responders
Yesterday, President Donald Trump awarded the Public Safety Medal of Valor to two Capitol Police Special Agents and three Alexandria Police Officers who exhibited extraordinary valor as the first responders, to the Alexandria, Virginia, baseball field shooting on June 14, 2017. The President expressed deep gratitude for the heroic efforts of the first responders as well as prayers for the victims.
Watch the event
Vice President Pence Swears in the U.S. Ambassador to Japan
Yesterday, Vice President Pence swore in the new U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Bill Hagerty.
Watch the Ceremony
President Trump Donates Presidential Salary to Department of Education
This quarter, President Trump will be donating his salary to the Department of Education. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos thanked the President, “The President is committed to our Nation’s students and to reforming education in America so that every child, no matter their ZIP code, has access to a high-quality education.”
PHOTO OF THE DAY
President Donald J. Trump awards the Medal of Valor | July 27, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)
POTUS AND VP TODAY
Today, President Trump will travel to New York and give remarks on MS-13 to Federal, State, and local law enforcement. Watch Live at 1:40pmEST
COMING UP THIS WEEK
On Sunday, Vice President Pence will travel abroad to Eastern Europe to advance President Trump’s America First agenda and to strengthen our partnerships in the region.
Watch President Donald J. Trump’s weekly address to the Nation:
9:30 AM: President Trump speaks to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey
10:10 AM: President Trump welcomes President Moon of the Republic of Korea – Watch
10:15 AM: President Trump meets with President Moon
10:35 AM: President Trump leads an expanded bilateral meeting with President Moon
11:15 AM: President Trump gives joint statements with President Moon – Watch
2:00 PM: Press Briefing with Principal Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders
4:20 PM: President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump depart Washington, D.C. en route to Bedminster, New Jersey
PHOTO OF THE DAY
President Donald J. Trump at the Department of Energy | June 29, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)
OBAMACARE FACT OF THE DAY
FACT: Six issuers have abandoned Obamacare in Kentucky and nearly 50% of counties have only one provider and no choices.
WHITE HOUSE UPDATES
Yesterday, President Trump delivered remarks at the Unleashing American Energy Event at the Department of Energy.
Last night, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump hosted President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook of the Republic of Korea for a working dinner at the White House.
Yesterday, Vice President Pence met with Senators to work on repealing and replacing Obamacare.
WEST WING READS
Each day we round up the best stories the West Wing is reading and share them with you. Sign up below!
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
- 1:30PM: President Trump meets with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
- 2:45PM: President Trump signs three financial services Presidential actions – Watch LIVE
- 3:05PM: President Trump meets with Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin
- 3:30PM: President Trump meets with the Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney
President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni of Italy hold a joint press conference. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead).
President Trump: Standing up to Unfair Steel Trade Practices.
Vice President Pence holds a joint press conference with President Joko Widodo of the Republic of Indonesia.
Vice President Pence participates in a discussion with interfaith religious leaders.
Vice President Pence makes remarks at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
- Washington Examiner: “Trump administration opens sweeping trade investigation”