PRESIDENTIAL MESSAGE; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 106
(Senate - June 24, 2019)

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                          PRESIDENTIAL MESSAGE

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     REPORT ON THE CONTINUATION OF THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY THAT WAS 
  ORIGINALLY DECLARED IN EXECUTIVE ORDER 13466 OF JUNE 26, 2008, WITH 
 RESPECT TO NORTH KOREA, RECEIVED DURING ADJOURNMENT OF THE SENATE ON 
                          JUNE 21, 2019--PM 21

  The PRESIDING OFFICER laid before the Senate the following message 
from the President of the United States, together with an accompanying 
report; which was referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and 
Urban Affairs:

To the Congress of the United States:
  Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)) 
provides for the automatic termination of a national emergency unless, 
within 90 days before the anniversary date of its declaration, the 
President publishes in the Federal Register and transmits to the 
Congress a notice stating that the emergency is to continue in effect 
beyond the anniversary date. In accordance with this provision, I have 
sent to the Federal Register for publication the enclosed notice 
stating that the national emergency with respect to North Korea that 
was declared in Executive Order 13466 of June 26, 2008, expanded in 
scope in Executive Order 13551 of August 30, 2010, addressed further in 
Executive Order 13570 of April 18, 2011, further expanded in scope in 
Executive Order 13687 of January 2, 2015, and under which additional 
steps were taken in Executive Order 13722 of March 15, 2016, and 
Executive Order 13810 of September 20, 2017, is to continue in effect 
beyond June 26, 2019.
  The existence and risk of proliferation of weapons-usable fissile 
material on the Korean Peninsula; the actions and policies of the 
Government of North Korea that destabilize the Korean Peninsula and 
imperil United States Armed Forces, allies, and trading partners in the 
region, including its pursuit of nuclear and missile programs; and 
other provocative, destabilizing, and repressive actions and policies 
of the Government of North Korea, continue to constitute an unusual and 
extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and 
economy of the United States. For this reason, I have determined that 
it is necessary to continue the national emergency declared in 
Executive Order 13466 with respect to North Korea.
                                                     Donald J. Trump.  
The White House, June 21, 2019.

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