Photos from President Donald J. Trump’s FEMA Briefing on Hurricane Dorian

30 August 2019 President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence received a briefing on hurricane Dorian, a potentially life threatening and extremely dangerous storm, from Acting Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) Pete Gaynor and Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Environmental Observation and Prediction Dr. Neil Jacobs yesterday.  The President was …

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Presidential Proclamation on Women’s Equality Day, 2019

August 23, 2019   Women’s Equality Day, 2019 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation On Women’s Equality Day, we commemorate the 99th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment as part of the United States Constitution, which secured for women the right to vote.  This historic event was the culmination …

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White House Announces Visit of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump to Poland

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will travel to Poland and Denmark from August 31 to September 3, 2019. The President and the First Lady will attend commemorative ceremonies and visit memorial sites in Warsaw on September 1, 2019, on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the beginning of World War II. The President …

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Proclamation on Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 2019

Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 2019 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation   On the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we celebrate this historic legislation, which reflects our Nation’s dedication to securing the equal rights and defending the intrinsic dignity of all men and …

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Proclamation on the 50th Anniversary Observance of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing

July 19, 2019 50TH ANNIVERSARY OBSERVANCE OF THE APOLLO 11 LUNAR LANDING BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION   In 1961, President John F. Kennedy boldly challenged our Nation to land an American on the Moon and return him safely to Earth within that decade.  Eight years later, thanks to …

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Remarks by President Trump at G20 Leaders’ Special Event on the Digital Economy

June 28, 2019   REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AT G20 LEADERS’ SPECIAL EVENT ON THE DIGITAL ECONOMY International Exhibition Center Osaka, Japan   PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Well, thank you very much, Prime Minister Abe.  It’s an honor to join you and so many distinguished world leaders for this Special Session on the Digital Economy. American success …

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President Donald J. Trump Will Promote Worldwide Economic Growth and Prosperity at the G20 Summit

Office of the Press Secretary June 27, 2019 PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP WILL PROMOTE WORLDWIDE ECONOMIC GROWTH AND PROSPERITY AT THE G20 SUMMIT   “So together, let us resolve to use our power, our resources, and our voices, not just for ourselves, but for our people — to lift their burdens, to raise their hopes, …

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President Donald J. Trump is Imposing Sanctions on the Supreme Leader of Iran and the Worst Elements of the Iranian Regime

June 24, 2019   PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS IMPOSING SANCTIONS ON THE SUPREME LEADER OF IRAN AND THE WORST ELEMENTS OF THE IRANIAN REGIME   “We call on the regime to abandon its nuclear ambitions, change its destructive behavior, respect the rights of its people, and return in good faith to the negotiating table.” …

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Remarks by President Trump at Signing of Executive Order on Iran Sanctions

June 24, 2019 Oval Office REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AT SIGNING OF EXECUTIVE ORDER ON IRAN SANCTIONS THE PRESIDENT:  Okay, thank you very much.  In a few moments, I’ll be signing an executive order imposing hard-hitting sanctions on the Supreme Leader of Iran and the Office of the Supreme Leader of Iran, and many others. …

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President Andrzej Duda’s Visit to the U.S., June 2019

Official documents:   Joint Declaration on Defense Cooperation Regarding United States Force Posture in the Republic of Poland (12 June 2019) Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland at the Polish-American Reception (12 June 2019) FACT SHEET: President Donald J. Trump is Furthering America’s Enduring Partnership with Poland (12 June 2019) Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland Before Bilateral Meeting (12 June 2019) Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland in Joint Press Conference (12 June 2019) U.S Department of Defense on the Visit

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Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland at the Polish-American Reception

June 12, 2019 East Room Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland at the Polish-American Reception PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Well, thank you very much.  Melania and I would like to just welcome you all to the White House, a very special place.  One of the great homes and houses anywhere in …

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FACT SHEET: President Donald J. Trump is Furthering America’s Enduring Partnership with Poland

June 12, 2019 PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS FURTHERING AMERICA’S ENDURING PARTNERSHIP WITH POLAND   “Poland has chosen its place among the free and independent nations of the world and as a loyal ally and strategic partner of the United States.” – President Donald J. Trump   ESSENTIAL ALLIANCE AND FRIENDSHIP: Poland is an essential …

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Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland Before Bilateral Meeting

June 12, 2019 Oval Office   PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you very much.  We have the very great privilege of having the President of Poland with us and his very powerful and lovely wife.  Thank you very much.  It’s great to be with you again. And we are celebrating a lot of different things.  The purchase …

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Joint Declaration on Defense Cooperation Regarding United States Force Posture in the Republic of Poland

June 12, 2019 Washington Joint Declaration on Defense Cooperation Regarding United States Force Posture in the Republic of Poland   The United States of America (the United States) and the Republic of Poland (Poland) share a history of friendship based on common efforts, shared values, and mutual respect.  We have fought shoulder-to-shoulder around the globe, …

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Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland in Joint Press Conference

June 12, 2019 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AND PRESIDENT DUDA OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND IN JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE Rose Garden PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you very much.  Please.  Today, Melania and I are honored to welcome President Duda and Mrs. Kornhauser-Duda of Poland back to the White House.  They’ve become friends.  We last hosted them …

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President Donald J. Trump is Supporting Women’s Political Empowerment Through Increased Participation in Global Security Processes

June 11, 2019 “By investing in women around the world, we’re investing in families, we’re investing in prosperity, and we’re investing in peace.” – President Donald J. Trump PROMOTING PEACE AND SECURITY BY EMPOWERING WOMEN: President Donald J. Trump has released a strategy to enhance women’s leadership in efforts to prevent conflict, stem terrorism, and …

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Remarks by President Trump on the 75th Commemoration of D-Day | Colleville-sur-Mer, France

REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP ON THE 75TH COMMEMORATION OF D-DAY Normandy American Cemetery Colleville-sur-Mer, France June 6, 2019 THE PRESIDENT:  President Macron, Mrs. Macron, and the people of France; to the First Lady of the United States and members of the United States Congress; to distinguished guests, veterans, and my fellow Americans: We are gathered …

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Proclamation on National Day of Remembrance of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

June 6, 2019 NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On June 6, 1944, D-Day, more than 130,000 American and Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, and thousands more parachuted in behind enemy lines, on a mission to retake …

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Proclamation on National Ocean Month, 2019

May 31, 2019 NATIONAL OCEAN MONTH, 2019 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The ocean supports millions of American jobs across numerous industries, including commercial fishing, recreation and tourism, international trade, shipping, ports, energy, and other maritime commerce.  During National Ocean Month, we recognize the importance of the ocean to …

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Proclamation on African American Music Appreciation Month, 2019

May 31, 2019   AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC APPRECIATION MONTH, 2019 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Throughout American history, African American music has reflected our Nation’s challenges and triumphs and has always enriched our Nation’s culture.  During African American Music Appreciation Month, we pay tribute to the talented and inspiring …

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Proclamation on Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Virginia Beach, Virginia

June 1, 2019   HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE TRAGEDY IN VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION   Our Nation grieves with those affected by the tragic shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  Americans unite in praying for God to comfort the injured and heal …

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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of His Excellency Andrzej Duda, President of the Republic of Poland

Office of the Press Secretary May 15, 2019 President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will welcome President Andrzej Duda and Mrs. Agata Kornhauser-Duda of the Republic of Poland to the White House on June 12, 2019.  The visit will reaffirm the longstanding historical and cultural ties between the United States and Poland, …

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Presidential Proclamation on Jewish American Heritage Month, 2019

Office of the Press Secretary 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 …

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Remarks by President Trump on the Shooting at a Synagogue in California

Office of the Press Secretary April 27, 2019 South Lawn   REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP BEFORE MARINE ONE DEPARTURE (excerpt) Q    Any reaction to (inaudible)? THE PRESIDENT:  I do.  My deepest sympathies go to the people that were affected — the families, their loved ones — by the, obviously — it looks, right now, based …

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Proclamation on Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust, 2019

Office of the Press Secretary April 26, 2019 DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE OF VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST, 2019 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, and during this week of solemn remembrance, we honor the six million Jewish men, women, and children who were brutally murdered …

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Presidential Message on International Women’s Day, 2019

Office of the Press Secretary March 8, 2019 International Women’s Day, 2019 On International Women’s Day, we honor women worldwide for their vital role in shaping and strengthening our communities, families, governments, and businesses.  We celebrate their vision, leadership, and courage, and we reaffirm our commitment to promoting equal opportunity for women everywhere. Through the …

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Women’s History Month

March 1, 2019 Women’s History Month, 2019 – – – – – – – By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the countless women whose courage and resolve have contributed to the character and success of our Nation and the entire world.  The equal opportunity of …

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Presidential Proclamation on National African American History Month, 2019

31 January 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 inhuman conditions, discrimination, and prolonged hardship—that emerged the vibrant culture, …

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Statement from the President Regarding the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty

Office of the Press Secretary February 1, 2019 Statement from the President Regarding the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty For far too long, Russia has violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with impunity, covertly developing and fielding a prohibited missile system that poses a direct threat to our allies and troops abroad.  Tomorrow, the …

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Presidential Message on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Office of the Press Secretary January 27, 2019 Presidential Message on International Holocaust Remembrance Day On April 27, 1945, a young soldier of the 12th Armored Division of the United States Army wrote these astonishing words to his wife in the United States: “Although I may never talk about what I have witnessed today.  I …

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Presidential Proclamation on Human Rights Day, Bill of Rights Day, and Human Rights Week, 2018

Office of the Press Secretary December 7, 2018 Human Rights Day, Bill of Rights Day, and Human Rights Week, 2018 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Our Nation was founded on the idea that our Creator endows each individual with certain unalienable rights. In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson …

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Remarks by President Trump and Vice President Pence at a Hanukkah Celebration

Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2018 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AND VICE PRESIDENT PENCE AT A HANUKKAH CELEBRATION   THE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you very much.  How are you?  (Applause.)  You know our great Vice President and Karen Pence, two spectacular people.  And they wanted to be here with us …

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Presidential Message to the Congress on the Death of George Herbert Walker Bush

Office of the Press Secretary December 3, 2018 TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: By this Message, I officially inform you of the death of George Herbert Walker Bush, the forty-first President of the United States. President George H.W. Bush led a life that exemplified what is truly great about America. As with so …

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Presidential Proclamation Announcing the Death of George H.W. Bush

Office of the Press Secretary December 1, 2018 ANNOUNCING THE DEATH OF GEORGE HERBERT WALKER BUSH BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION   TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES: It is my sorrowful duty to announce officially the death of George Herbert Walker Bush, the forty-first President of the …

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Presidential Message on Hanukkah

Office of the Press Secretary December 2, 2018 Melania and I send our warmest greetings to our Jewish brothers and sisters in the United States, in Israel, and around the world celebrating Hanukkah. For eight nights, Jewish families and friends will come together to engage in the lighting of the menorah. This special tradition started …

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Statement from President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on the Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush

Office of the Press Secretary December 1, 2018 Melania and I join with a grieving Nation to mourn the loss of former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away last night. Through his essential authenticity, disarming wit, and unwavering commitment to faith, family, and country, President Bush inspired generations of his fellow Americans to public …

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Presidential Message on America Recycles Day

Office of the Press Secretary November 15, 2018 On America Recycles Day, our Nation renews its commitment to reducing, reusing, and recycling waste in ways that contribute to the continued growth of our economy and the responsible stewardship of our environment. The United States recycling rate has made tremendous progress over the last 50 years, …

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Presidential Proclamation on United Nations Day, 2018

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary October 23, 2018 UNITED NATIONS DAY, 2018 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION       On United Nations Day, we recognize the many ways the United Nations has contributed to peace and security among nations.  Since it was founded more than 70 years ago with the …

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General Pulaski Memorial Day, 2018

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary October 10, 2018 GENERAL PULASKI MEMORIAL DAY, 2018 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Today, we pay tribute to the Polish immigrant and renowned military commander, General Casimir Pulaski, who gave his life for the cause of freedom during the American Revolutionary …

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Remarks by President Trump to the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (excerpts)

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary September 25, 2018 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP TO THE 73RD SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY United Nations Headquarters New York, New York   (…) From Warsaw to Brussels, to Tokyo to Singapore, it has been my highest honor to represent the United States abroad. (…) …

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Joint Statement by President Donald J. Trump and President Andrzej Duda of the Republic of Poland

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary September 18, 2018   SAFEGUARDING FREEDOM, BUILDING PROSPERITY Through United States–Poland Strategic Partnership   Poland and the United States share a common history and set of values that both nations hold dear.  Recognizing that the international order is being challenged, the time is now for our nations to …

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Presidential Proclamation on National Days of Prayer and Remembrance

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary September 7, 2018 National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, 2018 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation   During the National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, we pause to honor the memory of the nearly 3,000 innocent people who were murdered by radical …

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President Donald J. Trump is Rebuilding and Readying Our Military to Defend Against All Threats

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary August 13, 2018 PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS REBUILDING AND READYING OUR MILITARY TO DEFEND AGAINST ALL THREATS “We must protect those who protect us. When our service members are in uniform, it is our obligation to ensure that they have the finest equipment, the finest training, …

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Presidential Proclamation on Flag Day and National Flag Week, 2018

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary June 8, 2018 Flag Day and National Flag Week, 2018 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation   More than two centuries ago, on June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress formally adopted the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of our …

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Presidential Proclamation on National Ocean Month, 2018

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary May 31, 2018   National Ocean Month, 2018 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation The United States is a nation whose identity, wealth, and security are inextricably linked with the ocean and coastal waters.  From sea to shining sea, Americans benefit from …

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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims May 2018 as Jewish American Heritage Month

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary April 30, 2018 JEWISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, 2018 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION      During Jewish American Heritage Month, we celebrate the profound contributions that the Jewish faith and its traditions have had on our Nation.  Two hundred years ago, in …

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President Donald J. Trump Approves Section 232 Tariff Modifications

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary April 30, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Donald J. Trump issued two proclamations authorizing modifications of the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum.  The Administration has reached a final agreement with South Korea on steel imports, the outlines of which were previously announced by U.S. …

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

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary April 26, 2018 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 …

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Presidential Message on Earth Day, 2018

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary April 22, 2018 Today, our Nation commemorates Earth Day, a celebration of the blessings given to us by our Creator.  Among them, we cherish our magnificent land and waterways, abundant natural resources, and unique wildlife.  As a Nation, it is our duty to recognize the importance of …

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Statement from the President on the Passing of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary April 17, 2017  Statement from the President on the Passing of Former First Lady Barbara Bush President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump join the Nation in celebrating the life of Barbara Bush. As a wife, mother, grandmother, military spouse, and former First Lady, Mrs. …

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Presidential Proclamation on Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust, 2018

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary April 11, 2018 Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust, 2018 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation On Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, and during this week of remembrance, we reflect on one of the darkest periods in the history …

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President Donald J. Trump is Standing Up To Russia’s Malign Activities

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary April 6, 2018  PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS STANDING UP TO RUSSIA’S MALIGN ACTIVITIES “It is more important than ever before to come together as Americans. We cannot allow those seeking to sow confusion, discord, and rancor to be successful.” – President Donald J. Trump NEW ACTIONS …

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A New National Security Strategy for a New Era

“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 A NEW NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY FOR A NEW ERA: Less than a year after taking office, President Donald J. Trump is unveiling …

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A Message from President Donald J. Trump on Hanukkah

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary December 12, 2017 Hanukkah is a time for Jewish families around the world to come together around the lighting of the menorah and celebrate the miracles of the past and promises of the future.  Melania and I wish all of our Jewish brothers and sisters celebrating this …

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Presidential Proclamation on World AIDS Day, 2017

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary November 30, 2017 WORLD AIDS DAY, 2017 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION   The first documented cases of the human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) 36 years ago became the leading edge of an epidemic that …

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Presidential Proclamation on National Day of Thanksgiving

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary November 17, 2017 THANKSGIVING DAY, 2017 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION   On Thanksgiving Day, as we have for nearly four centuries, Americans give thanks to Almighty God for our abundant blessings.  We gather with the people we love to show …

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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 2017 as National Native American Heritage Month

The White House October 31, 2017 National Native American Heritage Month, 2017 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation American Indians and Alaska Natives are inextricably linked with the history of the United States. Beginning with the Pilgrims’ arrival at Plymouth Colony and continuing until the present day, Native American’s contributions …

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Remarks by President Trump at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum National Days of Remembrance

The survivors in this hall, through their testimony, fulfill the righteous duty to never forget, and engrave into the world’s memory the Nazi genocide of the Jewish people. (..) That is why we are here today — to remember and to bear witness.  To make sure that humanity never, ever forgets. The Nazis massacred 6 …

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President Trump proclaims April 23 through April 29, 2017 as National Volunteer Week

During National Volunteer Week, we celebrate the spirit of compassion and generosity that drives us to care for others… During the recent International Week of Service, service organizations across the globe came together to assist others and make an impact.  This effort is a shining example of how our Nation’s generous volunteers continue to lead …

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