President Donald Trump Announces, Kirstjen Nielsen out, Kevin McAleenan in at DHS

President Donald Trump Announces, Kirstjen Nielsen out, Kevin McAleenan in at DHS

Washington, DC…President Trump has announced on Twitter that “Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, and I would like to thank her for her service….I am pleased to announce that Kevin McAleenan, the current U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner, will become Acting Secretary for @DHSgov. I have confidence that Kevin […]

FCC Chairman Proposes Eliminating Rule that Drives Up Phone Rates for Rural Americans

FCC Chairman Proposes Eliminating Rule that Drives Up Phone Rates for Rural Americans

Washington, DC…2019—Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the Commission will vote at its April meeting on eliminating a policy known as the “rate floor,” which is forcing many rural customers to pay higher telephone rates. Under Chairman Pai’s leadership, the Commission froze the rate floor in 2017. Now, the Chairman is asking his […]

USS Wasp, Marines Arrive in the Philippines for Balikatan Exercise

USS Wasp, Marines Arrive in the Philippines for Balikatan Exercise

Subic Bay, Philippines (NNS) — The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), with embarked Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force (SPMAGTF) 4, led by 4th Marine Regiment, arrived in Subic Bay, March 30, in preparation for exercise Balikatan. Balikatan is an exercise between the Republic of the Philippines and the United […]

Attorney General William P. Barr & Justice Department’s Summary of Mueller Report

Attorney General  William P. Barr &  Justice Department’s Summary of Mueller Report

Washington, DC…Dear Chairman Graham, Chairman Nadler, Ranking Member Feinstein, and Ranking Member Collins: As a supplement to the notification provided on Friday, March 22, 2019, I am writing today to advise you of the principal conclusions reached by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III and to inform you about the status of my initial review […]

President Donald J. Trump Recognizing Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaido as the Interim President of Venezuela

President Donald J. Trump Recognizing Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaido as the Interim President of Venezuela

Washington, DC…Today, I am officially recognizing the President of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaido, as the Interim President of Venezuela. In its role as the only legitimate branch of government duly elected by the Venezuelan people, the National Assembly invoked the country’s constitution to declare Nicolas Maduro illegitimate, and the office of the presidency […]

NASA Adds E. Michael “Mike” Fincke to Crew Assignment for Manned Boeing Flight Test

NASA Adds E. Michael “Mike” Fincke to Crew Assignment for Manned Boeing Flight Test

Cape Canaveral, FL…NASA astronaut E. Michael “Mike” Fincke has been added to the crew of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner’s Crew Flight Test, scheduled to launch later this year.  Fincke takes the place of astronaut Eric Boe, originally assigned to the mission in August 2018. Boe is unable to fly due to medical reasons; he will replace Fincke […]

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