Washington, DC - Today, President Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key position in his Administration:

Washington, DC - Tuesday, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate:

Washington, DC - Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley announced that USDA is investing $116 million to help rebuild and improve rural water infrastructure for 171,000 rural Americans in 23 states.

Charlottesville, Virginia - James Alex Fields, Jr., 21, the Ohio man who drove his car into a diverse crowd of counter-protestors on August 12, 2017, killing one woman and injuring dozens, pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to 29 counts of violating the federal Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, 18 U.S.C. § 249. The charges included one count of a hate crime act that resulted in the death of Heather Heyer, and 28 counts of hate crime acts that caused bodily injury and involved an attempt to kill other people within the crowd. Each of the 29 counts carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment and a fine of up to $250,000.

Carlisle, Pennsylvania - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo remarks at U.S. Army War College:

Washington, DC - The FTC focuses most of its time and attention on protecting consumers and promoting competition. Every so often, we stop and take stock. For example, check out our just-released Annual Highlights for a detailed round-up of some of the FTC’s 2018 consumer protection accomplishments.