And this is from last week:
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)
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FACT: Average premiums in Wisconsin have skyrocketed by $2,976 since 2013.
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.
Remember All of Obamacare’s Broken Promises? There were a lot of promises made in selling Obamacare—and it seems like just about all of them have been broken.
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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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:
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