Botswana National Day

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the United States, I congratulate the people of Botswana on the 52nd anniversary of independence. Botswana remains one of our most reliable partners in southern Africa. Our shared democratic values and tradition, reinforced by deep mutual respect, form the bedrock of our relationship.

President Donald J. Trump Secures A Modern, Rebalanced Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico

Washington, DC - "USMCA is a great deal for all three countries, solves the many deficiencies and mistakes in NAFTA, greatly opens markets to our farmers and manufacturers, reduces trade barriers to the U.S. and will bring all three Great Nations together in competition with the rest of the world." ~ President Donald J. Trump

Justice Department Files Net Neutrality Lawsuit Against the State of California

Washington, DC - The Justice Department Sunday filed a lawsuit against the state of California alleging that Senate Bill 822, an Internet regulation bill signed into law earlier today by Governor Jerry Brown, unlawfully imposes burdens on the Federal Government’s deregulatory approach to the Internet, announced Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Acting Associate Attorney General Jesse Panuccio, Assistant Attorney General Joseph H. Hunt for the Justice Department’s Civil Division, and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai.

Justice Department Hosts Cybersecurity Industry Roundtable

Washington, DC - The Justice Department’s Criminal Division hosted a cybersecurity roundtable discussion Thursday on the challenges in handling data breach investigations.  Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Criminal Division delivered opening remarks and served as moderator for the event.  Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, Assistant Attorney General John C. Demers of the Department’s National Security Division and officials from the FBI, U.S. Secret Service, the White House’s National Security Council and U.S. Department of Homeland Security also delivered remarks at the event. 

Presidential Proclamation on National Disability Employment Awareness Month, 2018

Washington, DC - During National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we recognize the achievements of Americans with disabilities whose contributions in the workforce help ensure the strength of our Nation.  We also renew our commitment to creating an environment of opportunity for all Americans and educating people about disability employment issues.

Third Meningococcal Case at SDSU, County Declares Outbreak

San Diego, California - For the second time this semester, a San Diego State University undergraduate student has been hospitalized with serogroup B meningococcal disease, prompting the San Diego County public health officer to determine an outbreak on campus, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced yesterday.