President Trump hosts NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg at the White House

President Trump hosts NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg at the White House

1600 Daily: Everything White House 05/17/2018

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President Donald J. Trump will meet with Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Jens Stoltenberg at the White House.

The community movement against ‘sanctuary’ laws

Sanctuary jurisdictions hinder Federal immigration enforcement. These jurisdictions often refuse even basic requests for information, such as notification to Federal officials before the release of dangerous criminals from custody. The consequences of such actions can be fatal.

California has passed statewide sanctuary policies that restrict cooperation between Federal immigration authorities and local law enforcement. Now, communities across the state have started coming out in opposition to the new laws. Many of these local leaders cite fidelity to the U.S. Constitution over California state law.

Yesterday, President Trump met with local officials who spoke first-hand about how these sanctuary policies jeopardize the safety of their communities. “Our people are the ones hurting,” San Jacinto Mayor Crystal Ruiz said. “All of us need help getting this solved.”

What you need to know about the movement against “sanctuary” policies

America, Uzbekistan, and a new era of partnership

President Trump hosted President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan yesterday, marking President Mirziyoyev’s historic first visit to the White House. The bilateral meeting ushers in a new era of strategic partnership between the two countries.

America has an important partnership with Uzbekistan in fighting terrorism. In the aftermath of the September 11 attacks on the United States, Uzbekistan provided crucial access and support to drive al Qaeda terrorists from Afghanistan. President Mirziyoyev reaffirmed his full support for President Trump’s South Asia strategy yesterday, including the effort to bring stability to Afghanistan.

The two leaders also committed to exploring deeper economic ties. President Mirziyoyev pledged to open Uzbek markets for American companies and investors by introducing international standards of transparency. During the visit, Uzbekistan signed more than 20 major business deals with U.S. companies.

Learn moreA new era of strategic partnership between the U.S. and Uzbekistan

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