President Trump on the 75th Commemoration of D-Day

President Trump on the 75th Commemoration of D-Day

Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Normandy American Cemetery….President Macron, Mrs. Macron, and the people of France; to the First Lady of the United States and members of the United States Congress; to distinguished guests, veterans, and my fellow Americans: We are gathered here on Freedom’s Altar. On these shores, on these bluffs, on this day 75 years ago, […]

Robert S. Mueller III Makes Statement on Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election

Robert S. Mueller III Makes Statement on Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election

Washington, DC…Washington, DC…Two years ago, the Acting Attorney General asked me to serve as Special Counsel, and he created the Special Counsel’s Office. The appointment order directed the office to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. This included investigating any links or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the Trump […]

Presidential Message on the 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

Presidential Message on the 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

Promontory, Utah…One hundred fifty years ago, the first transcontinental railroad in the United States was completed, and our Nation was changed forever. On May 10, 1869, the final golden spike was driven into the ground at Promontory Summit, Utah, joining the tracks of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads. This unbroken rail line of […]

President Trump at the National Day of Prayer Service

President Trump at the National Day of Prayer Service

Washington, DC…THE FIRST LADY: Good morning. Welcome to the White House. Please bow your heads for a prayer. The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord makes his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace. Amen. Mr. President. THE […]

Gross Domestic Product, First Quarter 2019 Advance Estimate at Strong 3.2%

Gross Domestic Product, First Quarter 2019 Advance Estimate at Strong 3.2%

Washington, DC…Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the first quarter of 2019 (table 1), according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the fourth quarter of 2018, real GDP increased 2.2 percent. The increase in real GDP in the first quarter reflected […]

President Donald Trump Announces, Kirstjen Nielsen out, Kevin McAleenan in at DHS

President Donald Trump Announces, Kirstjen Nielsen out, Kevin McAleenan in at DHS

Washington, DC…President Trump has announced on Twitter that “Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, and I would like to thank her for her service….I am pleased to announce that Kevin McAleenan, the current U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner, will become Acting Secretary for @DHSgov. I have confidence that Kevin […]

FCC Chairman Proposes Eliminating Rule that Drives Up Phone Rates for Rural Americans

FCC Chairman Proposes Eliminating Rule that Drives Up Phone Rates for Rural Americans

Washington, DC…2019—Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the Commission will vote at its April meeting on eliminating a policy known as the “rate floor,” which is forcing many rural customers to pay higher telephone rates. Under Chairman Pai’s leadership, the Commission froze the rate floor in 2017. Now, the Chairman is asking his […]

USS Wasp, Marines Arrive in the Philippines for Balikatan Exercise

USS Wasp, Marines Arrive in the Philippines for Balikatan Exercise

Subic Bay, Philippines (NNS) — The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), with embarked Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) 4, led by 4th Marine Regiment, arrived in Subic Bay, March 30, in preparation for exercise Balikatan. Balikatan is an exercise between the Republic of the Philippines and the United […]

DOD Authorizes Support to Counter Drug Border Security Including Pedestrian Fence Funding

DOD Authorizes Support to Counter Drug Border Security Including Pedestrian Fence Funding

Washington, DC…Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan authorized the commander of the U.S Army Corps of Engineers to begin planning and executing up to $1 billion in support to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Customs and Border Protection. These funds will be used to support DHS’s request to build 57 miles of […]

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