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1600 Daily: Everything White House for 6/8/17

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President Donald J. Trump is following through on his promise to rebuild the country's infrastructure. Yesterday in Cincinnati, Ohio, the President announced his infrastructure initiative that gives states and localities the ability to address their own critical infrastructure needs and to collaborate with private enterprises where it makes sense. It is time to recapture our legacy as a nation of builders — and to create new lanes of travel, commerce, and discovery that will take us into the future.

Today's Events

12:00 PM: Press Gaggle with Principal Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders

12:20 PM: Vice President Pence joins Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney for an Infrastructure Summit Working Luncheon

12:35 PM: President Trump gives remarks at Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority Conference - Watch

2:00 PM: Vice President Pence participates in a bilateral meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades of Cyprus

3:30 PM: President Trump hosts an Infrastructure Summit with Governors and Mayors

Photo of the Day

President Donald J. Trump announces his Infrastructure Initiative | June 7, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

President Donald J. Trump announces his infrastructure initiative | June 7, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

WHITE HOUSE UPDATES

Yesterday, President Trump announced his initiative to rebuild America's crumbling infrastructure. "Americans deserve the best infrastructure anywhere in the world."

President Trump met with two families who have been negatively impacted by Obamacare and delivered remarks calling for action from the Senate to save Americans from the disaster known as Obamacare.

President Trump announced he will nominate Christopher Asher Wray as the new Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Yesterday, President Trump sent twelve additional nominations to the Senate.

As President Trump moves forward with his infrastructure initiative, here is a look back at six infrastructure projects from the Department of Interior that benefit Americans every day.

What We Are Reading

"[Senator Schumer] had confused the official statistics. At the time, the 63 nominees awaiting Senate approval were in addition to the 39 confirmed – meaning that Trump had nominated 102 people to top posts overall." - Fox News

"The Trump administration will ensure that America leads in space exploration, and the 'world will marvel,' Vice President Mike Pence told a group of new astronaut candidates Wednesday." - Politico

"President Trump traveled to Cincinnati on Wednesday, where he spoke about the ObamaCare 'disaster' and the administration's efforts to replace the law ... Two of the 'victims' who appeared alongside President Trump ... Business owners Dan and Mindy Withrow, parents of four children, said they have confidence that the president is going to accomplish his goal." - Fox News

 

 

 

 

 

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