Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad will travel to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar with an interagency delegation from December 2 – 20.
• President Trump used the G20 Summit as an opportunity to reiterate his commitment to promoting economic growth and prosperity both domestically and across the world.
• At the G20, President Trump highlighted the Administration’s successes in achieving historic tax cuts, cutting regulations, and promoting workforce development.
o President Trump’s economic policies have resulted in the United States seeing historically low unemployment and strong economic growth.
• The President encouraged other countries to follow this path to promote economic growth and prosperity for citizens worldwide.
Melania and I join with a grieving Nation to mourn the loss of former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away last night. Through his essential authenticity, disarming wit, and unwavering commitment to faith, family, and country, President Bush inspired generations of his fellow Americans to public service—to be, in his words, “a thousand points of light” illuminating the greatness, hope, and opportunity of America to the world.
QUESTION: Secretary Pompeo, thank you very much for this opportunity with the Spanish division of Voice of America.
SECRETARY POMPEO: Gesell, it’s great to be with you. Thank you for the opportunity.
The Iranian regime has just test-fired a medium range ballistic missile that is capable of carrying multiple warheads. The missile has a range that allows it to strike parts of Europe and anywhere in the Middle East.
Devoted husband, loving father, steadfast friend, exemplary patriot: this is how I will always remember President George H. W. Bush. Whether he was serving in the skies over the Pacific during World War II, protecting America at CIA headquarters, or leading our nation in the Oval Office, President Bush was one of America’s most consequential and dedicated public servants.
Devoted husband, loving father, steadfast friend, exemplary patriot: this is how I will always remember President George H. W. Bush
PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you very much. We’re gathered together this afternoon for a very historic occasion: The signing ceremony for a brand new trade deal, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. So important.
“This new deal will be the most modern, up-to-date, and balanced trade agreement in the history of our country, with the most advanced protections for workers ever developed.” – President Donald J. Trump
HOST: Welcome to LiveAtState, the State Department’s interactive virtual press briefing platform. I’m delighted to welcome participants joining us today from around the globe. Today you’ll be speaking with Ambassador Deborah Birx, the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy. A physician and a former Army colonel, Ambassador Birx has been on the forefront of the U.S. Government’s fight against AIDS for decades. She is happy to take your questions today on the PEPFAR 2018 program results and the recently concluded Faith Communities and HIV Technical Summit held this week at the State Department