Thur, July 6, 2017: Trump holds press conference with Polish president, talks North Korea, election meddling

President Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda held a joint news conference ahead of Mr. Trump’s speech to the Polish people later Thursday morning.

Mr. Trump arrived in Warsaw on Wednesday for a brief visit — his return to Europe after a shaky first trip to the continent in May, when he sought to reassure NATO allies that he supports Article 5, the principle of collective defense of the alliance.

The joint appearance with Duda was President Trump’s first overseas news conference, and he was quickly asked about the successful intercontinental ballistic missile test carried out by North Korea on July 4. Continue reading “Thur, July 6, 2017: Trump holds press conference with Polish president, talks North Korea, election meddling”

Thur, July 6, 2017: Trump in Poland, participates in meetings, speaks at public event, travels to Germany

In the morning, President Trump will meet with President Andrzej Duda of Poland and have a bilateral meeting with him followed by a joint press conference.

Trump will then participate in a photo opportunity with European leaders.

Later in the morning, the president will give remarks at Three Seas Initiative Summit.

Trump will then participate in the Transatlantic Roundtable.

In the afternoon, Trump will participate in a bilateral meeting with President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic of Croatia.

The president will then give remarks to the people of Poland.

Following his remarks, he leaves Poland for Hamburg, Germany.

He will then participate in an expanded meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany.

In the evening, the president will attend the Northeast Asia Security Dinner with President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan.