Tue, Oct 10, 2017: Trump honors Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins at White House

After adding to the uproar over NFL players who protest during the national anthem, President Donald Trump mostly stuck to hockey in honoring the Stanley Cup-winning Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, calling them “true champions and incredible patriots.”

Trump welcomed the Penguins into the Oval Office and celebrated their second consecutive championship in the East Room of the White House. He singled out the achievements of playoff MVP Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel, among others. Continue reading “Tue, Oct 10, 2017: Trump honors Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins at White House”

Tue, Oct 10, 2017: Trump meets with Henry Kissinger at White House

Remarks by President Trump in Meeting with Dr. Henry Kissinger

Oval Office

11:48 A.M. EDT

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Henry Kissinger has been a friend of mine. I’ve liked him, I’ve respected him. But we’ve been friends for a long time, long before my emergence in the world of politics, which has not been too long.

But we have been really in, I guess you’d say, the New York scene a little bit — but we got to know each other very well. He’s a man I have great, great respect for. He’s also somebody — usually I say, “Have you ever been in the Oval Office?” And with Henry Kissinger, I didn’t bother asking that question because he has been in this office many, many times. Continue reading “Tue, Oct 10, 2017: Trump meets with Henry Kissinger at White House”