Obama’s Farewell Address

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN FAREWELL ADDRESS McCormick Place Chicago, Illinois January 10, 2017   THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Chicago! (Applause.) It’s good to be home! (Applause.) Thank you, everybody. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Thank you. (Applause.) All right, everybody sit down. (Applause.) We’re on live TV here. I’ve got to move. (Applause.) ...
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The President on the Administration’s Approach to Counterterrorism

MacDill Air Force Base Tampa, Florida December 6, 2016 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 to be the last “Hail to the Chief” on ...
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Remarks by Obama and Merkel in a Joint Press Conference

Remarks by President Obama and Chancellor Merkel of Germany in a Joint Press Conference German Chancellory Berlin, Germany November 17, 2016   CHANCELLOR MERKEL:  (As interpreted.)  Ladies and gentlemen, I’m delighted to be able to welcome today for the sixth time the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, to Germany. In his ...
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Remarks by President Obama in Athens, Greece

Remarks by President Obama at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece November 16, 2016   PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Thank you so much.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Thank you very much.  Please, please have a seat.  Thank you.  (Applause.) AUDIENCE MEMBER:  Chicago! PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Chicago — (laughter.) Hello, Greece!  (Applause.)  Yia sas!  Kalispera!  To the government ...
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President Obama Speaking at the Islamic Society of Baltimore

February 03, 2016 Remarks by the President at Islamic Society of Baltimore Baltimore, Maryland THE PRESIDENT:  Well, good afternoon.  And, Sabah, thank you for the wonderful introduction and for your example — your devotion to your faith and your education, and your service to others.  You’re an inspiration.  You’re going to be a fantastic doctor.  ...
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Presidential Proclamation of National African American History Month, 2016

January 29, 2016 NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH, 2016 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION 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 ...
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Presidential Proclamation — National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

NATIONAL SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING PREVENTION MONTH, 2016 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION One hundred and fifty years ago, our Nation codified the fundamental truth that slavery is an affront to human dignity. Still, the bitter fact remains that millions of men, women, and children around the globe, including ...
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2015 Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to Germany

In late April, President Obama will travel to Germany to participate in the Hannover Messe – the world’s largest trade show for industrial technology – and to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel. Founded in 1947, the Hannover Messe attracts approximately 6,500 exhibitors and 200,000 visitors from across the globe each year. The President’s participation – a ...
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Statement by the President on the Paris Climate Agreement

Video STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT ON THE PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT Cabinet Room  5:30 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT:  In my first inaugural address, I committed this country to the tireless task of combating climate change and protecting this planet for future generations. Two weeks ago, in Paris, I said before the world that we needed a strong ...
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President Obama on the Attacks in Paris

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 13, 2015 Statement by the President on the Situation in Paris THE PRESIDENT:  Good evening, everybody.  I just want to make a few brief comments about the attacks across Paris tonight.  Once again, we’ve seen an outrageous attempt to terrorize innocent civilians.  This is an attack not just ...
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