Washington, DC - On the 198th anniversary of Greek Independence Day, we celebrate the rich history and enduring bond between the United States and Greece.  Our strong alliance and unwavering friendship are rooted in mutual respect and a shared commitment to freedom, justice, and democracy.

Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the initial down-select list of 136 Expressions of Interest received from parties in 35 states vying to become the new homes of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). USDA is following a rigorous site selection process to identify the new locations with involvement from USDA, ERS, and NIFA leadership.

Washington, DC - Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate judicial nominees as follows:

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the United States Government, I wish to congratulate His Holiness Pope Francis on the sixth anniversary of his election to the Holy See of Rome.

Washington, DC - President Trump at the Friends of Ireland Luncheon:

Washington, DC - Covidien LP has agreed to pay $17,477,947 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by providing free or discounted practice development and market development support to physicians located in California and Florida to induce purchases of Covidien’s vein ablation products, the Department of Justice announced Monday.