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1600 Daily: Everything White House for 6/9/17

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Get news, events and updates from the White House here at 1600 Daily.

Watch highlights from President Trump's summit with Governors and Mayors to discuss the Nation's infrastructure:

Today's Events

11:00 AM: President Trump participates in the Roads, Rails, and Regulatory Relief Roundtable at the Department of Transportation - Watch

11:05 AM: Vice President Pence delivers remarks to airmen, service members, and their families at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, GA

2:00 PM: President Trump greets the President of Romania and holds a bilateral meeting

2:45 PM: President Trump holds a joint press conference with the President of Romania - Watch

Photo of the Day

 

Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority Conference | June 8, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority Conference | June 8, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

WHITE HOUSE UPDATES

President Trump delivered remarks at the Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority Conference, highlighting his Administration's achievements and saying he would continue to put America first and create a level playing field for American workers.

President Trump hosted a summit with Governors and Mayors from across the nation to discuss his plan to improve America's crumbling infrastructure.

Vice President Pence met yesterday with Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades. The Vice President expressed gratitude for the Republic of Cyprus' contributions to the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS and its commitment to support the Middle East peace process.

Vice President Pence delivered remarks at the White House Infrastructure Summit with Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and OMB Director Mick Mulvaney.

What We Are Reading

"The misuse of settlement slush funds was one of the Obama Administration’s worst practices, which it used to end run Congress’s constitutional spending power ... Mr. Sessions’s brief memo instructs Justice’s 94 U.S. Attorneys to immediately halt the practice." - Wall Street Journal

"President Donald Trump on Monday announced a plan to turn the air-traffic control system over to a nonprofit corporation, governed by a board representing industry, unions, airports and others ... Done right, it could offer substantial benefits to weary American travelers, too." - Bloomberg

"The reality for many is that ObamaCare plans will either be far too expensive or not available at all, no matter how sick or health people are." - Investor's Business Daily

 

 

 

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