President-elect Biden Announces Key Nominations for the Department of State

President-elect Biden Announces Key Nominations for the Department of State

Washington, DC…. This is a team of experienced, crisis-tested leaders with diverse backgrounds and fresh perspectives ready to reinvigorate the State Department and U.S. diplomacy with a foreign policy that delivers for the American people Last Saturday, President-elect Joe Biden announced key nominations for the Department of State who will work closely with Secretary of […]

Statement from President-elect Biden on Religious Freedom Day, 1/16/21

Statement from President-elect Biden on Religious Freedom Day, 1/16/21

Washington, DC…. Two hundred and thirty-five years ago, the Virginia General Assembly passed Thomas Jefferson’s landmark Statute for Religious Freedom, laying a foundation of liberty to be enshrined in our Constitution and passed down through the generations. Today, Religious Freedom Day, is a symbol of that commitment — and a reminder that the work of […]

Readout of HHS Secretary-designate Xavier Becerra’s Meeting with Disability Community Organizations

Readout of HHS Secretary-designate Xavier Becerra’s Meeting with Disability Community Organizations

Washington, D.C…. Last Friday, Health and Human Services Secretary-designate Xavier Becerra joined leaders from disability organizations for a virtual roundtable discussion. Becerra first thanked the leaders for their time and counsel, their fight to make sure all people in this country are included when discussing access to quality health care, and for their critical work […]

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris Announce Additional Members of the Office of the Vice President

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris Announce Additional Members of the Office of the Vice President

Washington, D.C…. On Saturday, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced additional members of the White House staff. These qualified, experienced, and talented individuals will join the Office of the Vice President. “These experienced and qualified appointees bring diverse perspectives and a shared commitment that will be critical to tackling the many challenges […]

President-elect Biden Nominates Merrick Garland for Attorney General

President-elect Biden Nominates Merrick Garland for Attorney General

Washington, D.C…. Today, President-elect Joe Biden announced key nominations for the Department of Justice: Judge Merrick Garland, nominee for Attorney General; Lisa Monaco, nominee for Deputy Attorney General; Vanita Gupta, nominee for Associate Attorney General; and Kristen Clarke, nominee for Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division. These nominees reflect the president-elect’s deeply held […]

McConnell Remarks on the Electoral College Count

McConnell Remarks on the Electoral College Count

Washington, DC…U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today regarding the Electoral College challenge: “We are debating a step that has never been taken in American history: Whether Congress should overrule voters and overturn a presidential election. “I have served 36 years in the Senate. This will be the most important […]

Whitehouse on Operation Warp Speed

Whitehouse on Operation Warp Speed

Washington, D.C…. President Trump’s Operation Warp Speed has developed safe and effective vaccines 5 times faster than any similar effort in history, and he has already made the vaccines free for all Americans. Nearly 20 million first doses have been allocated to States for immediate delivery and administration at their direction, and this process is […]

Hospital Pricing Transparency to Begin on January 1st

Hospital Pricing Transparency to Begin on January 1st

Washington, DC…Today, the D.C. Circuit affirmed a signature initiative of the Trump Administration, which ensures that American patients have access to the hospital pricing information they need when they need it, beginning on January 1. This transformative hospital price transparency rule has been fought at every step by the swamp and defenders of the status […]

CDC Requires Negative COVID-19 Test for Air Travelers from U.K. to U.S.

CDC Requires Negative COVID-19 Test for Air Travelers from U.K. to U.S.

Atlanta, GA… President Trump is taking another step to protect the health of the American people by requiring air passengers arriving from the United Kingdom (U.K.) to test negative, via PCR or Antigen test, no more than 72 hours before departure from the U.K. to the United States. The public health authorities in the United […]

FDA Takes Further Steps to Confront Opioid Crisis Through Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Programs

FDA Takes Further Steps to Confront Opioid Crisis Through Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Programs

Washington, D.C…. While our efforts to combat COVID-19 remain at the forefront of our day-to-day activities, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration also continues its work on a number of important public health issues and, in particular, the opioid crisis. We remain committed to using all facets of our regulatory authority to lessen the impact […]

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