Prepared Statement for The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence from James B. Comey

Prepared Statement for The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence from James B. Comey

Washington, DC…The following was released today ahead of the former FBI Director’s testimony tomorrow before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Chairman Burr, Ranking Member Warner, Members of the Committee. Thank you for inviting me to appear before you today. I was asked to testify today to describe for you my interactions with President-Elect and President Trump […]

Homeland Missile Defense System Successfully Intercepts ICBM Target

Homeland Missile Defense System Successfully Intercepts ICBM Target

Washington, DC…The U.S. Missile Defense Agency, in cooperation with the U.S. Air Force 30th Space Wing, the Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense and U.S. Northern Command, today successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic missile target during a test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) element of the nation’s ballistic missile defense system. This […]

President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

Gettysburg, PA…While it was delivered 5 years before our country officially started celebrated Decoration Day which became Memorial Day. The Gettysburg Address remains one of the most eloquent of tributes to those who gave their all that we might be free. The “Bliss Copy” of his address “Four score and seven years ago our fathers […]

Mattis ‘Humbled’ by Selfless, Diverse U.S. Military Force

Mattis ‘Humbled’ by Selfless, Diverse U.S. Military Force

Washington, DC…Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said his recent presence at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, is an example of how Americans can help bridge political gaps. Mattis told CBS reporter John Dickerson today on Face the Nation that the 900-plus new Army officers who commissioned there this week come from all […]

President Trump’s Weekly Address, This Week He Talks Budgets

President Trump’s Weekly Address, This Week He Talks Budgets

Washington, DC…My fellow Americans, Each month families across the country work very, very hard to balance their budgets and to make the tough choices necessary to take care of their loved ones and to give their children opportunities they never had before. This is who we are as Americans – we take pride in leaving […]

President Trump’s Weekly Address…On First Trip Abroad As President

President Trump’s Weekly Address…On First Trip Abroad As President

Washington, DC…My fellow Americans, This weekend I begin my first trip overseas as president – a trip with historic significance for the American people. I will be visiting with the leaders in many different countries to strengthen our old friendships, build new partnerships, and unite the civilized world in a fight against terrorism. In that […]

Former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III Appointed As Special Counsel For Russia Investigation

Former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III Appointed As Special Counsel For Russia Investigation

Washington, DC…Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein today announced the appointment of former Department of Justice official and FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III to serve as Special Counsel to oversee the previously-confirmed FBI investigation of Russian government efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election and related matters. “In my capacity as acting Attorney General, […]

Four States Led By Washington AG Ferguson Sue Trump Administration Over Coal Leases

Four States Led By Washington AG Ferguson Sue Trump Administration Over Coal Leases

Olympia, WA…Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Land Management over a program to lease coal mining rights on public land, which contributes to significant coal-train traffic through the state of Washington. The lawsuit challenges Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s decision to restart […]

Trump Administration Pushes Out FBI Director Comey

Trump Administration Pushes Out FBI Director Comey

Washington, DC…In a developing story the Trump Administration has forced out FBI Director James Comey. This comes on recommendations from the Attorney General & Deputy Attorney General. A brief statement from the White House has been released… Today, President Donald J. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from […]