On the Appointment of R. Alexander Acosta (First Solo Press Conference)

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TRUMP: Thank you very much. I just wanted to begin by mentioning that the nominee for secretary of the Department of Labor will be Mr. Alex Acosta. He has a law degree from Harvard Law School, was a great student; former clerk for Justice Samuel Alito. And he has had a tremendous career. He’s a … Continue reading On the Appointment of R. Alexander Acosta (First Solo Press Conference)

Presidential Executive Order on a Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety

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By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to reduce crime and restore public safety to communities across the Nation, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1.  Policy.  It shall be the policy of the executive branch to reduce … Continue reading Presidential Executive Order on a Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety

Presidential Executive Order on Preventing Violence Against Federal, State, Tribal, and Local Law Enforcement Officers

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By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1.  Policy.  It shall be the policy of the executive branch to: (a)  enforce all Federal laws in order to enhance the protection and safety of Federal, State, … Continue reading Presidential Executive Order on Preventing Violence Against Federal, State, Tribal, and Local Law Enforcement Officers

Presidential Executive Order on Enforcing Federal Law with Respect to Transnational Criminal Organizations and Preventing International Trafficking

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By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1.  Purpose.  Transnational criminal organizations and subsidiary organizations, including transnational drug cartels, have spread throughout the Nation, threatening the safety of the United States and its citizens.  These … Continue reading Presidential Executive Order on Enforcing Federal Law with Respect to Transnational Criminal Organizations and Preventing International Trafficking

Remarks by President Trump in Roundtable with County Sheriffs

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THE PRESIDENT:  Oh, the sheriffs are great people.  Well, thank you very much.  Law enforcement was a big subject in the campaign and a subject that was very well received.  You have no idea how respected you are, sheriffs and, generally speaking, the leaders of law enforcement.  Anybody involved in law enforcement, you have no … Continue reading Remarks by President Trump in Roundtable with County Sheriffs

Executive Order – Core Principles for Regulating the United States Financial System

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By the power vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. It shall be the policy of my Administration to regulate the United States financial system in a manner consistent with the following principles of regulation, which … Continue reading Executive Order – Core Principles for Regulating the United States Financial System

National Prayer Breakfast

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THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, Mark. So nice. (Applause.) Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very much. It’s a great honor to be here this morning. And so many faith leaders — very, very important people to me — from across our magnificent nation, and so many leaders from all across the globe. Today … Continue reading National Prayer Breakfast

On Black History Month

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Well, the election, it came out really well. Next time we’ll triple the number or quadruple it. We want to get it over 51, right? At least 51. Well this is Black History Month, so this is our little breakfast, our little get-together. Hi Lynn, how are you? Just a few notes. During this month, … Continue reading On Black History Month

On the Nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch for the Supreme Court

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Thank you very much, ladies and gentlemen. When Justice Scalia passed away suddenly last February, I made a promise to the American people: If I were elected president, I would find the very best judge in the country for the Supreme Court. I promised to select someone who respects our laws and is representative of … Continue reading On the Nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch for the Supreme Court

Executive Order – Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs

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By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Budget and Accounting Act of 1921, as amended (31 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.), section 1105 of title 31, United States Code, and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, it is hereby … Continue reading Executive Order – Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs