“Together, our task is to strengthen our families, to build up our communities, to serve our citizens, and to celebrate AMERICAN GREATNESS as a shining example to the world….”
Watch highlights from President Donald J. Trump’s visit to Jerusalem and Bethlehem:
10:30 AM LOCAL / 4:30 AM EDT: President Trump participates in an expanded bilateral meeting with European Union leadership
1:00 PM LOCAL / 7:00 AM EDT: President Trump meets with President Emmanuel Macron of France
1:20 PM LOCAL / 7:20 AM EDT: President Trump has a working luncheon with President Macron
4:15 PM LOCAL / 10:15 AM EDT: President Trump participates in the NATO unveiling of the Article 5 and Berlin Wall memorials – Watch
4:55 PM LOCAL / 10:55 AM EDT: President Trump participates in the handover ceremony of the new NATO Headquarters
5:45 PM LOCAL / 11:45 AM EDT: President Trump has a working dinner with NATO leaders
1:30 PM EDT: Vice President Pence hosts a budget listening session
8:40 PM LOCAL / 2:40 PM EDT: President and First Lady Trump depart Brussels, Belgium, en route to Taormina, Italy
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump tour the Sistine Chapel following their meeting with His Holiness Pope Francis, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Vatican City. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)
Yesterday, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump met His Holiness Pope Francis at the Vatican. The President said it was the “Honor of a lifetime.”
President Trump met with His Holiness Pope Francis and Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin. In their meetings, the President focused on how the United States, the Holy See, and the international community can work together to combat terrorism.
After visiting the Vatican, President Trump participated in bilateral meetingswith President Sergio Mattarella of Italy and Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni of Italy.
First Lady Melania Trump visited the Bambino Gesu Children’s Hospital anddelivered a statement saying, “I want to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of the hospital, who all do such beautiful and critical work.”
WHITE HOUSE UPDATES
Yesterday, President Trump proclaimed Memorial Day, May 29, 2017, as a Day of Prayer for Permanent Peace.
President Trump announced his intent to appoint three individuals to the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships.
Yesterday, Vice President Pence delivered remarks at Cajun Industries, Baton Rouge, LA.
WHAT WE ARE READING
“Never before has an American president tried so clearly to unite the civilized world, including the nations of the Middle East and Africa, against the forces of terrorism.” – The Washington Post
“We should all appreciate the fact that we now have a President who isstraightforward that he’s at war with radical Islamists, a fact he’s not going to soft-pedal.” – New York Daily News
“Through executive orders, regulatory rollbacks and strategic use of the Congressional Review Act, the president and Congress are delivering.” – The Wall Street Journal
Senator Jeff Sessions (R-ALABAMA) is a special guest-speaker at this exciting, packed rally in Mobile, Alabama on December 17th, 2016. Sen. Sessions was the first person in the U.S. Congress to endorse D.J. Trump in the presidential primary race, and appeared on the road with him many times, to the delight of rally crowds. Former Indiana Governor and President-Elect Mike Pence gives a rousing speech, expressing his gratitude, and introduces President-Elect Donald J. Trump at this, the last stop on their Thank You Tour. This may be the best Trump speech yet, and that’s saying a LOT!
Life-long Republican Hank Williams of Alabama sure sounded a lot like Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, & vice-versa (I think Jeff even looks a little like Hank). Give a listen:
Two Great Men from Alabama, Hiram King “Hank” Williams and Senator Jefferson Beauregard “Jeff” Sessions
Jefferson Beauregard Sessions
Born: Dec 24, 1946 (age 69) · Selma, AL
Office: United States Senator AL (Since 1997)
Previous office: Attorney General of Alabama (1995 – 1997)
Education: Huntingdon College · University of Alabama · The University of Alabama School of Law
Party: Republican Party
Phone: (202) 224-4124 (Office)
1946: Sessions was born in Selma, Alabama, on December 24, 1946, the son of Jefferson Beauregard Sessions Jr., and the former Abbie Powe.
1969: Jeff Sessions married Mary Blackshear Sessions in 1969.
1981: Sessions’ office filed civil rights charges in the 1981 killing of Michael Donald, a young African-American man who was murdered in Mobile, Alabama by a pair of Ku Klux Klan members.
And now, here’s another blast from the past, Trump Rally on February 28th, 2016 in Huntsville-Madison Alabama: