Sat, Mar. 11, 2017: Trump stays in D.C. this weekend, visits golf club in Virginia

President Trump paid a visit to one of his golf courses again Saturday, marking apparently his ninth visit to a golf course in the seven weeks since he took office.

The president visited Trump National Golf Club in Virginia, about 25 miles outside Washington, according to a pool report. The report did not state whether the president was actually playing golf, or if he was just visiting the club.

–The Hill

Melania Trump begins stepping into role as first lady

Melania Trump’s invitation for high-powered women to join her at the White House was about more than the lunch they would eat, or the stated purpose of honoring International Women’s Day.

It marked a “coming out,” almost two months into President Donald Trump’s term, for a first lady described by her husband as a “very private person.” She had spent a couple of weeks hunkered down at the family’s midtown Manhattan penthouse while Trump got down to work in Washington. Now, the former model is taking her first steps into her very public new role. Continue reading “Melania Trump begins stepping into role as first lady”

Sat, Mar. 11, 2017: Trump meets with aides at golf club to discuss economy, national security

President Trump went to the Trump National Golf Club in the Virginia suburbs of Washington for a lunchtime meeting with to aides to talk about the economy, health care, and national security matters.

The White House Press Pool was escorted to what appeared to be the main clubhouse at 1:00 pm. After being led up some stairs, the pool was escorted into a dining room where the president was seated at a table for what he described as “part of a cabinet meeting” for lunch to discuss the military and other things.

Present at the table were White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and his fiancée, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and his wife and Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin and his wife.

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