Yesterday, Aetna announced they will be exiting the Obamacare marketplace exchanges completely by 2018. Aetna is one of the largest health insurers in the nation, and its withdrawal shows yet again how Obamacare is failing the American people. President Donald J. Trump is committed to repealing the disaster known as Obamacare. The President continues to work with Congress to deliver for the American people the healthcare solution they deserve.
9:00 AM: Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks at the World Summit in defense of persecuted Christians
10:00 AM: President Donald J. Trump receives his daily intelligence briefing
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WHITE HOUSE UPDATES
President Trump met with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger yesterday. Watch the President deliver remarks during their meeting in the Oval Office.
President Trump spoke yesterday with President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea to congratulate him and the Korean people on his great election victory.
President Trump met yesterday with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov of Russia, following on the visit of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Moscow last month.
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence walk along the West Colonnade en route to the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Benjamin Applebaum).
President Trump is continuing for one year the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13611 to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States constituted by the actions and policies of certain members of the Government of Yemen and others.
President Trump sent nine nominations to the Senate yesterday for several different important positions in the federal government.
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What We Are Reading
"Considering the totality of Harris’s statement, claiming that as many as 129 million could be denied coverage, we are changing the rating on this fact check to Four Pinocchios." - Washington Post
“Health insurance company Aetna (AET) announced Wednesday it will completely withdraw from the ObamaCare marketplace in 2018, a decision Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price perceived as a sign of continued instability in the health care sector under the Affordable Care Act.” - Fox Business