Rebuilding rural America
That symbolism is important. From his earliest days on the campaign trail, President Trump has highlighted the difference in prosperity between rural America and the country‚Äôs wealthiest coastal enclaves.
One sentence explains why this message resonated across America‚Äôs interior. It comes from the opening lines of a report from President Trump‚Äôs Agriculture and Rural Prosperity Task Force, which the President will share during his speech today: ‚ÄúWhile other sectors of the American economy have largely recovered from the Great Recession, rural America has lagged in almost every indicator.‚ÄĚ
Bonus read: President Trump stands with local communities on land management.
Council of Economic Advisers: 2017 was a ‚Äėbanner year‚Äô
In the Council‚Äôs own words:
Behind the scenes at Camp David
‚ÄúWe have a lot of things to work on, a lot of things to accomplish,‚ÄĚ the President said before boarding Marine One on Friday.
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President Donald J. Trump listens to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, during a dinner with legislative leadership at Camp David | January 5, 2018 (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)
After President Trump delivers remarks at the American Farm Bureau Federation‚Äôs Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, he will attend the NCAA National Championship football game in Atlanta.
On Wednesday morning, President Trump will hold a meeting with his Cabinet.
Later, the President will welcome Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway to the White House. The two will discuss the bilateral ties between the United States and Norway, and how to jointly advance regional and global security, and economic prosperity.