Alliances And Economic Growth With Japan
President Trump and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe held their first official meeting on Friday in Washington D.C. and affirmed their strong determination to further strengthen the U.S.-Japan Alliance and economic relationship. They both share an interest in sustaining a strong global economy, ensuring financial stability, and growing job opportunities. In addition, the two leaders expressed interest in exploring cooperation across sectors that promote mutual economic benefits to the United States and Japan.
To Economic Growth In Canada And The United States By Encouraging Women In
On Monday, President Trump met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, marking the President's first official meeting of the two nations in the new administration. No two countries share deeper or broader relations than Canada and the United States. During their time together they hit on a range of topics, and highlighted women entrepreneurs and both countries' commitment to help women excel in the workplace. They held a round-table with several successful female business leaders with the goal of promoting the growth of women-owned enterprises and to further contribute to our overall economic growth and competitiveness, as well as the enhanced integration of our economies.
Red Tape For American Companies
On Tuesday, President Trump signed legislation (House Joint Resolution 41) eliminating a costly regulation that threatened to put domestic extraction companies and their employees at an unfair disadvantage. The regulation created an unfair advantage for foreign-owned extraction companies. Thanks to new legislation eliminating that, this regulation intends to save American businesses as much as $600 million annually in regulatory compliance costs and spare them 200,000 hours of paperwork.
With Retail CEOs On The Front Line Of Our Consumer Economy
President Trump met with top retail CEOs to talk about the economy and discuss how the White House could best support growth in our economy. The Administration remains focused on the issues that will encourage economic growth. President Trump told the CEOs that there is a large regulatory problem in our government and that he will work to reduce regulatory burdens and create more jobs. He also told them that reforming our tax code is important to him, as he believes it will help middle-income families and American businesses grow and thrive.
- Showing A Commitment To Our Children's Future
President Trump and newly confirmed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos participated in a parent-teacher conference listening session. President Trump has made it clear since his campaign that he wants every child in America to have the opportunity to climb the ladder to success. He wants every child to have a safe community and his administration is dedicated to helping our children get a great education, get into college, and ultimately become gainfully employed.
On Wednesday, President Trump met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. With this visit, the President again reaffirmed the unbreakable bond with our cherished ally, Israel. This meeting reaffirmed the important U.S.–Israeli partnership, built on shared democratic values of freedom, dignity and peace.