Mass Migration Through the Southern Border of The United States

The White House Office of the Press Secretary November 9, 2018 Addressing Mass Migration Through the Southern Border of The United States The President Of The United States Of America A PROCLAMATION The United States expects the arrival at the border between the United States and Mexico (southern border) of a substantial number of aliens ...
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Remarks by President Trump to the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

The White House Office of the Press Secretary September 25, 2018 Remarks by President Trump To the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly United Nations Headquarters New York, New York 10:38 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Madam President, Mr. Secretary-General, world leaders, ambassadors, and distinguished delegates: One year ago, I stood before you for ...
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Proclamation by President Donald Trump on the National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2018

The White House Office of the Press Secretary September 13, 2018 National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2018 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we honor all American citizens of Hispanic descent and celebrate their rich and vibrant traditions of faith, family, hard work, and patriotism. We are ...
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Remarks by President Trump and President Putin in Helsinki joint press conference

The White House Office of the Press Secretary July 16, 2018 Opening REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AND PRESIDENT PUTIN OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION IN JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE Presidential Palace Helsinki, Finland 5:10 P.M. EEST PRESIDENT PUTIN:  (As interpreted.)  Distinguished Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen: Negotiations with the President of the United States Donald Trump took place in ...
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Statement and Executive Order from President Donald J. Trump on the Maduro Regime in Venezuela

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary May 21, 2018 Statement from President Donald J. Trump on the Maduro Regime in Venezuela Today, I have taken action to prevent the Maduro regime from conducting “fire sales,” liquidating Venezuela’s critical assets—assets the country will need to rebuild its economy. This money belongs to the Venezuelan ...
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Remarks by President Trump on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary May 8, 2018 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP ON THE JOINT COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF ACTION Diplomatic Reception Room 2:13 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans: Today, I want to update the world on our efforts to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. The Iranian regime is ...
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Statement from the President on the Confirmation of Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State

The White House Office of the Press Secretary April 26, 2018 Statement from the President on the Confirmation of Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State I am pleased with the Senate’s confirmation of Mike Pompeo to serve as our country’s top diplomat. Having a patriot of Mike’s immense talent, energy, and intellect leading the Department ...
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Statement by President Trump on Syria

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary  April 13, 2018 STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT TRUMP ON SYRIA Diplomatic Room 9:01 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans, a short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. ...
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Vice President Mike Pence will represent the United States at the 8th Summit of the Americas

The Vice President is honored to represent the United States at the 8th Summit of the Americas at President Trump’s request. He looks forward to promoting policy that will lead to an even stronger U.S. economy and working with our close allies in Latin America to collectively hold undemocratic actors in the region accountable for ...
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Trump Nominates Kenneth S. George to be Ambassador of the United States of America in Uruguay

Kenneth S. George of Texas, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Oriental Republic of Uruguay. Mr. George previously served as Assistant Secretary and Director General of the U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service in the Department of Commerce (1981-1985). He has served as a State Representative in the ...
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Fact Sheet: Trump’s Budget Request for a More Secure and Prosperous World

The President’s FY 2019 budget request proposes $39.3 billion for critical State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) efforts to advance peace and security, expand American prosperity and influence, and address global crises while making efficient use of taxpayer resources. The budget request modernizes State Department and USAID diplomacy and development to advance ...
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President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union Address: Foreign Policy

The White House Office of the Press Secretary Washington, D.C. January 30, 2018 Following are excerpts related to U.S. foreign policy. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow Americans: America has also finally turned the page on decades of unfair trade deals that sacrificed ...
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Statement by President Trump on Jerusalem

The White House Office of the Press Secretary December 06, 2017 Statement by President Trump on Jerusalem Diplomatic Reception Room 1:07 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. When I came into office, I promised to look at the world’s challenges with open eyes and very fresh thinking. We cannot solve our problems by making the ...
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Statement from the President on the Terrorist Attack in New York City

The White House Office of the Press Secretary October 31, 2017 Statement from the President on the Terrorist Attack in New York City Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of today’s terrorist attack in New York City and their families. My Administration will provide its full support to the New York City Police ...
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President Trump on the Shooting in Las Vegas

THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans, we are joined together today in sadness, shock, and grief. Last night, a gunman opened fire on a large crowd at a country music concert in Las Vegas, Nevada. He brutally murdered more than 50 people, and wounded hundreds more. It was an act of pure evil. The FBI and ...
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President Donald J. Trump Strengthens Security Standards For Traveling to America

The White House Office of the Press Secretary September 24, 2017 “Our government’s first duty is to its people, to our citizens — to serve their needs, to ensure their safety, to preserve their rights, and to defend their values.” – President Donald J. Trump NEW PROTECTIONS: President Donald J. Trump is taking key steps ...
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Fact Sheet: President Donald J. Trump Increases Pressure to Cut off Funding for North Korea

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 21, 2017 STRONG FINANCIAL SANCTIONS: President Trump today issued a new Executive Order (E.O.) imposing additional sanctions with respect to North Korea. The provocative, destabilizing, and repressive actions and policies of the Government of North Korea constitute a continuing threat to the national ...
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President Trump’s Address to the UN General Assembly

Mr. Secretary General, Mr. President, world leaders, and distinguished delegates: Welcome to New York. It is a profound honor to stand here in my home city, as a representative of the American people, to address the people of the world. As millions of our citizens continue to suffer the effects of the devastating hurricanes that ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on DACA

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary September 5, 2017 Statement from President Donald J. Trump As President, my highest duty is to defend the American people and the Constitution of the United States of America.  At the same time, I do not favor punishing children, most of whom are now adults, for the ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Venezuela

The White House Office of the Press Secretary July 17, 2017 STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP Yesterday, the Venezuelan people again made clear that they stand for democracy, freedom, and rule of law. Yet their strong and courageous actions continue to be ignored by a bad leader who dreams of becoming a dictator. The ...
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Remarks by President Trump on the Policy of the United States Towards Cuba

The White House Office of the Press Secretary June 16, 2017 Remarks by President Trump on the Policy of the United States Towards Cuba Manuel Artime Theater Miami, Florida 1:31 P.M. EDTTHE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, everybody.  Thank you very much.  Great honor.  And thank you to my truly great friend, Vice President Mike Pence — ...
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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims Memorial Day, May 29, 2017, as a Day of Prayer for Permanent Peace

The White House Office of the Press Secretary May 24, 2017 President Donald J. Trump Proclaims Memorial Day, May 29, 2017, as a Day of Prayer for Permanent Peace PRAYER FOR PEACE, MEMORIAL DAY, 2017 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Memorial Day is our Nation’s solemn reminder that freedom ...
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Remarks by President Trump at NATO Unveiling of the Article 5 and Berlin Wall Memorials

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary May 25, 2017 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AT NATO UNVEILING OF THE ARTICLE 5 AND BERLIN WALL MEMORIALS NATO Headquarters Brussels, Belgium 4:39 P.M. CEST Thank you very much, Secretary General Stoltenberg.  Chancellor Merkel, thank you very much.  Other heads of state and government, I am honored ...
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Joint Startegic Vision Declaration for the United States of America and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The United States of America and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia dedicate themselves to strengthening their Strategic Partnership for the 21st Century, and to charting a renewed path toward a peaceful Middle East where economic development, trade, and diplomacy are hallmarks of regional and global engagement. To that end, both countries welcome a new period ...
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Statement by President Trump on Syria

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary April 6, 2017 STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT TRUMP ON SYRIA Mar-a-Lago, Florida 9:40 P.M. EDT     THE PRESIDENT:  My fellow Americans:  On Tuesday, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad launched a horrible chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians.  Using a deadly nerve agent, Assad choked out the lives of helpless men, ...
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Presidential Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States

EXECUTIVE ORDER PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and ...
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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2017 as Women’s History Month

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION We are proud of our Nation’s achievements in promoting women’s full participation in all aspects of American life and are resolute in our commitment to supporting women’s continued advancement in America and around ...
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Remarks by President Trump in Joint Address to Congress

U.S. Capitol Washington, D.C. 9:09 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — (applause) — and citizens of America: Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our nation’s path ...
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Trump Names Gen. McMaster as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs

President Donald J. Trump Names General H.R. McMaster as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs President Donald J. Trump on Monday announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond “H.R.” McMaster to serve as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. General McMaster is a graduate of West Point and received a ...
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Learn about Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Rex Tillerson, a globe-trotting oil executive and engineer, is the new U.S. secretary of state and chief foreign affairs adviser to President Trump. He was confirmed February 1 as the 69th secretary of state, a position first held by Thomas Jefferson and most recently by John Kerry. Five predecessors won the Nobel Peace Prize. Secretary of ...
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President Donald J. Trump Will Continue to Enforce Executive Order Protecting the Rights of the LGBTQ Community in the Workplace

President Donald J. Trump is determined to protect the rights of all Americans, including the LGBTQ community. President Trump continues to be respectful and supportive of LGBTQ rights, just as he was throughout the election. The President is proud to have been the first ever GOP nominee to mention the LGBTQ community in his nomination ...
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Withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Agreement

On January 23, 2017, President Donald Trump took action to permanently withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a multinational trade agreement. The President’s memorandum regarding withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations and agreement stated: “It is the policy of my Administration to represent the American people and their financial ...
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Presidential letters to successors: What do they say?

When President Trump arrived at the White House after being sworn in as the 45th president, he found waiting for him a letter from his predecessor, Barack Obama. In what has become a tradition as part of the peaceful transfer of power , the outgoing president leaves an encouraging note for the incoming chief executive congratulating him on taking office and offering advice. Trump ...
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America First Foreign Policy

The Trump Administration is committed to a foreign policy focused on American interests and American national security. Peace through strength will be at the center of that foreign policy. This principle will make possible a stable, more peaceful world with less conflict and more common ground. Defeating ISIS and other radical Islamic terror groups will be our ...
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