Friday, September 08, 2017

1600 Daily - Emergency Declarations Approved for Hurricane Irma

Photo of the Day Vice President Mike Pence swears-in Dr. Jerome Adams as U.S. Surgeon General | September 6, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

President Trump Approves Emergency Declarations for those in the Path of Hurricane Irma
Yesterday, President Trump approved an emergency declaration in the State of Florida, the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The President ordered Federal assistance to supplement the response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Irma beginning on September 5, 2017, and continuing.
Tax Reform
Today, the President is traveling to Bismarck, North Dakota, to participate in a tax reform event with workers from the energy sector. President Trump is committed to unleashing America’s economic potential and his plan for tax reform will revitalize the American economy and create millions of jobs.
Watch the event live
Dr. Jerome Adams Sworn in as U.S. Surgeon General
Yesterday, Vice President Pence participated in a swearing-in ceremony for U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams.
Watch the ceremony

POTUS and VP Today

Today, the President and Vice President will meet with House and Senate leaders from both parties at the White House. In the afternoon, the President will travel to Bismarck, North Dakota, where he will participate in a tax reform event. The Vice President will then travel to the U.S. Capitol to participate in the Senate Republican Policy Lunch. Later in the day, the Vice President will join Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) Michael Rogers to tour the agency and participate in a series of briefings.

Coming Up This Week

The Amir of Kuwait will visit the White House tomorrow to meet with the President and Vice President.

White House Spring Internship

The deadline to apply for the Spring 2018 White House Internship Program is THIS Friday, September 8, 2017! Apply here

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