“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….”
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.
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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.
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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.