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1600 Daily: Everything White House for 9/14/17

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"When we set aside our differences -- and it’s amazing sometimes how little our differences are -- we put our country and the citizens of our country first.” 
- President Donald J. Trump

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Working Together for the American People
President Trump held several meetings this week to confer with both Democratic and Republican members of Congress on the Administration’s tax reform goals. Yesterday, the President welcomed a bipartisan group of Representatives to the Cabinet Room of the White House to continue talks on tax reform. The Representatives supported the President's efforts to stimulate bipartisan discussion on the matter. 
Watch the President's Remarks

A Unified Nation 
Yesterday morning, President Trump met with Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) in the Oval Office to discuss race relations in America and strategies to promote a more unified country. President Trump and Senator Scott intend to engage in ongoing conversations regarding the Administration’s relationship with the African American community. 
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Hurricane Irma Relief Updates 
Today, President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and Mrs. Karen Pence will travel to Florida as part of Hurricane Irma’s recovery and relief efforts. They will receive a briefing with local leadership and relief organizations and visit with individuals impacted by the hurricane. 

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Florida State Emergency Response Team (SERT) say that those affected can register themselves as “Safe and Well” or search for loved ones at the link below:
American Red Cross' Safe and Well

PHOTO OF THE DAY

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President Donald J. Trump Meets With Senator Tim Scott at the White House | September 13, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

POTUS AND VP TODAY

Today, the President and Vice President, along with the First and Second Ladies, will travel to Florida as part of Hurricane Irma’s recovery and relief efforts. 

COMING UP

Tomorrow, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will head to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland to meet with members of the military and give remarks. President Trump and Vice President Pence will attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week.

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