Nightly Rundown: IVAnka Trump, Justin Trudeau, And More

Good evening, here’s what happened today.

  1. President Donald Trump met with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today, the meeting went smoothly. They pledged to cooperate on trade, investment, and border security. And, with Ivanka Trump, they met with female executives and announced an initiative to assist women in business.
  2. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan had higher approval ratings when he returned home from his weekend golfing with Mr. Trump in Florida. There was a surprise when it was discovered that the two leaders dealt with North Korea conducting a missile test, in full view of diners at Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
  3. Steven Mnuchin was confirmed as Treasury Secretary. Republicans are struggling with their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Car Act: Constituents are upset that there is no plan to replace it and have spoken at public meetings in California, Utah, and Wisconsin.
  4. Inside Trump Tower, the president’s sons talked about continuing on with global deals even though the former head of the company is the President of the United States. “His DNA will always be in the company in a big way,” Eric Trump said in an interview last week. “His DNA built the company, his DNA also built us. We’re extensions of him in so many ways.”
  5. New Hampshire fired back at claims by the President and his administration of voter fraud in New Hampshire. New Hampshire state officials from both sides of the aisle denounced claims by White House top official Stephen Miller. Miller went on ABC’s George Stephanopoulos and said that voter fraud is a major issue in New Hampshire.
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