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1600 Daily: Everything White House for 5/31/17

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Today, President Trump welcomes Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc of Vietnam to discuss ways to strengthen the bilateral relationship and deepen regional cooperation with one of America’s important partners in Southeast Asia.

Today's Events

11:30 AM: Briefing with Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin

12:30 PM: President Trump welcomes Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc of Vietnam

1:45 PM: President Trump meets with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

2:00 PM: Press Gaggle with Press Secretary Sean Spicer

3:20 PM: President Trump leads a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc of Vietnam


This month, President Trump and his Administration took decisive action to fulfill the President’s promise to keep our communities safe. Last week, ICE announced that in the 100 days since President Trump signed his Executive Orders on immigration enforcement, the agency has arrested roughly 30,000 convicted criminal aliens whose offenses range from homicide and assault, to sexual abuse and drug-related activity.

On Monday, Vice President Pence hosted the start of the Annual Project Hero Memorial Day Bike Ride.

Last week, Vice President Pence delivered remarks to the United States Naval Academy's Class of 2017

Photo of the Day

Marine One | May 27, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

Marine One | May 27, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

What We Are Reading

"President Trump’s first foreign trip was path-breaking. Remarkably, he created buy-in from Muslim, Jewish and Christian leaders for a unified front against an “evil” that threatens every religion, radical Islamic terrorism." - Washington Times

"President Trump just returned from nine days in the Middle East and Europe that demonstrated his America First approach to ensuring security and prosperity for our nation. America will not lead from behind. This administration will restore confidence in American leadership as we serve the American people." - The Wall Street Journal

"Americans ratcheted up their spending in April at the fastest pace in four months in a sign the economy has rebounded this spring after a lackluster winter." - Los Angeles Times






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