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President Donald J. Trump Amends Florida Disaster Declaration

May 18, 2019 On May 8, 2019, President Donald J. Trump made additional disaster assistance available to the State of Florida by authorizing an increase in the level of Federal funding for debris removal and emergency protective measures undertaken in the State due to the severity of Hurricane Michael. Under the President’s order, the Federal share for debris removal and emergency protective measures has been increased to 90 percent of the total eligible costs, except for assistance previously approved at…

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Proclamation on Armed Forces Day, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 17, 2019Armed Forces Day, 2019 – – – – – – – By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation From Normandy and Iwo Jima through Operations Desert Storm and Inherent Resolve, our Nation’s Armed Forces have consistently made us proud by defeating our enemies and defending the freedoms we cherish. Their bravery, love of country, and devotion to duty are unmatched, and we are eternally grateful for the sacrifices they make for…

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Proclamation on World Trade Week, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 17, 2019 WORLD TRADE WEEK, 2019 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Free, fair, and reciprocal trade is essential to American and global prosperity. During World Trade Week, we reaffirm our unwavering commitment to ensuring that our Nation’s farmers, ranchers, manufacturers, and entrepreneurs are able to sell their goods and services in the global market on a level playing field. We also celebrate mutually…

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President Trump Signs Proclamation to Pursue Negotiations on Automobiles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 17, 2019 President Trump Signs Proclamation to Pursue Negotiations on Automobiles Today, President Donald J. Trump took historic action to protect the American automobile industry, its workforce, and American innovation. Following an extensive review of the Department of Commerce‚Äôs Section 232 automobile report, President Trump today issued a proclamation directing the United States Trade Representative to negotiate agreements to address the national security threat, which is causing harm to the American automobile industry. The Department of…

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ADJUSTING IMPORTS OF AUTOMOBILES AND AUTOMOBILE PARTS INTO THE UNITED STATES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 17, 2019 ADJUSTING IMPORTS OF AUTOMOBILES AND AUTOMOBILE PARTS INTO THE UNITED STATES – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION 1. On February 17, 2019, the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) transmitted to me a report on his investigation into the effects of imports of passenger vehicles (sedans, sport utility vehicles, crossover utility vehicles, minivans, and cargo vans) and light trucks (collectively “automobiles”) and certain automobile…

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