President Obama On The Trans-Pacific Partnership

President Obama On The Trans-Pacific Partnership

Washington, DC…I’ve spent every day of my presidency fighting to grow our economy and strengthen our middle class. That means making sure our workers have a fair shot to get ahead here at home, and a fair chance to compete around the world. My approach to trade has been guided by a unifying principle: leveling […]

Governor Walker Exits 2016 Presidential Race

Governor Walker Exits 2016 Presidential Race

Madison, WI…Governor Walker’s statement on exiting the race for the Whitehouse. “As a kid, I was drawn to Ronald Reagan because he was a Republican and a conservative. But most of all, I admired him because of his eternal optimism in the American people. That thought came into my head when we were all standing […]

USDA Offers Help to Fire-Affected Farmers and Ranchers

USDA Offers Help to Fire-Affected Farmers and Ranchers

Washington, DC…The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers and ranchers affected by the recent wildfires in Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington State that USDA has programs to assist with their recovery efforts. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) can assist farmers and ranchers who lost livestock, grazing land, fences or eligible trees, bushes […]

Weekly Presidential Address: It’s Time for Congress To Pass a Responsible Budget

Weekly Presidential Address: It’s Time for Congress To Pass a Responsible Budget

Washington, DC… Remarks of President Barack Obama, “Hi, everybody. It’s hard to believe, but it was seven years ago this week that one of Wall Street’s biggest investment banks went bankrupt, triggering a meltdown on Wall Street and the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. And in the months that followed, millions of Americans […]

Trump Clear GOP Leader, as Bush and Walker Plummet in Iowa and New Hampshire; Clinton Stumbles, and Sanders Emerges in Democratic Contest ~Marist Polls

Trump Clear GOP Leader, as Bush and Walker Plummet in Iowa and New Hampshire; Clinton Stumbles, and Sanders Emerges in Democratic Contest ~Marist Polls

Poughkeepsie, NY…In the 2016 race for the White House, businessman Donald Trump leads his Republican rivals in the early caucus and primary states of Iowa and New Hampshire. Trump has improved his standing among potential Republican voters in both crucial GOP contests. In Iowa, Trump, 29%, leads the crowded GOP field, and retired neurosurgeon Ben […]

Trump Tops All But Carson Head-to-Head In Latest Monmouth Poll

Trump Tops All But Carson Head-to-Head In Latest Monmouth Poll

West Long Branch, NJ…Donald Trump has increased his GOP vote share since last month’s debate. The latest Monmouth University Poll of Republican voters nationwide also finds Ben Carson moving into second place, Jeb Bush slipping to third, and Scott Walker fading into the background. The poll also tested Trump directly against nine opponents in head-to-head […]

DoD’s New Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Hub in Silicon Valley

DoD’s New Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Hub in Silicon Valley

Washington, DC…As part of the Department of Defense effort to partner with the private sector and academia to ensure the United States continues to lead in the new frontiers of manufacturing, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will announce today that the Obama administration will award a Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Flexible Hybrid Electronics to a […]

The President On 70th Anniversary Commemorating the End of World War II

The President On 70th Anniversary Commemorating the End of World War II

Washington, DC…Today we commemorate the 70th anniversary of the formal end of World War II in the Pacific, a conflict that tragically claimed millions of lives across Asia and Oceania and stretched several months beyond the war’s conclusion in the European theater. We salute the American servicemen and women of the Greatest Generation who answered […]