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World Humanitarian Day Message From Secretary Pompeo

World Humanitarian Day PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 19, 2019 Today, on World Humanitarian Day, we recognize the tireless efforts of humanitarian workers, who every day risk their personal safety on behalf of people whose lives are disrupted when crises hit. We applaud the commitment of humanitarian aid workers who persist ...
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State Department Hosts Conference on Women’s Economic Empowerment: Minerals, Responsible Sourcing, and the Jewelry Supply Chain

State Department Hosts Conference on Women’s Economic Empowerment: Minerals, Responsible Sourcing, and the Jewelry Supply Chain MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 8, 2019 The State Department’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs hosted a conference today entitled Women’s Economic Empowerment: Minerals, Responsible Sourcing, and the Jewelry Supply Chain in the U.S. Department of ...
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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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U.S. Congressional Delegation Meets Holy See Foreign Minister

The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See welcomed a congressional delegation July 31-August 1 from the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, led by Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden. The delegation included Father Patrick J. Conroy, Chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives.  Ambassador Gingrich was pleased to join the delegation at ...
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Ambassador Gingrich’s Remarks to a Congressional Delegation Led by the Honorable Frank Pallone

Rome, Italy July 31, 2019 As Delivered: Good Evening! Chairman Pallone, Ranking Member Walden, Father Conroy, distinguished members, and friends, Newt and I are honored to welcome you to Villa Richardson. Your visit to the Vatican could not come at a more appropriate time.  Today, America’s diplomatic relationship with the Holy See is as strong ...
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