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President's Call with Prime Minister John Key of New Zealand

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 12:29 pm | The White House

President Obama spoke yesterday by phone with Prime Minister John Key of New Zealand to thank him for the close friendship and partnership the two leaders have enjoyed over the last eight years. During that time, U.S.-New Zealand cooperation reached ... More >>

Statement by the President on the Attack in Nice, France

Friday, 15 July 2016, 4:32 pm | The White House

On behalf of the American people, I condemn in the strongest terms what appears to be a horrific terrorist attack in Nice, France, which killed and wounded dozens of innocent civilians. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and other loved ... More >>

Obama on Attacks on Law Enforcement in Dallas, Texas

Monday, 11 July 2016, 9:12 am | The White House

Here's what we know about the attacks on law enforcement in the city of Dallas. More >>

Obama on Shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

Friday, 8 July 2016, 1:47 pm | The White House

Today, President Obama posted a message on Facebook on the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. More >>

President Obama on the Tragic Shooting in Orlando

Monday, 13 June 2016, 10:10 am | The White House

President Obama delivered a statement on the tragic shooting that took place overnight in Orlando, Florida. More >>

Obama: Our responsibility to act

Saturday, 23 April 2016, 12:41 pm | The White House

April 22 Today is Earth Day -- the last one I'll celebrate as President. Looking back over the past seven years, I'm hopeful that the work we've done will allow my daughters and all of our children to inherit a cleaner, healthier, and safer planet. ... More >>

President Obama on Brussels Attacks

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 9:45 am | The White House

"I want to comment on the terrorist attacks that have taken place in Brussels. The thoughts and the prayers of the American people are with the people of Belgium. We stand in solidarity with them in condemning these outrageous attacks against innocent ... More >>

Critics of the Iran deal are gathering in Washington

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 9:18 am | The White House

This week, critics of the Iran deal -- including Former Vice President Dick Cheney -- are gathering in Washington More >>

From the White House: The Iran deal

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 7:51 am | The White House

Today, after two years of negotiations, the United States -- together with our international partners -- has achieved what decades of animosity has not: More >>

New Horizons Reaches Pluto

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 7:40 am | The White House

This morning, the United States became the first country to reach Pluto -- and the first country to explore the entire classical solar system: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto. More >>

Happy Earth Day: Here's what you said you're fighting for

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 11:47 am | The White House

President Obama celebrated the 45th-annual Earth Day by spending the afternoon exploring the Everglades in southern Florida. As a 1.5-million-acre wetland ecosystem, the Everglades is home to more than 350 species of birds, both alligators and crocodiles, ... More >>

Obama : Preventing Iran From Acquiring A Nuclear Weapon

Friday, 3 April 2015, 10:08 pm | The White House

Today, the United States, together with our allies and partners, reached a historic understanding with Iran. If fully implemented, this framework will prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, making our nation, our allies, and our world safer. More >>

A Note From the US President on Net Neutrality

Friday, 27 February 2015, 9:39 am | The White House

The FCC just voted in favor of a strong net neutrality rule to keep the Internet open and free. More >>

Here's what the President sent Congress yesterday:

Friday, 13 February 2015, 12:15 pm | The White House

Yesterday, President Obama transmitted to Congress a proposed authorization for the use of military force, or AUMF, against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also known as ISIL. More >>

President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 3:01 pm | The White House

There is a ritual on State of the Union night in Washington. A little before the address, the White House sends out an embargoed copy of the President’s speech to the press (embargoed means that the press can see the speech, but they can’t ... More >>

Statement by the President on the Attack in France

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 8:47 am | The White House

I strongly condemn the horrific shooting at the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris that has reportedly killed 12 people. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this terrorist attack and the people of France at this difficult time. ... More >>

The U.S. and Cuba

Friday, 19 December 2014, 3:29 pm | The White House

Yesterday, after more than 50 years, we began to change America's relationship with the people of Cuba. More >>

FACT SHEET: Charting a New Course on Cuba

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 9:44 am | The White House

Today, the United States is taking historic steps to chart a new course in our relations with Cuba and to further engage and empower the Cuban people. We are separated by 90 miles of water, but brought together through the relationships between the two ... More >>

The White House: Following through after Ferguson

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 1:12 pm | The White House

Following Michael Brown's tragic death, millions of people across the nation and around the world have focused their attention on unfolding events in Ferguson, both grieving together and making their voices heard. More >>

What the U.S. And China Announced Last Night

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 1:29 pm | The White House

Last night, President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping jointly announced crucial new actions to protect our climate. And because of American leadership, China is making critical new commitments. More >>



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