Today, President Donald J. Trump embarks on his second trip abroad. The President will make his first stop in Warsaw, Poland where he will meet with President Duda of Poland and speak with 12 Central European, Baltic, and Western Balkan leaders at a summit of the Three Seas Conference. The President will then travel to Hamburg, Germany for the G20 Summit. As the President travels abroad, he will look to promote American prosperity, protect American interests, and provide American leadership.
7:50 AM: President Trump departs Washington, D.C. en route to Warsaw, Poland
10:00 AM: Vice President Pence participates in a phone call with President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan
10:30 AM: Vice President Pence participates in a phone call with EU High Representative and Vice President Federica Mogherini
10:15 PM: President Trump arrives in Warsaw, Poland
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Independence Day on the South Lawn | July 4, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)
OBAMACARE FACT OF THE DAY
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WHITE HOUSE UPDATES
President Trump spoke by phone with Lt. Col. Dick Cole, the last surviving member of the famed Doolittle Raiders. The President offered his best wishes and support to the 101-year-old veteran.
On Friday, President Trump signed the Executive Order on Reviving the National Space Council in order to provide a coordinated process for developing and monitoring the implementation of national space policy and strategy.
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Intern Series: South Carolina to the South Lawn, “As I was watching the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship game on a cold January day at home in Kentucky, I never imagined that in a few short months I would be on the South Lawn of the White House…”
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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
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