President Donald J. Trump to Award the Medal of Honor

Washington, DC - On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, President Donald J. Trump will award the Medal of Honor to David G. Bellavia for conspicuous gallantry while serving as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army.

Justice Department Reaches Agreement with City of Eastpointe, Michigan, Under the Voting Rights Act

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice announced Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement to settle a voting rights lawsuit with the City of Eastpointe, Michigan. The Department’s lawsuit challenges the method of electing the city council in Eastpointe under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. Under this agreement, the city will change its method of electing its city council to ensure compliance with the protections of Section 2.

Proclamation on Flag Day and National Flag Week, 2019

Washington, DC - On Flag Day and during National Flag Week, we celebrate and honor our Nation’s lasting emblem, our great American flag.  Since the Second Continental Congress adopted its design more than 200 years ago, the Stars and Stripes has been a powerful symbol of freedom, hope, and opportunity.  We fly Old Glory from government buildings, schools, city halls, police and fire stations, stores, offices, and our front porches.

United States Reaches Settlement with Arlington Public Schools to Ensure Equal Opportunities for English Learner Students

Arlington, Virginia - Monday the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia announced a settlement agreement with Arlington Public Schools that will bolster English language services to the district’s approximately 5,000 students who are not proficient in English.

Sweden National Day

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: On behalf of the people and Government of the United States, I extend my sincere congratulations on your National Day.