Wednesday, October 23, 2019
REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AT NINTH ANNUAL SHALE INSIGHT CONFERENCE David L. Lawrence Convention Center Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 23, 2019
President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Appoint Individuals to Key Administration Posts
Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key positions in his Administration:
Matthias Mitman of Virginia, to be the Executive Secretary of the National Security Council.
Mr. Mitman, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, most recently served as Chief of Staff to the Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs. He previously served as Principal Officer in U.S. Consulates General in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Erbil, Iraq; and Basrah, Iraq. Mr. Mitman was also the Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras and Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs at U.S. Embassy Moscow, Russia. This will be his third detail to the National Security Council, having earlier served as Senior Duty Officer in the White House Situation Room and as Director for Iraq. Before joining the Foreign Service, Mr. Mitman taught as an Assistant Professor of Economics at Ball State University. He is a Distinguished Graduate of the National War College and earned an A.B. from Wabash College.
Christopher W. Oliver of Alaska, to be a Member of the International Pacific Halibut Commission (NOAA Rep) for term expiring December 12, 2020.
Thomas Luebke of Maryland, to be a Member of the Committee for the Preservation of the White House.
David Miracle of Ohio, to be a Member of the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission.
The following individuals to be Members of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council for a term expiring January 15, 2024:
The following individuals to be Members of the Presidio Trust Board of Directors for a term expiring May 4, 2023:
1600 Daily The White House • October 23, 2019 NEW TODAY: President Trump Secures Permanent Ceasefire in Northeast Syria
TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT TO THE ACTING CHAIRWOMAN OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM, THE CHAIRMEN OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEES ON ARMED SERVICES, FOREIGN AFFAIRS, AND PERMANENT SELECT COMMITTEE ON INTELLIGENCE, AND THE CHAIRMEN OF THE SENATE COMMITTEES ON ARMED SERVICES, FOREIGN RELATIONS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS, AND SELECT COMMITTEE ON INTELLIGENCE
PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS ENDING THE WAR ON AMERICAN ENERGY AND DELIVERING A NEW ERA OF ENERGY DOMINANCE
BACKGROUND PRESS CALL BY SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS ON PRESIDENT TRUMP'S ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING SYRIA Via Telephone