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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 >>

Trans-Pacific Partnership Leaders’ Statement

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 12:52 pm | The White House

We, the Leaders of Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United States, and Vietnam, welcome the significant progress in recent months, as reported to us by our Ministers, that sets the stage ... More >>

Compilation of Presidential remarks, TPP Leaders Statement

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 12:51 pm | The White House

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Thank you so much. Xiàwǔ hǎo. (Applause.) Thank you, Andrew, for that introduction. I have had the pleasure of getting to know Andrew very well these past few years. We have worked him hard –- he helped my administration with ... More >>

An Ebola update from an NIH medical expert

Sunday, 26 October 2014, 10:47 am | The White House

Dr. Anthony Fauci, infectious disease chief at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), recently sat down to share an update on Ebola. He spoke about the measures the Administration is taking to respond to Ebola cases at home, while containing ... More >>

Ebola: What You Need to Know

Friday, 17 October 2014, 3:35 pm | The White House

At a time when Ebola is all over the news and it's easy for misinformation to get interpreted as truth, make sure you have the clear-cut facts. More >>

President Obama Congratulates Key

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 9:31 am | The White House

The President called Prime Minister Key late last evening to congratulate him on his third electoral victory. More >>

President Obama Signs American Samoa Disaster Declaration

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 3:07 pm | The White House

The President today declared a major disaster exists in the Territory of American Samoa and ordered federal aid to supplement territory and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, flooding, and landslides during the period ... More >>

Statement by the President on ISIL

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 3:03 pm | The White House

My fellow Americans, tonight I want to speak to you about what the United States will do with our friends and allies to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group known as ISIL. More >>

Statement by the President on the Passing of Robin Williams

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 1:04 pm | The White House

Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a professor, a bangarang Peter Pan, and everything in between. But he was one of a kind. He arrived in our lives as an alien – but he ended up touching every element of the human ... More >>

Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Key

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 10:03 am | The White House

Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Key of New Zealand after Bilateral Meeting More >>

The United States and New Zealand: Forward Progress

Saturday, 21 June 2014, 12:14 pm | The White House

President Obama and Prime Minister Key today reaffirmed the longstanding friendship and common values shared by the United States and New Zealand and joint efforts to advance our sustained collaboration on multiple fronts. In that spirit, the United ... More >>

Remarks by President Obama And PM Abbott of Australia

Friday, 13 June 2014, 1:29 pm | The White House

Well, it’s wonderful to have an opportunity to visit with Prime Minister Abbott. We had a chance to meet when I had the great honor of addressing the Australian Parliament. And we are so glad to be able to return the favor in the Prime Minister’s first ... More >>

Proposed national limits on carbon pollution

Saturday, 7 June 2014, 12:08 pm | The White House

This past Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed national limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants for the first time. More >>

President Obama West Point Academy Foreign Affairs Address

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 7:40 am | The White House

ou are the first class to graduate since 9/11 who may not be sent into combat in Iraq or Afghanistan. (Applause.) When I first spoke at West Point in 2009, we still had more than 100,000 troops in Iraq. More >>

Walk with the President

Saturday, 24 May 2014, 11:38 am | The White House

In case you missed it, the President headed to the nearby Department of the Interior on Wednesday, and decided to do something different: He walked over instead. More >>

 

 

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