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NATION – Protecting Our Southern Border and Working With Mexico to Address Caravans and the Safety of Those Transiting Mexico

STATE DEPARTMENT WASHINGTON - Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State, provide the following statement on Southern United States border protection:  I have been in close contact with Mexican Foreign Secretary Videgaray and it has been one week since Secretary Nielsen and I had a constructive meeting with Mexican Foreign Secretary-designate Marcelo…
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NATION – Mismanaged Power Lines Cause Fire Disaster. 71+ Dead, 1000+ Missing as California Inferno Wildfires Burn Homes, Late Evacuee’s in Autos. 8,000 Structures Gone

Col. Vic Teel, director of operations for the California Military Department Joint Staff, reports on the devastation in Paradise, California. The Camp Fire burned through most of the town, destroying 7,600 structures since it began Novermber 8. It has scorched 125,000 acres and is currently 30% contained. CA Governor Brown…
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NATION – Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy at Thousand Oaks, California Bar Shootings

Washington, DC: – As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated in Thousand Oaks, California, on November 7, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby…
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Guidance for Tenants and Landlords Affected by Columbia Gas Explosions

Below is guidance about the rights and duties of tenants and landlords following the September 13, 2018 gas explosions and the resulting lack of heat and/or hot water. This guidance applies only to those households impacted by the September 13 incidents. As a first step, the Attorney General’s Office encourages landlords…
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VOTE TUESDAY – NATION Joint Statement on Election Day Preparations

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Justice (DOJ), the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)—in coordination with federal, state, local, and private sector partners nationwide—are continuing efforts to protect our elections. Today, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, Attorney…
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Vigil for Tree of Life Synagogue Victims Held on Boston Common. NATION – Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Boston, MA: Hundreds attended the  10/28/18  vigil for Tree of Life Synagogue shooting victims at the Parkman Bandstand in Boston Common. (Mayor's Office Photo by John Wilcox) As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated at The Tree of Life Synagogue in…
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HEALTH – Alcohol Causes Cancer and Cost Taxpayers $2.+ per drink

Alcohol is known to be a risk factor for cancers of the head and neck (mouth, throat, and voice box), liver, colon, rectum, and breast.  The cost of this dangerous behavior impacts many aspects of the drinker’s life and the lives of those around them. However, most of the costs resulted from losses…
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