Presidential Message on the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

The White House May 8, 2020 Seventy-five years ago today, the last remnants of the Nazi regime unconditionally surrendered to the Allied Powers, marking the end of World War II in Europe. Today, we celebrate the forces of freedom who defeated tyranny and emerged victorious in that monumental struggle. We pay tribute to those who …

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Members of the Coronavirus Task Force Hold a Press Briefing, April 23, 2020

U.S. trials of the COVID-19 have been going on and have been approved in the United States, Germany, UK, and China. That’s big news. And we’re — a lot of trials are going on. We have a lot of great, brilliant minds working on this, both from the standpoint of a vaccine and therapeutics.   …

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Members of the Coronavirus Task Force Hold a Press Briefing, April 14, 2020

America is continuing to make critical progress in our war against the virus. Over the weekend, the number of daily new infections remained flat nationwide. Flat. Hospitalizations are slowing in hotspots like New York, New Jersey, Michigan, and Louisiana. This is clear evidence that our aggressive strategy to combat the virus is working and that …

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Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Briefing

The White House April 04, 2020 James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 4:15 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: It’s a busy time. Very busy time. And let me begin by again expressing our support, solidarity, and love for the people of our great country. We’re fighting for you and we’re enduring all of this together. And …

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Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Briefing

  Remarks President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Briefing The White House March 18, 2020 James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:06 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. I would like to begin by announcing some important developments in our war against the Chinese virus. …

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Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force

  Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Briefing The White House Healthcare March 15, 2020 James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 5:15 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Beautiful day outside. And I think we have some great things to talk about. I’ll start by discussing the …

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Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus

Given the importance of protecting persons within the United States from the threat of this harmful communicable disease, I have determined that it is in the interests of the United States to take action to restrict and suspend the entry into the United States, as immigrants or nonimmigrants, of all aliens who were physically present within the United Kingdom, excluding overseas …

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Proclamation—Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Given the importance of protecting persons within the United States from the threat of this harmful communicable disease, I have determined that it is in the interests of the United States to take action to restrict and suspend the entry into the United States, as immigrants or nonimmigrants, of all aliens who were physically present within the Schengen Area during …

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Remarks by President Trump in Address to the Nation

Remarks by President Trump in Address to the Nation The White House March 11, 2020 Oval Office 9:02 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans: Tonight, I want to speak with you about our nation’s unprecedented response to the coronavirus outbreak that started in China and is now spreading throughout the world. Today, the World …

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President Donald J. Trump Has Taken Unprecedented Steps To Respond To The Coronavirus And Protect The Health And Safety Of Americans

Together we are putting into policy a plan to prevent, detect, treat and create a vaccine against coronavirus to save lives in America and the world. America will get it done! President Donald J. Trump White House Fact Sheet March 11, 2020   RESTRICTING TRAVEL FROM IMPACTED AREAS: President Donald J. Trump is taking further …

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Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus

Given the importance of protecting persons within the United States from the threat of this harmful communicable disease, I have determined that it is in the interests of the United States to take action to restrict and suspend the entry into the United States, as immigrants or nonimmigrants, of all aliens who were physically present …

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Statement from President Donald J. Trump Regarding Turkey’s Actions in Northeast Syria

I will soon be issuing an Executive Order authorizing the imposition of sanctions against current and former officials of the Government of Turkey and any persons contributing to Turkey’s destabilizing actions in northeast Syria.  Likewise, the steel tariffs will be increased back up to 50 percent, the level prior to reduction in May.  The United …

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The Trump Administration Is Establishing the United States Space Command to Advance American Interests and Defend Our Nation

When it comes to defending America, it is not enough to merely have an American presence in space. We must have American dominance in space. President Donald J. Trump   The House House Fact Sheet August 29, 2019   ESTABLISHING SPACE COMMAND: Today, at the direction of President Donald J. Trump, the Secretary of Defense …

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Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Johnson of the United Kingdom in Working Breakfast at G7 Summit

Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Johnson of the United Kingdom in Working Breakfast at G7 Summit The White House Statements & Releases Biarritz, France August 25, 2019   Hotel du Palais Biarritz, France 8:21 A.M. CEST PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you very much, everybody. We’re having a very good meeting — a very good …

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Remarks by President Trump on the 75th Commemoration of D-Day

Seven decades ago, the warriors of D-Day fought a sinister enemy who spoke of a thousand-year empire.  In defeating that evil, they left a legacy that will last not only for a thousand years, but for all time — for as long as the soul knows of duty and honor; for as long as freedom …

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Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister May Before a Business Roundtable

The White House Office of the Press Secretary June 04, 2019   St. James’s Palace London, United Kingdom 9:43 A.M. BST PRIME MINISTER MAY: Well, good morning everyone and thank you very much for joining us today. And a very special thanks to His Royal Highness, the Duke of York, for hosting us here today …

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Remarks by President Trump and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at State Banquet

On behalf of all Americans, I offer a toast to the eternal friendship of our people, the vitality of our nations, and to the long, cherished, and truly remarkable reign of Her Majesty the Queen.   The White House Office of the Press Secretary June 03, 2019   Buckingham Palace London, United Kingdom 8:49 P.M. …

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Background Call on the Visit of President Trump and First Lady Trump to UK, Ireland, and France

The White House Office of the Press Secretary BACKGROUND PRESS CALL BY SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS ON THE VISIT OF PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP AND FIRST LADY MELANIA TRUMP TO THE UNITED KINGDOM, IRELAND, AND FRANCE Via Teleconference May 30, 2019   See also: Statement on President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump’s Upcoming Travel to the UK PRESS OFFICER:  Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you very much for joining us …

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Statement on President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump’s Upcoming Travel to the UK

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump accepted the invitation of Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to visit the United Kingdom from June 3 to 5, 2019. This state visit will reaffirm the steadfast and special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom.

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Accelerating America’s Leadership in Artificial Intelligence

Continued American leadership in Artificial Intelligence is of paramount importance to maintaining the economic and national security of the United States. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy February 11, 2019   In his 2019 State of the Union address, President Trump stressed the importance of investing in the cutting-edge Industries of the …

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The president’s State of the Union speech: Why it matters

The speech to a joint session of Congress is an opportunity for the president to review the past year’s accomplishments and preview his agenda for the coming year. But the speech at the U.S. Capitol every January or February also illustrates U.S. democracy in action. It is the only other time that all branches of …

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President Donald J. Trump to Withdraw the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty

Russia has not, unfortunately, honored the agreement, so we’re going to terminate the agreement. We’re going to pull out The White House February 01, 2019 RESTORING ACCOUNTABILITY TO ARMS CONTROL: President Donald J. Trump is taking decisive action to hold Russia accountable for its violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Violations must have …

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Executive Order on Providing for the Closing of Executive Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government on December 24, 2018

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. All executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government shall be closed and their employees excused from duty on Monday, December 24, 2018, the day before Christmas …

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The Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush

Statement by U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom Robert Wood Johnson December 01, 2018   My wife Suzanne and I were deeply saddened this morning to learn of the death of former President George H.W. Bush. A great statesman and patriot, he spent his life in service to the country he loved.  His character, personal courage …

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73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

(updated at 09:30 BST, September 27) On Wednesday, September 26, President Donald J. Trump President, accompanied by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, will convene a UN Security Council meeting on counter-proliferation. The President’s remarks will be streamed on  WhiteHouse.gov/live .  Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan will participate in the Global Counter Terrorism Forum Ministerial …

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Statement from the President on the National Biodefense Strategy and National Security Presidential Memorandum

The White House Statements & Releases September 18, 2018 Today, I have taken action to better protect the American people by releasing a National Biodefense Strategy and signing a National Security Presidential Memorandum (NSPM) that will strengthen our Nation’s defenses against biological threats to health and safety. The implementation of these actions will promote a …

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America’s Thank You to Britain’s Finest

By Robert Wood Johnson – America’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom. As published in the  August/September edition of POLICE , the magazine of the Police Federation of England & Wales. The visit of an American President to the United Kingdom is always a very special event. It is an opportunity to deepen the friendship between our leaders and enhance …

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Remarks by President Trump and President Juncker of the European Commission in Joint Press Statements

Remarks by President Trump and President Juncker of the European Commission in Joint Press Statements Rose Garden July 25, 2018   4:18 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you very much. Appreciate it. And I appreciate all of our great senators and so many of our representatives for being here. Senator John Boozman. John, you’re here …

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Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister May of the United Kingdom in Joint Press Conference

REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AND PRIME MINISTER MAY OF THE UNITED KINGDOM IN JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE Chequers Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom   1:52 P.M. BST PRIME MINISTER MAY: Well, good afternoon. And I’m pleased to welcome the President of the United States to Chequers today on his first official visit to the United Kingdom. No …

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72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly September 18, 2017 This week, President Donald J. Trump leads the United States’ delegation to the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York City, where he will participate in approximately 20 meetings with world leaders and other events.  One of President Trump’s core objectives for U.S. participation in this year’s …

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Statement by the Press Secretary on President Trump’s Travel to Brussels and NATO Meetings

Statement by the Press Secretary on President Trump’s Travel to Brussels and NATO Meetings THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary March 21, 2017   President Donald J. Trump will travel to Brussels, Belgium, for the May 25, 2017, meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Heads of State and Government. NATO Secretary …

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President Trump and Prime Minister May’s Opening Remarks

The special relationship between our two countries has been one of the great forces in history for justice and for peace.  And, by the way, my mother was born in Scotland — Stornoway — which is serious Scotland. The White House Office of the Press Secretary 27 January 2017 Original source: Whitehouse.gov President Donald J. Trump: …

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The Presidential Inauguration, Senate Confirmations

News 12 January 2017  What you didn’t know about Senate confirmations  Several of President-elect Trump’s nominees for top Cabinet posts are in the spotlight as the Senate has started holding confirmation hearings in advance of the January 20 presidential inauguration. Rex Tillerson, Trump’s pick for secretary of state, for example, appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on January 11 and took …

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