Opening Remarks

NUSA DUA, Indonesia | As markets swoon, finance chiefs urge US, China to cool it

NUSA DUA, Indonesia  — The heads of the World Bank and IMF appealed Thursday to the U.S. and China to cool their dispute over technology policy and play by world trade rules, as tumbling share prices drove home potential perils from a clash between the world’s two biggest economies. Global economic growth is slowing but … Continue reading NUSA DUA, Indonesia | As markets swoon, finance chiefs urge US, China to cool it

WASHINGTON | Hearings for Supreme Court nominee to start Sept. 4

WASHINGTON  — The Senate will begin the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Sept. 4. Sen. Chuck Grassley, the Republican chairman of the Judiciary Committee, says the committee will launch up to four days of review that Tuesday, beginning with opening remarks from senators. Kavanaugh will face questions Wednesday, Sept. 5, followed … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Hearings for Supreme Court nominee to start Sept. 4

U.S. Department of State News: Opening Remarks Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: SECRETARY POMPEO: Good afternoon, Chairman Corker, Ranking Member Menendez, and distinguished members.  Thank you for the opportunity to be with you today. During my confirmation hearing you asked me to work on a host of world problems, and for 12 weeks I’ve been doing … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Opening Remarks Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

U.S. Department of State News: Opening Remarks on the FY 2019 Budget

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman, Senator Leahy. I appreciate you having me here today.   I look forward to our conversation. Distinguished members of the subcommittee, I appreciate the opportunity to talk today about the President’s Budget and the issues that are … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Opening Remarks on the FY 2019 Budget