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1600 Daily: Everything White House for 8/22/17

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President Trump’s top priority remains Making America Safe Again and protecting the American people. The President has approved a new strategy for South Asia to ensure that terrorists will never again use Afghanistan as a haven to attack the United States.


President Trump Addresses the Nation on the South Asia Strategy
Shortly after President Trump’s inauguration, he directed Secretary of Defense Mattis and his national security team to undertake a comprehensive review of all strategic options in Afghanistan and South Asia. Last night, the President outlined his strategy for the region.
Watch the President’s Address

 

Vice President Pence's OpEd in USA Today
"President Trump’s strategy for South Asia will undo the failed policies of the past and put the safety and security of the American people first. And with the president’s leadership, with the courage of our armed forces, and with the prayers of our people: America will be stronger, safer and more secure than ever before.” – Vice President Pence
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The Great American Solar Eclipse in Washington D.C.
The President and First Family, along with members of the President’s Cabinet, watched the Great American Solar Eclipse from the Truman Balcony at the White House. The Vice President also hosted students at the Naval Observatory.
 

 

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day

 

President Donald J. Trump's Presidential Address to the Nation | August 21, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

POTUS AND VP TODAY

Today, President Trump will travel to Arizona for a tour of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border equipment and a meet and greet with Marines.

Coming Up This Month

Tomorrow, the President will address the National Convention of the American Legion in Nevada. The Vice President will be in Miami to meet with members of the Venezuelan exile community, recent Venezuelan migrants, other local leaders and officials about the continuing devastation and unrest in Venezuela.

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