President Trump interviewed on ‘Face the Nation’ (Full video & transcript)

On his 100th day in office Saturday, President Trump spoke to CBS News’ chief Washington correspondent and host of “Face the Nation,” John Dickerson, about his accomplishments at the traditional milestone and beyond, before flying to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to give a speech at a rally.

What follows is a full transcript of the interview, which aired on CBS earlier Sunday.  Continue reading “President Trump interviewed on ‘Face the Nation’ (Full video & transcript)”

Sat, Apr. 29, 2017: Trump marks 100th day in office with rally in Harrisburg, PA

President Donald Trump used the occasion of his first 100th day in office to hold a campaign-style rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, touting his record and taking aim at the national media.

The president told a boisterous crowd of supporters that he was “thrilled” to be far away from Washington D.C. where members of the press were gathered for the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.

“As you know there’s another big gathering taking place tonight in Washington D.C., did you hear about this? A large group of Hollywood actors and Washington media are consoling each other in a hotel ballroom in our nation’s capital right now,” Trump said. “They are gathered together for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Without the president.”

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Sat, Apr. 29, 2017: Trump tours factory in PA, signs executive order on trade

President Donald Trump made a stop before his rally in Harrisburg Saturday to tour a Midstate factory and sign an executive order about trade.

The President signed the executive order at the Ames factory in Harrisburg. Workers there called this a once-in-a-lifetime experience and something they’ll never forget.

The executive order directs his Commerce Department and the U.S. Trade Representative to perform a comprehensive study of the country’s trade agreements. The idea is to determine if America is being treated fairly by its trading partners and the World Trade Organization.

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Sat, Apr. 29, 2017: Trump signs executive order, holds rally in PA on 100th day in office

10:30 am: Speaks with Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Mike Pompeo by telephone; Treaty Room

5:00 pm: Departs White House

6:00 pm: Arrives Harrisburg

6:30 pm: Tours The Ames Companies, Inc., Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

6:45 pm: Signs the Executive Order on the Establishment of Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy; The Ames Companies, Inc.

7:30 pm: Participates in a Make America Great Again Rally; Farm Show Complex & Expo Center, Harrisburg, Pa.

9:10 pm: Departs Harrisburg

10:15 pm: Arrives White House

Fri, Apr. 28, 2017: Trump signs bill to temporarily avert government shutdown

President Donald Trump signed a a short-term measure Friday to keep the government funded for another week, a move that gives lawmakers more time to reach a deal on a larger spending package.

Congress approved the spending stopgap measure earlier in the day as House members prepared to leave Washington without a vote on the GOP health care bill, denying President Trump a major legislative victory in his first 100 days in office.

The spending bill capped off a frenzied week on Capitol Hill that underscored the trouble Republicans have had fulfilling both the most basic functions of governance and implementing their ambitious agenda with GOP control of both the White House and Congress.

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Fri, Apr. 28, 2017: Trump speaks at fundraiser for GA Congressional candidate Karen Handel

Karen Handel is in the middle of what Republicans see as a must-win race for Congress. And at a fundraiser on her behalf on Friday, President Donald Trump made sure she knew it.

At the closed-door event at the Capitol City Club, Trump turned toward Handel with a smile and quipped “you’d better win,” according to five attendees of the event. She responded that he need not worry about that.

The president has taken a deeply personal interest in the June 20 runoff between Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff, a race to represent a suburban Atlanta seat that is widely seen as a test of his popularity.

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Fri, Apr. 28, 2017: Trump speaks at National Rifle Association, vows to “never infringe” on Second Amendment rights

On the eve of his 100th day in office, President Trump rallied a convention of the National Rifle Association by vowing to “never, ever infringe” on Second Amendment rights and declaring his predecessor’s alleged “assault” on those freedoms is over.

“I am here to deliver you good news: the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end,” Trump told the cheering crowd. Continue reading “Fri, Apr. 28, 2017: Trump speaks at National Rifle Association, vows to “never infringe” on Second Amendment rights”