Trump to address Values Voter Summit

President Donald Trump speaks to the 2017 Value Voters Summit on Friday in Washington D.C

The former real estate mogul will attend the Value Voters Summit in Washington DC on Friday (local time), an annual event he has attended three times previously - even a year ago, in his role as Republican presidential candidate.

Trump is the first sitting president to visit the annual conference.

The president made an appearance at the convention a year ago, but he was then only a presidential nominee.

Family Research Council president Tony Perkins said he is looking forward to the president's attendance.

Perkins praised the Trump administration's issuance last week of a "religious freedom" order, which is actually a broad license to discriminate in both the public and private sectors without repercussion.

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a civil rights nonprofit which monitors hate groups, said Trump's appearance as keynote speaker "puts the lie to his campaign promise to be a friend to the LGBTQ community".

Former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon, who runs far-right news site Breitbart and has previously spoken of the battle to preseve "the Judeo-Christian west" is also on the list of speakers.

Actor Kevin Sorbo, retired Lt. Col. Oliver North, radio host Bill Bennett, author Laura Ingraham, and former Rep. Michelle Bachmann are also scheduled to speak.

Still, the president's past support for reproductive rights, his poor attendance record at church and his two divorces put him at odds with numerous core values these same Christian voters espouse. The event has drawn more than 3,000 attendees from around the nation and foreign countries. "Garnering national and worldwide media attention, CNN has called it "one of the top 10 political events of the year" and 'one of the conservative movement's marquee annual events.' Sean Hannity called it 'the premier conservative event now in the country'".

Related News:

  • US Retail Sales Spike 1.6% In September Amid Higher Gas Prices

    Not all stores saw a boost: Sales at furnishers, electronics and appliance stores, and sporting goods stores fell. Internet and non-store retailers like Amazon and Jet also continued to expand, rising by 0.5 percent.
    OnePlus 5T with a big, full screen display leaked in new image

    OnePlus 5T with a big, full screen display leaked in new image

    Besides the visually-appealing upgrade, some reports suggest that the handset would get dust and water resistance certification. However, there were many rumours ahead of the launch of the last OnePlus 5 mobile, and many of them had turned out to be true.

    Home Depot, Inc. (The) (HD) Shares Sold by Nicolet Bankshares Inc

    After a recent check, the 50-day Moving Average is 156.79, the 200-day Moving Average is 150.05, and the 7-day is noted at 165.46. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 1,400 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $219,954.
  • Stocks in Asia head higher as Fed seen dovish

    Stocks in Asia head higher as Fed seen dovish

    Energy Department reported a larger-than-expected decline in U.S. inventories and a falloff in weekly production. Japan's benchmark Topix index added 0.3 per cent as of 9:20 a.m.in Tokyo, touching the highest since July 2007.
    New law would send parents of bullying children to jail

    New law would send parents of bullying children to jail

    He says he would like to see if the new law makes a difference upstate before deciding if it's something worth considering here. North Tonawanda officials say the law is geared toward minors who repeatedly bully other children in public places.
    Barcelona star Javier Mascherano could leave the club next summer

    Barcelona star Javier Mascherano could leave the club next summer

    And the Argentinian admits the time may have come for him to look for a new club in search of regular first team football.
  • Watch Trump Begin to Leave Room, Forgetting To Sign Executive Order

    Watch Trump Begin to Leave Room, Forgetting To Sign Executive Order

    In the White House's Roosevelt Room, after giving a few remarks, the USA leader thanked everyone for attending the signing ceremony.
    Shell buys European operator of electric vehicle charging stations

    Shell buys European operator of electric vehicle charging stations

    Royal Dutch Shell has announced that it is buying New Motion , which runs one of the largest electric vehicle charging networks in Europe.

    Jefferies Group Weighs in on SVB Financial Group's FY2017 Earnings (SIVB)

    ValuEngine lowered shares of SVB Financial Group from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 6,672 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,147,650.72.
  • Celtic trio expected to be fit for Champions League tie

    Celtic trio expected to be fit for Champions League tie

    The Celtic boss also said Tom Rogic would miss the league game but only because he will not return from worldwide duty with Australia until Friday.

    Foot Locker, Inc. (FL), Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

    In other news, Director Alexander Karsner sold 22,762 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 23rd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-two have issued a buy rating to the company.
    US Treasuries steady ahead of core September CPI inflation, retail sales

    US Treasuries steady ahead of core September CPI inflation, retail sales

    Readings on inflation and retail sales were both expected to be strong on Friday and they both disappointed. In commodities, oil prices fell as USA fuel inventories rose despite efforts by OPEC to cut production.


Most liked

Exchange Capital Management Inc. Trims Holdings in Amazon.com, Inc
On average, equities research analysts forecast that Amazon.com, Inc. will post $3.59 EPS for the current year. (NASDAQ:AMZN). The institutional investor owned 18,445 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock after selling 900 shares during the period.

Carnival Fascination Cancels Sailings and Chartered by FEMA
There, the ship will be updated with a number of new features like Guy's Burger Joint, Blue Iguana Cantina and more. Starting Sunday, a Carnival Cruise Line ship will serve as the new home for relief workers in St.

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi 'considering fresh start at Manchester City'
Yet, despite its reputation as one of the toughest defensive sides in Spain, Atletico is one of Messi's favorite victims. Atletico have a clean bill of health besides a muscle problem for Sime Vrsaljko which will likely rule him out.

Global Survey Equipment Market 2017 - Demand, Insights, Analysis and Forecast to 2022
Analysis of growth opportunities, challenges, and barriers to the market development are covered in this report. Furthermore, product types and applications give the simplified view of Wireless Infrastructure industry .

Visa Inc. (V) Shares Bought by Rand Wealth LLC
Utd Automobile Association accumulated 3.19 million shares. 347,060 are held by Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Company. The stock of Visa Inc (NYSE:V) earned "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, September 12.

Zacks Investment Research Lowers Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (RRGB) to Hold
One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Its up 0.20, from 1.73 in 2017Q1. 41 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 1,205 were accumulated by Envestnet Asset.

Australian Politicians' Dual Citizenship Case Adjourned Until Tuesday
The situation places the governing coalition's precarious one-seat majority in the House of Representatives under threat. She was to update lawyers on Tuesday.

Delphi Management Inc. MA Sells 3305 Shares of Liberty Global PLC (LBTYA)
QCM Cayman Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Liberty Global PLC during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $348,000. Ranger International Management LP grew its position in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 261.9% in the first quarter.

Family confirms remains found at mobile home park belong to missing mother
He daughter Jessica said she called her and told her that her house was on fire and she was trapped. I can't find my mom, Linda Tunis '.

San Antonio Stars are on verge of relocating, per report
The Stars would be the second professional franchise in Sin City after the Vegas Golden Knights officially launched this season. The San Antonio Spurs now own the Stars, and have announced that a sale and move to a new city is imminent.

LeBron aggravates ankle injury; opener vs. Celtics in doubt
He was initially listed as "day to day" but has been unable to participate in practice or in the Cavs first three preseason games. However, apparently, he and his team will just have to deal with it for now until he is finally okay.

Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (NYSE:HMY) Valuation According To Analysts
Stock's minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $2 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $2.06. XEL holds price to earnings ratio of 21.35 that presents much better indication for a stock's value than the market price alone.

What's Happening With Shares of JA Solar Holdings (JASO) — Technical Focus
Profund Advisors Llc decreased Prosperity Bancshares Inc (NYSE:PB) stake by 7,291 shares to 8,663 valued at $557,000 in 2017Q2. Norges Bank acquired a new stake in shares of NextEra Energy during the fourth quarter valued at about $678,763,000.

(EMR) Position Held by Greystone Investment Management LLC
The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, April 26 by Cowen & Co. (NYSE:EMR) on Thursday, September 28 with "Hold" rating . Creative Planning decreased Fireeye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE) stake by 70,352 shares to 245,943 valued at $3.74M in 2017Q2.

Parineeti Chopra thanks brother , Sahaj,who helped her during depression phase
Reportedly, Parineeti Chopra was likely to play the female lead and it might star a TV actor playing the role of her lover. Parineeti's first film in two years, Meri Pyaari Bindu , released in the first half of 2017 and received mixed response.