Timeline of the Donald Trump presidency (2019 Q3)

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The following is a timeline of the presidency of Donald Trump during the third quarter of 2019. To navigate quarters, see Timeline of the Donald Trump presidency.


Public opinion[edit]


July 2019[edit]

Date Events Photos/Videos

Week 127[edit]

Monday, July 1
Tuesday, July 2
Federal Reserve Governors meeting April 2019 with two of seven seats vacant
Wednesday, July 3
Thursday, July 4
  • President Trump hosts military personnel and their families for a picnic and fireworks show at the White House as part of Independence Day celebrations.[2]
  • President Trump's Salute to America happened on Independence Day in Washington, D.C., in addition to other events.[3]
President Trump addresses his remarks at the Salute to America event
Friday, July 5
Saturday, July 6
Sunday, July 7

Week 128[edit]

Monday, July 8
Tuesday, July 9
President Trump and Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar
Wednesday, July 10
Thursday, July 11
Friday, July 12
President Trump Delivers a Statement Upon Departure along with Alexander Acosta, July 12, 2019
Saturday, July 13
Sunday, July 14
  • President Trump tweets that progressive Democratic congresswomen should "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came", drawing much ire from House Democrats. [10][11][12][13]

Week 129[edit]

Monday, July 15
  • President Trump launches "Made in America Week" at the White House by showcasing products made in all 50 states.[14][15]
President Trump delivers his remark at the Made in America Product Showcase
Tuesday, July 16
  • President Trump denies that his previous tweets made towards several Democratic congresswomen were in any way racist.[16][17][18]
Wednesday, July 17
President Trump speaking to supporters at a rally in Greenville, North Carolina
Thursday, July 18
  • President Trump holds a bilateral meeting with Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte at the White House.[23]
  • President Trump claims that he "was unhappy" with the chants to "send her back" from his supporters during the Greensville rally on July 17. [24]
President Trump and Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte
Friday, July 19
President Trump with Mike Pence, Jim Bridenstine, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins
Saturday, July 20
Sunday, July 21

Week 130[edit]

Monday, July 22
President Trump and Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan
Tuesday, July 23
Swearing in of Secretary of Defense Mark Esper
Wednesday, July 24
Thursday, July 25
Friday, July 26
Saturday, July 27
  • President Trump draws criticism for his tweet describing Congressman Elijah Cummings' Baltimore, MD district as a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess."
Sunday, July 28

Week 131[edit]

Monday, July 29
President Trump signs H.R. 1327, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund
Tuesday, July 30
Wednesday, July 31
President Trump and Mongolian president Khaltmaagiin Battulga

August 2019[edit]

Date Events Photos/Videos

Week 131[edit]

Thursday, August 1
Friday, August 2
President Trump makes an announcement on European Union trade
Saturday, August 3
Sunday, August 4
  • The mass shooting occurs in the Oregon District of Dayton, Ohio, at 1 AM, less than 24 hours after the El Paso shootings. Nine people were killed by the gunman, Connor Stephen Betts, and at least 27 others were injured. The suspect was killed at the scene attempting to enter the Ned Peppers Bar.[46][47]
  • Speaking from his golf resort in Bedminster, N.J., President Trump declares that "hate has no place in our country" and suggested that mental illness played a role in both shootings. [48]

Week 132[edit]

Monday, August 5
  • President Trump addresses the nation in regards to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, offering his condolences to the victims and their families.[49]
President Trump addresses the nation following the El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, mass shootings
Tuesday, August 6
Wednesday, August 7
President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump meets a Dayton mass shooting victim
Thursday, August 8
Friday, August 9
Saturday, August 10
Sunday, August 11

Week 133[edit]

Monday, August 12
  • The Trump administration announces a new immigration policy designed to limit the number of green card applicants from legal migrants. [53][54]
Tuesday, August 13
President Trump speaks to the workers at the Shell Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex in Monaca, Pennsylvania
Wednesday, August 14
Thursday, August 15
Friday, August 16
Saturday, August 17
Sunday, August 18

Week 134[edit]

Monday, August 19
Tuesday, August 20
President Trump and Romanian president Klaus Iohannis
Wednesday, August 21
  • President Trump proclaims "I am the chosen one" to reporters at the White House. [58][59]
Thursday, August 22
Friday, August 23
Saturday, August 24
Sunday, August 25

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Kiernan, Paul; Harrison, David (July 2, 2019). "Christopher Waller, Judy Shelton Are Trump's Latest Picks for Fed Board". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  2. ^ Shear, Michael D. (July 4, 2019). "With Flyovers and Flags, Trump Plays M.C. for the Fourth". The New York Times. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  3. ^ Liptak, Kevin (July 4, 2019). "Trump at his rainy July 4th event: Americans 'part of one of the greatest stories ever told'". CNN. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  4. ^ @realDonaldTrump (July 9, 2019). "After a wonderful dinner at the @USTreasury last night with the Amir of Qatar, @TamimBinHamad, it was my great honor to welcome him to the @WhiteHouse this afternoon!" (Tweet). Retrieved July 10, 2019 – via Twitter.
  5. ^ Staff (July 9, 2019). "Qatar's emir meets Trump to discuss economy and security". Al Jazeera. Retrieved July 10, 2019.
  6. ^ Holpuch, Amanda; Glenza, Jessica; Singh, Maanvi; Wong, Jessie (July 12, 2019). "Trump labor secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid Epstein plea deal scandal – live". The Guardian. Retrieved July 13, 2019.
  7. ^ @realDonaldTrump (July 12, 2019). "Alex Acosta informed me this morning that he felt the constant drumbeat of press about a prosecution which took place under his watch more than 12 years ago was bad for the Administration, which he so strongly believes in, and he graciously tendered his resignation..." (Tweet). Retrieved July 12, 2019 – via Twitter.
  8. ^ @realDonaldTrump (July 12, 2019). "....Alex was a great Secretary of Labor and his service is truly appreciated. He will be replaced on an acting basis by Pat Pizzella, the current Deputy Secretary" (Tweet). Retrieved July 12, 2019 – via Twitter.
  9. ^ Kullgren, Ian (July 12, 2019). "Trump's acting Labor secretary pick feared by unions". POLITICO. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  10. ^ @realDonaldTrump (July 14, 2019). "So interesting to see "Progressive" Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly..." (Tweet). Retrieved July 15, 2019 – via Twitter.
  11. ^ @realDonaldTrump (July 14, 2019). "....and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run. Why don't they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how..." (Tweet). Retrieved July 15, 2019 – via Twitter.
  12. ^ @realDonaldTrump (July 14, 2019). "....it is done. These places need your help badly, you can't leave fast enough. I'm sure that Nancy Pelosi would be very happy to quickly work out free travel arrangements!" (Tweet). Retrieved July 15, 2019 – via Twitter.
  13. ^ Sullivan, Eileen; Davis, Julie Hirschfeld (July 15, 2019). "Four Congresswomen Denounce Trump After He Accuses Them of Hating America". The New York Times. Retrieved July 15, 2019.
  14. ^ Miles, Frank (July 16, 2019). "Trump signs order to make American-made goods more American". FOX News. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  15. ^ @realDonaldTrump (July 16, 2019). "Yesterday, it was my great honor to host our third annual Made in America Showcase at the @WhiteHouse..." (Tweet). Retrieved July 17, 2019 – via Twitter.
  16. ^ Liptak, Kevin (July 15, 2019). "Trump denies racist tweets were racist". CNN. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  17. ^ @realDonaldTrump (July 16, 2019). "Those Tweets were NOT Racist. I don't have a Racist bone in my body! The so-called vote to be taken is a Democrat con game. Republicans should not show "weakness" and fall into their trap. This should be a vote on the filthy language, statements and lies told by the Democrat..." (Tweet). Retrieved July 17, 2019 – via Twitter.
  18. ^ @realDonaldTrump (July 16, 2019). ".....Congresswomen, who I truly believe, based on their actions, hate our Country. Get a list of the HORRIBLE things they have said. Omar is polling at 8%, Cortez at 21%. Nancy Pelosi tried to push them away, but now they are forever wedded to the Democrat Party. See you in 2020!" (Tweet). Retrieved July 17, 2019 – via Twitter.
  19. ^ "Remarks by President Trump in Meeting with Survivors of Religious Persecution". The White House. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
  20. ^ Klein, Betsy (July 17, 2019). "Crowd chants 'send her back' as Trump escalates attacks on Ilhan Omar and 'The Squad'". CNN. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  21. ^ Crowley, Michael (July 17, 2019). "At Rally, President Accuses Liberal Critics of Seeking the Nation's 'Destruction'". The New York Times. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  22. ^ Foran, Claire; Killough, Ashley (July 17, 2019). "House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt over census dispute". CNN. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  23. ^ Tan, Rebecca (July 18, 2019). "Trump got a dose of Dutch bluntness from visiting prime minister". Washington Post. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  24. ^ Liptak, Kevin; Westwood, Sarah (July 18, 2019). "Trump claims to disavow racist chant after pressure from allies". CNN. Retrieved July 19, 2019.
  25. ^ Samuels, Brett (July 19, 2019). "Trump meets with Apollo 11 astronauts to mark moon landing anniversary". The Hill. Retrieved July 19, 2019.
  26. ^ Liptak, Kevin; Diamond, Jeremy (July 22, 2019). "Trump, Pakistani PM talk Taliban, Afghan peace talks at White House". CNN. Retrieved July 22, 2019.
  27. ^ Browne, Ryan (July 23, 2019). "Senate confirms Trump's pick for defense secretary". CNN. Retrieved July 23, 2019.
  28. ^ Cillizza, Chris (July 25, 2019). "10 key takeaways from Robert Mueller's testimony". CNN. Retrieved July 25, 2019.
  29. ^ Fandos, Nicholas (July 24, 2019). "What We Learned From Mueller's 7 Hours on Capitol Hill". New York Times. Retrieved July 25, 2019.
  30. ^ de Vogue, Ariane (July 26, 2019). "Supreme Court clears way for Trump admin to use Defense funds for border wall construction". CNN. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
  31. ^ Thomsen, Jacqueline (July 26, 2019). "Supreme Court rules Trump can use military funds for border wall construction". The Hill. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
  32. ^ @realDonaldTrump (July 26, 2019). "Wow! Big VICTORY on the Wall. The United States Supreme Court overturns lower court injunction, allows Southern Border Wall to proceed. Big WIN for Border Security and the Rule of Law!" (Tweet). Retrieved July 26, 2019 – via Twitter.
  33. ^ Chalfant, Morgan (July 28, 2019). "Trump taps Texas Rep. Ratcliffe to replace Dan Coats as top intelligence official". The Hill. Retrieved July 30, 2019.
  34. ^ Yeung, Jessie; Rocha, Veronica; Berlinger, Joshua; Mackintosh, Eliza (July 29, 2019). "At least 3 dead in California garlic festival shooting". CNN. Retrieved July 30, 2019.
  35. ^ Hepler, Lauren; Harmon, Amy; Oppel, Richard A. (July 29, 2019). "Gilroy Shooting: Two Children Among the Dead at California Festival". The New York Times. Retrieved July 30, 2019.
  36. ^ McGraw, Meredith (July 29, 2019). "Trump signs 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill for first responders". ABC News. Retrieved July 30, 2019.
  37. ^ Associated Press (July 31, 2019). "Trump Welcomes Mongolian President Battulga to White House". The New York Times. Retrieved July 31, 2019.
  38. ^ Lemire, Jonathan; Sewell, Dan (August 1, 2019). "WATCH LIVE: Trump holds campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio". PBS. Retrieved August 2, 2019.
  39. ^ Harris, Shane; Dawsey, Josh; Parket, Ashley; Wagner, John (August 2, 2019). "Ratcliffe withdraws from consideration for intelligence chief less than a week after Trump picked him". The Washington Post. Retrieved August 3, 2019.
  40. ^ Alper, Alexandra; Holland, Steve (August 2, 2019). "Trump, EU officials announce deal to sell more American beef to Europe". Reuters. Retrieved August 12, 2019.
  41. ^ Vera, Amir (August 4, 2019). "What we know about the shooting in El Paso, Texas". CNN. Retrieved August 3, 2019.
  42. ^ Romero, Simon; Fernandez, Manny; Padilla, Mariel (August 3, 2019). "El Paso Shooting: Massacre at a Crowded Walmart in Texas Leaves 20 Dead". The New York Times. Retrieved August 3, 2019.
  43. ^ Durando, Jessica (August 3, 2019). "Trump condemns 'hateful act' in El Paso after mass shooting grips Texas". CNN. Retrieved August 3, 2019.
  44. ^ @realDonaldTrump (August 3, 2019). "Today's shooting in El Paso, Texas, was not only tragic, it was an act of cowardice. I know that I stand with everyone in this Country to condemn today's hateful act. There are no reasons or excuses that will ever justify killing innocent people..." (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  45. ^ @realDonaldTrump (August 3, 2019). "....Melania and I send our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the great people of Texas" (Tweet). Retrieved August 3, 2019 – via Twitter.
  46. ^ van Wagtendonk, Anya (August 4, 2019). "Dayton, Ohio shooting: what we know". Vox. Retrieved August 5, 2019.
  47. ^ Williams, Timothy; Stockman, Farah (August 4, 2019). "Dayton Shooting: Gunman Kills 9 in Entertainment District". The New York Times. Retrieved August 5, 2019.
  48. ^ Moore, Mark (August 4, 2019). "Trump addresses mass shootings: 'Hate has no place in our country'". New York Post. Retrieved August 5, 2019.
  49. ^ Crowley, Michael; Haberman, Maggie (August 5, 2019). "Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Stops Short of Major Gun Controls". The New York Times. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  50. ^ Singh, Maanvi; Greve, Joan E. (August 7, 2019). "Trump arrives in El Paso as hundreds of people protest his visit – as it happened". The Guardian. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  51. ^ Shear, Michael D. (August 7, 2019). "Trump Visits Dayton and El Paso". The New York Times. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  52. ^ Gaouette, Nicole (August 7, 2019). "Kelly Craft confirmed to be next US ambassador to the UN". CNN. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  53. ^ Shear, Michael D. (August 12, 2019). "Trump Policy Favors Wealthier Immigrants for Green Cards". The New York Times. Retrieved August 12, 2019.
  54. ^ Alvarez, Priscilla; Sands, Geneva; Luhby, Tami (August 12, 2019). "Trump admin announces rule that could limit legal immigration". CNN. Retrieved August 12, 2019.
  55. ^ Colvin, Jill; Boak, Josh (August 13, 2019). "Trump claims credit for Shell plant announced under Obama". Associated Press. Retrieved August 13, 2019.
  56. ^ Pramuk, Jacob (August 15, 2019). "Trump holds 2020 campaign rally in battleground New Hampshire as ex-campaign manager Lewandowski considers a Senate run". CNBC. Retrieved August 15, 2019.
  57. ^ Gherasim, Christian (August 20, 2019). "'Make Romania Great Again': Donald Trump gives counterpart Klaus Iohannis a special present". Euronews. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  58. ^ Cillizza, Chris (August 21, 2019). "Yes, Donald Trump really believes he is 'the chosen one'". CNN. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  59. ^ Breuninger, Kevin (August 21, 2019). "'I am the Chosen One,' Trump proclaims as he defends trade war with China". CNBC. Retrieved August 21, 2019.

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