Category: Government

Presidential Message on Kwanzaa, 2020

Statements & Releases Issued on: December 26, 2020 The First Lady and I send our best wishes to all those observing Kwanzaa. For many, today marks the first day in a weeklong celebration of African culture and heritage.  As families, friends, and communities light the Kinara over the next 7

Presidential Message on Christmas, 2020

The First Lady and I send our warmest wishes to all Americans as we celebrate Christmas.  While our gatherings might look different than in years past, this Christmas, like every Christmas, is an opportunity for us to celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, and show our heartfelt gratitude

Presidential Veto Message to the House of Representatives for H.R. 6395

TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES: I am returning, without my approval, H.R. 6395, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (the “Act”).  My Administration recognizes the importance of the Act to our national security.  Unfortunately, the Act fails to include critical national security measures, includes provisions that fail to respect

Bill Announcement

On Tuesday, December 22, 2020, the President signed into law: H.R. 1520, the “Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021,” which provides fiscal year (FY) 2021 appropriations to Federal agencies through Monday, December 28, 2020, for continuing projects and activities of the Federal Government. Source: Bill Announcement

Presidential Message on the First Birthday of the United States Space Force

As Commander in Chief, I send my best wishes to the men and women of the United States Space Force on its first birthday! Over 50 years ago, Americans produced one of history’s most triumphant achievements by taking “one small step for man” and “one giant leap for mankind.”  As

Statement from the Press Secretary

Today, the Department of the Treasury announced designations on two individuals from Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security for their direct involvement in the abduction, detention, and probable death of Robert Levinson. It is clear that not only were senior Iranian officials responsible for Mr. Levinson’s disappearance, but that they

Statement from the Press Secretary

National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien will lead the United States delegation to the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Convention in Paris, France on December 14, 2020. As part of the ceremony, he will deliver remarks regarding the importance

Bill Announcement

On Friday, December 11, 2020, the President signed into law: S. 4054, the “United States Grain Standards Reauthorization Act of 2020,” which reauthorizes certain authorities of the United States Grain Standards Act. Source: Bill Announcement

Presidential Message on Hanukkah, 2020

During this holiday season, the First Lady and I send our warmest greetings to the millions of Jewish people in the United States and around the world as they begin the celebration of Hanukkah and the miracle that kept the flames of the menorah burning in the Second Temple for

Statement from the President on the National Space Policy

The new National Space Policy is my plan for how the executive branch will advance United States interests in space for the benefit of the American people.  By charting a clear course for United States space activities, this policy reaffirms our leadership in the space domain and our status as

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