President Donald J. Trump is dedicating this week to workforce development. Across the United States there exists a skills gap that must be addressed. Americans are unemployed and seeking employment, and companies are struggling to fill vacancies for positions that require varying levels of skill and training. President Trump’s Administration is committed to closing the skills gap and ensuring Americans are trained for the jobs available and the jobs of the future.
9:30 AM: President Trump receives a National Security Council briefing
11:00 AM: President Trump leads a Cabinet Meeting
12:30 PM: President Trump has lunch with Vice President Mike Pence
1:30 PM: Press Briefing with Press Secretary Sean Spicer – Watch
3:00 PM: President Trump welcomes the 2016 NCAA Football National Champions: The Clemson Tigers – Watch
PHOTO OF THE DAY
President Donald J. Trump | June 9, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)
WHITE HOUSE UPDATES
On Friday, President Trump welcomed President Iohannis of Romania to the White House, where they discussed strengthening their strategic partnership in the fight against terrorism.
On Friday, President Trump detailed his plan to provide infrastructure regulatory relief so state and local leaders have more power to decide which projects get built, when they start, and how they are funded.
Last week, President Trump delivered remarks at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority Conference where he renewed his commitment to fight for the freedoms of all Americans and to put America first.
WHAT WE ARE READING
“America’s small-business owners are highly confident about their prospects for the next year and optimistic about the state of the U.S. economy…” –CNBC
“The Trump administration has made approval of natural gas exports a key part of its energy and national security strategy. The U.S. is the world’s top producer of oil and gas due to the fracking and shale energy boom.” – Washington Examiner
“By approaching the nation’s infrastructure problem like a businessman, Trump can actually deliver the goods — without spending the country into bankruptcy — by focusing on the real cause: Big Government itself. “ – Investor’s Business Daily