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1600 Daily: Everything White House for 8/30/17

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts Continue
Yesterday, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump traveled to Texas where they received a briefing on Hurricane Harvey relief efforts with local leadership and relief organizations. The President and the First Lady also met with state leadership at the Emergency Operations Center.

Statement by First Lady Melania Trump on Hurricane Harvey
"The effects of Hurricane Harvey will be felt in Texas, Louisiana, and other parts of the country for many months and years to come. So far, 1.7 million people are under orders to evacuate their homes, and, as the floodwater in Houston rises, sadly, so will the number of evacuees. I want to be able to offer my help and support in the most productive way possible, not through just words, but also action. What I found to be the most profound during the visit was not only the strength and resilience of the people of Texas, but the compassion and sense of community that has taken over the State. My thoughts and prayers continue to be with the people of Texas and Louisiana." - First Lady Melania Trump
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A New Era of Economic Renewal
Today, President Trump will announce a tax reform plan in Springfield, Missouri, that puts the American worker and American economy first. Tax reform will spur a new era of economic renewal to bring back our jobs, bring back our wealth, and bring back our dreams.
Watch the Announcement Live at 2:30pm EDT

 

 

 

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President Donald J. Trump, Senator John Cornyn, and Senator Ted Cruz| August 29, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

 

POTUS AND VP TODAY

Today, President Trump will travel to Springfield, Missouri, and participate in a tax reform kickoff event. Watch the Announcement Live at 2:30pm EDT

Today, Vice President Pence will travel to White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, where he will deliver keynote remarks to the 2017 Annual Meeting and Business Summit of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Listen Live at 7:00pm EDT

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