FDA Approves First-of-its-Kind Intentional Genomic Alteration in Line of Domestic Pigs for Both Human Food, Potential Therapeutic Uses

FDA Approves First-of-its-Kind Intentional Genomic Alteration in Line of Domestic Pigs for Both Human Food, Potential Therapeutic Uses

Washington D.C…. Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a first-of-its-kind intentional genomic alteration (IGA) in a line of domestic pigs, referred to as GalSafe pigs, which may be used for food or human therapeutics. This is the first IGA in an animal that the FDA has approved for both human food consumption and […]

Statement from the Press Secretary

Statement from the Press Secretary

Washington, D.C. … Today, the Department of the Treasury announced designations on two individuals from Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security for their direct involvement in the abduction, detention, and probable death of Robert Levinson. It is clear that not only were senior Iranian officials responsible for Mr. Levinson’s disappearance, but that they took deliberate […]

U.S. CDC Committee of Independent Health Experts Recommends Vaccination with Pfizer and Biontech COVID-19 Vaccine for Persons Ages 16 Years and Older

U.S. CDC Committee of Independent Health Experts Recommends Vaccination with Pfizer and Biontech COVID-19 Vaccine for Persons Ages 16 Years and Older

New York & Mainz, Germany… Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) announced today that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted today to recommend the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in people 16 years of age and older under the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) issued […]

President-elect Joe Biden on the Five-Year Anniversary of the Paris Agreement

President-elect Joe Biden on the Five-Year Anniversary of the Paris Agreement

Wilmington, DE…Five years ago as of yesterday, the world gathered to adopt the Paris Agreement on climate change. The product of years of tough diplomacy, the Paris Agreement created an unprecedented framework for global action to avoid potentially catastrophic planetary warming, while building global resilience to the climate impacts we are already experiencing. It sent […]

President Trump Files Suit in Wisconsin Alleging Unlawful & Unconstitutional Acts

President Trump Files Suit in Wisconsin Alleging Unlawful & Unconstitutional Acts

Washington, DC…Today President Donald J. Trump filed a lawsuit against the Wisconsin Elections Commission, et. al. in his personal capacity as a candidate for re-election to the office of President of the United States. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Division. The complaint is based […]

Thanksgiving Address by President-Elect Joe Biden

Thanksgiving Address by President-Elect Joe Biden

Wilmington, DE…My fellow Americans: Thanksgiving is a special time in America. A time to reflect on what the year has brought, and to think about what lies ahead. The first national day of Thanksgiving, authorized by the Continental Congress, took place on December 18th, 1777. It was celebrated by General George Washington and his troops […]

Executive Grant of Clemency for General Michael T. Flynn

Executive Grant of Clemency for General Michael T. Flynn

Washington, DC…President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Grant of Clemency granting a Full Pardon to General Michael T. Flynn. The President has pardoned General Flynn because he should never have been prosecuted. An independent review of General Flynn’s case by the Department of Justice—conducted by respected career professionals—supports this conclusion. In fact, the Department […]

Fewer Americans Traveling This Thanksgiving Amid Pandemic

Fewer Americans Traveling This Thanksgiving Amid Pandemic

Orlando, FL…Thanksgiving will be on the lighter side when it comes to the typical number of travelers on the roads and at airports. According to AAA Travel, effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, including health concerns and high unemployment, are impacting Americans’ decisions to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday. With health and government officials stressing that […]