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Executive Order to Ban US Investments in Companies Backing China’s Military

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President Trump signed Thursday an executive order that prohibits U.S. companies and individuals from investing in Chinese companies that support the Chinese military, CNBC reported. The president has directed the secretary of the Department of the Treasury (USDT) to enforce rules and regulations to implement the provisions of the order.

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Trump Signs Executive Order to Address US Reliance on Foreign Adversaries’ Critical Minerals

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President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to declare a national emergency to help address the threat posed by the country’s dependence on critical minerals from foreign adversaries to U.S. national security, economy and foreign policy. The secretary of the State Department should hand over to the executive branch a report to establish resilient critical mineral supply chains,

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GSA Awards Deloitte, Esper Contract to Advance AI Technology; Julie Dunne, Bob De Luca Quoted

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The General Services Administration (GSA) has awarded its multiple year, $9.9 million contract to Deloitte Consulting and Esper through GSA's Commercial Solutions Opening (CSO) authority. The Centers of Excellence (CoE), within the agency’s FAS Technology Transformation Services (TTS) office, and the Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) have collaborated to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology solutions.

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President Trump Signs Executive Order to Change Hiring Process in U.S. Government; Wilbur Ross Quoted

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President Trump announced that he will sign an executive order to modify the government’s hiring practices so that a job applicants’ skills will be given priority over a college degree. The current administration stated that the shift will allow the government to hire a more inclusive workforce based on skill instead of a person’s education level. 

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New Executive Order Seeks to Protect US Bulk-Power System From Foreign Adversaries

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President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order declaring a national emergency to address cyber threats and other risks posed by foreign adversaries to the U.S. bulk-power system. The order will prohibit the acquisition and installation of bulk-power system electric equipment designed, developed or supplied by foreign adversaries.

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Bill Zielinski Responds to House Lawmakers’ Questions Over GSA’s E-Commerce Program

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Bill Zielinski, assistant commissioner of the General Services Administration’s office of information technology category, said GSA hopes to award a contract for the e-commerce platform program by the end of March or soon after that, Federal News Network reported Monday.

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President Trump Appoints DOE Secretary Dan Brouillette to National Space Council

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President Trump has appointed Dan Brouillette, secretary at the Department of Energy, to serve as a National Space Council member through an executive order. Brouillette said in a statement published Friday DOE will work other federal agencies and companies to renew the department's commitment to space programs.

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White House Seeks to Strengthen Critical Infrastructure Resilience With Executive Order on PNT Services

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President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that would direct the federal government to help strengthen the resilience of the country’s critical infrastructure by promoting the responsible use of positioning, navigation and timing services.

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