President Donald Trump pledged Wednesday to “restore America’s competitive edge” through tax cuts and reform, a message he delivered to an enthusiastic crowd at the Andeavor Mandan Refinery.
Trump, speaking to about 700 energy workers, agriculture and business leaders and state officials invited to the event, said North Dakota is an inspiring example for the rest of the country. Continue reading “Wed, Sept 6, 2017: Trump delivers speech on tax reform in North Dakota (video)”
Meeting with congressional leaders from both parties, President Trump said Wednesday he has no regrets about his decision to end the program giving illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. at a young age a reprieve from deportation.
Asked by a reporter before the meeting about his Tuesday announcement to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program, Trump replied: “No second thoughts.”
The administration argues then-President Obama didn’t have the authority to enact the DACA policy in 2012. Trump is now asking Congress to take up the issue. Continue reading “Wed, Sept 6, 2017: Trump meets with Congressional leaders, says he has ‘no second thoughts’ on DACA decision”
9:00 am: Speaks with President Xi Jinping of China by phone
10:30 am: Receives his daily intelligence briefing
11:00 am: Meets with the congressional leadership
Noon: Departs White House
2:40 pm CT: Arrives Bismarck, North Dakota
3:05 pm CT: Participates in a tax reform event with workers from the energy sector; Andeavor Refinery; Mandan, North Dakota
4:05 pm CT: Departs Bismarck, North Dakota
8:20 pm: Arrives White House