Most Read
Image 01 Image 02 Image 03

State Department Tag

ABC News reported an internal memo said Secretary of State Antony Blinken authorized U.S. embassies and consulates to fly the Black Lives Matter flag on the anniversary of George Floyd's death:
All U.S. diplomatic posts are "strongly encouraged" to use the department's resources "to promote policy objectives to advance racial equity and support for underserved communities," especially on May 25 and during June to commemorate Juneteenth, according to Blinken's memo.

President Donald Trump told the media that the government "temporarily waived all interest on federally held student loans" for 60 days. The Department of Education chose not to"enforce standardized testing requirements for the current school year." Trump also shot down rumors that his administration will force a national lockdown.

The State Department found that 38 people committed violations during its probe into failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's email. From The Associated Press:
The investigation, launched more than three years ago, determined that those 38 people were “culpable” in 91 cases of sending classified information that ended up in Clinton’s personal email, according to a letter sent to Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley this week and released on Friday. The 38 are current and former State Department officials but were not identified.

President Donald Trump will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to take over as UN Ambassador to replace Nikki Haley. From The Washington Examiner:
“Heather Nauert will be nominated [for U.S. ambassador]. She's done work with Nikki Haley to replace Nikki at the United Nations. She will be ambassador to the United Nations,” Trump told reporters on the White House lawn before departing for a trip to Kansas City, Mo.

Last year, after several American diplomats developed odd neurological problems that were theorized to be caused by sonic attacks, President Donald Trump ordered all non-essential personnel out of Cuba, then sent 15 Cuban diplomats packing. Then, this May, American diplomats in China developed health conditions similar to those reported by the staff who were serving in Cuba. Now NBC News has published a detailed review of the investigation of these “health attacks."
Physicians enlisted by the State Department have identified what they call a "Brain Network Disorder" acquired by U.S. personnel serving abroad, say U.S. officials, that includes structural changes to the brain not found in any previously known disorder.
Font Resize
Contrast Mode