“In the president’s words they are behind us 1,000 percent.” -Governor Eddie Calvo.
Guam – Governor Eddie Baza Calvo received successive phone calls this morning from both the Chief of Staff General John Kelly and US President Donald Trump assuring him of continual White House support.
Admist ongoing threats from North Korea targeting Guam and the surrounding waters, no state of emergency has been declared.
Read below for the full statement from the Office of the Governor:
“I just got off the phone with Chief of Staff General John Kelly and with the President of the United States of America.
They called me from the White House this morning and both assured me that the people of Guam are safe.
In the Presidents words they are behind us ‘1000 percent.’
As the head of the Government of Guam, I appreciate their reassurances that my family, my friends, everyone on this island, are all safe.
God Bless the people of Guam and God Bless the United States of America.”