Washington, DC - On this Remembrance Day, we remember and honor all victims of chemical warfare.  The use of chemical weapons has caused some of the most horrific deaths and injuries in modern history.  The United States supports the complete ban on the production and use of chemical weapons and full implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention.  

Escondido, California - San Diego Zoo Global has announced the successful birth of a female southern white rhino calf at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park—the conservation organization’s second rhino born following hormone-induced ovulation and artificial insemination. This calf’s birth also is a milestone, as she is the 100th southern white rhino to be born at the Safari Park.

Washington, DC - On behalf of the American people, Melania and I offer our deepest condolences to the people of Japan and to the loved ones of former Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone.  We were saddened to learn of his passing in Tokyo on Friday.

Escondido, California - San Diego Zoo Safari Park Welcomes Platypuses:

Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump will welcome the Permanent Representatives of the United Nations Security Council to the White House on December 5, 2019. This visit will coincide with the United States assumption of the Presidency of the Security Council for December. 

Washington, DC - On December 1, 1955, a 42-year-old seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama was arrested for refusing to move to the back of a bus. The incarceration of Rosa Parks triggered a year-long boycott of the city’s bus system by African Americans; it ended with a Supreme Court ruling that declared racial segregation on public transportation illegal. Mrs. Parks became known as the “mother of the civil rights movement.”