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Wednesday July 26, 2017: White House Press briefing

USA TODAY NETWORK Published 1:00 p.m. ET July 26, 2017 | Updated 6:16 p.m. ET July 26, 2017 WASHINGTON – MAY 31: The exterior view of the south side of the White House is seen May 31, 2005 in Washington, DC. Vanity Fair Magazine reported that former FBI official W. …

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White House: Trump to announce new tech manufacturing initiative

President Trump will announce a new manufacturing initiative with electronics manufacturer Foxconn on Wednesday afternoon, according to the White House. “Today, President Trump and the Office of American Innovation are hosting Foxconn, a world leader in manufacturing for computers, communications, and consumer electronics, at the White House for a technology manufacturing …

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Official to CNN: Drudge at White House ‘all the time’

Reclusive Drudge Report founder Matt Drudge visits the White House “all the time,” according to a senior administration official who spoke with CNN. Drudge, who edits the conservative news site, meets with President Trump, his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner frequently, the source added. The CNN report could not be …

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Trump rips Sessions, even as AG attends White House meeting

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Agriculture Tax Reform Listening Session

On Tuesday, United States Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnunchin, and Director for the Office of Public Liaison George Sifakis, hosted agricultural industry leaders at the White House for a listening session on tax reform. Secretary Mnunchin informed attendees that one of the main objectives the Trump Administration aims to …

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White House eyes Plan B if tax effort falters

President Trump. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) White House officials are looking at a strategy to pass a sharp, short-term tax cut if President Trump’s effort to pursue a broader overhaul of the tax code falters, according to multiple people briefed on the administration’s planning. The plan for a more narrow tax …

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