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1600 Daily: Everything White House for 8/31/17

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Hurricane Harvey Rumor Control
There is a lot of misinformation circulating online about Hurricane Harvey. Last night, FEMA’s Director of the National Flood Insurance Program, Roy Wright, went live on Facebook to debunk some of these rumors. FEMA has also put together an on-going list of rumors and their true or false status. Please tell a friend, share this page, and help provide accurate information.Check FEMA’s Facebook and Twitter for updates.
Watch the FEMA broadcast

Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts Continue
Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump spoke with Texas Governor Greg Abbott. “We are with you today, we are with you tomorrow, & we will be with you every single day after, to restore, recover, & rebuild!” said President Trump earlier in the day.
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Bringing Back Main Street
President Trump launched his plans to bring back Main Street yesterday in Springfield, Missouri, by reducing the crushing tax burden on our companies and on our workers. President Trump’s plan will put the American worker and American economy first. It’s time to invest in our country, to rebuild our communities, and to hire our great American workers.
Watch the President's remarks

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day

President Donald J. Trump at the Austin Emergency Operations Center | August 29, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

POTUS AND VP TODAY

Today, Vice President Pence and Mrs. Karen Pence will travel to Texas to meet with Hurricane Harvey survivors and survey damage.

WHITE HOUSE SPRING INTERNSHIP

The application for the Spring 2018 White House Internship Program is open! Apply here

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