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Hurricane Irma Preparation
President Trump and Vice President Pence met with senior members of the Administration yesterday to discuss initial Federal support for Hurricane Irma preparation, response and recovery, as well as ongoing support for recovery from Hurricane Harvey.
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President Trump Approves Disaster Declarations
President Trump has approved an emergency declaration in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, and the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

President Trump Welcomes the Amir Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah of Kuwait
On Thursday, President Trump met with the Amir Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah of Kuwait to discuss the importance of cooperation between the United States and Kuwait in defeating terrorism as well as the economic partnership the two nations share. The Amir extended his thoughts and condolences to those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.
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Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day

President Donald J. Trump and Amir Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah of Kuwait| September 7, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Stephanie K. Chasez)


President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have invited all members of the Cabinet and their spouses to Camp David this weekend. President Trump will hold his fourth Cabinet meeting on Saturday and will lead discussion on the Administration's priorities in addition to receiving briefings on Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts and preparation for Hurricane Irma..


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