Tue Jun 18, 2019 AT 1:26 PM EDT
President Trump arrives for a rally in Panama City Beach, Florida, Wednesday, May 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
President Donald Trump made the assertion that Republican excitement for his re-election is at an “all time high” in the lead-up to his Florida campaign kickoff event.
The rally, which will be held Tuesday night in Orlando, is expected to be heavily attended. Trump supporters began lining up to get a place in the 20,000-capacity stadium almost two days in advance.
“The Fake News doesn’t report it, but Republican enthusiasm is at an all time high. Look what is going on in Orlando, Florida, right now! People have never seen anything like it (unless you play a guitar). Going to be wild – See you later!” Trump said in a Tuesday morning tweet… Read Full Story
Thu Jun 13, 2019 AT 2:50 PM EDT
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President Donald Trump’s request for $4.5 billion in emergency funding for the border is getting a much-needed jolt of momentum in Congress.
Appropriators are drafting legislation that would provide billions in humanitarian aid for the border, marking the first sign of movement on the issue since funding was yanked from a disaster aid package.
While it faces plenty of hurdles ahead, the package’s chances of making it to Trump’s desk by the end of the month suddenly look more possible.
“Hopefully the House Democrats will be amenable to working with us to get that done,” said Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, the No. 2 Senate Republican. Read Full Story
Thu Jun 6, 2019 AT 12:13 PM EDT
President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, and Brigitte Macron watch a flyover during a ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the American Normandy cemetery, Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
President Donald Trump on Thursday joined French President Emmanuel Macron and other world leaders in Normandy, France, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, offering praise for those who stormed the beaches, dozens of whom were in attendance.
“To more than 170 veterans of the Second World War who join us today, you are among the very greatest Americans who will ever live,” Trump said.
“You are the pride of our nation. You are the glory of our republic,” he added. “And we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.” Read Full Story
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