Washington, DC - The Trump Administration is committed to lowering prescription drug prices while encouraging medical innovation to help patients access new lifesaving drugs. H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019, may share the Trump Administration’s first goal of lowering prices, but the threat it poses to continued medical innovation will harm American patients in ways that far outweigh any benefits.

Washington, DC - Eight Nominations and One Withdrawal Sent to the Senate:

Washington, DC - Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State: "We congratulate European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, High Representative Josep Borrell, the new College of European Commissioners, and European Council President Charles Michel as they assume office.

Escondido, California - San Diego Zoo Global has announced the successful birth of a female southern white rhino calf at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park—the conservation organization’s second rhino born following hormone-induced ovulation and artificial insemination. This calf’s birth also is a milestone, as she is the 100th southern white rhino to be born at the Safari Park.

Washington, DC - On this Remembrance Day, we remember and honor all victims of chemical warfare.  The use of chemical weapons has caused some of the most horrific deaths and injuries in modern history.  The United States supports the complete ban on the production and use of chemical weapons and full implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention.  

Washington, DC - On behalf of the American people, Melania and I offer our deepest condolences to the people of Japan and to the loved ones of former Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone.  We were saddened to learn of his passing in Tokyo on Friday.