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15 Days to Slow the Spread

March 16, 2020 This afternoon, President Trump and the White House Coronavirus Task Force issued new guidelines to help protect Americans during the global Coronavirus outbreak. The new recommendations are simple to follow but will have a resounding impact on public health. While the President leads a nationwide response, bringing together government resources and private-sector ingenuity, ...
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Proclamation on the National Day of Prayer for all Americans Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic and for our National Response Efforts

Proclamation on the National Day of Prayer for all Americans Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic and for our National Response EffortsMarch 14, 2020 In our times of greatest need, Americans have always turned to prayer to help guide us through trials and periods of uncertainty.  As we continue to face the unique challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, millions of Americans are unable ...
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Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Conference

Rose Garden 3:30 P.M. EDT March 13, 2020 THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much, everyone.  Thank you.  Thank you. A beautiful day in the Rose Garden.  Appreciate everybody being here.  Today, I’d like to provide an update to the American people on several decisive new actions we’re taking in our very vigilant effort to combat ...
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Ambassador Gingrich’s Letter to Pope Francis on the Anniversary of His Election

March 13, 2020 Your Holiness, Congratulations upon the seventh anniversary of your election to the papacy.  Your transformational leadership and faithful ministry continue to inspire millions of Americans. Over the years, the United States and the Holy See have worked together to address global challenges and to assist those most in need.  It is an ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Statement on the Anniversary of Pope Francis’s Election

March 13, 2020 On behalf of the U.S. Department of State, I congratulate His Holiness Pope Francis upon the seventh anniversary of his election to the papacy. The United States and the Holy See have enjoyed many years of friendship and close cooperation in advancing human dignity around the world. I look forward to continuing ...
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