Thur, July 20, 2017: Trump announces pharmaceutical glass manufacturing deal

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that three pharmaceutical companies have teamed up to bring pharmaceutical glass packing manufacturing to the U.S. – a decision that will create thousands of manufacturing jobs and an investment of at least $4 billion.

As part of the White House’s Made in America week, the president said that Merck, Pfizer, and Corning are creating an advanced pharmaceutical glass packing operations, a technology that will be used to store and deliver injectable drugs, vials, and cartridges. Continue reading “Thur, July 20, 2017: Trump announces pharmaceutical glass manufacturing deal”

Thur, July 20, 2017: Trump meets with Pentagon officials on ISIS, Afghanistan

The battle being waged against Islamic State is going “very well” and the terrorist group is “falling fast,” President Donald Trump said Thursday.

The top-level national security meeting lasted about two hours and is believed to have covered everything from the ongoing war in Afghanistan to the battle against ISIS, or the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

One of the topics believed to have been discussed is whether to send thousands of new U.S. troops to fight in Afghanistan.

When asked by reporters about whether more troops would be deployed, Trump responded, “We’ll see,” according to¬†NBC News. He also was upbeat on the fight against ISIS: “We’re doing very well against ISIS. ISIS is falling fast. Very fast.” Continue reading “Thur, July 20, 2017: Trump meets with Pentagon officials on ISIS, Afghanistan”