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Category: Statement and Releases

President Donald Trump hosted Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House on June 26, 2017. The visit reinforced the close ties between the United States and India that have strengthened both great democracies. Highlights of this cooperation include: Global…

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE: Thomas G. Bowman, of Florida, to be Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs, vice Sloan D. Gibson. Maria E. Brewer, of Indiana, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary…

Today, on the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, we remember the tens of thousands of American lives lost each year to drug overdoses and violent, drug-related crimes.  We reaffirm our commitment to end the drug abuse epidemic…

HHS SECRETARY TOM PRICE: THE SENATE PLAN TAKES A KEY STEP IN TURNING HEALTH CARE REFORM FROM VISION TO REALITY “By its very own standards, the so-called Affordable Care Act has failed. The real work — and the real test…

The CBO has consistently proven it cannot accurately predict how healthcare legislation will impact insurance coverage. This history of inaccuracy, as demonstrated by its flawed report on coverage, premiums, and predicted deficit arising out of Obamacare, reminds us that its…

The United States has identified potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack by the Assad regime that would likely result in the mass murder of civilians, including innocent children.  The activities are similar to preparations the regime made before its…

The United States strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Parachinar and Quetta on Friday.  These attacks, which deliberately targeted civilians, and killed over 80 people, are a strong reminder of the threat posed throughout the region by the scourge of…

Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Tennessee and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding from May…

On behalf of the American people, Melania and I send our warm greetings to Muslims as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr.   Muslims in the United States joined those around the world during the holy month of Ramadan to focus on…

First Lady Melania Trump is pleased to announce the selection of Timothy Harleth for the role of White House Chief Usher. In his new position, Mr. Harleth will oversee more than 90 White House Residence staff inside the most famous…