ㅤ”I think that mental health is your problem here,’ the President said during a news conference in Tokyo in response to a question about the massacre in Sutherland Springs, Texas. ‘This was a very — based on preliminary reports — a very deranged individual. A lot of problems over a long period of time.”
ㅤ”An executive order is sitting with the Office of Management and Budget waiting for approval. President Trump decided to delay the executive order after Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., pushed for the inclusion of the individual mandate repeal in the tax bill.”
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ㅤ”‘Chief, chief, what are they going to do? Once you get it out of the ground are they going to make you put it back in there?’ the President said. ‘I mean, once it’s out of the ground it can’t go back in there. You’ve just got to do it. I’m telling you, chief, you’ve just got to do it.'”
ㅤ”While there is growing optimism that the American dream can be achieved, certain segments of the population are struggling with upward mobility.
ㅤInternal Revenue Service data released in December 2016 shows that only 50 percent of American children will be able to earn as much or more than their parents. A few decades ago, 92 percent of children could hope to make as much money as their parents.
ㅤPresident Trump, however, said in June that his administration is working to make the American dream a reality for Americans. The President pointed to the positive economic climate, citing low unemployment and an increase in jobs since the election, as signs that his administration is helping Americans achieve that sought-after American dream.”
ㅤ”The White House is on lockdown and one person is in custody Friday morning after reports of ‘suspicious activity’ along the North fence line of the 18-acre complex. The U.S. Secret Service tweeted: ‘Subject is in custody.’
ㅤPennsylvania Ave. and Lafayette Park are also closed to pedestrians near the White House. Reporters and staffers are instructed not to leave the White House while the investigation is ongoing.”
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