Bipartisan Dinner with Senators
Last night, President Trump hosted Senators for a bipartisan dinner at the White House. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Joe Manchin (D-WV), John Thune (R-SD), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), and Pat Toomey (R-PA) came together to discuss advancing the Administration’s legislative priorities, in particular tax cuts for the middle class. The President asked the bipartisan group of Senators to help deliver tax cuts for American families, which is essential to economic growth and prosperity.
Hurricane Irma Relief Update
Yesterday, President Trump signed H.R. 3732, the "Emergency Aid to American Survivors of Hurricanes Irma and Jose Overseas Act, "a bill raising the cap for Fiscal Years (FY) 2017 and 2018 on the amount that HHS may spend for the provision of assistance to repatriated U.S. citizens from $1 million to $25 million.
FEMA Briefing and Resources
Alex Amparo, Assistant Administrator for Recovery at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) appeared in a live Facebook broadcast explaining actions that storm victims can take to receive assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. He urged citizens who have been displaced or sustained damages to their permanent residence to fill out their insurance claim, then register for assistance at DisasterAssistance.gov.
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PHOTO OF THE DAY
President Trump welcomes Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak of Malaysia to the White House | September 12, 2017 (Official White House Photo by Stephanie K. Chasez)