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Office of the Press SecretaryFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 31, 2019 NATIONAL OCEAN MONTH, 2019 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The ocean supports millions of American jobs across numerous industries, including commercial fishing, recreation and tourism, international trade, shipping, ports, energy, and other maritime […]

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Presidential Message on the 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 10, 2019   One hundred fifty years ago, the first transcontinental railroad in the United States was completed, and our Nation was changed forever.  On May 10, 1869, the final golden spike was driven into the ground at Promontory Summit, Utah, joining the tracks of the Central […]