President Trump Congratulates NASA Astronauts on First All-Woman Spacewalk

The White House Office of the Press Secretary Washington, DC October 18, 2019   Statement from the Press Secretary Congratulating NASA Astronauts Aboard the International Space Station   Today, President Donald J. Trump spoke to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronauts Christa Koch and Jessica Meir during the first all-woman spacewalk from the International …

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Secretary of State Pompeo’s Statement on the Passing of Director General Amano

Statement by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on the Passing of Director General Amano Press Statement July 22, 2019   It was with great sadness that I learned today of the passing of Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency.  I join my colleagues at the State Department, in extending our deepest condolences …

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President Donald J. Trump is Fighting to End the Opioid Crisis

Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2019 PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS FIGHTING TO END THE OPIOID CRISIS THAT HAS DEVASTATED TOO MANY AMERICAN COMMUNITIES “We will defeat this crisis, we will protect our beautiful children, and we will ensure that tomorrow is better, brighter, stronger, and greater than ever before.” …

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Statement from the President on NASA Day of Remembrance

The loss of the courageous crews from Apollo 1, Challenger, and Columbia was not in vain. As Americans, our unwavering commitment to continue their heroic journey is unparalleled in the history of human exploration. We will continue to move forward and reach for new heights. We will persevere. And by doing so, we will lead …

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Press Statement by Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo for International Anticorruption Day

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC December 7, 2018   Corruption facilitates transnational crime, fuels terrorism, obstructs economic growth and development, weakens the rule of law, and undermines democracy. Ultimately, it endangers our national security. That is why, as we look ahead to International Anticorruption Day on December 9, we pledge …

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White House Readout of First Lady Melania Trump’s Participation in an Opioid Town Hall at Liberty University

First Lady Melania Trump traveled to Lynchburg, Virginia this morning to attend an Opioid Town Hall inside Liberty University’s basketball arena.   Secretary Azar of Health and Human Services and Secretary Nielsen of Homeland Security accompanied the First Lady to Lynchburg. Upon Arrival, Mrs. Trump was welcomed by President of Liberty University, Jerry Falwell Jr. and …

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Fact Sheet: President Donald J. Trump is Taking Action to End Human Trafficking

PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS TAKING ACTION TO END HUMAN TRAFFICKING “My Administration will focus on ending the absolutely horrific practice of human trafficking.” – President Donald J. Trump ENDING HUMAN TRAFFICKING: President Donald J. Trump and his Administration are working to end the scourge of human trafficking, also known as modern slavery. • Today, …

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REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AT “GLOBAL CALL TO ACTION ON THE WORLD DRUG PROBLEM” EVENT

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all for being here this morning. It is a great honor to address you on an issue that affects every nation across the globe: the world drug problem. And a big problem it is. The scourge of drug addiction continues to claim too many lives in the United States and in …

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Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis: Updates from Washington and Vienna

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, 2017   PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS TAKING ACTION ON DRUG ADDICTION AND THE OPIOID CRISIS   “The best way to prevent drug addiction and overdose is to prevent people from abusing drugs in the first place.  If they don’t start, they …

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