11:00 AM: President Trump meets with National Security Advisor H. R. McMaster 3:00 PM: President Trump makes a statement regarding the Paris Accord
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President Donald J. Trump | May 31, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)
WHITE HOUSE UPDATES
Yesterday, President Trump welcomed Prime Minister of Vietnam, Nguyễn Xuân Phúc to the White House. President Trump had a call with President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistanyesterday to convey his deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed and injured in the murderous attack that took place near the diplomatic zone in Kabul. Yesterday, Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin held a press briefing to discuss progress made and the challenges facing the VA.
WHAT WE ARE READING
“What Sessions says about prosecution — that it’s purpose is “to enforce the law,” which is “moral and just, and produces consistency” — is precisely what sentencing law requires.” – Real Clear Policy “Mulvaney, speaking in his office in the Old Executive Office Building, described the CBO’s scoring of the House Republican healthcare bill as “absurd,” arguing that it was a perfect example of why Congress should stop being so deferential to the group.” – Washington Examiner “‘I’m a doctor and I like to diagnose things, assess them and treat them,’ Shulkin said. ‘Many of these challenges…have been decades in building, and they span multiple administrations, and this is the time for us to really address these chronic problems that have affected veterans and in many ways have harmed veterans and their families.'” – USA Today