State Dept. Releases Another Batch Of Clinton Emails…We Have Included Links

State Dept. Releases Another Batch Of Clinton Emails…We Have Included Links

Washington, DC…In December 2014, former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton provided the Department with emails that were sent or received by her while she was Secretary of State.    The Department is conducting a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) review of all emails provided by former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton.  Starting in June 2015, a new […]

Sec State John Kerry Condemns DPRK Missile Launch

Sec State John Kerry Condemns DPRK Missile Launch

Washington, DC…The United States strongly condemns today’s missile launch by the D.P.R.K. — a flagrant violation of UN Security Council Resolutions related to the D.P.R.K. use of ballistic missile technology. This is the second time in just over a month that the D.P.R.K. has chosen to conduct a major provocation, threatening not only the security […]

Presidential Weekly Address: Doubling Our Clean Energy Funding to Address the Challenge of Climate Change

Presidential Weekly Address: Doubling Our Clean Energy Funding to Address the Challenge of Climate Change

Washington, DC…Hi everybody. One of the things that makes America great is our passion for innovation – that spirit of discovery and entrepreneurship that helps us meet any challenge. One of the greatest challenges of our time is climate change. Over the last seven years, we’ve made historic investments in clean energy that helped private […]

WHO Declares Zika Virus A Global Health Emergency

WHO Declares Zika Virus A Global Health Emergency

Geneva…WHO Director-General, Margaret Chan, convened an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Zika virus and observed increase in neurological disorders and neonatal malformations. The Committee ascertained the outbreak constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Outbreak in the Americas In May 2015, Brazil reported its first case of Zika virus disease. Since then, the […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Giving Every Student an Opportunity to Learn Through Computer Science For All

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Giving Every Student an Opportunity to Learn Through Computer Science For All

Washington, DC…Hi everybody. As I said in my State of the Union address, we live in a time of extraordinary change – change that’s affecting the way we live and the way we work. New technology replaces any job where work can be automated. Workers need more skills to get ahead. These changes aren’t new, […]

Department of Justice Review of Solitary Confinement

Department of Justice Review of Solitary Confinement

Washington, DC…In July 2015, the President announced that he had asked the Attorney General to review “the overuse of solitary confinement across American prisons.” Since that time, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has undertaken a thorough review to determine how, when, and why correctional facilities isolate certain prisoners from the general inmate population, and has […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Obamacare Making a Difference for Millions of Americans

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Obamacare Making a Difference for Millions of Americans

Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. When I took office seven years ago this week, more than 15% of Americans went without health insurance. For folks who did have coverage, insurance companies could deny you coverage or charge you more just because you’d been sick. And too many Americans gave up their dreams of changing jobs or going […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Improving Economic Security by Strengthening and Modernizing the Unemployment Insurance System

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Improving Economic Security by Strengthening and Modernizing the Unemployment Insurance System

Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. On Tuesday, I gave my final State of the Union Address. And a focus was this: how do we make the new economy work better for everyone, not just those at the top? After the worst economic crisis of our lifetimes, we’re in the midst of the longest streak of private-sector job […]

IAEA Director General’s Statement on Iran….US Lifts Sanctions

IAEA Director General’s Statement on Iran….US Lifts Sanctions

Vienna, AUS…Today, I released a report confirming that Iran has completed the necessary preparatory steps to start the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. The report was submitted to the IAEA Board of Governors and to the United Nations Security Council. It was issued after Agency inspectors on the ground verified that Iran […]

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