Washington, DC - Support for President Donald J. Trump’s Trade Announcement with Mexico:

Washington, DC - Today President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate a seventeenth wave of judicial nominees as follows:

Washington, DC - "Despite our differences on policy and politics, I respect Senator John McCain’s service to our country and, in his honor, have signed a proclamation to fly the flag of the United States at half-staff until the day of his interment.

Washington, DC - One story that got lost in the torrent of national news last week was Microsoft shutting down six phony websites created by a group affiliated with the Russian government. The six websites were created to mimic websites related to public policy institutes and the US Senate. The Russian hackers were attempting to steal credentials and potentially infect the computers of anyone that tried to access the sites.

Washington, DC - Levels of some persistent organic pollutants (POPs) regulated by the Stockholm Convention are decreasing in the Arctic, according to an international team of researchers who have been actively monitoring the northern regions of the globe.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "Today, oral proceedings before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) began in The Hague on an application for provisional measures in a case brought by Iran against the United States, Alleged Violations of the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights. Iran’s filing with the ICJ is an attempt to interfere with the sovereign rights of the United States to take lawful actions, including re-imposition of sanctions, which are necessary to protect our national security.