"I have given the deal my blessing. If they get it done, that’s great, if they don’t, that’s okay too. It’s a great deal for America,” says @POTUS of @tiktok_us. “They’ll report the full scope of the deal very soon, but it will be totally controlled by Oracle and Walmart."
"Oracle will be responsible for key technology and security responsibilities to protect all U.S. user data. Approval of the transaction is subject to a closing with Oracle and Walmart and necessary documentation and conditions to be approved by CFIUS," says @TreasurySpox.
“We want to respect the process. I think it’s going to go very quickly, actually,” @POTUS tells reporters, adding he expects his #SCOTUS nominee to be announced “next week” and it will “most likely” be a woman.
On the 2016 blocking of Garland nomination for #SCOTUS, @POTUS replies: “That’s the consequence of losing an election.”
"I haven't read her comments in any detail. But, it reads to me like one more disgruntled employee that has decided to play politics during election year," says @VP, responding to a shouted question about @OliviaTroye.
“On this very day in 1787, our Founding Fathers signed the Constitution at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. It was the fulfillment of thousands of years of Western Civilization,” says @POTUS at @USNatArchives.
"Yet as we gather this afternoon, radical movement is attempting to demolish this treasured and precious inheritance," adds @POTUS.
"We are here today to declare we will never submit to tyranny," says @POTUS.
Today, @TheJusticeDept, @DHSgov and @USTreasury#OFAC sanctioned two nationals of #Russia "for their involvement in a sophisticated phishing campaign in 2017 and 2018 that targeted customers of two U.S.-based and one foreign-based virtual asset service providers."
US citizens and businesses were among the victims, which resulted in combined losses of at least $16.8 million.
Small clusters of flag-waving @realDonaldTrump Trump supporters spotted at entrance to college where @JoeBiden is about to speak.
The view inside as we await @JoeBiden for remarks and a roundtable with veterans.
"Every one of these fallen angels left behind a family" and a community, says @JoeBiden of those US service members who have died overseas. He's also repeating his comments about @realDonaldTrump being unfit for office because of the alleged disparaging remarks he's made.
“I’m deeply concerned by press reports of an Iranian plot to attack the United States’ ambassador to South Africa," says @ChrisCoons in statement.
"While I have not been officially briefed on this alleged Iranian plot, I consider this threat credible based on previous attempts by Iran to target diplomats in other countries," adds @ChrisCoons.
“I will be in direct contact with both South African and U.S. officials about this threat, and I urge the South African government to work with American officials to prevent any attack or assassination attempt and to keep all U.S. personnel safe," says @ChrisCoons statement.
On July 24, @POTUS signed 4 exec orders on lowering drug prices. The MFN order was delayed for a month to give the pharmaceutical industry time to make a deal. The deadline passed with any deal announced and the @WhiteHouse hadn't moved forward with the order.
Text of the executive order just released by the @WhiteHouse shows it dated July 24.
"What a crowd this one is. And you got thousands and thousands of people outside," begins @realDonaldTrump in northern #Nevada.
"And 52 days from now we're going to win Nevada and four more years in the White House," says @POTUS, adding after that "we can negotiate" for another four years because of "the way we've been treated."