Iranian people suffer as government spends on terrorism

Iranians are telling their government they need better economic opportunities and more responsive governance. Instead of spurring economic growth, the  Iranian government  is exporting billions to support global terror. “In Syria, Iran’s actions have directly interfered with efforts to de-escalate violence, defeat ISIS and protect innocent civilians,” said U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster at a March ...
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Remarks by President Trump Regarding the Capital of Israel

Remarks Regarding the Capital of Israel Thank you. When I came into office, I promised to look at the world’s challenges with open eyes and fresh thinking.  We cannot solve our problems by making the same failed assumptions and repeating the same failed strategies of the past.  Old challenges demand new approaches. My announcement today ...
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Statement by President Donald J. Trump on the Defeat of ISIS in Raqqah

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary October 21, 2017 Statement by President Donald J. Trump on the Defeat of ISIS in Raqqah I am pleased to announce that the Syrian Democratic Forces, our partners in the fight against ISIS in Syria, have successfully recaptured Raqqah – the terrorist group’s self-proclaimed capital city. Together, ...
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REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP ON IRAN STRATEGY

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary October 13, 2017 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP ON IRAN STRATEGY      THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  My fellow Americans:  As President of the United States, my highest obligation is to ensure the safety and security of the American people. History has shown that the longer we ignore ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Ramadan

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary May 26, 2017 Statement from 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 ...
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President Trump’s Speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit

The White House Office of the Press Secretary May 21, 2017 President Trump’s Speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit Remarks as prepared for delivery 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 ...
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Statement by President Donald J. Trump on Nowruz

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary March 22, 2017 Statement by President Donald J. Trump on Nowruz This week, I would like to send my best wishes to all those around the world celebrating the wonderful ancient holiday of Nowruz.  Many millions of people of Iranian, Iraqi, Turkish, South Asian, and Central Asian ...
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Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States

Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – – PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the ...
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Remarks by President Trump in Joint Address to Congress

The White House Office of the Press Secretary Thank you very much.  Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — (applause) — and citizens of America: Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our nation’s path towards ...
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Answers to FAQ on recent E.O. Concerning Extreme Vetting

Should I attend my interview? At this time, applicants are advised NOT to attend their interview as appointments have been cancelled.  Applicants should NOT travel to the consulate at this time.  All visa processing is on hold until further notice. For updates please visit: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/news/executive-order-on-protecting-the-nation-from-terrorist-attacks-by-foreign-nationals.html I have a valid visa. Can I use it? If ...
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PROTECTING the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and to protect the American people from ...
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Trump portrait takes the spotlight

“Donald Trump” by Michael O’Brien, 1989 (© Michael O’Brien/National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian) One of New York City’s most well-known figures now greets visitors at the Smithsonian Institution’s  National Portrait Gallery  in Washington. A week before Donald Trump takes office as the 45th U.S. president, his photo portrait was put on display in the museum that tells the story ...
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5 little-known facts about Trump

(© AP Images) By the time a new president is inaugurated, following a long campaign and a hard-fought election, Americans — and the world — know a lot about him. Add to that President-elect Trump’s high profile before he ran for office, and you might think there’s nothing left to learn. But here are five ...
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