Remarks by President Trump at the United Nations Event on Religious Freedom | New York, NY

The White House Remarks September 23, 2019 United Nations Headquarters New York, New York 11:47 A.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  That’s very nice.  Thank you very much.  That’s very nice.  And I want to thank Mike.  Today, it’s a true honor to be the first President of the United States to host a meeting at the …

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Joint Statement of President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at

President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a first, historic summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018. President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un conducted a comprehensive, in-depth, and sincere exchange of opinions …

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Remarks by President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Before Expanded Bilat

Capella Hotel Singapore 9:54 A.M. SGT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Mr. Chairman, it’s a great honor to be with you.  And I know that we will have tremendous success together, and we will solve a big problem, a big dilemma that, until this point, has been unable to be solved.  I know that, working together, we will …

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Briefing on the Release of New HIV Treatment Results From the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief on its 15th Anniversary

Special Briefing Ambassador Deborah L. Birx, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy Via Teleconference May 16, 2018 MR GREENAN: Good morning, everybody, and thank you for joining us for this on-the-record conference call on PEPFAR and the 15th anniversary. We have with us this morning Ambassador-at-Large Deborah L. Birx. She …

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Presidential Message on Ramadan

Issued on: May 15, 2018 With the rising of tonight’s moon, I send my greetings and best wishes to all Muslims observing Ramadan in the United States and around the world. During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims commemorate the revelation of the Quran to the prophet Muhammad through fellowship and prayer. Many observe this holy …

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President Donald J. Trump is Ending United States Participation in an Unacceptable Iran Deal

“The Iran Deal was one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into.” President Donald J. Trump PROTECTING AMERICA FROM A BAD DEAL: President Donald J. Trump is terminating the United States’ participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran and re-imposing sanctions lifted under the …

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On President Trump’s Decision to Withdraw From the JCPOA

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Washington, DC May 8, 2018 As we exit the Iran deal, we will be working with our allies to find a real, comprehensive, and lasting solution to the Iranian threat. We have a shared interest with our allies in Europe and around the world to prevent Iran from ever developing a …

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Remarks by President Trump at Swearing-In Ceremony of Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State

Issued on: May 2, 2018 State Department Washington, D.C. 11:17 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  I must say, that’s more spirit that I’ve heard from the State Department in a long time — many years.  (Laughter.)  We can say many years, and maybe many decades.  It’s going to be a fantastic start, a fantastic day.  …

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Statement from the President on the Confirmation of Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State

I am pleased with the Senate’s confirmation of Mike Pompeo to serve as our country’s top diplomat. Having a patriot of Mike’s immense talent, energy, and intellect leading the Department of State will be an incredible asset for our country at this critical time in history. He will always put the interests of America first. …

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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Emmanuel Macron of France

FOREIGN POLICY Issued on: March 10, 2018 President Donald J. Trump spoke yesterday with President Emmanuel Macron of France about the President’s decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. President Trump underscored that his decision is necessary and appropriate to protect national security. Both Presidents discussed alternative ways to address United States concerns. …

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President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union Address

Issued on: January 30, 2018 TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow Americans: Less than 1 year has passed since I first stood at this podium, in this majestic chamber, to speak on behalf of the American People …

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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Emmanuel Macron of France

The White House Office of the Press Secretary President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Emmanuel Macron of France. The Presidents agreed on the need for the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Regional Government to resolve their differences through dialogue. President Trump and President Macron also discussed the path to peace in the Middle …

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President’s New Immigration Priorities

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC October 8, 2017 The President’s new immigration priorities are focused on keeping Americans safe, ensuring our sovereignty through strong borders, and preserving our country as a nation of laws. The first duty of the federal government is to provide for the national security of the …

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Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Our Nation is heartbroken.  We mourn with all whose loved ones were murdered and injured in last night’s horrible tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada.  As we grieve, we pray that God may provide comfort and relief to all those suffering. As a mark of …

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President Donald J. Trump Announces Enhanced National Security Measures

The White House Office of the Press Secretary New security measures establish minimum requirements for international cooperation to support U.S. visa and immigration vetting Today, President Donald J. Trump announced the establishment of enhanced national security measures, aimed at creating—for the first time in history—minimum requirements for international cooperation to support visa and immigration vetting …

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President Donald J. Trump Strengthens Security Standards For Traveling to America

The White House Office of the Press Secretary “Our government’s first duty is to its people, to our citizens — to serve their needs, to ensure their safety, to preserve their rights, and to defend their values.” – President Donald J. Trump NEW PROTECTIONS: President Donald J. Trump is taking key steps to protect the …

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Fact Sheet: President Donald J. Trump Increases Pressure to Cut off Funding for North Korea

STRONG FINANCIAL SANCTIONS: President Trump today issued a new Executive Order (E.O.) imposing additional sanctions with respect to North Korea. The provocative, destabilizing, and repressive actions and policies of the Government of North Korea constitute a continuing threat to the national security, foreign policy, and, economy of the United States and a disturbance of the …

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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with President Emmanuel Macron of France

President Donald J. Trump met last night in New York with President Emmanuel Macron of France. They exchanged views on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for Iran and how to curtail Iran’s destabilizing activities in the region.  They also discussed how to accelerate the destruction of ISIS and help resolve the Syrian civil war …

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Remarks by President Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

United Nations New York, New York 10:04 A.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Mr. Secretary General, Mr. President, world leaders, and distinguished delegates:  Welcome to New York.  It is a profound honor to stand here in my home city, as a representative of the American people, to address the people of the world. As millions of our …

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Remarks by President Trump and President Macron of France in Joint Press Conference | July 13, 2017

Élysée Palace Paris, France 6:44 P.M. CET PRESIDENT MACRON:  (As interpreted.)  Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.  First and foremost, I want to thank President Trump for his visit to Paris this afternoon and tomorrow, tomorrow morning, as well as to thank his delegation.  I was very pleased to be able to welcome President Trump and …

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Remarks at the Small Group Session of the Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS by Special Presidential Envoy McGurk in Washington, DC

Remarks Brett McGurk Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIS, Office of the Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIS Deputy Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister of Iraq Dr. Naufel Al Hassan Washington, DC July 13, 2017 MR MCGURK: Thank you, Terry. Good morning. Distinguished ambassadors, coalition …

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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Ramadan

President Donald J. Trump on Ramadan On behalf of the American people, I would like to wish all Muslims a joyful Ramadan. During this month of fasting from dawn to dusk, many Muslims in America and around the world will find meaning and inspiration in acts of charity and meditation that strengthen our communities. At …

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President Trump’s Speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit

Thank You. I want to thank King Salman for his extraordinary words, and the magnificent Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hosting today’s summit. I am honored to be received by such gracious hosts. I have always heard about the splendor of your country and the kindness of your citizens, but words do not do justice …

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Statement on the President’s Intent to Nominate Mark Green to Lead the U.S. Agency for International Development

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC May 10, 2017 I welcome President Trump’s announcement of his intention to nominate Mark Andrew Green as the new Administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Mark brings vast experience to this position, having served as a U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania, a Member …

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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2017 as Women’s History Month

For Immediate Release March 01, 2017 President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2017 as Women’s History Month WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION We are proud of our Nation’s achievements in promoting women’s full participation in all aspects of …

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On President Trump’s Speech to Joint Session of Congress

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC March 1, 2017 As the President laid out in his address to Congress , the State Department will continue to engage to advance U.S. interests in the world in cooperation with our partners and allies. We will also continue to support policies and institutions that keep Americans safe, …

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