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First Lady Jill Biden to Host White House Pride Month Celebration

First Lady Jill Biden to Host White House Pride Month Celebration

On the evening of June 26, 2024, First Lady Jill Biden will host a Pride Month celebration on the South Lawn. This event will be pooled for TV and open to pre-credentialed media. For interested media, please RSVP HERE by Tuesday, June 25, at 12:00 PM.  ### Official news published at https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2024/06/21/first-lady-jill-biden-to-host-white-house-pride-month-celebration/
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First Lady Jill Biden to Host White House Pride Month Celebration

Remarks by Vice President Harris at the Constitutional Convention of UNITE HERE

New York Hilton MidtownNew York, New York 11:50 A.M. EDT      THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Good morning, everyone.  Good morning, UNITE HERE.  (Applause.)  Good morning.      Oh, it’s good to be in the house of labor.  Good morning.  (Applause.)      AUDIENCE MEMBER:  We love you, Kamala!      THE VICE PRESIDENT:  And you know I love you. Can we please hear it for Elena?  (Applause.)  What an extraordinary leader.       I — you know, I — being — you and I being together with all of the other members in Las Vegas in that early day, when we didn’t know how it…
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Joint Statement on the U.S. – Austria Strategic Dialogue

Joint Statement on the U.S. – Austria Strategic Dialogue

The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Austria on the occasion of the U.S. – Austria Strategic Dialogue. Begin Text The Governments of the United States and Austria held the annual U.S. – Austria Strategic Dialogue in Washington on June 17, 2024.  The Strategic Dialogue was hosted by Ambassador James C. O’Brien, Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs.  Austria was represented by Ambassador Gregor W. Kössler, the Austrian Foreign Ministry’s Political Director.  The meeting also featured senior representatives from the Austrian Foreign Ministry and the U.S. Department…
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DHS, CISA Announce Membership Changes to the Cyber Safety Review Board

DHS, CISA Announce Membership Changes to the Cyber Safety Review Board

DHS, CISA Announce Membership Changes to the Cyber Safety Review Board Release Date: May 6, 2024 WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced changes to the Cyber Safety Review Board (CSRB) membership. With deep gratitude, four current members of the CSRB will depart and four new members will join the board. Departing members include: Katie Moussouris, Founder and CEO, Luta Security Chris Novak, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Verizon Threat Research Advisory Center Tony Sager, Senior Vice President and Chief Evangelist, Center for Internet Security, and Wendi Whitmore, Senior Vice…
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First Lady Jill Biden to Host White House Pride Month Celebration

Memorandum Delegation of Authority Under Section 1247 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024

June 21, 2024 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE SUBJECT:       Delegation of Authority Under Section 1247 of               the National Defense Authorization Act for               Fiscal Year 2024 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of State the authority under section 1247(e) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024 (Public Law 118-31) (the “Act”) to submit to the appropriate committees of the Congress, as defined in section 1247(f) of the Act:     …
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Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Meeting with Indian Foreign Secretary Kwatra and Deputy National Security Advisor Misri

Deputy Secretary Campbell’s Meeting with Indian Foreign Secretary Kwatra and Deputy National Security Advisor Misri

Deputy Secretary of State Kurt M. Campbell met today with Indian Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra and Deputy National Security Advisor Vikram Misri in New Delhi, India to discuss their enduring commitment to strengthening the U.S.-India partnership. Deputy Secretary Campbell congratulated Prime Minister Modi and the NDA government on their victory in national elections, and the people of India on making their voices heard in the largest democratic elections in history. They also discussed ways to strengthen regional and multilateral coordination across the Indo-Pacific region, including via the Quad partnership. Both the Deputy Secretary and Foreign Secretary expressed their intention to…
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First Lady Jill Biden to Host White House Pride Month Celebration

Memorandum on the Establishment of the Economic Diplomacy Action Group and Delegation of Certain Functions and Authorities Under the Championing American Business Through Diplomacy Act of 2019

June 21, 2024 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE               THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY               THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE   THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE               THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE               THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT               THE PRESIDENT OF THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES                THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION SUBJECT:    Establishment of the Economic Diplomacy Action                Group and Delegation of Certain Functions and               Authorities Under the Championing American                Business Through Diplomacy Act of 2019 Supporting United States economic and business interests abroad is a foreign policy priority.  United States…
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Designating Elements of Milorad Dodik’s Patronage Network

Designating Elements of Milorad Dodik’s Patronage Network

The United States condemns the persistent efforts of Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik to erode the regional peace frameworks that have brought stability and security to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).  Today, we are designating two individuals and seven entities that provide major sources of revenue for Dodik ’s patronage network and enable his corruption. U.S.-designated Milorad Dodik has used his official position to accumulate personal wealth through companies linked to himself and to his son, Igor Dodik.  For instance, in 2024, Igor and Milorad exercised their control over senior BiH government officials to manipulate the draft BiH state budget so…
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Readout of Senior Official Performing the Duties of Deputy Secretary Canegallo’s Participation in the LA Declaration on Migration and Protection Ministerial

Readout of Senior Official Performing the Duties of Deputy Secretary Canegallo’s Participation in the LA Declaration on Migration and Protection Ministerial

Readout of Senior Official Performing the Duties of Deputy Secretary Canegallo’s Participation in the LA Declaration on Migration and Protection Ministerial Release Date: May 9, 2024 From May 6-7, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Deputy Secretary Kristie Canegallo joined Secretary of State Antony Blinken, White House National Security Council’s Marcela Escobari, and USAID Acting Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean Michael Camilleri in Guatemala City, Guatemala to represent the United States Government at the third Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection Ministerial. Over the course of the last two years, the Los Angeles Declaration has…
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First Lady Jill Biden to Host White House Pride Month Celebration

Readout of White House Meeting on Expanding Access to Free Community College

This week, the Biden-Harris Administration convened state leaders to discuss efforts to expand free community college programs across the country and prepare their workforce for good jobs. State leaders shared how lowering costs for community college students has increased enrollment rates and access to postsecondary education. Several state leaders highlighted how they have used funds from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan as a key source for building and expanding community college promise programs. Officials from the Domestic Policy Council and Office of the First Lady spoke to the Administration’s commitment to expanding access to free community college. Community colleges are…
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