1600 Daily: Everything White House for 8/2/17
AUGUST 2, 2017 AT 12:30 PM ET BY 1600DAILY, THE WHITE HOUSE
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As part of American Dream Week, President Donald J. Trump will introduce the RAISE Act, which will address our current outdated immigration system which fails to meet the diverse needs of our economy.
President Trump, Senator Cotton, and Senator Perdue Introduce the RAISE Act
Today, Senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue will join President Donald Trump at the White House to introduce The Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act (RAISE Act). The RAISE Act is aimed at creating a skills-based immigration system that will make America more competitive, raise wages for American workers, and create jobs. Americans deserve a raise.
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President Trump Celebrates Small Businesses, “The Engine of the American Dream”
Yesterday, the White House hosted small business owners from around the country, “The Engine of the American Dream.” President Trump delivered remarks, and then SBA Administrator Linda McMahon and Advisor Ivanka Trump held a question and answer session with the attendees, discussing tax reform, growth resources, and regulatory relief.
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Vice President Pence Delivers Remarks to Noble Partner Participants in Georgia
Yesterday in Georgia, Vice President Pence addressed American and Georgian troops, saying, “The strategic partnership between the United States and Georgia is stronger now than ever before, and this joint exercise is a tangible sign of our commitment to each other to make it stronger still.”
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