The President's Message

The President's Message

Events, activities, and important updates

More about Kay C. James

Kay C. James appeared on C-SPAN’s Q&A September 22, 2019, where she discussed her upbringing, work in both Bush administrations, Heritage’s goals, and the conservative movement. Watch the full episode here

Heritage Foundation President Kay C. James joined Fox News on August 6, 2019, to discuss her personal experience with welfare and the impact of liberal policies on inner cities. Read her commentary here.

Kay C. James joined Fox News, Thursday, May 2, to talk about her recent experience as part of Google's AI board, the Left's attacks on her as a conservative, and the need for the Left to truly practice the tolerance and open-mindedness it preaches. Watch the rest of the interview here.

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On Administration’s Efforts on National Religious Freedom Day
Today’s announcement is a welcome response to a serious national problem. For too long, Americans have faced restrictions on their ability to live according to their religious beliefs. Government policies have infringed on the freedom of students, social service providers, and other religious organizations to act according to their beliefs in the public square. Read the statement.

USMCA an Opportunity for Greater Economic Growth
Passing the USMCA into law puts American families, businesses, workers, and farmers first by reducing prices on goods, increasing exports to our neighbors and the world, and creating more and higher paying jobs as a result of all the increased economic activity. Read the statement.

Congress’ Personal Disdain for Trump Impedes National Security
While Congress has a role in ensuring that America doesn’t become entangled in unnecessary or illegitimate conflicts, it must also recognize when legitimate actions are taken for national security reasons, and it must reject letting politics get in the way of its sacred obligation to protect the American people. Read the commentary.

Pivotal Issues America Faces in 2020
As we head into the new year and the kickoff to the Roaring Twenties 2.0 (and they will roar), policymakers will be faced with some incredibly important decisions. Several issues will take center stage, ones with the potential to significantly shape our future, from immigration reform to college loan debt. Read the commentary.

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Offers Freer Trade and More Jobs
President Trump’s United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is finally up for a vote this week—just in time for Christmas. After nearly a year of delay, this gift for the American people represents an opportunity for freer trade and a chance to grow our economy, reduce prices on many goods, and increase our exports to the world, creating more and higher-paying jobs in the process. Read the commentary.

 


On Policy

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Crime and Justice

Conservatism

The Constitution

Defense

Education

Energy Economics

Environment

Europe

Farm Bill

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Homeland Security

Immigration

International Relations

Life

Poverty and Inequality

Religious Liberty

School Safety Initiative

Socialism

Space Policy

Tax Cuts

Trade

Welfare Reform


Congratulating Edwin Meese III on Receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom
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Honoring the Memories of Those We Lost on 9/11
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On Mark Esper's Confirmation as Secretary of Defense
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On Independence Day
2019: A Nation Worth Lauding
2018: Read the statement

On The Heritage Foundation’s Salvatori Prize for American Citizenship
2019: Journalist Mollie Hemingway

On Celebrating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment's Passage in the House
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On Receiving Legacy Award from U.S. Dream Academy
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On the 70th Anniversary of NATO
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On Nomination of Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve Board
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On Neomi Rao’s Confirmation to Federal Bench
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On Andrew Wheeler Confirmation to Lead EPA
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On President Reagan's Birthday
Happy Birthday, President Ronald Reagan – Your Legacy Is With Us, Even Today

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Our Nation Is Not Yet Cleansed of Racism. Here’s What We Should Do.

On Veterans Day
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On the Resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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On the 2018 Midterm Elections
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Conservatives Will Keep Fighting for Solutions That Are Good for America

On the 73rdAnniversary of V-J Day
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On Dr. Kiron Skinner
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Ambassador Nikki Haley: A Profile in Courage
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On Brett Kavanaugh
On Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Nomination
Brett Kavanaugh Has Proven that He’s Faithful to the Constitution
On Brett Kavanaugh’s Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court

ADAPT Protest and Meeting
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Virginia Library’s Women in History Program
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Women’s History Month
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On 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

Obituaries

On the Death of George H.W. Bush
On the Death of Richard DeVos
On the Death of John McCain
On the Death of Rev. Billy Graham
On the Death of Barbara Bush
On the Death of Charles Krauthammer
On the Death of David Koch

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