"United States Files Complaint to Forfeit Iranian Missiles and Sells Previously-Transferred Iranian Petroleum WASHINGTON, D.C.---the Justice Department today announced the filing of a complaint to forfeit two shipments of Iranian missiles that the U.S. Navy seized in transit from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to militant groups in Yemen,…

“Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S.-UAE Strategic Dialogue”


WASHINGTON, D.C.----Secretary of Commerce Ross delivered remarks at the Thank you, Timothy, for that kind introduction, and to Ambassador Rakolta, for organizing today’s important dialogue. And my thanks to Secretary Pompeo for your incredible leadership on last month’s breakthrough peace agreements in the Middle East. The Abraham Accords have transformed…

“HHS Expands Access to Childhood Vaccines during COVID-19 Pandemic”


WASHINGTON, D.C.--today the "U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a third amendment - PDF* to the Declaration under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP Act) to increase access to lifesaving childhood vaccines and decrease the risk of vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks as children across the United States…

“Interagency Issues Advisory On Use Of Technology To Detect And Mitigate Unmanned Aircraft Systems”


WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued an advisory guidance document to help non-federal public and private entities better understand the federal laws and regulations that may apply to the use of capabilities…

“Commerce Department Further Restricts Huawei Access to U.S. Technology and Adds Another 38 Affiliates to the Entity List”


WASHINGTON, D.C.--today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in the Department of Commerce (Commerce) further restricted access by Huawei Technologies (Huawei) and its non-U.S. affiliates on the Entity List to items produced domestically and abroad from U.S. technology and software. In addition, BIS added another 38 Huawei affiliates to…

Statement by National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien


 WASHINGTON, D.C.---National Security Advisor Robert C. O'Brien announced today, that "We are deeply troubled by the arrest of Jimmy Lai, a Hong Kong businessman, publisher, and prominent pro-democracy advocate. Two of Jimmy’s sons and several executives from his media company have also been arrested by Hong Kong authorities under the…

Statement from National Security Adviser Robert C. O’Brien Regarding Libya


Washington, D.C.---Today, White House Press Secretary  announced in a released statement , that "the  United States is deeply troubled by the escalating conflict in Libya.  We strongly oppose foreign military involvement, including the use of mercenaries and private military contractors, by all sides.  The ongoing efforts of foreign powers to…