Presidential Message on the 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

Presidential Message on the 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

Promontory, Utah…One hundred fifty years ago, the first transcontinental railroad in the United States was completed, and our Nation was changed forever. On May 10, 1869, the final golden spike was driven into the ground at Promontory Summit, Utah, joining the tracks of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads. This unbroken rail line of […]

President Trump at the National Day of Prayer Service

President Trump at the National Day of Prayer Service

Washington, DC…THE FIRST LADY: Good morning. Welcome to the White House. Please bow your heads for a prayer. The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord makes his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace. Amen. Mr. President. THE […]

President Donald Trump Announces, Kirstjen Nielsen out, Kevin McAleenan in at DHS

President Donald Trump Announces, Kirstjen Nielsen out, Kevin McAleenan in at DHS

Washington, DC…President Trump has announced on Twitter that “Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, and I would like to thank her for her service….I am pleased to announce that Kevin McAleenan, the current U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner, will become Acting Secretary for @DHSgov. I have confidence that Kevin […]

FCC Chairman Proposes Eliminating Rule that Drives Up Phone Rates for Rural Americans

FCC Chairman Proposes Eliminating Rule that Drives Up Phone Rates for Rural Americans

Washington, DC…2019—Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the Commission will vote at its April meeting on eliminating a policy known as the “rate floor,” which is forcing many rural customers to pay higher telephone rates. Under Chairman Pai’s leadership, the Commission froze the rate floor in 2017. Now, the Chairman is asking his […]

USS Wasp, Marines Arrive in the Philippines for Balikatan Exercise

USS Wasp, Marines Arrive in the Philippines for Balikatan Exercise

Subic Bay, Philippines (NNS) — The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), with embarked Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) 4, led by 4th Marine Regiment, arrived in Subic Bay, March 30, in preparation for exercise Balikatan. Balikatan is an exercise between the Republic of the Philippines and the United […]

Attorney General William P. Barr & Justice Department’s Summary of Mueller Report

Attorney General  William P. Barr &  Justice Department’s Summary of Mueller Report

Washington, DC…Dear Chairman Graham, Chairman Nadler, Ranking Member Feinstein, and Ranking Member Collins: As a supplement to the notification provided on Friday, March 22, 2019, I am writing today to advise you of the principal conclusions reached by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III and to inform you about the status of my initial review […]

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