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BBB Scam Alert: You’ve won the (visa) lottery!

 

Better Business Bureau - BBBNashville, TN – The White House recently revoked the freeze on many types of U.S. visas and announced new immigration legislation.

But like all big news stories, the situation has created new opportunities for scammers. With many people confused by changing immigration regulations, con artists are preying on visa-seekers by posing as U.S. government officials.
 
How the scam works
 
You receive an email that looks like it’s from the U.S. Department of State. It looks official, and even includes the U.S. seal.

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki statement on President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris’ Meeting with Republican Senators

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris had a substantive and productive discussion with Republican senators this evening at the White House. The group shared a desire to get help to the American people, who are suffering through the worst health and economic crisis in a generation. 

While there were areas of agreement, the President also reiterated his view that Congress must respond boldly and urgently and noted many areas which the Republican senators’ proposal does not address.

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Advocating For The American People

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021, I joined my fellow U.S. Senators at the inauguration ceremony to honor our traditions and witness the peaceful transition of power that has been the hallmark of our democracy since 1789.

I wish our new President and Vice President well and will continue my work to protect our constitutional freedoms and improve the lives of Tennesseans.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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First Lady Melania Trump: Honoring American Craftsmanship in the People’s House

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Over the last four years, my family has had the immense honor of being able to call the “People’s House” our home. We were welcomed and supported in this personal journey by a team whose dedication to the house in which they serve transcends administrations and serves as the living legacy of a building that remains the symbolic epicenter of our national life.

As First Lady, and as the temporary custodian of this national treasure, I was inspired by the example of my predecessors. Their reverence for the White House and their love of history ensured the long-term preservation of the building in which they both served and lived.

First Lady Melania Trump

First Lady Melania Trump

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First Lady Melania Trump unveils 2020 White House Christmas Decorations

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – First Lady Melania Trump unveiled the official Christmas theme and decorations this morning as the First Family prepares for Christmas time at the White House.
 
This year’s theme, “America the Beautiful,” pays tribute to the majesty of our great country. From the traditional Gold Star Family Tree to a gingerbread house replica of the White House—complete with the West Wing, Executive Residence, East Wing, Rose Garden, and First Ladies’ Garden—crafted from 275 pounds of dough, every piece of this year’s décor was chosen and completed with care.

2020 White House Christmas

2020 White House Christmas

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Thanksgiving and it’s History

 

ThanksgivingClarksville, TN – People have had many reasons to give thanks throughout history. Thanks is given often in joyful celebration and sometimes in solemn, even prayerful, ceremony.

The United States has observed a national holiday for giving thanks for hundreds of years.

It is a time to celebrate family and friends, the arrival of crisp fall weather, the turning of the leaves, football, turkey, cornbread dressing and pumpkin pie.

1621 was the year of the First Thanksgiving

1621 was the year of the First Thanksgiving

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President Donald Trump proclaims “Made in America” Week

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Each year, President Donald Trump welcomes businesses to the White House from every American state to display their goods at the Made in America Showcase.
 
“Buy American, Hire American” is more than a motto for President Trump. It is the strategy that has driven his entire Administration’s economic agenda. His Proclamation on Made in America Day and Made in America Week 2020 reads, in part:

President Donald Trump returns to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. (White House)

President Donald Trump returns to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. (White House)

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Marsha Blackburn Report: 95 County Virtual Tour

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – During my first year in the Senate, I traveled to every single county in Tennessee and met with local and state community leaders. This year has been chock full of adjustments to our everyday lives, but my commitment to hearing from constituents will never change.

In light of all the new social distancing rules, I’ve taken my 95 county tour online! These virtual roundtables have given me the opportunity to hear firsthand from every single county on how Washington can best serve their needs. 

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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How the White House Prepared for a Pandemic

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – The Donald Trump Administration “was well aware of the threat of a pandemic before the novel coronavirus emerged,” Joel Zinberg and Tomas Philipson write in The Wall Street Journal.

In fact, a White House report produced last September laid the groundwork for President Trump’s historic push for a vaccine, now known as Operation Warp Speed.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

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Canceling School hurts Low-Income, Minority Families the most

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – President Donald Trump welcomed a group of teachers, parents, and physicians to the White House today to discuss how best to get American children back to school safely this fall.
 
Kellyanne Conway: 65 percent of parents worry kids will fall behind
 
Half of low-income families and 42 percent of families of color lack sufficient devices at home to access distance learning.

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence listen as Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway delivers remarks during a discussion on safely reopening schools. (White House)

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence listen as Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway delivers remarks during a discussion on safely reopening schools. (White House)

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