11:30 am || Meets with Republican Members of the Senate about immigration; Roosevelt Room 1:30 pm || Presents the National Security Medal to Richard Ledgett Jr. 2:15 pm || Meets with Republican members of the Senate about 2018 legislative priorities; Roosevelt Room 3:30 pm || Meets with RNC Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel All times Eastern Live stream of White House briefing at 1:30 pm *******
The briefing has concluded.
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