Editor’s Note: Everyone’s got an opinion, but who has the facts? At LibertyNation.com, we like to say, “Truth is Making a Comeback because Facts Matter.” Each week, we cut through the noise to bring you some of the lesser-reported highlights of the president’s week.
Monday, April 20
On Monday, President Trump announced the temporary suspension of immigration to the United States, to be enacted by Executive Order. He had no public events on his schedule for the day, lunching with Vice President Mike Pence and later participating in the Coronavirus Task Force press briefing. Later in the evening, the president in a tweet referred to the ongoing investigation into the origins of the FBI’s counterintelligence operation, Crossfire Hurricane, which targeted the 2016 Trump campaign team: “7 Devastating Revelations About Crossfire Hurricane In New Releases… The greatest political scam in American history!” In the tweet, the president included a link to a Federalist article which details the latest known developments.
Tuesday, April 21
The president met at the White House with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who later described the meeting as “productive.” At the Coronavirus press briefing, Trump agreed that his discussion with the governor had been beneficial and that the two men had a “great talk on testing.”
Wednesday, April 22
In honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day, President Trump and the First Lady hosted a tree-planting ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House. The president later had lunch with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Thursday, April 23
Again, the president had no public events scheduled for Thursday as the Coronavirus outbreak continues to dominate his agenda. On Thursday evening, Trump posted a series of tweets supporting and endorsing Republicans running for office, at both the federal and local levels, across the country.
Friday, April 24
The president signed into law a spending package – essentially phase three of the Coronavirus relief plan. The bill had passed the House on April 23 and provided additional funds for the Paycheck Protection Program as well as money for hospitals and extra cash for COVID-19 testing.