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Pres. Trump meets with pastor Brunson after his release from Turkish custody

President Trump welcomes American pastor Andrew Brunson to the White House, after being released from a Turkish jail he was held in for two years. In the Oval Office Saturday, the president greeted the Brunson family, and told the pastor he can celebrate and rest now that he’s back on U.S. soil. Brunson thanked the president for his efforts to return him home, and said a prayer for him and the country.

Pres. Trump vows there will be ‘severe punishment’ if Saudi Arabia behind journalist death

President Trump says his administration would be ‘very upset and angry’ if Saudi Arabia were found to have murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi.’ He made the comment during a 60 Minutes interview set to air on Sunday. He said nobody knows if the reporter was killed but we’ll probably be able to find out. The president also said the matter is being investigated and ‘looked at very strongly’ but pointed out the Saudi government has ‘vehemently denied’ it.

Pres. Trump heading to KY. to hold MAGA rally, support GOP candidates

A Kentucky congressman has high hopes President Trump’s visit to the state will give him a boost in the closely watched race for the sixth district. The president will hold a campaign style rally Saturday in Richmond, Kentucky, alongside Republican incumbent Andy Barr. This marks President Trump’s third rally in the state, since announcing his presidential campaign three years ago.

Pres. Trump to hold MAGA rally in Kan., in support of GOP candidates

Large crowds are gathering in Kansas, where President Trump is preparing to hold a Make America Great Again rally in support of the state’s Republican candidates. The president will depart from the White House on Saturday, on route to the state capital of Topeka. There he will hold a roundtable with supporters before the rally, where more than 10,000 people are expected to show up. Many attendees began lining up for the event as early as Friday morning.