Signing Statement 2019-02


Text of the Signing Statement from the White House website


Statement by the President       

   LAW & JUSTICE       --     Issued on: January 9, 2019


Today, I have signed into law S. 1862, the “Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act” (the “Act”).  Several provisions of the Act, including sections 6, 7, and 8, purport to dictate the position of the United States in foreign affairs and to direct certain diplomatic actions.  My Administration will treat these provisions consistent with the President’s exclusive constitutional authority as the sole representative of the United States in foreign affairs.  





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Text of the Affected Law

S. 1862, the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, has been designated as Public Law 115-427.

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