Presidential Proclamation on Patriot Day, 2019

Presidential Proclamation on Patriot Day, 2019 Issued on: September 10, 2019 On Patriot Day, we solemnly remember the nearly 3,000 people who perished on September 11, 2001. With gratitude, we honor the brave first responders, resolute members of our military, and ordinary Americans who showed extraordinary courage to save others on that fateful day. We …

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Five Takeaways from President Trump at the G-7 Summit

Published August 26, 2019 on WhiteHouse.gov Today, President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump return home after attending this year’s G-7 Summit in Biarritz, France. President Trump met with world leaders to strengthen our alliances, secure better trade deals, and—as always—keep the interests of the American people front and center on the global stage. Play 00:59 …

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Remarks by President Trump on the Mass Shootings in Texas and Ohio

Issued on: August 5, 2019 10:08 A.M. EDT Diplomatic Reception Room THE PRESIDENT:  Good morning.  My fellow Americans, this morning, our nation is overcome with shock, horror, and sorrow.  This weekend, more than 80 people were killed or wounded in two evil attacks. On Saturday morning, in El Paso, Texas, a wicked man went to a …

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President Trump is Promoting a Clean and Healthy Environment for All Americans

FACT SHEET President Donald J. Trump is Promoting a Clean and Healthy Environment for All Americans Issued on: July 8, 2019 LEADER IN ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY: President Donald J. Trump is pursuing effective policies to advance environmental protection while promoting economic growth. The United States environmental record is one of the strongest in the world and …

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President Trump is Supporting Women’s Political Empowerment

Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding the United States Strategy on Women, Peace, and Security June 11, 2019 Today, President Donald J. Trump released the United States Strategy on Women, Peace, and Security , which focuses both on increasing women’s participation in political, civic, and security endeavors to prevent and resolve conflicts and on creating conditions for long-term peace around the world. The …

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Presidential Message on 40th Anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s First Pilgrimage to Poland

Presidential Message in Commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s First Pilgrimage to Poland Issued on: June 2, 2019 On this day, we commemorate the 40th anniversary of St. Pope John Paul II’s historic celebration of the Mass on June 2, 1979, in Warsaw, the opening of a nine-day visit to Poland …

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Presidential Proclamation on Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 2019

Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 2019 – – – – – – – By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Whether on the battlefields of Bunker Hill, on the beaches of Normandy, in the jungles of Vietnam, or in the mountains and deserts of the Middle East, brave Americans of every …

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Presidential Proclamation on Jewish American Heritage Month, 2019

April 30, 2019 JEWISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, 2019 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION As we observe Jewish American Heritage Month, our Nation celebrates nearly 4,000 years of Jewish history and honors the numerous contributions of Jewish Americans to our country and the world.  Rabbi Akiva, a great Jewish scholar, …

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Presidential Proclamation on National African American History Month, 2019

Presidential Proclamation on National African American History Month, 2019 Issued on: January 31, 2019 In the year 1619, a Dutch trading ship sailed into the Chesapeake Bay and dropped anchor at Point Comfort, Virginia.  The vessel’s arrival marked the beginning of the unscrupulous slave trade in the American colonies.  It was from this immoral origin—and through …

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Presidential Proclamation for Religious Freedom Day 2019

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM DAY, 2019 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On Religious Freedom Day, we celebrate our Nation’s long‑standing commitment to freedom of conscience and the freedom to profess one’s own faith.  The right to religious freedom is innate to the dignity of …

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President Donald J. Trump Is Fighting to Eradicate Human Trafficking

FACT SHEETS President Donald J. Trump Is Fighting to Eradicate Human Trafficking   LAW & JUSTICE Issued on: January 9, 2019 “This is an urgent humanitarian issue. My administration is committed to leveraging every resource we have to confront this threat, to support the victims and survivors, and to hold traffickers accountable for their heinous crimes.” Donald J. Trump …

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President Trump signs bill to help religious minorities in Iraq, Syria

On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the President signed into law: H.R. 390, the “Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2018,” which authorizes assistance to entities engaged in aiding individuals and communities in Iraq or Syria who are being, or are likely to be, targeted for genocide, crimes against humanity, or war crimes. …

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Presidential Proclamation on Thanksgiving Day, 2018

Presidential Proclamation on Thanksgiving Day, 2018 Issued on: November 20, 2018 On Thanksgiving Day, we recall the courageous and inspiring journey of the Pilgrims who, nearly four centuries ago, ventured across the vast ocean to flee religious persecution and establish a home in the New World. They faced illness, harsh conditions, and uncertainty, as they trusted …

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“Something I will never forget”: Melania Trump at Vatican Pediatric Hospital

On May 24, First Lady Melania Trump met with Pope Francis, alongside President Trump, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. This private audience followed a half-hour conversation between President Trump and Pope Francis, where the two leaders discussed topics including religious freedom and the promotion of peace. During the private audience, Mrs. Trump, a Catholic, greeted …

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Ivanka Trump Discusses Trafficking in Persons with Vatican Officials

On May 24, Senior Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump met with Pope Francis, alongside President Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner.  This private audience followed a half-hour conversation between President Trump and Pope Francis, where the two leaders discussed topics including religious freedom and the promotion of peace.  Ms. Trump …

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President Trump Visits Vatican and Meets with Pope Francis

On May 24, President Trump visited the Vatican and had a half-hour private audience with Pope Francis.  A White House press release reports that the two leaders discussed how the United States and the Holy See can cooperate to combat terrorism, as well as how “religious communities can combat human suffering in crisis regions,” particularly …

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