President Obama’s Weekly Address On Expanding Overtime Pay

President Obama’s Weekly Address On Expanding Overtime Pay

Washington, DC…Hi everybody. Last summer, I got a letter from a woman named Elizabeth Paredes from Tucson, Arizona. Elizabeth is the mom of a 3-year-old boy, and an assistant manager at a sandwich shop. She earns about $2,000 a month, and she routinely works some 50 hours a week, sometimes even more. But because of […]

Remarks by President Obama in Address to the People of Europe

Remarks by President Obama in Address to the People of Europe

Hannover, DE…(Hannove Messe Fairgrounds)…Thank you so much. (Applause.) Thank you. Guten tag! It is wonderful to see all of you, and I want to begin by thanking Chancellor Merkel for being here. (Applause.) On behalf of the American people, I want to thank Angela for being a champion of our alliance. And on behalf of […]

Economic Opportunity & Income Mobility (Status Of The American Dream) ~ A Speech By William C. Dudley, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Economic Opportunity & Income Mobility (Status Of The American Dream) ~ A Speech By William C. Dudley, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

New York, NY…Good morning. I am very pleased to speak at the 6th Annual Community Development Conference. I would like to give a special thanks to the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development for organizing this conference about issues of importance to the community development industry and to the future of New York City. At […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Securing The World From Nuclear Terrorism

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Securing The World From Nuclear Terrorism

Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. This week, I’m speaking to you from our Nuclear Security Summit. I welcomed more than 50 leaders from around the world to make sure we’re working together to meet one of the greatest threats to global security—terrorists getting their hands on a weapon of mass destruction, like a nuclear weapon. Fortunately, because […]

The President and First Lady at the 2016 Easter Egg Roll

The President and First Lady at the 2016 Easter Egg Roll

Washington, DC…President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama deliver remarks from the White House Balcony at the 2016 Easter Egg Roll, the final Easter Egg Roll of the Obama administration, accompanied by Sunny, Bo and the Easter Bunny. South Lawn 10:41 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: How’s everybody doing today? (Applause.) Happy Easter! You guys […]

US Condemns Lahore Bombings

US Condemns Lahore Bombings

Washington, DC…The United States condemns in the strongest terms today’s appalling terrorist attack in Lahore, Pakistan. This cowardly act, which targeted innocent civilians in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, has killed dozens and left scores injured. The United States stands with the people and Government of Pakistan at this difficult hour. We send our deepest condolences to […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Defeating ISIL

President Obama’s Weekly Address:  Defeating ISIL

Washington, DC…This week, our hearts are with the people of Belgium, as terrorist attacks claimed the lives of more than thirty people. Yesterday, we learned that at least two Americans were killed. We pray for their families and loved ones. At least fourteen Americans were injured. And we pray for their full recovery – along […]

Marine From California Identified As Victim Of ISIS Rocket Fire

Marine From California Identified As Victim Of ISIS Rocket Fire

Washington, DC…The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Staff Sgt. Louis F. Cardin, of Temecula, California, died Mar. 19 in northern Iraq, from wounds suffered when the enemy attacked his unit with rocket fire. The incident is under investigation. Cardin was assigned to the 2nd […]

Weekly Address: President Obama’s Supreme Court Nomination

Weekly Address: President Obama’s Supreme Court Nomination

Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. One of the most consequential responsibilities our Constitution grants a President is appointing a Supreme Court Justice. The men and women who sit on the Supreme Court safeguard our rights. They ensure that ours is a system of laws, not of men. And they’re given the essential task of applying the principles […]

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