President Trump Participates in the 72nd United Nations General Assembly

President Trump THE WHITE HOUSE September 18, 2017  President Donald J. Trump will lead the United States’ delegation to the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York City this week, where he will participate in approximately 20 meetings with world leaders and other events. In addition to the President’s engagement, Administration staff and State ...
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12/28/16 – A message of peace as Obama and Abe honor fallen at Pearl Harbor

ShareAmerica By Leigh Hartman December 28, 2016 :  Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe joined President Obama at Pearl Harbor on December 27 to commemorate the anniversary of the attack that launched the war between their countries 75 years ago. Though Abe is not the first Japanese prime minister to visit Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, he is the ...
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12/15/16 – Readout of the President’s Drop-By with Outgoing UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

For Immediate Release The White House Office of the Press Secretary December 15, 2016 :   President Obama dropped by a meeting today between National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice and outgoing Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon. The President thanked Secretary-General Ban for his valuable leadership of the United Nations over the past decade. ...
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12/09/16 – President Obama’s Statement on John Glenn

Remarks President Obama White House December 9, 2016 :  When John Glenn blasted off from Cape Canaveral atop an Atlas rocket in 1962, he lifted the hopes of a nation.  And when his Friendship 7 spacecraft splashed down a few hours later, the first American to orbit the Earth reminded us that with courage and ...
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12/06/16 – Remarks by the President on the Administration’s Approach to Counterterrorism

Remarks President Obama MacDill Air Force Base Tampa, Florida December 06, 2016 3:56 P.M. EST : THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you so much!  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Thank you so much, everybody.  Thank you.  Everybody, please have a seat.  Have a seat.  Well, thank you so much. Good afternoon, everybody.  I was just told that was going ...
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09/21/16 – FACT SHEET: President Obama Takes A Historic Step To Address The National Security Implications Of Climate Change

Fact Sheet The White House September 21, 2016 Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release “Climate change is an urgent and growing threat to our national security, contributing to increased natural disasters, refugee flows, and conflicts over basic resources like food and water. The present day effects of climate change are being felt from ...
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09/09/16 – Statement by the President on North Korea’s Nuclear Test

Press Statement President Obama THE WHITE HOUSE September 9, 2016 Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The United States condemns North Korea’s September 9 nuclear test in the strongest possible terms as a grave threat to regional security and to international peace and stability. North Korea stands out as the only country to ...
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09/09/16 – Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, 2016

Proclamation President Obama PATRIOT DAY AND NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE AND REMEMBRANCE September 9, 2016 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Fifteen years ago, nearly 3,000 innocent lives men, women, and children who had been going about their normal routines were taken from us, depriving families and loved ones of a ...
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07/25/16 – Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 2016

Proclamation The White House Office of the Press Secretary ANNIVERSARY OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT July 25, 2016 For Immediate Release BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On July 26, 1990, our Nation marked a pivotal moment in history for Americans with disabilities. Fueled by a chorus of voices ...
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07/04/16 – Remarks by the President at Fourth of July Celebration

Remarks President Obama 4th of July Celebration July 4, 2016 THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you so much!  (Applause.)  Ms. Janelle Monáe!  Come on out here and give a bow!  (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  So in addition to Janelle Monáe, please give Kendrick Lamar a big round of applause!  (Applause.)  Here he is, right here.  (Applause.) ...
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05/27/16 – Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Abe of Japan at Hiroshima Peace Memorial

Remarks President Obama Prime Minister Abe Hiroshima Peace Memorial May 27, 2016 PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Seventy-one years ago, on a bright, cloudless morning, death fell from the sky and the world was changed.  A flash of light and a wall of fire destroyed a city and demonstrated that mankind possessed the means to destroy itself. Why do we come ...
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05/26/16 – Remarks by President Obama in Press Availability — Ise-Shima, Japan

(Note: President Obama’s remarks on North Korea in bold) Remarks President Obama Shima Kanko Hotel, The Classic Ise-Shima, Japan May 26, 2016 6:25 P.M. JST PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Hello, everybody.  So, as all of you know, we’re going to Hiroshima tomorrow.  And in the interest of getting you all home at a reasonable hour, we’re not going ...
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05/24/16 – Remarks by President Obama in Address to the People of Vietnam

Remarks President Obama National Convention Center Hanoi, Vietnam May 24, 2016 12:11 P.M. ICT PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Xin chào!  (Applause.)  Xin chào Vietnam!  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Thank you so much.  To the government and the people of Vietnam, thank you for this very warm welcome and the hospitality that you have shown to me on this ...
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05/15/16 – Presidential Proclamation — Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2016 [Source: The White House]

Proclamation President Obama ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH May 15, 2106 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are the fastest growing racial group in our country, growing over 4 times as rapidly as the population ...
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04/22/16 – Email from President Obama: “Our Responsibility to Act”

April 22, 2016 On Earth Day, the United States joined about 170 other countries in signing the Paris Agreement, a historic deal to reduce carbon emissions across the globe. President Obama sent the following message to the White House email list to reflect on the America’s leadership in the fight against climate change. Didn’t get ...
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02/24/16 – Remarks by the President at “In Performance at the White House: A Tribute to Ray Charles”

Remarks President Obama White House East Room February 24, 2016 8:05 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, everybody.  (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  Everybody, please have a seat.  (Applause.)  Well, good evening, everybody, and welcome to the White House. Over the past seven years, Michelle and I have set aside nights like this to honor ...
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02/03/16 – Presidential Proclamation — National African American History Month, 2016

PROCLAMATION President Obama National African American History Month February 3, 2016 America’s greatness is a testament to generations of courageous individuals who, in the face of uncomfortable truths, accepted that the work of perfecting our Nation is unending and strived to expand the reach of freedom to all. For too long, our most basic liberties ...
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10/24/14 – Statement of Ambassador Mark Lippert

Ambassador Mark Lippert Swearing in Ceremony Treaty Room October 24, 2014 As Prepared for Delivery Secretary Kerry, thank you for kind and generous words.  I am honored by the trust that you and President Obama have placed in me, and inspired by your collective leadership on critical challenges around the world. Distinguished guests, friends, and ...
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04/25/14 – Joint Fact Sheet: The United States-Republic of Korea Alliance: A Global Partnership

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary On the occasion of President Obama’s visit to the Republic of Korea, the United States-Republic of Korea Alliance is stronger and deeper than ever.  Originally forged in the shared sacrifice of our peoples 61 years ago, our Alliance today is the linchpin of peace and security in ...
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