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, August 24
President Trump delivered remarks to the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, NC. During his 52-minute address, the president reflected on how the country was doing before the COVID-19 outbreak: “Everybody was doing well and we were actually coming together. You know success brings people together, maybe better than anything else.”
After departing the convention, Mr. Trump traveled to Mills River, NC, where he toured Flavor First Growers and Packers. He then spoke about the Farmers to Families Food Box Program, through which the Department of Agriculture purchases food from farmers that is then packed and distributed to needy families.
Tuesday, August 25
The President was in attendance at the first lady’s address to the Republican National Convention, delivered from the Rose Garden of the White House.
Wednesday, August 26
Mr. Trump received an intelligence briefing and later traveled to Fort McHenry in Baltimore for a Republican National Convention event.
Thursday, August 27
President Trump attended a campaign event at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. He then received a briefing on Hurricane Laura at the headquarters of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Later, the president delivered his acceptance speech to the Republican National Convention. The speech was delivered from the Rose Garden. “This is the most important election in the history of our country,” Trump said during his 70-minute address. “At no time before have voters faced a clearer choice between two parties, two visions, two philosophies, or two agendas.”
Friday, August 28
Mr. Trump signed a full pardon for Alice Johnson, who in 1996 was sentenced to life in prison for a first-time, non-violent drug offense. The president had commuted Johnson’s sentence in 2018. “We’re giving Alice a full pardon. I just told her,” the president said afterward in remarks from the Oval Office, accompanied by Johnson. “That means you can do whatever you want in life. Just keep doing the great job you’re doing. Alice has done an incredible job since she’s been out, and recommending other people [for clemency].”
Later, the president delivered a campaign speech in New Hampshire before returning to the White House.