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Statement by the Press Secretary on the President's Signing of an Executive Order entitled "Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain"

May 15, 2019

Today, President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order entitled "Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain" as part of his commitment to protecting the information and communications technology and services of our Nation. The President has made it clear that this Administration will do what it takes to keep America safe and prosperous, and to protect America from foreign adversaries who are actively and increasingly creating and exploiting vulnerabilities in information and communications technology infrastructure and services in the United States. This Executive Order declares a national emergency with respect to the threats against information and communications technology and services in the United States and delegates authority to the Secretary of Commerce to prohibit transactions posing an unacceptable risk to the national security of the United States or the security and safety of United States persons.

Donald J. Trump, Statement by the Press Secretary on the President's Signing of an Executive Order entitled "Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain" Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/334247

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