|Mike Pence: Turkey Agrees to Five-Day Cease-Fire to Withdraw Kurdish Fighters|
–The Washington Times
Following four hours of talks and negotiation, a U.S. delegation led by Vice President Mike Pence reported that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “was prepared to call off his military incursion into Syria,” Tom Howell Jr. reports. A 5-day halt in Turkish operations will allow the U.S. to help Kurdish fighters exit a 20-mile border buffer zone, and once complete, Erdogan’s forces will help the U.S. detain ISIS fighters in the region.
Quid Pro Nothing: Trump Accusers Don’t Care About the Facts
–New York Post
President Trump’s critics “went berserk Thursday, claiming that acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney had just admitted to a quid pro quo with Ukraine. Except that what Mulvaney ‘admitted’ is that the administration was doing what it should — pushing a foreign government to cooperate in getting to the bottom of foreign interference in the 2016 campaign,” the New York Post editorial board writes.
Must-read: “Schiff Pushed Volker to Say Ukraine Felt Pressure from Trump
“Trump Visit Brings the World to New Louis Vuitton Workshop in Johnson County
–The Dallas Morning News
“French luxury brand Louis Vuitton put Johnson County [Texas] on the map Thursday as the world followed President Donald Trump to the ribbon-cutting of the company’s new $50 million leather workshop,” Maria Halkias writes. “Louis Vuitton signed the president’s ‘pledge to America’s workers’ earlier this month,” which so far has generated more than 14 million new job and training opportunities for America’s great labor force.
President Trump welcomes Louis Vuitton to Texas!
Blues Celebrate Championship with White House Visit
“After a championship parade, a Stanley Cup Tour around the world, a ring ceremony, a Hockey Hall of Fame visit and a banner-raising on Opening Night, only one more celebration remained for the Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues, and that was a visit to the White House,” Chris Pinkert writes. After falling to last place in the NHL midway through the season, the Blues’ dramatic turnaround is a true American comeback story.
Watch: President Trump hosts the 2019 Stanley Cup Champions
Trip of a Lifetime! Trump Gives Little League Champs Ride Back to Louisiana Aboard Air Force One
-Media Research Center
After a visit to the White House last Friday to commemorate winning this year’s Little League World Series title, the kids of the Eastbank All-Stars team got one more surprise: an invitation from President Trump to ride back home in Air Force One. The President happened to be visiting their home state of Louisiana later that day, Nick Kangadis reports.
🎬 Little League World Series champs meet President Trump
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