Press Release Category: Government

The H-Train Show – Showing Veterans Programs beyond the VA

“Tough times don’t last, tough people do,” is the mantra that Joel Hunt lives by. As an Army veteran, who was injured during his third deployment, Hunt has seen his fair share of tough times. Though he has endured tragedy, he has come out on the other side with a dedication to helping fellow veterans. Hunt was born and raised in Kokomo, Indiana, by David and Judy Hunt. He joined the Army after graduating from Northwestern High School. On June

District 51 School Board Candidate Forum Hosted by Local Libertarian Party

(Grand Junction, Colorado) – The Mesa County Libertarian Party will present District 51 School Board Candidate Forum, taking place at the Mesa County Central Library-443 N 6th St, on October 11, starting at 5:30pm The forum will include a candidate introduction along with a moderated and public Q&A. It features – District C candidates: Austin Dewitt, Andrea Haitz, and Trish Mahre; District D Candidates: Nick Allan and Will Jones; and District E candidates: David Combs and Angela Lema.  The event

President Donald J. Trump Awarded the National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal

On January 13, 2021, President Donald J. Trump awarded the National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal to the following individuals and organizations: National Medal of Arts: Toby Keith for making extraordinary contributions to American music. Rising from humble beginnings in the oil fields of Oklahoma, Toby Keith has become one of the preeminent songwriters of his generation. Nick Ut for his decades of contributions to wartime photojournalism. Through his lens, Ut captures moments in time that remind us of the

President Donald J. Trump Approves Louisiana Disaster Declaration

Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Louisiana and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Zeta from October 26 to October 29, 2020. The President’s action makes Federal funding available to affected individuals in the parishes of Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, and Terrebonne. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property

The White House Launches the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office

For the past 4 years, the Trump Administration has been committed to strengthening American leadership in artificial intelligence (AI). After recognizing the strategic importance of AI to the Nation’s future economy and security, the Trump Administration issued the first ever national AI strategy, committed to doubling AI research investment, established the first-ever national AI research institutes, released the world’s first AI regulatory guidance, forged new international AI alliances, and established guidance for Federal use of AI. Building upon this critical

Executive Order on Providing an Order of Succession Within the Environmental Protection Agency

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 3345 et seq. (the “Act”), it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Order of Succession. Subject to the provisions of section 2 of this order, and to the limitations set forth in the Act, the following officials of the Environmental Protection Agency, in the order listed, shall

Three Nominations and One Withdrawal Sent to the Senate

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE: Jason Abend, of Virginia, to be Inspector General, Department of Defense, vice Jon T. Rymer, resigned. William Patrick Joseph Kimmitt, of Virginia, to be a Member of the United States International Trade Commission for a term expiring June 16, 2029, vice F. Scott Kieff, term expired. Barbera Hale Thornhill, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Singapore. WITHDRAWAL SENT TO THE SENATE: Chad F.

Statement from National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien Regarding the National Maritime Cybersecurity Plan

President Trump has released the “National Maritime Cybersecurity Plan,” which sets forth how the United States government will defend the American economy through enhanced cybersecurity coordination, policies and practices, aimed at mitigating risks to the maritime sub-sector, promoting prosperity through information and intelligence sharing, and preserving and increasing the nation’s cyber workforce. President Trump designated the cybersecurity of the Maritime Transportation System (MTS) as a top priority for national defense, homeland security, and economic competitiveness in the 2017 National Security

Thirty Nominations Sent to the Senate

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE: Terrence M. Andrews, of California, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years, vice Edward J. Damich, term expired. Raúl M. Arias-Marxuach, of Puerto Rico, to be United States Circuit Judge for the First Circuit, vice Juan R del Valle Torruella, deceased. John M. Barger, of California, to be a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board for a term expiring October 11, 2022,

Presidential Message on National Mentoring Month, 2021

During National Mentorship Month, we recognize the selfless dedication and commitment of countless mentors across the country to the nurturing, leading, and uplifting of America’s youth.  As they devote their time and energy to helping guide the next generation of leaders, they enrich the lives of others, strengthen our Nation, and build a better future for all Americans. Whether sharing their own experiences or supporting their mentees toward their goals, mentors have an indelible impact on the future of our

Two Withdrawals Sent to the Senate

Nominations & Appointments Issued on: December 30, 2020 WITHDRAWALS SENT TO THE SENATE: Shon J. Manasco, of Texas, to be Under Secretary of the Air Force, vice Matthew P. Donovan, resigned, which was sent to the Senate on May 4, 2020. Eric M. Ueland, of Oregon, to be an Under Secretary of State (Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights), vice Sarah Sewall, resigned, which was sent to the Senate on July 29, 2020. Source: Two Withdrawals Sent to the Senate

Statement from the Press Secretary

Today, the D.C. Circuit affirmed a signature initiative of the Trump Administration, which ensures that American patients have access to the hospital pricing information they need when they need it, beginning on January 1. This transformative hospital price transparency rule has been fought at every step by the swamp and defenders of the status quo. Today’s ruling should reassure the American people that President Donald J. Trump refuses to bow to the influence of special interests who would prefer to keep