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Editorial: Experience at the White House with Autism

Xavier DeGroat - White House
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President Donald Trump
Posted at 5:33 PM, Dec 12, 2020

LANSING, Mich. — First and foremost; most people do not get to experience on the daily bases working for the White House. On top of that CEO Xavier DeGroat who is on the autism spectrum had gotten to take many adventures inside the White House as the first autistic intern in history. State Senators Roger Victory and Tom Barrett who sponsored Xavier’s State legislation recently which got signed into law went to visit him. While he was there many leaders from all over the world had the astonishment to get time with the autism advocate such as President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Including Michigan native Secretary Betsy DeVos and many others who all found Xavier to be an inspiration. As he interned Xavier had gotten the chance to check out Marine One, have lunch with many staff members such as his friend Andrew Giuliani (Son of Mayor Rudy Giuliani) and even introduce Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to the entire crowd of interns on stage in the White House South Court Auditorium.

In terms of Autism Xavier had put together a draft of ideas for new legislation in Congress to help improve Homeland Security, and the FBI relations to those on the spectrum including special services in accommodation for those with autism to be better provided at airports under TSA (Transportation Security Administration) and throughout all federal sites which all started with his original conversation with President Donald Trump last year on August 28th when Xavier’s friend Mayor Rudy Giuliani took him into the oval office for an official meeting for nearly an half of an hour and the 45TH President stated he would be glad to sign this into law. Currently that all is in Bipartisan support by Michigan Congressman Dan Kildee, Texas Congressman Michael Burgess and many other legislators.

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