No American should be forced to choose
A commitment to religious freedom has guided the Administration throughout its first year in office:
Martin Luther King, Jr., model of an American patriot
Kingâ€™s greatest legacy is fighting to secure civil rights while strengthening Americaâ€™s national idea. He understood that our countryâ€™s long struggle for equality was not a rejection of American values. To the contrary, it was our Nationâ€™s attempt to live up to them.
â€śThe Reverendâ€™s devotion to fighting the injustice of segregation and discrimination ignited the American spirit of fraternity and reminded us of our higher purpose,â€ť President Trumpâ€™s proclamation read.
Plus: Watch President Trumpâ€™s honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.
Statement on the mudslides in California
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President Donald J. Trump and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy | January 14, 2018 (Official White House Photo By D. Myles Cullen)
Today, President Trump will hold a meeting with President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan in the Oval Office. The two will then participate in a joint press statement and working lunch.
This morning, Vice President Mike Pence will participate in a phone call with President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan. The Vice President will then join President Trump to participate in a working lunch with President Nazarbayev.