President Donald Trump began talks with Republican senators on Tuesday to try to build consensus for proposed tax cuts in a meeting that was overshadowed by an exchange of insults between the president and one of the lawmakers.
Trump has asked his fellow Republicans who control Congress to pass a package of tax cuts, including a deep reduction in the corporate income tax, by year’s end.
But hours before he was to promote the tax plan at a weekly lunch for Republican senators on Capitol Hill, Trump engaged in a distracting tussle with one of those lawmakers: Bob Corker, a leading fiscal hawk and the head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Continue reading “Tue, Oct 24, 2017: Trump meets with Senate Republicans on tax reform”
President Trump congratulated award-winning minority business owners at the White House Tuesday and said his administration is fighting “for every community in America.”
“Each of you has just a remarkable past and I think an even more remarkable future — especially with Trump as your president,” Mr. Trump told the honorees with a grin.
The president said his economic policies, including cutting regulations and taxes, are helping all businesses and boosting the stock market to record highs. Continue reading “Tue, Oct 24, 2017: Trump congratulates winners of National Minority Enterprise Development Week Awards”
11:00 am: Receives his daily intelligence briefing
11:30 am: Participates in the minority enterprise development week White House awards ceremony
Noon: Participates in a swearing-in ceremony for Callista Gingrich as U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See
1:00 pm: Participates in a Senate Republican policy lunch; U.S. Capitol