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Category: Statement and Releases

“But the biggest change has been in U.S. economic policy, notably the Trump Administration’s deregulatory efforts and the boost they have given business confidence.” The Economy Revs Up Editorial The Wall Street Journal December 8, 2017 The Labor Department reported…

“It is America’s destiny to be at the forefront of humanity’s eternal quest for knowledge and to be the leader amongst nations on our adventure into the great unknown.” – President Donald J. Trump AMERICA WILL ONCE AGAIN REACH FOR…

“It’s all about jobs for Americans. You have a problem with that?” GOP tax bill is good for middle-class Americans By F.H. Buckley USA Today December 10, 2017 … The bill is good news for most middle-class Americans. More important,…

Today’s attempted mass murder attack in New York City—the second terror attack in New York in the last two months—once again highlights the urgent need for Congress to enact legislative reforms to protect the American people. First and foremost, as…

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE: Chai Rachel Feldblum, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2023.  (Reappointment) Michael D. Griffin, of Alabama, to be Under Secretary…

Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that an emergency exists in the State of California and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from wildfires beginning on December 4, 2017,…

On Friday, December 8, 2017, the President signed into law: H.J. Res. 123, which provides Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations for continuing projects and activities of the Federal Government through Friday, December 22, 2017, and would prioritize the redistribution of unused…

The United States is gravely concerned by the recent escalation in violence and continued dire humanitarian conditions in Yemen.  We urge all parties to immediately cease hostilities, reenergize political talks, and end the suffering of the Yemeni people.  We condemn…

“Tax reform has come a long way down the field; it’s time to get into the end zone.” By Jeffrey Kupfer Fox News December 8, 2017 After months of fits and starts, it looks like comprehensive tax reform is nearing…

ISRAELI OFFICIALS Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu: “We’re profoundly grateful for the President for his courageous and just decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to prepare for the opening of the US embassy here. This…