President Obama on the Tragic Shooting in Orlando

Today, as Americans, we grieve the brutal murder – a horrific massacre – of dozens of innocent people. We pray for their families, who are grasping for answers with broken hearts. We stand with the people of Orlando, who have endured a terrible attack on their city. Although it’s still early in the investigation, we ...
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Presidential Proclamation – Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 2016

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA With courage and a love of country that knows no limits, America’s men and women in uniform exemplify patriotism at its core – stepping into harm’s way to protect our people and to safeguard the ideals that have long sustained our democracy.  Those who serve under ...
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President Barack Obama Proclamation on National African American History Month 2016

”African Americans have remained devoted to the proposition that all of us are created equal, even when their own rights were denied”, President Obama said. 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 ...
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Statement by President Obama on Iran

THE PRESIDENT:  This is a good day, because, once again, we’re seeing what’s possible with strong American diplomacy. As I said in my State of the Union address, ensuring the security of the United States and the safety of our people demands a smart, patient and disciplined approach to the world.  That includes our diplomacy ...
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