Remarks by President Trump and President Morales Before Bilateral Meeting

December 17, 2019 Remarks by President Trump and President Morales of the Republic of Guatemala Before Bilateral Meeting Oval Office PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Well, thank you very much.  It’s a great honor to have President Jimmy Morales and Mrs. Morales — MRS. MORALES:  Thank you. PRESIDENT TRUMP:  — of Guatemala with us.  We’ve had a tremendous …

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President Morales Visits President Trump

Office of the Press Secretary December 16, 2019 Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding the Visit of His Excellency Jimmy Morales, President of the Republic of Guatemala President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will welcome President Jimmy Morales and Mrs. Hilda Patricia Marroquín Argueta de Morales of the Republic of Guatemala to the …

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Statement from President Donald J. Trump Regarding the Resignation of Bolivian President Evo Morales

Office of the Press Secretary November 11, 2019 Statement from President Donald J. Trump Regarding the Resignation of Bolivian President Evo Morales The resignation yesterday of Bolivian President Evo Morales is a significant moment for democracy in the Western Hemisphere.  After nearly 14 years and his recent attempt to override the Bolivian constitution and the …

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President Donald J. Trump’s Efforts to Combat the Crisis at Our Southern Border Are Delivering Results

The White House Fact Sheets October 8, 2019 “We have taken very unprecedented action to stop the flow of illegal immigration.” President Donald J. Trump STEMMING THE SURGE OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION: President Donald J. Trump’s efforts to confront this crisis are delivering results. September saw 52,546 aliens apprehended or deemed inadmissible at the southern border, …

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Remarks by President Trump During Visit to the Border Wall | San Diego, CA

Otay Mesa Border Wall Site San Diego, California September 18, 2019 3:11 P.M. PDT THE PRESIDENT:  Yeah, why don’t you start, Kevin?  And this has been a very exciting project, as you know.  It’s — for many years, people have wanted the proper wall and we have a wall that — the likes of which, …

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Remarks by President Trump at Signing of Safe Third Country Agreement with Guatemala

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release July 26, 2019 Oval Office 3:48 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you very much for being here.  We appreciate it. I’m thrilled to be with a very important man in Guatemala, the Minister Enrique Degenhart.  And we are doing a very important signing.  …

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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of President Jimmy Morales of the Republic of Guatemala

The White House Office of the Press Secretary President Donald J. Trump will welcome President Jimmy Morales of the Republic of Guatemala to the White House on July 15, 2019.  President Trump and President Morales will discuss ways to create a more robust relationship focused on addressing migration and security priorities.  The two leaders will …

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Statement by the President Donald Trump to celebrate LGBT Pride Month

The White House Office of the Press Secretary June 1, 2019 Statement from the President As we celebrate LGBT Pride Month and recognize the outstanding contributions that LGBT people have made to our great Nation, let us also stand in solidarity with the many LGBT people who live in dozens of countries worldwide that punish, …

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Proclamation on National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2019

The White House Office of the Press Secretary May 31, 2019 During National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, we acknowledge the significant ways Caribbean Americans have shaped our culture and heritage. Americans with roots in the Caribbean have greatly enriched our society, contributing to the arts, business, journalism, technology, government, religion, the military, sports, and many other …

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President Donald J. Trump stands for democracy in Venezuela

Office of the Press Secretary May 1, 2019 “The people of Venezuela are standing for freedom and democracy, and the United States of America is standing right by their side.” – President Donald J. Trump RESTORING DEMOCRACY AND PROSPERITY: President Donald J. Trump supports Interim President Guaido and the Venezuelan people in their fight for …

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United States Provides Additional Humanitarian Aid to Venezuelans Who Have Fled Their Country

U.S Department of State Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 25, 2019 Today, Vice President Pence announced that the United States is providing nearly $56 million in additional humanitarian assistance to support the regional response for the nearly 3.4 million Venezuelans who have fled Venezuela due to the political and economic crisis caused by …

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Vice President Michael R. Pence – Formal Remarks to the Lima Group

Vice President Michael R. Pence Formal Remarks to the Lima Group   Palacio de San Carlos – Bogota, Colombia – February 25, 2019 President Duque, President Varela, President Morales, and especially President Guaido of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela – Vice President Mourao, your Excellencies – it’s an honor to address the nations gathered here at this momentous hour for the people of Venezuela and for the progress of freedom in this hemisphere. I bring …

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President Donald J. Trump Supports The Venezuelan People’s Efforts To Restore Democracy In Their Country

Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2019 President Donald J. Trump Supports The Venezuelan People’s Efforts To Restore Democracy In Their Country “The people of Venezuela have courageously spoken out against Maduro and his regime and demanded freedom and the rule of law.” – President Donald J. Trump RECOGNIZING THE LEGITIMATE …

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Addressing Mass Migration Through the Southern Border of The United States

The White House Office of the Press Secretary November 9, 2018 By The President Of The United States Of America A PROCLAMATION The United States expects the arrival at the border between the United States and Mexico (southern border) of a substantial number of aliens primarily from Central America who appear to have no lawful …

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President Donald J. Trump is upholding the rule of law and ensuring consequences for those who illegally cross our border

“Illegal aliens will no longer get a free pass into our country by lodging meritless claims in seeking asylum. Instead, migrants seeking asylum will have to present themselves lawfully at a port of entry” – President Donald J. Trump PROTECTING OUR NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY: President Donald J. Trump will take action to ensure asylum is not …

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Remarks by Vice President Pence at Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President Harry S. Truman Building Washington, D.C. October 11, 2018 THE VICE PRESIDENT: Secretary, thank you for your hospitality this morning and for the outstanding leadership that you have brought to your role as Secretary of State for the United States of America. To President Hernandez, to President …

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Remarks by President Trump To the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

The White House Office of the Press Secretary United Nations Headquarters New York, New York September 25, 2018 THE PRESIDENT: Madam President, Mr. Secretary-General, world leaders, ambassadors, and distinguished delegates: One year ago, I stood before you for the first time in this grand hall. I addressed the threats facing our world, and I presented …

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United States Continues To Assist Venezuelans in Need

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 25, 2018 Vice President Mike Pence announced today at the 73rd regular session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, NY, more than $48 million in additional humanitarian U.S. assistance for Venezuelans affected by the man-made crisis in Venezuela. This funding will help provide …

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National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2018

The White House Office of the Press Secretary September 13, 2018 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we honor all American citizens of Hispanic descent and celebrate their rich and vibrant traditions of faith, family, hard work, and patriotism. We are grateful for the innumerable contributions …

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Patriot Day, 2018 – By the President of The United States of America – A Proclamation

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary September 10, 2018 On Patriot Day, we honor the memories of the nearly 3,000 precious lives we lost on September 11, 2001, and of every hero who has given their life since that day to protect our safety and our freedom.  We come together, today, to recall this …

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Vice President Mike Pence visited Guatemala

Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Guatemala with the Second Lady, Karen Pence, and the Secretary of the Department of National Security of the United States, Kirstjen Nielsen. This visit to the Western Hemisphere responds to the commitment of joint cooperation in the region, the strengthening of fair trade, the security alliance and the strengthening …

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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on the Maduro Regime in Venezuela

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary May 21, 2018 Today, I have taken action to prevent the Maduro regime from conducting “fire sales,” liquidating Venezuela’s critical assets—assets the country will need to rebuild its economy. This money belongs to the Venezuelan people. I have signed an Executive Order to prevent the Maduro regime …

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Prohibiting certain additional Transactions with respect to Venezuela

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary May 21, 2018 EXECUTIVE ORDER By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), and section 301 …

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Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on Venezuela’s Elections

June 21, 2018 Venezuela’s election was a sham ­– neither free nor fair. The illegitimate result of this fake process is a further blow to the proud democratic tradition of Venezuela. Every day, thousands of Venezuelans flee brutal oppression and grinding poverty – literally voting with their feet. The United States will not sit idly …

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Remarks by Vice Presidente Pence, during a Protocolary Meeting at the Organization of American States

Organization of American States Washington, D.C. May 7, 2018 THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Ambassador Gonzalez, Secretary General Almagro, Ambassador Trujillo, permanent representatives, distinguished members of Congress, ambassadors, all of our honored guests, it is my great honor to be here in the House of the Americas to address this session of the Organization of American States.  …

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Remarks by Vice president Pence at First Plenary Session of the Summit of the Americas

Lima, Peru April 15, 2018 THE VICE PRESIDENT: Secretary General Almagro, President Vizcarra, Presidents, Prime Ministers, and leaders from across the Western Hemisphere — it is my great honor to join you today, as Vice President of the United States of America, at the 8th Summit of the Americas. And I bring greetings and great …

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President Donald J. Trump announces a National Security Strategy to Advance America’s Interests

“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 …

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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 2017 as National Entrepreneurship Month

National Entrepreneurship Month celebrates one of our Nation’s proudest qualities: our innovative, hardworking, entrepreneurial spirit. American entrepreneurs invent and sell fascinating and endlessly useful new products and services, creating millions of jobs and driving American global leadership along the way. This month, we emphasize the importance of creating and maintaining an economic and regulatory environment …

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Statement from the President on the Terrorist Attack in New York City

The White House Office of the Press Secretary Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of today’s terrorist attack in New York City and their families. My Administration will provide its full support to the New York City Police Department, including through a joint investigation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. We offer our …

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

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 …

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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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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims National Hispanic Heritage Month

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we celebrate the accomplishments of Hispanic Americans who have helped shape our great Nation.  We are grateful for the many contributions Hispanic American men and women make to our society and the vibrancy they weave into our American culture. From America’s earliest days, Hispanic Americans have played a prominent and …

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Statement by President Trump: Guatemala National Day

Dear Mr. President: On behalf of the people of the United States, please accept my congratulations to you and all the citizens of Guatemala as your country celebrates 196 years of independence on September 15th. I look forward to continuing our partnership on security, governance, and prosperity issues.  I also want to thank you for …

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Remarks by the Vice President on Latin America

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church Miami, Florida THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Governor Scott, Senator Rubio, Congressman Diaz-Balart, thank you for those stirring words.  These are three great leaders and three great champions of freedom.  (Applause.) To Miami-Dade County Mayor Gimenez, Mayor Bermudez, distinguished guests, it is my great honor to join you here today in …

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Remarks by Vice President Pence to the Argentine and Latin American Business Community

La Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires Buenos Aires, Argentina VICE PRESIDENT PENCE:  Thank you, Chargé Cooney, Minister Faurie, Hector Orlando, elected officials, distinguished leaders in the business community, and honored guests.  It is my great honor — and a great honor to my wife and I — to be here today at the Buenos …

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Readout of the Vice President Pence’s Meeting with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Vice President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2017 The Vice President met with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales in Miami, Florida at the inaugural Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America. On behalf of President Trump, the Vice President recognized Guatemala for its strong commitment to the Alliance for …

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White House Statement on the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2017 Statement on the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America and the 47th General Assembly of the Organization of American States President Donald J. Trump commends Mexico for its leadership in co-convening the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central …

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Address by Vice President Mike Pence at the Conference on Prosperity and Security

THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, Mr. Secretary.  And thank you all, I’m truly honored to be with you at this important gathering. But before I begin, allow me to address the attack that took place yesterday in our Nation’s Capital. President Trump and I were deeply saddened when we were informed yesterday morning that a …

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