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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 >>

White House To Welcome John Key

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 9:44 am | The White House

White House To Welcome John Key Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prime Minister John Key of New Zealand President Obama will welcome New Zealand Prime Minister John Key back to the White House on June 20, 2014. The meeting will highlight ... More >>

The roof of the White House

Saturday, 10 May 2014, 12:58 pm | The White House

On America's path toward a clean energy future, solar power is an increasingly important building block. More >>

Obama at Cinco de Mayo Reception

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 1:39 pm | The White House

Well, thank you for joining our Cinco de Mayo celebration. It is wonderful to have so many Latinos and Latinas -- (applause) -- and people who wish they were Latino or Latina. (Laughter.) A lot of honorary Latinos and Latinas. On Cinco de Mayo, todos ... More >>

US President Obama and Prime Minister Abe of Japan - Presser

Friday, 25 April 2014, 2:21 pm | The White House

PRIME MINISTER ABE: (As interpreted.) On behalf of the Japanese people, I would like to express my heartfelt welcome to President Barack Obama, who is in Japan as our state guest. Barack and I met at the White House for the first time last year ... More >>

Remarks by the President at Easter Prayer Breakfast

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 10:39 am | The White House

THE PRESIDENT: Good morning, everybody. (Applause.) Thank you, thank you, thank you very much. Please, please have a seat. Thank you so much. Well, good morning, everybody. More >>

Remarks by the President on the Shooting at Fort Hood

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 2:47 pm | The White House

Any shooting is troubling. Obviously this reopens the pain of what happened at Fort Hood five years ago. We know these families. We know their incredible service to our country and the sacrifices that they make. Obviously our thoughts and prayers ... More >>

Pres. Obama and NZ PM Key Play Golf - Travel Pool Report #2

Friday, 3 January 2014, 5:19 pm | The White House

At 9:56 a.m., the pool was escorted to the second green of the Kaneohe Bay golf course to glimpse President Obama on the course. More >>

Readout of President’s Meeting with PM Key of New Zealand

Friday, 3 January 2014, 5:17 pm | The White House

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 2, 2014 Readout of the President’s Meeting with Prime Minister Key of New Zealand Today, President Obama invited Prime Minister John Key to play a round of golf in Hawaii. ... More >>

Report from Review Group On US Intelligence Gathering

Thursday, 19 December 2013, 12:42 pm | The White House

On December 18, the President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies released its report entitled “Liberty and Security in a Changing World.” The comprehensive report, unclassified in its entirety, sets forth forty-six recommendations ... More >>

Obama on Mandela: A moving tribute to a legendary figure

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 2:10 pm | The White House

Nelson Mandela's struggle against South African apartheid inspired millions. And his great call for justice and equality continues to resonate around the world, as new generations of young people pursue the ideals he embraced. More >>

President Obama Statement on the Passing of Nelson Mandela

Friday, 6 December 2013, 2:06 pm | The White House

This afternoon, from the White House Briefing Room, President Obama delivered a statement on the passing of former South African President and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, calling him "a man who took history in his hands, and bent the arc ... More >>

White House Press Briefing: 24 November 2013

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 4:00 pm | The White House

Prior to departing the White House this afternoon, the President called Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel today to discuss the P5-plus-1 first-step agreement with Iran regarding Iran’s nuclear program. The two leaders reaffirmed their shared goal ... More >>

White House on Missing American Robert Levinson

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 3:58 pm | The White House

On March 9, 2007, American citizen and retired FBI Agent Robert Levinson went missing during a business trip to Kish Island, Iran. Today, Mr. Levinson becomes one of the longest held Americans in history. More >>