Secretary Pompeo: Honored to announce the most significant modernization of terrorist designation authorities since the 9/11 attacks today at the White House. The updated version of E.O. 13224 allows the U.S. to rapidly react to threats by cutting terrorists off from the U.S. financial system.
The U.S. has publicly designated former Speaker of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies, Liviu Nicolae Dragnea, due to his involvement in significant corruption. Today’s action sends a strong signal that the U.S. is committed to supporting the rule of law in Romania.
The U.S. is providing $120+ million in additional humanitarian assistance to address the Maduro-made Venezuela refugee crisis. This funding provides vital support to vulnerable Venezuelans in Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, and the region.
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Mike Pompeo was sworn in as the 70th U.S. Secretary of State on April 26, 2018. The Secretary of State, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, is the President's chief foreign affairs adviser. The Secretary carries out the President's foreign policies through the State Department, which includes the Foreign Service, Civil Service and U.S. Agency for International Development.