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18 August

Statement by President Donald J. Trump on the Elevation of Cyber Command
seen at 17:04, 18 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Mariano Rajoy of Spain
seen at 00:04, 18 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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17 August

President Donald J. Trump Announces United States Strikes Deal to Export Pork to Argentina
seen at 21:04, 17 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Second Lady Karen Pence’s visit to Santiago, Chile and Panama City, Panama
seen at 17:04, 17 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the Vice President and Panamanian President Varela in a Joint Statement to the Press
seen at 17:04, 17 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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ICYMI: WSJ editorial: “Coal Makes a Comeback”
seen at 17:04, 17 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Donald J. Trump Approves Vermont Disaster Declaration
seen at 00:04, 17 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the Vice President at the Panama Canal
seen at 00:04, 17 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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16 August

Fact Sheet: Donald J. Trump and Attorney General Sessions Stand Up Against Lawless Sanctuary Cities
seen at 22:04, 16 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the Vice President and President Bachelet of Chile in a Joint Press Conference
seen at 21:04, 16 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with President Michelle Bachelet of Chile
seen at 17:04, 16 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the Vice President on Advancing Prosperity and Economic Growth in the Western Hemisphere
seen at 17:04, 16 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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15 August

Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with President Mauricio Macri of Argentina
seen at 22:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by Vice President Pence to the Argentine and Latin American Business Community
seen at 22:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by Vice President Pence and President Macri of Argentina in Joint Press Conference
seen at 21:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Trump on Infrastructure
seen at 17:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Trump Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Kazakhstan to attend the 2017 Astana Expo
seen at 17:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Second Lady Karen Pence’s Visit to Buenos Aires, Argentina
seen at 17:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Telephone Call with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan
seen at 17:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India
seen at 17:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
seen at 17:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Fact Sheet: President Donald J. Trump Works to Rebuild America's Infrastructure
seen at 00:04, 15 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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14 August

Statement by President Trump
seen at 19:04, 14 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Mattis and Tillerson: “We’re Holding Pyongyang to Account”
seen at 18:04, 14 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Second Lady Karen Pence’s visit to Cartagena, Colombia
seen at 17:04, 14 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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WTAS: Praise President Donald J. Trump's Memorandum on Chinese Trade Practices
seen at 03:04, 14 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Second Lady Karen’s Pence’s visit to Cartagena, Colombia
seen at 00:04, 14 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Fact Sheet: President Donald J. Trump Protects American Intellectual Property
seen at 00:04, 14 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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13 August

Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos
seen at 17:04, 13 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by Vice President Pence and President Santos of Colombia in Joint Press Conference
seen at 17:04, 13 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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12 August

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Xi Jinping of China
seen at 17:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with Guam Governor Eddie Calvo
seen at 17:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Emmanuel Macron of France
seen at 17:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Donald J. Trump Signs S. 114 into Law
seen at 17:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Donald J. Trump Stands with America's Veterans
seen at 17:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Trump at Signing of the VA Choice and Quality Employment Act
seen at 00:04, 12 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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11 August

Remarks by Vice President Pence at Official Governor's Portrait Unveiling
seen at 22:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by Vice President Pence at Ten Point Coalition's Annual Luncheon
seen at 21:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Artists Compete for a Chance to Have Their Artwork Appear on Dessert Plates at the Vice President’s Residence
seen at 20:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by the Press Secretary on Venezuela
seen at 17:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing Call on the Vice President's Trip to Latin America
seen at 17:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Second Lady Karen Pence to Meet with Art Therapists in Central and South America
seen at 17:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Trump Before Workforce/Apprenticeship Discussion
seen at 00:04, 11 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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10 August

Readout of the Vice President's Call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
seen at 18:04, 10 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Donald J. Trump Directs Administration to Use All Appropriate Authority to Respond to Opioid Emergency
seen at 00:04, 10 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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09 August

President Donald J. Trump Approves New Hampshire Disaster Declaration
seen at 22:04, 9 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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ICYMI: “The United States is rapidly becoming a net exporter of natural gas for the first time in 60 years.”
seen at 20:04, 9 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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08 August

Sens. Cotton and Perdue: “Our immigration plan is pro-worker and pro-growth”
seen at 22:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Editorial: “Donald Trump and Nikki Haley chalk up a victory on North Korea and China”
seen at 17:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Donald J. Trump Approves Oregon Disaster Declaration
seen at 00:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing on the Opioid Crisis, 8/8/2017
seen at 00:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Trump Before a Briefing on the Opioid Crisis
seen at 00:04, 8 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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07 August

Editorial: “Someone Just Noticed That Trump Is Getting Stuff Done”
seen at 18:04, 7 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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06 August

WaPo: “Under Trump, gains against ISIS have ‘dramatically accelerated’”
seen at 17:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement from Vice President Mike Pence
seen at 17:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Moon Jae-in of South Korea
seen at 17:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Donald J. Trump Approves Wyoming Disaster Declaration
seen at 17:04, 6 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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05 August

Statement from the Press Secretary on North Korea
seen at 17:04, 5 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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04 August

Spring 2018 White House Internship Program
seen at 19:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Editorial on the RAISE Act: A reasoned return to policy sanity
seen at 18:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Trump at FEMA Headquarters
seen at 18:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address
seen at 17:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the Vice President to the Young America's Foundation
seen at 17:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Emmanuel Macron of France
seen at 00:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Donald J. Trump Signs H.R. 3298 into Law
seen at 00:04, 4 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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03 August

Remarks by President Trump at Department of Veterans Affairs Telehealth Event
seen at 18:04, 3 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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WTAS: more praise for the RAISE Act
seen at 17:04, 3 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Gaggle by Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters
seen at 17:04, 3 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Washington Times editorial on RAISE Act: “A good start on immigration reform”
seen at 17:04, 3 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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02 August

WTAS: praise for the RAISE Act
seen at 22:04, 2 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Second Lady Karen Pence’s Visit to Podgorica, Montenegro
seen at 21:04, 2 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Trump, Senator Tom Cotton, and Senator David Perdue on the RAISE Act and Green Card Reform
seen at 19:04, 2 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Donald J. Trump Approves Michigan Disaster Declaration
seen at 18:04, 2 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Donald J. Trump Backs Raise Act
seen at 18:04, 2 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with Prime Minister Dusko Markovic of Montenegro
seen at 17:04, 2 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with Opposition Members of the Montenegrin Parliament
seen at 17:04, 2 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Donald J. Trump Signs H.R. 3364 into Law
seen at 17:04, 2 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by President Donald J. Trump on the Signing of H.R. 3364
seen at 17:04, 2 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by President Donald J. Trump on Signing the “Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act”
seen at 17:04, 2 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the Vice President at the Adriatic Charter Summit
seen at 17:04, 2 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders and Senior Policy Advisor Stephen Miller, 8/2/2017, #5
seen at 00:04, 2 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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01 August

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, 8/1/2017, #4
seen at 22:04, 1 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Second Lady Karen Pence’s Visit to Tbilisi, Georgia
seen at 19:04, 1 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement by President Donald J. Trump
seen at 17:04, 1 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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ICYMI: Sec. Ross: “Free-Trade is a Two-Way Street”
seen at 17:04, 1 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the Vice President and Georgian Prime Minister in a Joint Press Conference
seen at 17:04, 1 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the Vice President to Noble Partner Participants
seen at 17:04, 1 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Working Dinner with Montenegro President Filip Vujanovic and Prime Minister Dusko Markovic
seen at 00:04, 1 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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President Donald J. Trump Approves Nebraska Disaster Declaration
seen at 00:04, 1 August in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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31 July

Statement from the Press Secretary
seen at 21:04, 31 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Bloomberg View: “The FDA’s War on (Expensive) Drugs”
seen at 20:04, 31 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump
seen at 17:04, 31 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Los Angeles’ Successful Bid for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games
seen at 17:04, 31 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of the Vice President's Listening Session with Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid on Cyber and Innovation
seen at 17:04, 31 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the Vice President with Baltic Leaders in a JPA
seen at 17:04, 31 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by the Vice President to Enhanced Forward Presence and Estonian Troops
seen at 17:04, 31 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Trump After Swearing In General John Kelly as White House Chief of Staff
seen at 17:04, 31 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Remarks by President Trump in Cabinet Meeting
seen at 17:04, 31 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Readout of Second Lady Karen Pence’s Visit to Tallinn, Estonia
seen at 00:04, 31 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, and National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, 7/31/2016, #3
seen at 00:04, 31 July in Whitehouse Press Briefings
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