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Holiday Magic Illuminates the White House

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the White House. First Lady Melania Trump has designed a colorfully patriotic theme for the holiday decorations now on display, showcasing America’s heritage. During December, the White House will host more than 100 open houses, many receptions, and more than 30,000 visitors on public tours. See more via Share.America.gov
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Celebrating 70 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10 – the day in 1948 that the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Secretary Pompeo underscored the importance of human rights, saying, “U.S. foreign policy is rooted in the understanding that governments that respect individual rights and fundamental freedoms remain the best ...
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In Tribute: George H.W. Bush, Our 41st President

George Herbert Walker Bush, who served as the 41st President of the United States, died on November 30 at the age of 94. Ambassador Bill Hagerty issued a statement saying, “My family and I extend our deepest sympathies to the Bush family. President George H.W. Bush’s leadership, humility, and commitment to public service inspired me ...
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President Trump Champions Economic Growth and Prosperity at G20 Summit

At this year’s G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, President Donald J. Trump championed the successes of his pro-growth agenda and his work with world leaders to advance free, fair, and reciprocal trade. Before his meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Trump said, “Our partnership has been quite extraordinary, and we will be together for ...
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Secretary Pompeo Announces the Latest Lifesaving PEPFAR Results

In advance of World AIDS Day on December 1, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo delivered remarks at the State Department’s technical summit for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The secretary announced that the program has saved more than 17 million lives thanks to bipartisan support and our many partners around the ...
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