“Help decide which turkey President Trump pardons tomorrow!”


WASHINGTON, D.C.---President Donald J. Trump will continue the longstanding White House tradition of pardoning the National Thanksgiving Turkey at a ceremony in the Rose Garden tomorrow! The turkey who receives his pardon will become America’s official 2020 National Thanksgiving Turkey. This year’s candidates–Corn and Cob–arrived yesterday at the Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C.…

“U.S. Department of Education Delivers on Trump Administrations STEM Strategy with Historic Investment”


WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Education announced today that during the last fiscal year, it has invested $578 million to support high-quality science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education for students through its discretionary and research grants. During a STEM education briefing, the Department reported strong progress in implementing…

Pelosi and Mnuchin Continue On The Stimulus Roller Coaster


WASHINGTON, D.C.---House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues to deny the American people a second stimulus.  Pelosi sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin reiterating her demands for the Trump Administration’s response on multiple outstanding items in COVID relief negotiations, that includes a bailout for America's badly managed liberal cities.   Pelosi focused…

“Six Defendants Charged in Scheme to Defraud Student Loan Programs of More Than $12 Million”


COLUMBUS, GA----Six former administrators from the Columbus, Georgia, campus of the Apex School of Theology were charged in an indictment unsealed Monday for their alleged participation in a scheme to defraud student loan programs of more than $12,000,000. Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian C. Rabbitt of the Justice Department’s Criminal…

“Justice Department Sues Yale University for Illegal Discrimination Practices in Undergraduate Admissions”


WASHINGTON, D.C.----The Justice Department today filed suit against Yale University for race and national origin discrimination. The complaint alleges that Yale discriminated against applicants to Yale College on the grounds of race and national origin, and that Yale’s discrimination imposes undue and unlawful penalties on racially-disfavored applicants, including in particular…

President Donald J. Trump signed A Proclamation In Commemoration of the birthday of “Founding Father Caesar Rodney A Delawarean'”.  


WASHINGTON, D.C.---Today, President Donald J. Trump signed a proclamation in commemoration of the birthday of "Founding Father Caesar Rodney'".   Read the Proclamation:   Today is the 292nd birthday of Founding Father Caesar Rodney.  Rodney was a soldier, a sheriff, a justice on the Delaware Supreme Court, a delegate from Delaware…

HBCU’s “Statement from the Press Secretary”


WASHINGTON, D.C.---Following President Donald J. Trump’s remarks at the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Board of Advisors Meeting, Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien announced the intent to establish the United States – Africa Institute for Epidemic Preparedness and Innovation (the U.S.-Africa Institute).  The…

“U.S. Department of Education Launches Rethink Adult Ed Challenge to Grow Pre-Apprenticeship Opportunities for Life-long Learners”


WASHINGTON – In recognition of National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today the Rethink Adult Ed Challenge that will expand career opportunities for adult learners through pre-apprenticeship programs. These important educational opportunities help to ensure students seeking apprenticeships are prepared with the…

“Secretary DeVos Launches New Web Tool to Help Parents, Educators Easily Access School Spending Data”


WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos launched a new user-friendly website today that clearly shows how much money each school spends per student.  The tool will radically increase transparency as parents and local leaders seek to understand funding levels and differences between schools. States are required by the…