From: Office of the Press Secretary | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 13, 2021Statement from the President“In light of reports of more demonstrations, I urge that there must be NO violence, NO lawbreaking and NO vandalism of any kind. That is not what I stand for, and it is not what America stands for. I call on ALL Americans to help ease tensions and calm tempers. Thank You.”
The White House Press Secretary has released the following statement from President Trump. Please share:
Office of the Press Secretary | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 14, 2021Statement from President Donald J. TrumpUnited States military troops in Afghanistan are at a 19-year low. Likewise, Iraq and Syria are also at the lowest point in many years.
President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have released a Presidential Message commemorating National Purple Heart Day, 2020. 💜
Presidential Message on National Purple Heart Day, 2020
“General George Washington established the Purple Heart—then known as the Badge of Military Merit—238 years ago today to recognize meritorious service in action during our Nation’s war for independence. Today, the Purple Heart is reserved for military service members wounded or killed in action.
General Jack Keane was presented our nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in a ceremony held in the East Room of the White House. March 10th,2020. Those in attendance included a lengthy list of high profile leaders including: Secretary Mike Pompeo, Secretary Mark Esper, Attorney General William Barr, Secretary Dan Brouillette, Senator Lindsey Graham, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, and General Keith Alexander. The White House in a press release provided the following information (watch the entirety of the ceremony in the provided video).