U.S. Department of Education Launches Investigation into Foreign Gifts at Ivy League Universities

U.S. Department of Education Launches Investigation into Foreign Gifts at Ivy League Universities

Washington, DC…Since July, the Department has uncovered more than $6 billion in unreported foreign gifts from countries including Qatar, China, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.  The U.S. Department of Education announced today it is launching investigations into both Harvard and Yale Universities after it appears both Ivy League higher education institutions potentially failed to report hundreds […]

Senate Votes to Acquit President Trump Largely Along Party Lines

Senate Votes to Acquit President Trump Largely Along Party Lines

Washington, DC…President Trump was Acquitted along party lines today. The only defection on either side was Senator Romney vote for impeachment on one of the articles. The following is from McConnell on End of Impeachment Trial before the votes: “The Senate Must Do What We Were Created To Do” U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell […]

Charges to be Dismissed Against Newport Beach Surgeon & Girlfriend Accused of Drugging, Sexually Assaulting Women. Previous DA Manufactured Case

Charges to be Dismissed Against Newport Beach Surgeon & Girlfriend Accused of Drugging, Sexually Assaulting Women.  Previous DA Manufactured Case

Santa Ana, CA…Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer announced today that all criminal charges will be dropped against a 39-year-old Newport Beach orthopedic surgeon and reality television star Grant Robicheaux and his 33-year-old girlfriend Cerissa Riley who were accused of drugging and sexually assaulting seven women. On September 11, 2018, former District Attorney Tony Rackauckas […]

President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address

President Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address

Washington, DC…Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very much. Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — (applause) — and my fellow citizens: Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback. Tonight, I stand before you to share the incredible results. Jobs are booming, […]

Evacuation of Americans from Wuhan, China ~ Morgan Ortagus

Evacuation of Americans from Wuhan, China ~ Morgan Ortagus

Washington, DC…This morning, a flight from Wuhan carrying U.S. government personnel and some private Americans safely landed in California. As we have previously noted, these travelers will be carefully screened and monitored by the health experts at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Health and Human Services (HHS). All appropriate steps […]

Coronavirus Update & Press Briefing from HHS

Coronavirus Update & Press Briefing from HHS

Washington, DC…We’ve been monitoring this virus and preparing a response since back in December, but it’s more than that. Preparing for these kinds of outbreaks is part of daily life at HHS and for America’s public health professionals. Preparedness is a day job around here. We are constantly making investments, training personnel at all levels, […]

U.S. Contributing $2 Million in Additional Funds to Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

U.S. Contributing $2 Million in Additional Funds to Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

Washington, DC…To honor Holocaust victims, to preserve the Auschwitz and Birkenau Memorial and Museum so future generations never forget, and to further efforts to combat contemporary forms of anti-Semitism, the Department of State, working with Congress, intends to contribute an additional $2 million to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation. This contribution is in addition to the $15 […]

Tanker Crash That Claimed Three Americans Lives Was Part of California’s C-130 Program

Tanker Crash That Claimed Three Americans Lives Was Part of California’s C-130 Program

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement today on the loss of American firefighters who were the crew on one of California’s critical firefighting aircraft, while fighting wildfires in Australia: “Jennifer and I are heartbroken to learn of the air tanker crash in Australia that claimed the lives of three heroic American firefighters. We […]

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